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Jan 27, 2017

I am excited to share with you my conversation with Eric Haller as this is the first time I have had someone on the show that is in charge of a major innovation lab so our conversation will give you a window of visibility into several areas.

Major Take-Aways From This Episode:

  • Why he believes that “Ruthless Competency Wins”.
  • Innovation is more powerful when linked to a higher purpose.
  • Managing an innovation portfolio and the development of the Intellectual property comes out of these efforts.
  • The organizational structure he reports to.
  • The culture of Experian from the types of people Eric hires as well as the culture of the Experian business as it supports the development efforts of the Innovation Lab.
  • LDA – Machine Learning Techniques.
  • Latent Dirichlet Allocation.
  • Unsupervised and supervised Machine Learning.
    • Unsupervised is based on recognizing patterns.
    • Supervised – modelling known outcomes.

About Eric Haller

Eric Haller is the Executive Vice President of Experian DataLabs. Experian DataLabs is responsible for developing innovative products generated from break-through experimentation leveraging machine learning and data assets from a variety of sources.  He led the creation of labs in the US, UK & Brazil that support research & development initiatives across the Experian enterprise.  New products developed in the labs cover mobile, payments, consumer & commercial credit, fraud, targeted marketing & healthcare.   Prior to Experian, Eric was responsible for new products with Sequoia Capital backed Green Dot where he created and brought to market the first credit card a consumer could purchase off of a j-hook in a retailer.  Eric also co-founded identity fraud detection business iDawg which was later renamed ID Analytics.  ID Analytics was acquired by LifeLock which is now part of Symantec.  Other roles held by Eric includes Chief Marketing Officer of the first publicly traded machine learning company, HNC Software (acquired by FICO) and executive roles with Visa & MasterCard. 

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Jan 20, 2017

This episode is sponsored by the CIO Scoreboard

My guest for this episode is Lisa Kay Solomon. If you are into Design Thinking, expanding you leadership skills, innovation, want to learn how to be agile, flexible, nimble and execute both personally and collaboratively with your teams as an IT Business leader, this conversation is for you.

The reason that I asked Lisa onto the show is that she is one of the foremost experts in Design Thinking.

We discuss:

  • Why the study of Design Thinking is so important moving forward?
  • The importance of the unique human ability to tell stories.
  • MBA is now called the “Masters in Business Ambiguity”.
  • The definition of Design Thinking. How do you answer the question, "Is it just drawing pictures?"
  • Resistance, Hero's Journey, Corporate Anti-bodies:How to generate ideas and protect yourself against naysayers.
  • What is the definition of a strategic conversation?
  • When is the last time you felt comfortable not knowing the answers?
  • Leading with Curiosity.
  • Best Question on All: If things have gone well, what has happened?
  • What makes for a great day? If you had a perfect ending to your day, what would it look like?
  • Overcoming “yeah butts…”

About Lisa Kay Solomon

Lisa Kay Solomon is a well-known thought leader in design innovation with a focus on building the leadership skills required to ignite change and create lasting impact. Lisa is Principal Faculty and Managing Director of Transformational Practices at Singularity University a global community of smart, passionate, action-oriented leaders who want to use exponential technologies to positively impact the world.
Lisa coauthored the Wall Street Journal bestseller, Moments of Impact: How to Design Strategic Conversations that Accelerate Change (Simon & Schuster), which Publisher's Weekly called a guide every frustrated meeting-goer should read, with advice they should all implement. In it, she provides leaders the tools and frameworks to create strategic conversations and design team meetings that shape the future of their organizations.
Her new book, Design a Better Business: New Tools, Skills and Mindset for Strategy and Innovation, was just released with Wiley Publishing. She and her co-authors provide a full set of design tools, strategies and practices that allow individuals and organizations to be more flexible and resilient in the face of constant change.
Lisa is a frequent keynote speaker on innovation, design thinking and leadership at global conferences. She has taught at the revolutionary Design MBA program at California College of the Arts and has developed and led popular classes for Stanford d. School such as Networking By Design and Design With the Brain in Mind.
A passionate educator, Lisa works extensively with K12 educators and school leaders. She is the Executive Producer of the annual Inspired4Schools conference, a design leadership program for educators, and is on the planning committee for The Nueva School's Innovative Learning Conference, a biennial gathering for trends related to the future of education.
Her articles and ideas have appeared in Forbes, Business Week, Medium, Inc., WSJ and the Huffington Post.
Lisa earned a BA from Cornell University and an MBA from New York University - Stern School of Business. She resides in Menlo Park with her husband and two daughters. Join her and the conversation about leading innovation at LisaKaySolomon.com.

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How to get in touch with Lisa Kay Solomon

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About Bill Murphy
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Jan 6, 2017

My guest for this episode is Shola Oyewole, CIO of United Therapeutics.

As a member of the Senior Executive Leadership of United Therapeutics Corporation, Shola provides technology, vision, and leadership in the development and implementation of the global information technology (IT) program. In that role he supports the Finance, HR, R&D, Manufacturing, Sales & Marketing, and various business units in planning and implementing enterprise information systems to support both distributed and centralized business operations, and achieve more effective and cost beneficial enterprise-wide IT operations.

Additionally, Shola provides strategic and tactical planning, budget development, evaluation, and coordination of the information and technology systems for the corporation. He facilitates communication between staff, management, vendors, and other technology resources within (and outside) of the organization.

Major Take-Aways From This Episode:

1. In our discussion we highlighted the importance of continuous learning in not just tech domain but all elements leadership, innovation and team building for example.
2. The Importance of mentors.
3. Innovation and help desk ideas that will spark your imagination
4. Branding and marketing an IT Dpt. Click here see an example of the logo below for his team that was developed related to the marketing and branding of the IT department.
5. Stories of how Shola said 'Yes' to requests his CEO made that lead to major new sources of revenue for the company.

Ways to connect with SholaPrabhash Shrestha:
LinkedIn
Twitter

Other Resources:
United Therapeutics Website
Advanced Therapies For Patients Suffering with PAH, CIO Review
Harvard Business School Classes
Singularity University

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About Bill Murphy
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