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Ep. 139 – Northwestern Mutual’s Vivek Bedi on Digital Transformation in the Financial Industry

Vivek Bedi has worked in both corporate and startup innovation. His experiences range from positions at Goldman Sachs, to running his own company. Now at Northwestern Mutual, Vivek is the Head of Consumer Experience, Digital Products, working in b…

Ep. 138 – Mural’s Ajay Rajani on Building a Portfolio Career

Ajay Rajani is an investor, entrepreneur, and author of Navigating the shift to a ‘portfolio career’ – How we should think about our professional identities — when they’re designed to change. Brian Ardinger, Inside Outside Innovation founder, and …

Ep. 137 – Deloitte’s Michael Frankel on Growth, Hybrid Talent & Corporate/Startup Collaboration

Michael Frankel is the Managing Director of Deloitte’s New-venture Accelerator, a strategy and operations team for new business models. He believes people need to disrupt themselves continually or they will fall behind. Emergence of the Hybrid&nbs…

Ep. 136 – Simone Ahuja, Author, Disrupt-It-Yourself: Eight Ways to Hack a Better Business

Simone Ahuja, Author of Disrupt-It-Yourself: Eight Ways to Hack a Better Business—Before the Competition Does, researches barriers that are preventing large companies from innovating internally. Brian Ardinger, Founder of Inside Outside Innovati…

Ep. 135 – Nara Logics CEO and E.N. Thompson Lecturer Jana Eggers on Artificial Intelligence’s Past and Future

Jana Eggers, CEO of Nara Logics, is an expert on Artificial Intelligence. In this episode, Brian Ardinger, Founder of Inside Outside Innovation, talks with Jana about the evolution, promises, and risks of Artificial Intelligence. Jana wi…

Ep. 134 – Paramount Pictures’ Futurist Ted Schilowitz on VR, AR & Mixed Reality

Ted Schilowitz serves as Paramount Picture’s Futurist, as well as an advisor to the University of Nebraska’s Johnny Carson School of Emerging Media Arts. He sees himself as an explorer, with an eye toward storytelling and creativity. His modern la…

Ep. 133 – Drive Capital’s Chris Olsen on Investment Innovation in the Midwest

If you don’t like disruption, you are going to HATE irrelevance. Chris Olsen of Drive Capital talks about investing in world-class companies located in the Midwest. Drive Capital, a venture firm based in Columbus, OH, developed a $550 million fund…

Ep. 132 – Arjuna Ardagh, Author of Radical Brilliance – The Anatomy of How and Why People Have Original Life-changing ideas.

Why do some people have innovative, creative ideas that change the game for everyone and challenge the way life is, and others don’t? Brian Ardinger, Founder of Inside Outside talks with Arjuna Ardagh about how brilliance and innovation can become more…

Ep. 131 – Sean Moffitt of WikiBrands & Author of WikiBrands: How to Reinvent Your Business in a Customer Connected Marketplace

Sean Moffitt is Managing Director of WikiBrands and Author of WikiBrands: How to Reinvent Your Business in a Customer Connected Marketplace. He focuses on helping people develop a transformational arsenal, including skills in culture and talent, innova…

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