As shareholders continue to demand year-over-year percentage-point growth, our largest public companies are facing diminishing returns on cost-saving and margin-enhancement initiatives. In this continuous struggle to satisfy shareholder demand, many companies are committing to consistently deliver meaningful growth from innovation— a promise few are prepared to deliver. Without a clear innovation strategy and roadmap, these companies, and those held accountable for their results, are doomed to fail.
Enter the Chief Innovation Officer, the fastest growing executive role in recent memory. While there are many new CIOs, there remains a great deal of ambiguity to the responsibilities of this position. This presentation introduces a four phase transformation journey that arms CIOs and CEOs with a scalable toolkit of structures, strategies, capabilities, and processes.