Driving Social Impact Through Civic Innovation – Adam Hecktman of Microsoft

By EX3 Labs Team | September 27, 2018

Microsoft - You can’t go many places in Chicago without hearing Adam Hecktman’s name mentioned. As Director of Technology and Civic Innovation, Adam’s work with Microsoft drives cities and communities towards a more equitable future. An advocate for the power of public spaces, Adam constantly pushes himself to ensure that civic resources (whether driven by technology or policy) are available to everyone. On this week’s episode, we talk with him about how he’s working to bridge the digital divide, the “innovation engines” that are startups, growing up with Microsoft, and much more. It’s a fascinating look into the past, present, and future of technology and community in Chicago.

 

#UnlockingInnovation is a podcast by EX3 Labs, produced in partnership with 1871 Chicago.

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Influencing Your Innovation Agenda – Adam Stanley of Cushman & Wakefield

By EX3 Labs Team | September 20, 2018

Cushman & Wakefield - “Tomorrow there will be no such thing as a company that isn’t digital,” says Adam Stanley. As Global CIO & CDO, he’s played a major role in building Cushman & Wakefield into a $7 billion corporation with over 48,000 employees in 70 countries. On today’s episode, we talk with him about the value in startup / corporation partnerships, why he’s glad he jumped into the tech world despite his initial aversion, and his best advice for driving innovation.
 

#UnlockingInnovation is a podcast by EX3 Labs, produced in partnership with 1871 Chicago.

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Cultivating Disruptive Innovation with Betsy Ziegler of 1871

By EX3 Labs Team | September 7, 2018

1871 Chicago - Kicking off #UnlockingInnovation we have 1871 CEO, Betsy Ziegler. We talked with her about the difference between sustaining and disruptive innovation (and why the latter is so critical to staying on top), what motivates her to take big leaps, the “exponential times” we’re living in and how that affects her business, the problem of “innovation theater,” and the advice she gave to Bette Midler! #UnlockingInnovation is a podcast by EX3 Labs, produced in partnership with 1871 Chicago. Be sure to subscribe to keep up with new episodes as they air. [audio mp3="https://ex3labs.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Cultivating_Disruptive_Innovation_BetsyZiegler.mp3"][/audio]

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