Battling margin pressure, Avnet needed to transition from distributing technology solutions to designing them. CEO William Amelio shares his experience about this transformation.
Former P&G CEO A.G. Lafley was looking for a way to “allow transparency to guide decisions.” What he discovered was the scientific method, a problem-solving device used by inventors from Leonardo to Steve Jobs.
David Cancel, CEO of Drift, spoke with us about being a private equity backed CEO, what he has learned being Harvard Business School’s Entrepreneur in Residence and more.
The need to be agile, innovative, adaptive, responsive, and entrepreneurial has never been more vital. We must resist the comforting call of complacency and not assume that our past approach will continue to work.
Xerox President and COO Steve Bandrowczak talked with Chief Executive about how the 113-year old company is evolving, staying relevant and making big investments into innovation.
GE didn’t change quickly enough and Lehman changed too fast. Transformations go wrong because of the timing, the team, and in some cases, the strategy.
Chief Executive got a chance to sit down and talk with former Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini on how CEOs can improve the cost of care and employee wellness at their own companies, how he got into yoga, why the CVS deal was the right move for Aetna and more.
A lot is at stake for companies as digital transformation takes hold, and in this super-charged environment, acquiring your way to innovation no longer works — the only way to stay innovative is to invest in R&D.
These five CEOs found ways to overcome the challenges of fostering an innovation culture and devoting resources to R&D.
In order to stay in front of the curve you need to be willing to try new innovations, fail and learn in incremental ways from the information you’ve gathered.