The Path from Executive Education to Corporate Innovation

Posted by Ikhlaq Sidhu, December 23rd, 2013 I’m on my way back from Shanghai after being invited to work with a group of Chinese executives on their product innovation and intrapreneurship strategies, using aspects of my newly developed model for professional/executive education. It’s really an exciting model, that I used with Coca-Cola on their beverageContinue reading “The Path from Executive Education to Corporate Innovation”

Adam Bosworth: Analyzing Complex Opportunities

Adam Bosworth, an engineering leader, offers his perspective on opportunity in a complex market. Adam Bosworth, pioneer of XML technology and former Vice President of Product Management at Google, illustrates the analysis that lead him to develop his company Keas. As you watch the videos listed below, consider the way Adam deconstructs complex healthcare issues. How does heContinue reading “Adam Bosworth: Analyzing Complex Opportunities”

Managing Acquisitions: Operational Excellence, Pt. 2

Charles Giancarlo, former Chief Product Officer of Cisco, talks about acquisitions in the high technology industry and his involvement in Cisco System’s acquisition of Kalpana in 1994. This segment is from the Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series at UC Berkeley. Image: Flickr, Alex Dunne Next lesson: Engineering Leadership includes Business Model Design Return to course page

Defining Goals: Operational Excellence, Pt. 1

Charles Giancarlo, former Chief Product Officer of Cisco, talks about how the best firms achieve operational excellence: defining goals, aiming high, and not being afraid to change people to change management dynamic. This segment is from the Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series at UC Berkeley. Image: Cisco Systems, Inc. Next lesson: Managing Acquisitions: Operational Excellence, Pt. 2Continue reading “Defining Goals: Operational Excellence, Pt. 1”