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Episode 18

Reimagining the future of work

Organizations have long struggled to foster strong working connections among their employees – even before COVID-19 hit. Now, with constant technological and societal changes in play, business leaders must listen to their employees and innovate entirely new ways of working. In this episode, we explore the ever-changing future of work.

Contributors


Christie Smith

Global Lead, Talent & Organization/Human Potential, Accenture


Dominic Price

Work Futurist, Atlassian


Sean Hinton

Founder and CEO, SkyHive Technologies

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

Episode 17

Why the future of shopping is social

Social commerce blends social experiences and e-commerce transactions into a single path to purchase – and it’s forecasted to reach more than $1 trillion by 2025. As more and more shoppers expect to find community and connection in their online shopping experiences, brands and retailers will have to determine not if, but when, they should join the social commerce revolution. In this episode, we find out how they can succeed.

Contributors


Robin Murdoch

Managing Director and Global Lead of Software and Platforms, Accenture


Neha Singh

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Obsess


Carolina Arguelles Navas

Augmented Reality (AR) Product Strategy and Product Marketing Lead, Snapchat

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

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Episode 16

The path to cyber resilience

Cyber attacks are up — way up. Last year, breaches of data, networks, services and other assets climbed by 31%. In this episode, we take a look back at one of the fastest-spreading computer viruses in history, then discuss the tremendous risks facing organizations that don’t align their cybersecurity and overall business strategies.

Contributors


Jacky Fox

Managing Director, Accenture Security – Europe Lead, Accenture


Samy Kamkar

Chief Security Officer, Openpath

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

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Episode 15

The technology trends shaping our collective future

What is the Metaverse Continuum? And what does it mean to compute the impossible? We examine these questions and more in this episode, which highlights this year’s Technology Vision report and the trends that will affect how we do business for years to come.

Contributors


Marc Carrel-Billiard

Senior Managing Director and Lead – Technology Innovation and Accenture Labs


Greg Bowman

Director, Folding@home


Sandra Ro

Chief Executive Officer, Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC)

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

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Episode 14

Discovering the automation advantage

AI-powered Intelligent automation can be a game-changer for businesses – if it’s woven into the fabric of an enterprise using a human-centric approach. In this episode, we discuss the new book, The Automation Advantage. Its authors provide a blueprint for organizations looking to gain a competitive advantage through automation, including guidance on the technology, governance, culture and leadership changes needed to succeed.

Contributors


Bhaskar Ghosh

Chief Strategy Officer, Accenture


Raj Singh

Chief Marketing Officer, Revinate


Blake Moret

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Rockwell Automation

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

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Special Episode

Dealbook online summit

Hosts Josh Klein and Elise Hu are joined in conversation by Jack Azagury, Christie Smith and Leena Nair at The New York Times’s Dealbook online summit with Andrew Ross Sorkin. Listen in as these leaders explore the issues shaping work today and in the future.

Contributors


Jack Azagury

U.S. Northeast Market Unit Lead, Accenture


Christie Smith

Chief Marketing Officer, Revinate


Leena Nair

former Chief Human Resources Officer, Unilever

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

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Episode 13

The new fabric of life

From global supply chain disruptions to “The Great Resignation,” businesses face huge shifts in people’s relationships with materialism and work. These challenges show no signs of going away. In this episode, we explore the 15th annual Fjord Trends report, which provides practical guidance for organizations as they develop new systems and support new ways of being.

Contributors


Martha Cotton

Global Co-Lead, Fjord, part of Accenture Song


Mark Curtis

Head of Innovation and Thought Leadership, Accenture Song


Bailey Richardson

Head of Community, Substack

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

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Episode 12

Flipping the script on deepfake technologies

While most people probably associate AI-generated deepfakes with scams or viral social media videos, there’s far more to the technology that powers them. Generative Adversarial Networks—or GANs—have tremendous potential, from product design to synthetic data, to art and content creation. But GANs could also present an abundance of ethical, privacy and security challenges for businesses looking to innovate with these new technologies.

Contributors


Edy Liongosari

Chief Research Scientist, Accenture Labs


Cristóbal Valenzuela

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Runway


David Danks

Professor of Data Science and Philosophy, University of California, San Diego

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

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Episode 11

Preparing for the Society of the Future

A select group of companies recognize that emerging consumer and investor lifestyle shifts will have a tremendous impact on business in the future. Learn how these “forerunners” are charting a course to growth by prioritizing ethical usage of technology, environmental sustainability, human care and more.

Contributors


Gianfranco Casati

Chief Executive Officer, Accenture Growth Markets


Will Griffin

Chief Ethics Officer, Hypergiant


Barry Swartzberg

Chief Executive Officer, Vitality Group Inc.

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

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Episode 10

Brewing up innovation in the cloud

Do companies really understand all that’s possible in the cloud? Sure, it’s a place where files can be stored for quick and easy access. But it also enables innovation that can help a 170-year-old brewery pour better pints of beer. In this episode, we’ll find out how businesses can truly tap into the potential of cloud today.

