February 16, 2017

The Industries of the Future

Alec Ross is one of America’s leading experts on innovation. Serving as an American technology expert for both the political and technological elite, Ross helps leaders better understand the implication of innovation and market disruption. Most recently recognized as a New York Times best-selling author of, “The Industries of the Future,” Ross describes the changes that are going to impact our future, for better or worse. Chief Learning Officer’s associate editorial director Kellye Whitney caught tup with Ross via email.

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February 09, 2017

HGTV’s Model for Business Innovation and Success

HGTV took a big idea — a cable television network devoted to all things home — into a marketplace dominated by media giants and emerged the leader. Now launched in more than 98 million homes, HGTV changed how we envision our homes and, in the process, established a new model for business innovation and success. Chief Learning Officer’s associate editorial director Kellye Whitney caught up with HGTV’s former CEO, Susan Packard, to discuss what role a brand plays in an organization's success.

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February 02, 2017

The Modern Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion

Steve Pemberton is vice president of diversity and inclusion and global chief diversity officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance the first pharmacy-led health and wellbeing enterprise. Pemberton is also author of “A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, A Mysterious Past, and How He Found A Place Called Home,” a memoir chronicling his difficult path through foster care and his determined search for his family. Opening CLO Symposium17 with his keynote address “The Advantage of Disadvantage: How to Transform Adversity into Action,” Chief Learning Officer’s associate editorial director, Kellye Whitney, caught up with Pemberton regarding the advancement of organizational diversity and inclusion via email.

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