5 episodes

Innovation Matters is the podcast about technology innovation: why it matters, where it’s happening, how it’s changing our world. Each week we talk with industry leaders and experts about topics ranging from corporate innovation, to digital transformation, to artificial intelligence and beyond. Prepare for provocative conversation about the future of business, technology, and society.

Innovation Matters Brian Regan

    • Business

Innovation Matters is the podcast about technology innovation: why it matters, where it’s happening, how it’s changing our world. Each week we talk with industry leaders and experts about topics ranging from corporate innovation, to digital transformation, to artificial intelligence and beyond. Prepare for provocative conversation about the future of business, technology, and society.

    Innovation and meeting the customer in the moment, with Ciaran Dynes, SVP Product, Talend

    Innovation and meeting the customer in the moment, with Ciaran Dynes, SVP Product, Talend

    “The greatest threat…is not innovation. The greatest threat is losing sight of customer experience.”In this episode of the Innovation Matters, Brian Regan welcomes to show Ciaran Dynes, Senior Vice President of Products at Talend, a leading global big data and cloud integration company that helps companies answer the big tough and challenging questions they ask themselves about data information and digital transformation. Ciaran stresses the importance of improving the data; enhancing trust in the data, the quality of the information and where it comes from; and finally, leveraging the timeliness of the data in order to meet the customer in the moment.

    • 35 min
    Innovation and Putting AI to Work in Our Daily Lives with Rob LoCascio

    Innovation and Putting AI to Work in Our Daily Lives with Rob LoCascio

    Today on the podcast Rob LoCascio, founder and CEO of LivePerson, the pioneering and innovative AI-powered conversational commerce company. Rob and I discuss his early entrepreneurial inspirations, growing the business and moving from the role of lone innovator to corporate innovation catalyst, his belief, unlike Elon Musk, in the promise of AI and the emerging impact of intent recognition, and the need for government to stay focused on maintaining competitive advantage in innovation on the global stage. 

    • 35 min
    Innovation and the path to a self-driving network with Tony Colon of Cisco

    Innovation and the path to a self-driving network with Tony Colon of Cisco

    Today on the podcast Tony Colon, SVP of Customer Experience Engineering and Product Incubation, Cisco. Tony and I discuss how you manage innovation on a large scale, overseeing a global team of 1,200, the importance of customer experience in designing technology innovation into digital transformation, the myth of innovation labs as a silver bullet, the future of work in the midst of a global pandemic and the innovative approaches Tony is taking for Cisco’s customer’s looking to the company to help them create what he calls “the self-driving network

    • 37 min
    Innovation is not for the faint-of-heart with Liz Miller of Constellation Research

    Innovation is not for the faint-of-heart with Liz Miller of Constellation Research

    Today on the podcast Liz Miller, VP and Principal Analyst, Constellation Research.Liz and I discuss the importance of putting the customer first, innovation as a team sport, the need to “think big, fail fast and fail forward,” the fallacy of “innovation action as a destination,” and questionable motivations behind bringing in a Chief Innovation Officer, and Liz’s comic - and timely - thoughts on the forced move to virtual events, trade shows and customer extravaganzas, and how that is spurring innovation in its own right.

    • 37 min
    Welcome to Innovation Matters

    Welcome to Innovation Matters

    In this introduction to “Innovation Matters,” host Brian T. Regan sits with longtime partner Michael Young (host of the “Purpose, Inc.” podcast) for a wide-ranging conversation touching on the many dimensions of innovation and its sources of inspiration, current social, cultural, policy, technology and healthcare events re-shaping approaches to innovation and some of the guests set to appear on Season One. 

    • 27 min

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