Jim Stengel

589 Added | 5 Magazines | 1 Like | 7,131 Followers | @JimStengel | President/CEO of The Jim Stengel Company || Former Global Marketing Officer of P&G  ||  Author of Unleashing the Innovators: How Mature Companies Find New Life With Startups || Adjunct Professor at Kellogg School of Management || Former Board Member of AOL and Motorola

How GE, Target, And Levi’s Keep Their Cool

What happens when big brands partner up with innovative startups.<p>In his new book, <i>Unleashing the Innovators</i>, Jim Stengel, former global marketing officer at Procter & Gamble, studied some 200 “odd couple” partnerships between established companies and tech-focused upstarts. Here’s how the …

Innovation

New York Jets Team Up with Xperiel to Bring the First Augmented Reality Experience to Football Fans at MetLife Stadium

Rule number one for corporate accelerators: don’t assume what start-ups need

A recent piece by the IPA’s David Caygill and Matt Rebeiro on corporate venturing caught our attention recently. Whenever valuable industry insight …

Entrepreneurship

Mercedes-Benz Stadium Wows With Tech – Front Office Sports

1. WiFi Better than Your House<p>With 80 Gbps of WiFi that theoretically will allow fans to download all 65 Game of Thrones episodes, in 4K ultra HD …

Wi-Fi

CEO: EyeVerify's new big vision is not only possible, but probable (Video) - Kansas City Business Journal

"Any time an app wants to log in and say, 'Is this you?', it will simply ask our service, and it won't ever have to interrupt you," Rush said.<p>For …

Beijing

The eyes have it: Bank of America, Samsung pilot iris-scan logins

Do customers want to log in to mobile banking by snapping a picture of their eye? Bank of America will spend the next six weeks finding out.

Banking

How high-tech breast pumps help new mothers reclaim their time

HUUUURRRRRRK hurk HUUUURRRRRRK hurk HUUUURRRRRRK hurk HUUUURRRRRRK hurk HUUUURRRRRRK hurk HUUUURRRRRRK hurk HUUUURRRRRRK hurk HUUUURRRRRRK hurk…<p>When you are pregnant, everyone tells you that nothing can really prepare you for parenthood. What they should also tell you, however, is that nothing can …

Babies

We Just Named the 10 Startups Joining Our Retail Accelerator this Summer

A new batch of startups head to Target headquarters this summer for our second annual Target + Techstars retail accelerator. The 13-week program, …

This Startup Led By Ex-Googlers Just Got Millions From Major League Baseball and the LA Dodgers

It’s not everyday that a group of investors like Major League Baseball, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the co-founder of Sun Microsystems, and Google’s …

Major League Baseball

Failure to Build Brands Is Hurting the Economy, GroupM's Irwin Gotlieb Says

A "massive deficit" of brand building is dragging down the economy, according to Irwin Gotlieb, global chairman of GroupM.<p>When the history books get …

Advertising

Taco Bell and Lyft Test a Way to Handle Late Night Cravings Together

Taco Bell and Lyft, companies that already cater to the whims of late-night snackers, are joining forces.<p>Fans have been using social media to praise …

Taco Bell

Slack Is Raising $250 Million From SoftBank, Others

Slack Technologies Inc. is raising about $250 million in a funding round co-led by SoftBank Group Corp., according to people familiar with the …

Venture Capital

Roomba vacuum maker iRobot betting big on the 'smart' home

(This July 24 story corrects paragraph 6 to read "share maps for free with customer consent" instead of "sell maps")<p>(Reuters) - The Roomba robotic vacuum has been whizzing across floors for years, but its future may lie more in collecting data than dirt.<p>That data is of the spatial variety: the …

IRobot

The 3 Ingredients That Helped Nestlé Infuse Innovation Into Its Corporate Culture

Nestlé this past weekend celebrated the first anniversary of its global innovation platform Henri@Nestlé, but in truth, it was more of a …

Advertising Industry

This Vertical Farm Wants To Be An Agriculture Company, Not A Tech Company

FreshBox Farms is going big by focusing on harvests, not proprietary growing systems.<p>As the indoor farming industry has taken off in the last several years–over the next 10 years, indoor farming is expected to account for 50% of leafy green production, and grow to a $42 billion industry–it’s become …

Farming

Universal Music's Lucian Grainge Gets Cannes Lions Honor

"Today I hunt for brands, digital platforms and new thoughts in technology," said the former talent scout who is credited with saving the music …

Entertainment

Adidas Bests Nike for Entertainment Lions Music Grand Prix

<b>WHAT IT IS:</b> The Adidas Originals "Original Is Never Finished" campaign, which featured a re-mixed, modernized version of the Frank Sinatra classic …

Young Marketers session on Creative Effectiveness out on the terrace at Cannes.

McCann's 'Fearless Girl' Is Monday's Big Winner at Cannes

McCann New York's "Fearless Girl" came into Cannes a heavy favorite and the female-empowerment campaign lived up to expectations on Monday, taking …

Cannes Hacks: Pro Tips From Festival Survivors

<b>Best Place for Hangover Breakfast</b><p><b>Ryan Harwood</b>, CEO, PureWow and The Gallery<b>:</b> Le Forville in the marché.<p><b>Rob Schwartz</b>, CEO, TBWA/Chiat/Day New York<b>:</b> …

Cannes 2017

"You can't buy people to use your products. You need to design for the consumer so they want to use your product." - R/GA<p>— Jim Stengel (@JimStengel) …

What Startups and Enterprises Can Learn From Each Other

Partnering with another company has long been a useful endeavor for businesses of all sizes. But in recent years, the differences between small …

Innovation

Creativity’s bottom line: How winning companies turn creativity into business value and growth

Top-performing companies use four key management practices to turn creativity into value.<p><b>Most of us can remember</b> a couple of favorite ads. They’re …

Startups Offer Unusual Reward for Investing

Simple Agreement for Future Equity promises benefits later if the firm is able to move forward<p>When a young Boston entrepreneur sought half-a-million dollars to launch his startup last fall, he turned his back on today’s usual tactics, such as selling...

Finance

Happy Ugly Feet | The New Yorker

In 1936, Meret Oppenheim, the Swiss Surrealist artist, had tea with Pablo Picasso at the Café de Flore, in Paris. Oppenheim was wearing a bracelet, of her own design, that was clad in ocelot fur. Picasso admired it, noting that one could cover anything with fur. Soon afterward, Oppenheim produced …

Shoes

Twitter Cofounder Biz Stone's Seven Secrets For Starting And Leading A Successful Business

Biz Stone co-founded Twitter in 2006 with Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams and Noah Glass and is now chief executive of Jelly Industries. He has been named entrepreneur of the decade by Inc Magazine, one of the world’s 100 most influential people by Time Magazine and “Nerd of the Year” by GQ Magazine. …

Biz Stone