EP. 03 | RAPID PROTOTYPING AT WEST ELM (W. LUKE CHATELAIN)
A conversation with Luke Chatelain, former VP of Innovation and Digital Product at West Elm, about the agile approach and adaptive mindset he's used to 'work with ambiguity' and build some killer products for brands like West Elm, Nike, and more.
It’s no secret that the podcasts’ popularity has exploded with the rise of Spotify, SoundCloud and Apple’s iTunes, and it continues to grow. No less than 100 million people listened to a podcast each month in 2020 and it’s expected to reach 125 million in 2022. Technology podcasts have a special place in the big schema of worldwide audio resources.
Here at SF AppWorks, we're exploring the digital frontier, and our mission is to unearth the keys to innovation. The podcast focuses on innovation and technology, but goes beyond the "disrupt or die" headlines.
Andrew Greenstein's guest today is Luke Chatelain, former VP of Innovation at West Elm and current SVP, Chief Digital Officer at J. Crew. And above all these titles, a man who's able to see the big picture, driven by the infinite possibilities of technology to improve lives.
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This season we'll be speaking with Heads of innovation departments, entrepreneurs, designers, and amongst ourselves on all things process, pattern, and people. With each episode of The Innovation Cookbook, we'll explore some of the many ways that technology is changing lives, together with the stories of the people behind the concepts that are shaping our future.
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Listening to innovators like yourself is crucial. And the more perspectives you grasp, the more vibrant the world becomes.
Technology created incredible new opportunities for leaders to evolve and ultimately excel. Take a deep dive into the latest tech and business topics that have captured our imagination. A technology and innovation podcast is the perfect resource to get frontline insights into how like-minded peers use cutting-edge technologies to develop products that can change the world.
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This episode is part of The Innovation Cookbook Podcast Series. Remember, an innovative mindset is the premise to creating something that people will love, and even this mindset can be educated.
EP. 02 | Recipe: Startup Innovation with Erick Hachenburg
Erick Hachenburg is a serial entrepreneur who's been at the helm of several big acquisitions, most recently that of Tenor by Google. We sit down to talk about startup innovation, acquisitions, and his journey through Silicon Valley.
EP. 01 | What Is Innovation?
We speak with Andrew Greenstein, CEO and Head of Production at SF AppWorks, about how he defines innovation, as well as his agency's experience in integrating with digital innovation teams for Fortune 500 companies.