A Black Swan Event is making us focus on ‘Innovation that Matters’

As the world move through COVID19 pandemic, health concerns, financial disruption, and the breakdowns of supply chains have had a very adverse impact on our society.

Video of a webinar presented by Professor Ikhlaq Sidhu, Chief Scientist and Founding Director, Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, UC Berkeley.

This is a major disruption. However, during this period of change there will be both winners and losers. On one side of the digital divide, Zoom video usage has jumped from 20M/day to 300M /day in one quarter, while airline travel has travel has dropped by 96%. Everyone including businesses, organisations, and investors is trying to navigate the changes that are now occurring. Even the nature of innovation and R&D functions has also started change. In this talk, we will cover:

  • The roadmap that we see ahead, including the landscape of winners and losers
  • Practical tactics and strategies to for businesses and organisations to adapt and then position for greater success in future
  • How to lead innovation in this time period for greater impact
  • The mindsets and behaviours that will define the future of consumer demand
  • The role of technology in this transformation
Video of the webinar