Creative Inspiration Outside of Work

Everyone is creative.  Yet some people seem more creative than others.  What do those people have that others might lack?  What’s the secret to creativity? This week we talk about finding creative inspiration outside of work.  I’ll share my thoughts on what makes people creative. We’ll also hear Kym McNicholas interview Tania Katan.  Tania has […]

Using Innovation to Grow the Intangible Economy

Guest: Steven Hill, Global Head of Innovation at KPMG

With major shifts in the global economy, businesses need to be ready.  Amid a slowdown of growth, companies that thrive are using innovation to grow the intangible economy.  Steven Hill is the Global Head of Innovation at KPMG. He joins us to talk about the intangible economy and what companies need to know. Scale and Investment […]

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Device Innovation: Enabling IoT Standards

Behind all things smart, from homes and buildings to vehicles, is IoT.  What will open up new worlds for the future? Open IoT standards.  John Osborne II is Chairman of the Board at Zigbee Alliance.  He is also Vice President of IoT, sales and marketing at LEEDARSON.  He talks with me about device innovation and […]

Device Innovation

Creating Motion and Gesture Control with Style

Guest: Nadia Giuliani, Chief Operating Officer of Next Industries

Apply technology designed for one use to a whole new product.  Then expect the unexpected. Tech that detects motion on bridges and other large structures is the backdrop.  Chief Operating Officer Nadia Giuliani joins the show from CES 2019. She shares the latest product from Next Industries: Tactigon Skin.  It transforms the controller, creating motion […]

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Innovations Using Edge Computing

Guest: Antonio “Pelle” Pellegrino, Founder and CEO of Mutable

Making creative ideas into tangible products takes time.  Anything that can optimize the process will give the advantage.  Developing the next evolution of cloud computing is Mutable, which offers public edge cloud.  This translates into low latency, increased security and maximum efficiency. Antonio “Pelle” Pellegrino is Founder and CEO of Mutable.  Pelle joins me to […]

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Innovating Battery Life: Powering Down to Power Up

Guest: David Su, CEO of Atmosic

Being connected has become an essential part of our daily lives.  Wireless has made huge strides over the past two decades.  IoT is connecting our world in ways we would have never imagined.  With the growing demand for constant connectivity, one area that needs fine-tuning is battery life.  All these devices we use throughout the […]

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CTO Advice for the Innovator

Guest: Tony G. Werner, Comcast President of Technology and Product

How does one become a successful Chief Technology Officer?  It takes creative vision, innovative strategy, and thorough preparation.  In this week’s show, Tony G. Werner, President of Technology and Product at Comcast, joins me to share CTO advice.  Tony tells us what helped him achieve success.  For those working toward a similar role, Tony’s CTO […]

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Season 15: Inspiring Impactful Innovation Since 2005

Early in my career one man who had a huge impact on me, my mentor Bob Davis, told me to pay it forward.  As Killer Innovations kicks off Season 15 this week, we reflect on what it has meant to pay it forward.  Challenging and encouraging others toward impactful innovation has been my passion. Kym […]

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Customer Support Innovation: Solving Problems Faster S14 Ep51

Guest: Rama Sreenivasan, Blitzz Co-founder

When you’re in the middle of an important project and equipment fails, you want it fixed fast.  In this week’s show I talk with Blitzz Co-founder Rama Sreenivasan. His company is solving the inefficiencies of tech support.  Blitzz’s customer support innovation integrates AI, AR, and live video to solve problems faster. Winding Journeys Connected As a chemical […]

Customer Support Innovation