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We asked four experts whether there is a success formula to foster innovation
At MLI’s recent Future of Leadership conference, Thomas Eilrich, the Chief Editor of DUB Unternehmermagazin, hosted the Discovering the Roots of Innovation panel.
During the session Thomas raised key questions on Innovation with four innovative leaders of their fields, here are their thoughts.
The sky is no longer the limit for Dr Ametsreiter, as he leads Vodafone’s project to launch the first LTE network in space. During the FLI conference, he shared his insights on fostering innovation in large corporations.
“Being innovative can be hard, especially in large organisations,” starts Dr Ametsreiter. “Innovativeness means to be open to totally new things, ideas and changes. As a big established organisation one of your biggest strengths can be your ability to offer security and linearity. Hence there is an inherent clash between legacy and the need to be innovative. However, establishing a culture of innovation is possible, if you take certain principles to heart.
Named ‘Germany’s best-known consultant,’ by Der Speigel, Dr Antonella Mei-Pochtler was one of the youngest ever partners at the Boston Consulting Group and has held many leadership positions since then. She was a member of the Global Executive Committee from 2006-2010 and is the recipient of many industry awards including Consulting magazine’s Women Leaders in Consulting Lifetime Achievement Award.
She summarised her thoughts on the topic as such:
FLI Board Member Lin Kayser is a Munich based serial entrepreneur and investor who has worked in disruptive industries for more than 20 years. As co-founder and CEO of Hyperganic Technologies AG, his focus is on transforming the future of production through additive manufacturing. These were his three key messages to drive innovation:
As CEO of Personio, Hanno Renner’s goal is no less than to revolutionise human resources processes for SMEs across Europe. The Munich-based start-up has already secured over $14m in funding since its foundation in 2015. Before founding Personio, Hanno studied at the Center for Digital Technology and Management - an academic founding partner of the Future of Leadership Initiative (FLI). Here are his principles on how to build highly innovative teams:
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