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Mastering Innovation: June 13, 2019

Host Nicolaj Siggelkow is joined by Curtis Lefrandt (Author of “Innovation Capital”; CEO, Innovator’s DNA ) and Adam Lowry (Co-Founder, Ripple Foods) on the Thursday, June 13, 2019 edition of Mastering Innovation.

Air Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019 on SiriusXM 132

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Adam Lowry

Air Time: 4:00 pm
Featuring: Adam Lowry

Curtis Lefrandt

Air Time: 4:30 pm
Featuring: Curtis Lefrandt

Featured Guests

Curtis Lefrandt

Author of “Innovation Capital”; CEO, Innovator’s DNA

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Curtis Lefrandt is the CEO and Co-founder of the Innovator’s DNA. He has worked with some of the world’s largest organizations to develop an innovation culture and capability, including United Technology Corporation, Fortive, Cisco, Johnson & Johnson, Caterpillar, and Medtronic. Curtis oversees the strategic direction and operations of Innovator’s DNA’s training, products, and services. Under his leadership, Innovator’s DNA has developed a range of innovation training offerings and tools designed to help organizations build a culture of innovation, including Innovator’s DNA’s Self and 360 Assessments, Innovation Diagnostic, in-person and virtual training experiences, and Train-the-trainer Certification.

He is the author of Innovation Capital: How to Compete–And Win–Like the World’s Most Innovative Leaders (2019)

 

Twitter- @clefrandt

Book- https://www.amazon.com/Innovation-Capital-Compete-Win-Like-Innovative-ebook/dp/B07FW7FDKZ
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Adam Lowry

Co-Founder, Ripple Foods

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Adam Lowry co-founded Ripple Foods after years of experience creating businesses that benefit the environment and society. At Ripple, he leads a team of trailblazers who are accelerating the future of the plant-based lifestyle through products that transform the dairy-alternative market. Before founding Ripple, Adam revolutionized the home, fabric, and personal care industries as Co-Founder and Chief Greenskeeper for Method Products. At Method, Adam oversaw multiple businesses and brought sustainable innovation to Method across their product lines, design, sourcing, production, and marketing.

Prior to founding Method, Adam was a climate scientist at the Carnegie Institution for Science, where he developed software products for the understanding of climate change. He has also, designed environmentally preferable products for the automotive industry.

Adam has been honored as one of Fortune’s “40 Under 40,” and received the Clinton Global Initiative’s Global Citizen Award in 2013. He is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, and an Aspen Institute Catto Environmental Fellow. Adam serves on the boards of AeroFarms, LLC, an urban agriculture company currently building the world’s largest vertical farm, and the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, which creates and preserves marine sanctuaries in the U.S. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University.

 

Twitter- @ripplefoods
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