Contributors


Karthik Narain

Senior Managing Director and Lead for Accenture Cloud First, Accenture


Sarah Haywood

Chief Information Officer, Carlsberg Group


Zoran Gojkovic

Director of Brewing Science and Technology, Carlsberg Research Laboratory

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

Episode 9

Shaping the sustainable organization

Leaders have been under tremendous pressure to deliver financial value to stakeholders, while also committing to sustainability goals. The pandemic has only increased the need to deliver 360° value. Learn how companies with strong “Sustainability DNA” are more likely to deliver financial value and a lasting positive impact for their people, society and the environment.

Contributors


Peter Lacy

Chief Responsibility Officer and Global Sustainability Services Lead, Accenture


Erik Osmundsen

former Chief Executive Officer, Norsk Gjenvinning (The NG Group)


Dan Harburg

VP, Global Head of Carbon Product and Technology, Indigo

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

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Episode 8

How “New science” is changing healthcare

One good thing that’s come from the pandemic? The precedent set by scientists and drug manufacturers who produced a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine in record time. Now biopharma companies continue to harness “New Science” to deliver incredible treatments in the midst of regulatory and economic shifts. What will they discover next?

Contributors


Stuart Henderson

Client Account Lead and Global Industry Lead for Life Sciences, Accenture


Chris Gibson

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Recursion


David Coman

Chief Executive Officer, Science 37

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

Episode 7

Getting to know the "Reimagined" consumer

Since the pandemic began, people around the world have dramatically shifted their views on the businesses they support and the products they use. Hear what consumers are really thinking and how companies can make sure they align and grow in the face of these changing priorities.

Contributors


Kevin Quiring

Managing Director, North America Customer Sales & Service Lead, Accenture Strategy


Nevine El-Warraky

Global Industry Lead – Song

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

Episode 6

Where will the future of business take place?

Companies are already revolutionizing where and how we work, consume and socialize. What does the future of business look like? Learn how virtual worlds are opening up new possibilities for manufacturing, research and commerce by redefining our sense of place. We’ll also explore the innovative way leaders can empower their teams by pushing decision-making to the “edge.”

Contributors


Annette Rippert

Group Chief Executive – Strategy & Consulting, Accenture


Alex Kipman

Technical Fellow, Microsoft


Andy Cohen

Co-Chief Executive, Gensler

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

Episode 5

What makes a business future-ready?

Organizations who want to continue to thrive in today’s uncertain environment have been confronted with a new imperative: lean into digital technologies and optimize business operations. The result? A precious few of them have become “future-ready.” A tech start-up and a 150-year-old stalwart share what it takes to get there.

Contributors


Manish Sharma

Group Chief Executive – Operations, Accenture


Daragh Sibley

Director of Data Science, Stitch Fix


Jeffrey Rutherford

Co-Chief Executive, Gensler

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

Episode 4

Where does your business need to double up?

There’s a deepening awareness of the value that lies at the intersection of digital technology and sustainability – and the need for businesses to focus on both. Hear about the strategies and lessons learned from executives who seized this opportunity and launched a “Twin Transformation.”

Contributors


Jean-Marc Ollagnier

Chief Executive Officer, Accenture Europe


Jack Levis

former Senior Director of Engineering, UPS


Steve Wilhite

Senior Vice President of Energy & Sustainability Services, Schneider Electric

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

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Episode 3

A powerful business case for happier workers

Caring for employees across personal and financial dimensions is not only the best way to unlock people’s true potential, it’s also better for business. We explore groundbreaking research that demonstrates a new, more profitable way to think about worker well-being.

Contributors


Ellyn Shook

Chief Leadership and Human Resources Officer, Accenture


David Rodriguez

Executive Vice President and Global Chief HR Officer, Marriott International


Fran Katsoudas

Executive Vice President and Chief People, Policy & Purpose Officer, Cisco


Kelly Monahan

former Thought Leadership Research Principal Director, Accenture


Cameron Flowers

Founder and CEO, Floreo Labs

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

Episode 2

Why business leaders must become tech leaders

Until 2020, many companies believed they were further along in their digital evolution than they actually were. Listen in as we learn how some enterprises reimagined their systems to leverage technology, say good-bye to ‘the way we’ve always done things’ and meet the needs of the moment.

Contributors


Paul Daugherty

Group Chief Executive – Technology & Chief Technology Officer, Accenture


Mona Flores

Global Head of Medical AI, NVIDIA


Allard Castelein

CEO, Port of Rotterdam

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

Episode 1

Growth: It comes down to experience

What should business leaders know about meeting customer needs in a post-pandemic world? We're talking to the CEOs who are rethinking the customer experience.

Contributors


Mark Curtis

Head of Innovation and Thought Leadership, Accenture Song


Chris Milk

Founder and CEO, Within


Carrie SiuButt

CEO, SimpleHealth

Brian Whipple

former CEO, Accenture Song

Hosts


Elise Hu

Los-Angeles based journalist


Josh Klein

CEO, Indigometrics

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