9 episodes

What happens when you bring together two bright minds to tackle healthcare’s challenges?

This isn’t your typical brainstorm between healthcare experts. No, this is a supercharged session between two minds that work in similar, but very disparate industries. Our guests talk about a broad challenge they face and discuss how they’ve approached the problem in their respective fields. The magic? To see how their approaches to a challenge can be applied to another industry to spark new avenues of innovation. This series is about creating synergy between two different, but very like-minded experts

The Think Tank Providence Digital Innovation Group

    • Technology

What happens when you bring together two bright minds to tackle healthcare’s challenges?

This isn’t your typical brainstorm between healthcare experts. No, this is a supercharged session between two minds that work in similar, but very disparate industries. Our guests talk about a broad challenge they face and discuss how they’ve approached the problem in their respective fields. The magic? To see how their approaches to a challenge can be applied to another industry to spark new avenues of innovation. This series is about creating synergy between two different, but very like-minded experts

    The Think Tank - Ep. 9 w/ Kari Escobedo of the Seattle Mariners

    The Think Tank - Ep. 9 w/ Kari Escobedo of the Seattle Mariners

    What happens when you bring together two bright minds to tackle healthcare’s challenges? This isn’t your typical brainstorm between healthcare experts. No, this is a supercharged session between two minds that work in similar, but very disparate industries. Our guests talk about a broad challenge they face and discuss how they’ve approached the problem in their respective fields. The magic? To see how their approaches to a challenge can be applied to another industry to spark new avenues of innovation.

    In our ninth episode, we’re joined by Aaron Martin (Chief Digital Officer | Providence) and Kari Escobedo (SVP, Information Technology | Seattle Mariners) to discuss how both healthcare and sports venues are reinventing the in-person brick and mortar experiences through digital technologies. While seemingly disconnected industries, the analogous challenges both industries are undergoing are tightly connected, especially in the midst of a global pandemic.

    • 37 min
    The Think Tank - Ep. 8 w/ Oliver Meinzer of Marriott International

    The Think Tank - Ep. 8 w/ Oliver Meinzer of Marriott International

    Automate to elevate. In this supercharged discussion, Sara Vaezy (Chief Digital Strategy Officer | Providence) and Oliver Meinzer (Vice President, Global Operations, Digital Guest Experience | Marriott International) discuss how both healthcare and hospitality are evolving the customer experience through digital technologies.

    • 52 min
    The Think Tank - Ep. 7 w/ Woody Driggs of EY

    The Think Tank - Ep. 7 w/ Woody Driggs of EY

    In this episode of The Think Tank, our host Kelly Stonelake was joined by Aaron Martin, Providence Digital Innovation Chief Digital Officer, and Woody Driggs, Leader of EY's wavespace initiative. The trio identified analogous experiences across the health care and professional services verticals relating to the challenges associated with driving innovation in "staid" industries. Our guests went on to discuss the overlaps in their businesses, and how similar barriers can actually unlock new ways to drive innovation.

    • 49 min
    The Think Tank - Ep. 6 w/ Madhur Aggarwal of Pearson

    The Think Tank - Ep. 6 w/ Madhur Aggarwal of Pearson

    What happens when you bring together two bright digital experts to tackle health care’s biggest challenges?

    In our sixth episode, we were joined by the Digital Innovation Group’s Chief Digital Officer, Aaron Martin, and Madhur Aggarwal, who is the former SVP of Digital Channels & Customer Experience for Pearson to discuss how they’ve approached improving access to professionalized services using digital technologies. To see how progress outside of healthcare in the education vertical can inspire new ways to innovate, Aaron spoke with Madhur to learn about how his team at Pearson is approaching similar challenges that stand in their way. As it turns out, the healthcare and education are both notoriously staid industries facing a lot of similar challenges in terms of digitally expanding access to its respective services, especially in the midst of these unprecedented times.

    • 36 min
    The Think Tank - Ep. 5 w/ Doug Milliken of The Clorox Company

    The Think Tank - Ep. 5 w/ Doug Milliken of The Clorox Company

    In this episode of The Think Tank, our host Kelly Stonelake was joined by Shweta Ponnappa, Providence Digital Innovation Group's Group Vice President of Digital Experience, and Doug Milliken, VP of Marketing Transformation at The Clorox Company. The trio identified analogous experiences across the health care and CPG verticals relating to the challenges associated with crafting personalized experiences for consumers. Our guests went on to discuss the overlaps in their businesses, and how similar barriers can actually unlock new ways to drive innovation.

    • 35 min
    The Think Tank - Ep 4 w/ Julie Sandler of Pioneer Square Labs

    The Think Tank - Ep 4 w/ Julie Sandler of Pioneer Square Labs

    In this episode of The Think Tank, our host Kelly Stonelake was joined by Aaron Martin, Providence Digital Innovation Group's Chief Digital Officer, and Julie Sandler, Managing Director at Pioneer Square Labs. The trio identified analogous experiences across the health care and consumer technology verticals relating to the challenges associated with creating technology incubators. Our guests went on to discuss the overlaps in their businesses, and how similar barriers can actually unlock new ways to drive innovation.

    • 57 min

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