Here at SF AppWorks, we're exploring the digital frontier, and our mission is to unearth the keys to innovation. We'll be speaking with Heads of innovation departments, entrepreneurs, designers, and amongst ourselves on all things process, pattern, and people.
Transforming the Healthcare Construct
Andrew Greenstein welcomes Andrew Smith, the Chief Operations and Innovation Officer at Vituity—a physician-owned-and-led partnership and leader in acute care innovation. Joining Vituity in 2012, Andrew is responsible for integrating cutting edge innovations into core operations to improve the lives of patients and providers.
Hype Cycles in Deep Tech
A conversation with Eric Redmond, the best-selling author of Deep Tech. He’s a 20 year veteran technologist who always happens to show up wherever deep tech history is being made, from the first iPhone apps, to big data, to bitcoin. He has advised state and national governments, Fortune 100 companies, and groups as varied as the World Economic Forum, and MIT Media Lab. He’s also authored half a dozen technology books, including 2 tech books for babies, and spoken on every continent except Antartica—yet. Today, he’s a husband, a dad, and the leader of a global tech innovation team.
Glenn Gonzales joins The Innovation Cookbook to speak with Andrew about innovation in the skies. Glenn is the Founder and CEO of private jet company, Jet It. He served in the United States Air Force as an F15 flight commander before working as a regional sales manager for the Honda Aircraft Company, where he loved the small but mighty Honda Jet so much that he started a company around it. He has an MBA, a Masters in aeronautical science, and a BS in Behavioral Science with a concentration in Human Factors Engineering. He’s also a speaker, a spokesman for Make a Wish, and the founder of a military community outreach organization, The 71st Fighter Squadron Iron Foundation, and now the Regional Entrepreneur of the Year for Ernst & Young.
Most Companies Think They're Innovative
Andrew interviews Scott Kirsner, CEO and co-founder of Innovation Leader, an online resource helping change-makers at large organizations deliver real impact. Scott's organization has interviewed numerous executives, visited innovation labs of all kinds, and chronicled patterns and insights in publications including Wired Magazine, Variety, Fast Company, Variety, and The New York Times.
The Future of Healthcare with Mayo Clinic's Mark Wehde
Today’s guest is Make Wehde, the Chair of the Mayo Clinic division of engineering. Mark is the executive leader of a team of engineers, software developers, and project managers working on product discovery and delivery of solutions to healthcare problems. Andrew speaks with Mark about Mayo’s unique approach to innovation, technology as the great enabler and shaper of better healthcare, and forecasting how the future of medicine might look.
When Patrick Baron learned about cryptocurrency from a colleague at a retail bank in 2013, his intrigue sparked a timely exploration of the technology and its potential applications. Several years, prototypes, and iterations later, Patrick is now leading his own three-fold charge in the rapid-emerging realm of crypto; as a steward of Celo Community Fund, GP at Vladiator Capital, and founder of blockchain non-custodial money market, Moola Market, Patrick is materializing his vision of building impactful technology that democratizes access to yield and credit.
The Place for Innovation Conversation
Really enjoying the wide range of guests, backgrounds and focus on innovation through each lens. Great content and insightful interviewer.