Thrive: Leading Through Change
By Free Range | Design & Innovation
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The THRIVE series explores the techniques and mindsets innovators rely on to adapt and grow in an age of constant disruption. Each conversation digs deep into personal struggles, setbacks, and breakthroughs— revealing stories rarely heard from inside some of the world’s most admired purpose-driven companies. THRIVE is presented by Babson College, Leiden University Centre for Innovation, and Free Range, a design and innovation consultancy.
||CleanThe Internet of Things for Good||A seasoned entrepreneur, Jim Poss has dedicated his career to leveraging renewable energy and technology for good. In a conversation with THRIVE, Jim discusses mindsets for innovation and the Internet of Things,||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmpowering Growth in the Mobile Era||We recently sat down with Sameer Patel, the CEO of Kahuna, a cross-channel marketing automation company. In this conversation, Sameer discusses lessons learned throughout his career — from surviving an imploding company in the dot com bust,||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCreating Community-Driven Innovation||Dr. Beckett and Daryn Dodson are social innovators working to revitalize Williamson, West Virginia. In a conversation facilitated by Free Range Partner Randall Ussery, Beckett and Dodson discuss the importance of driving innovation alongside communit||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow an Inventor’s Mindset Raised Millions||Jamie Siminoff is the Chief Inventor and Founder of Ring, the world’s first battery operated smart doorbell. An inventor by nature, Jamie launched his first business during college (Babson class of ’99), and launched a number of startups with varyin||5/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDriving Innovation, Creating Momentum||Melissa Waters has been navigating changing landscapes throughout her career. Since joining Lyft as the Vice President of Marketing, she’s lead the company’s brand and marketing strategy in a highly competitive, nascent market.||4/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRare Disease, Big Impact||Matt Wilsey is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, angel investor, and start-up advisor. In addition to consumer products and services, Matt invests in and advocates for biomedical research, drug development, and genetic sequencing technologies.||3/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNavigating Change: HP’s Transformation||Alex Stoll says his job is to sell billions of dollars of products nobody really wants but everyone needs — PCs and printers. He works in a highly competitive, low margin, commodified world. Yet, Alex has found enormous room for innovation.||2/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Quest to Lift the Next Generation||Sunwoo Hwang’s story is inspiring. A first-generation college graduate and Judo National Champion, he’s a passionate advocate for young people facing the same challenges he faced–full of ambition, full of ability,||2/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|