“Innovation only happens if somebody is sponsoring you, somebody is giving you a field for you to grow your idea.”
We talk about Christian Ponce’s path from auditor to innovator, and how he leverages design thinking and lean startup principles to LOVE problems and finding solutions to users' pains.
How do you balance Horizon 3 Innovations with tangential and tangible innovations that work for public companies?
What disruptive strategies build the capabilities for breakthrough innovations?
Should you take Moonshots or Jump Shots?
He shares his career path, thoughts on how to ensure innovation initiatives are integrated into delivering an organization's core strategic objectives, and how to recognize and celebrate the individuals who not only innovate, but those who sponsor innovation and champion its potential.
VentureFuel builds and accelerates innovation programs for industry leaders by helping them unlock the power of External Innovation via startup collaborations.