Profiles

Here are profiles that I have written on innovative leaders in business, design, art, education, science, you name it.  Their ideas will open up your mind. I produced these pieces for the Business Innovation Factory in Providence, Rhode Island.

JOHN ABELE – Retired Founding Chairman, Boston Scientific Corporation

VALA AFSHAR – CMO, Extreme Networks

MARLA ALLISON – Artist

KARE ANDERSON – Author, Behavioral Research Consultant

LINDA AVEY – Co-founder, 23andMe

PAOLA ANTONELLI – Senior Curator, MOMA

PENNY BALDWIN – Global Brand Strategist, Intel

BRANDON BARNETT – Director of Corporate Strategy, Intel

BRANDON BARNETT (2)

CAMILLE BEATTY – Robotocist, Beatty Robotics

CHRIS BENEDICT – Architect

RICK BENJAMIN – Rhode Island State Poet

BEN BERKOWITZ – CoFounder/CEO SeeClickFix.com

DAVID BERRY – Principal Flagship Ventures

KELLEY BLACK – Author, Executive Coach

ANGELA BLANCHARD – President/CEO, Neighborhood Centers, Inc., Houston, Texas

ANGELA BLANCHARD (2)

STEVE BLANK – Author, Entrepreneur/Lean Startup Movement

DAVID BOLINSKY – Medical Illustrator

STOWE BOYD – GigaOm Research

DEBORAH BROOKS – CoFounder, Michael J. Fox Foundation

DAVID BUTLER – VP Innovation, The Coca-Cola Company

BILL BUXTON – Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research

DRIES BUYTAERT – Creator/Project Lead, Drupal

JAIME CASAP – Chief Education Evangelist, Google, Inc.

ROBIN CHASE – Transportation Entrepreneur, Author

ROBIN CHASE (2)

ROBIN CHASE (3)

GOTHAM CHOPRA – Co-Founder, Liquid Comics

MALLIKA CHOPRA – Media and Wellness Guru

CURT COLUMBUS – Artistic Director, Trinity Repertory Company, Providence, Rhode Island

TENY GROSS – Director, Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence

WHITNEY JOHNSON – Author, Cofounder of the Disruptive Innovation Fund

DAVID MACAULAY – Author, Jumanji

CARMEN MEDINA – Former CIA Official, Specialist Leader-Innovation and Intelligence, Deloitte Consulting

CARMEN MEDINA (2)

DEB MILLS-SCOFIELD – Systems Engineer, Innovation Mentor

WALT MOSSBERG – Tech Journalist, Executive Editor, The Verge

ALEXANDER OSTERWALDER – Inventor, Business Model Canvas

LEN SCHLESINGER – Former President, Babson College; Baker Foundation President, Harvard Business School

LEN SCHLESINGER (2)

CARL STORMER – Jazz Musician; Consultant, Jazz Code AS

ALAN WEBBER – Co-founder, Fast Company Magazine