16 episodes

The Innovation Room is a podcast focused on uncovering and discussing key insights on leading and managing innovation with some of the foremost experts, innovators and leaders on the planet.
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The show is hosted by Viima, the most widely used and highest rated innovation management software in the world.

The Innovation Room by Viima Viima

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The Innovation Room is a podcast focused on uncovering and discussing key insights on leading and managing innovation with some of the foremost experts, innovators and leaders on the planet.
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The show is hosted by Viima, the most widely used and highest rated innovation management software in the world.

    E16 - AI-First Strategy with Paavo Ritala

    E16 - AI-First Strategy with Paavo Ritala

    We are kicking off this year's season of Innovation Room with an exciting topic and a brilliant guest - Professor Paavo Ritala.

    Paavo is a professor of Strategy & Innovation at the Business School of LUT University in Finland. He is also Co-Editor-in-Chief of the R&D Management journal. He is known for his widely available research on networks and ecosystems, sustainable and circular economy, and most recently, from his studies on digital transformation, data, and AI.

    For this episode, Paavo was interviewed by Oana-Maria Pop. Oana is the Head of Open Innovation at HYPE Innovation and a Lecturer at Eindhoven University of Technology.

    Connect with Paavo on LinkedIn and X (Twitter).

    Get in touch with Oana on LinkedIn.
    Learn more about Hype Innovation Experts.

    A written transcript of the episode is available here.
    You can watch the podcast here.


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    • 39 min
    E15 - Understanding Corporate Partnering with Immanuel Nama

    E15 - Understanding Corporate Partnering with Immanuel Nama

    In today's episode, Immanuel is sharing his thoughts on Corporate Partnering, what it is, and how to do it right.

    Our guest Immanuel is an Innovation consultant at HYPE Innovation where he focuses on startups and partnering, and he is responsible for the scouting side of the process.

    You can follow Immanuel on social media:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/immanuel-nama/

    Read more about Corporate Partnering at HYPE:
    https://shorturl.at/nov19

    A written transcript of the episode is available here:
    https://www.viima.com/blog/corporate-partnering
    You can watch the video version here:

    https://youtu.be/zt_iYASfL_g



    About Viima: Viima is your one-stop shop for collecting & managing ideas. Our innovation management software helps you go from ideas to innovation, every step of the way – and it scales with your innovation needs. Start a free trial, and see how Viima can help you innovate more at https://app.viima.com/signup.


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    • 27 min
    E14 - Launching Corporate Startups with Frank Mattes

    E14 - Launching Corporate Startups with Frank Mattes

    In today's episode, Frank is sharing his insights on new business building inside established organizations and the culture that surrounds it. How to do it right and is there a framework that would help corporate innovators?

    Our guest Frank Mattes is an expert in corporate business building, an innovation advisor to corporates, and an author. Frank co-created the Lean Scaleup framework together with more than 20 companies and two business schools, offering best practices for creating profitable businesses, he is a founder of the Lean Scaleup consulting agency.

    You can follow Frank on social media.
    Read more about Lean Scaleup.
    A written transcript of the episode is available here.

    You can watch the podcast here.


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    • 22 min
    E13 - Debunking Open Innovation Myths with Oana-Maria Pop

    E13 - Debunking Open Innovation Myths with Oana-Maria Pop

    In today's episode, Oana and Dainora are talking about the big myths and misconceptions shrouding the open innovation process and the fears that arise from them. Are they legit or are they blown out of proportion?



    Our guest, Oana-Maria Pop, is the head of Open Innovation at Hype Innovation. She is a social scientist by training with a passion for people and the processes side of innovation. Her main focus is on helping large, complex organizations set, vet and execute open innovation goals.



    You can follow Oana on LinkedIn.



    Read Oana's insights on innovation.

    Watch Oana's content on innovation.

    A written transcript of the episode is available here.

    You can watch the visual podcast here.


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    • 49 min
    E12 - Defining Problems in the Innovation Process with Matt Mueller

    E12 - Defining Problems in the Innovation Process with Matt Mueller

    In today's episode, Dainora and Matt are talking about problems. Why do we fail to define them why should we slow down in the innovation process?

    Our guest, Matt Mueller, is an innovation consultant, columnist, speaker, and author with over a decade of experience in executing strategy and facilitating change for some of the world’s largest Consumer Packaged Goods brands and retail stores. Matt is passionate about sharing his insights with leaders on encouraging change to meet their innovation needs more purposefully. 

    You can follow Matt on social media and on his website:

    Website: https://themindfulinnovator.com/
    LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-mueller-60024822/
    Twitter profile: https://twitter.com/MattFMueller
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@UCEEOgqy631o8r89k_bRWztg
    Find Matt's book, The Mindful Innovator at: https://www.amazon.com/Mindful-Innovator-Learn-Faster-Purposefully/dp/B0BT16G5LH
    A written transcript of the episode is available here: https://www.viima.com/blog/defining-problems-podcast
    Video version: https://youtu.be/MM0rDsv8v7g


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    • 29 min
    E11 - Sustainable Innovation with Sandra Fernholz

    E11 - Sustainable Innovation with Sandra Fernholz

    In this episode we interview Sandra Fernholz, Head of Social Impact and Sustainability at HYPE Innovation. In her work, she pursues the triple bottom line with clients to innovate for people, planet, and profit alike. For the past 4 years, Sandra has worked with organizations worldwide on innovation management.  

    We talk to Sandra about sustainable innovation, the challenges of making sustainability a priority during uncertain times, and the long-term solutions more companies should consider. We also touch on important topics like how can innovation drive sustainability and why the reverse is also true.

    Learn more about HYPE Innovation and their sustainability projects here: https://www.hypeinnovation.com/en/solutions/sustainability

    Find  the transcript of this episode on our blog: https://www.viima.com/blog/sustainable-innovation-podcast

    And you can watch this interview as well as other episodes on our YouTube channel: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvYoJ1qKVqobXgNzDkOLbXAx6vqS6drsx


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    • 40 min

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