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Inclusive Thinking: Rebalancing Organisational Diversity

on 09-Jun-2021 15:15:49 By | Zykinder Aujla-Singh | 0 Comments | Case Studies & Interviews
Aside from the pandemic, society has faced multiple seismic shifts in the fabric of society as we entered the 2020s. From Black Lives Matter to the “Me Too” movement, “diversity” and “inclusion” have become the buzzwords of the new decade. So how can organisations be seen to be taking the issue of workplace diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging seriously as opposed to jumping on the social activism bandwagon? At Chief Disruptor LIVE Virtual April 2021, our Senior Editor Shammah Banerjee sat down with Brandie Deignan, Chief Executive Officer of Pier Health Group, Ann Roberts, Chief People Officer of Flo Health, Abigail Wilmore, Chief People Officer at Stella McCartney, and Commodore Steve Prest, Deputy Director Acquisition at the Royal Navy. The group passionately debated the visibility of women in leadership positions, the importance of creating a sense of belonging, and the controversial accusation of organisational “virtue signalling”.
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Smart Cities & Flying Cars: The Dystopian and the Disruptive

on 18-May-2021 11:57:40 By | Zykinder Aujla-Singh | 0 Comments | Case Studies & Interviews
When it comes to the future of our cities, business mavericks like Elon Musk have captured the public imagination with the potential that technology has to define a landscape. With the world of logistics, delivery and supply chain completely altered by the pandemic, how transport connects has become more important than ever.  At Chief Disruptor LIVE: Virtual April 2021, Nimbus Ninety’s founder and Managing Director, Emma Taylor, interviewed Karla Jakeman, Innovation Lead for Connected Transport at Innovate UK, to learn more about how data and emerging technologies are fuelling the future of mobility. 
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Tech Tackling the Climate Crisis: In Conversation with Ahmad Mu'Azzam, CEO and Founder of Evocco

on 14-May-2021 12:48:27 By | Zykinder Aujla-Singh | 0 Comments | Case Studies & Interviews
Tech is at the forefront of tackling the climate crisis. As part of Chief Disruptor LIVE Spring 2021, we held a fireside chat with CEO and Founder of Evocco, Ahmad Mu’azzam, who is tackling the climate crisis with his innovative app.  In 2017, he and his co-founder, Hugh, realised their mutual passion for sustainability and, specifically, for tackling the climate crisis. They both endeavoured to dedicate their professional careers to support people to drastically change their lifestyles. Evocco is an app that allows users to track, improve, and offset food shopping emissions with a simple snap of a shopping receipt. Shammah and Ahmad discuss how tech is changing the way we are thinking and talking about food, how plant-based diets are on the rise, and how businesses need to illustrate to consumers that they truly are invested in “the common good”.
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Mobilising a Generation

on 05-Sep-2019 14:04:38 By | Shammah Banerjee | 0 Comments | Case Studies & Interviews
IN CONVERSATION WITH MANJULA LEE, FOUNDER AND CEO OF WORLD WIDE GENERATION The June issue of TIME magazine flopped through my letterbox with sombre urgency earlier this year. On the cover Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary-General, gazes at the camera, sad and preoccupied, as he stands thigh-deep in muddy water. Below him float the words, “Our Sinking Planet”. 
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Innovating Through Noise with Bruce Daisley

on 05-Oct-2018 09:52:24 By | Adam Stead | 0 Comments | Research & Reports Case Studies & Interviews Thought Leadership
Bruce Daisley is the VP of EMEA at Twitter. We discuss how to innovate in spite of perceived failure and protest. 
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Looking at the Future: Rory Cellan-Jones

on 13-Apr-2018 10:50:33 By | Adam Stead | 0 Comments | Case Studies & Interviews
I catch up with Rory Cellan-Jones about how tech will change the world.
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Going Horizontal: Thinking Differently about Your Assets with the MD of Accenture Digital

on 02-Feb-2018 16:29:13 By | Adam Stead | 0 Comments | Case Studies & Interviews Thought Leadership
Coal, oil, gas, mining; these industries have long been dominated by a few massive players. The price of their product is so volatile, and the barriers to entry so high, that they are very difficult to break into. These are highly regulated industries with deep impact to global economy, so many different angles need to be covered before change occurs.
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Chief Disruptor, Nimbus Ninety’s Magazine

Calling all disruptors… Propelled by innovation, members rarely have time to digest the change which they fuel. To understand the whirlwind from above, look no further: Nimbus Ninety is pleased to announce the release of its magazine, Chief Disruptor.
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LOOKING FOR UNICORNS: RATING START-UPS WITH ANTOINE BASCHIERA

on 13-Sep-2017 10:44:47 By | Adam Stead | 0 Comments | Case Studies & Interviews
Antoine Baschiera is the CEO of Early Metrics, a rating agency for start-ups and innovative SMEs looking at non-financial metrics. As ‘start-up culture’ goes, now is an interesting time; more start-ups, more venture capitalists, and more corporates, enter the market every year.
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Expert Perspective: The Cusp Of The Matrix

on 30-Aug-2017 09:30:00 By | Adam Stead | 0 Comments | Case Studies & Interviews
Catherine Allen is an immersive media specialist, having led the production of two of the BBC’s first VR experiences and contributed on VR to WIRED. I wanted to ask her what the future holds for VR, and to find out, we all be living in virtual spaces in the future?
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