“If I were to define the Metaverse in my ideal world, it would encompass standardization and interoperability across experiences such that it brings people together, not pushes them apart by living in separate worlds."
-Elizabeth Bieniek, Internal Startup Founder for Collaboration & Security at Cisco, on characterizing the potential of the Metaverse.
How do you bring the entrepreneurial mindset to a large organization to drive change and unlock growth from within?
Meet Elizabeth Bieniek – she pioneers internal startups for Cisco's multibillion-dollar Collaboration & Security business using her expertise in building empowered teams that effectively navigate internal corporate workings to operate like a startup & deliver bleeding-edge products & solutions inside of the parent company.
In this podcast episode, we sit down with her to talk about intrapreneurship and the Metaverse.
Elizabeth focuses on the interface of people and emerging technology – how to make people's lives happier by efficiently & invisibly applying emerging tech.
Her most recent venture was as the Co-Founder of Webex Hologram, the industry's first holographic collaboration system enabling a feeling of co-presence by delivering photorealistic holograms in real-time.
A problem-solver at heart, Elizabeth believes “impossible” just means no one has done it yet. She relies on her experience in industries – in technology, art, marketing, and education – as well as life and travel background, to bring a unique flair to challenging conventional thinking and inspiring teams to achieve unprecedented results.
We discuss her experience in intrapreneurship and what it takes to create change and drive growth from within.
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