This is part two of our interview with James Chin Moody, who turned hi PhD on innovation theory into a book titled The Sixth Wave. Part two on operations of innovation covers execution and how he has used the research to build start-up businesses, measuring success, managing culture, how they use external expertise and some of his biggest lessons learned in creating disruptive businesses.
Innovation Theory is a unique field of study so we reached out to James Chin Moody who turned his PhD in innovation theory into a book titled The 6th Wave. He has previously worked as a satellite systems engineer, was Executive Director of Development for the CSIRO and has been a regular panelist on ABC TV’s The New Inventors. In the last couple of years he has become a serial entrepreneur using his research as a foundation to develop innovative and disruptive businesses. His most recent venture is Sendle, a start-up business disrupting traditional parcel post by providing door-to-door delivery at post office prices.
We speak with Rene van der Loos, previously General Manager Strategic Marketing and Innovation and this year’s winner of NRMA’s Excellence in Innovation Award to discuss her experience leading the T2020 initiative at NRMA. Read Part 2 of the interview – Operations ofInnovation – which covers how they execute innovation to drive business value for NRMA.
We speak with Rene van der Loos, previously General Manager Strategic Marketing and Innovation and this year’s winner of NRMA’s Excellence in Innovation Award to discuss her experience leading the T2020 initiative at NRMA. Read Part 1 of the interview – Insights on Innovation – which covers how they define and approach innovation to drive business value for NRMA.
With further disruption on the horizon for the financial services and investment industries we sat down with Matthew Pinter, Director of equity crowdfunding platform TMeffect and Chairman of the Crowdfunding Institute of Australia to see how innovation is driving startup investment forward.
The second part of our interview with Ellie Vince, Head of Innovation at Schweppes. Read Part 2 – Operations of Innovation which covers execution and the processes to support innovation, measurement, the use of cross-functional teams, how to use external expertise and her advice on what makes a successful approach to innovation.