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Frontline May 2024 (May 2024)
Welcome to the latest edition of The Frontline Intel, insights, and highlights from the Silicon Foundry (SiF) community.  On tap for this month’s edition: a spotlight on Old Mutual CTO Dhesen Ramsay, the evolving role of Chief Innovation Officers, and the role of AI in accelerating personalized medicine.  Ecosystem Spotlight: Dhesen Ramsamy, CTO of Old Mutual   Dhesen Ramsamy joined Old Mutual, a premium pan-African investment, savings, insurance, a

Frontline February 2024 (Feb 2024)
Welcome to the latest edition of The Frontline Intel, insights, and highlights from the Silicon Foundry (SiF) community.  On tap for this month’s edition: a spotlight on DIFC Innovation Hub CEO Mohammad Alblooshi, how technology is reshaping the workplace, and perspectives on how ecosystem collaborations are the way to create impactful change. Ecosystem Spotlight: Mohammad Alblooshi, CEO, DIFC Innovation Hub    Dubai International Financial

Frontline January 2024 (Jan 2024)
Welcome to the latest edition of The Frontline Intel, insights, and highlights from the Silicon Foundry (SiF) community.  On tap for this month’s edition: a Spotlight on Justine Johnson, Chief Mobility Officer of Michigan's Office of Future Mobility and Electrification, Key Insights from CES, and Why Corporate VC Will be More Important in 2024.  Ecosystem Spotlight: Justine Johnson, Chief Mobility Officer of the Office of Future Mobility and Electrification 

The Frontline : Reflections on Navigating Challenges, Embracing Growth & Building Connections (Dec 2023)
Reflections on Navigating Challenges, Embracing Change,  Building Connections Reflections on Navigating Challenges, Embracing Change,  Building Connections in 2023 As we collectively count down the final hours of 2023, I wanted to take this opportunity to wholeheartedly thank our Members, colleagues at Kearney, and everyone in our network for your friendship, engagement, and support this past year. With another successful turn around the sun upon us, it's

Frontline November 2023 (Nov 2023)
Welcome to the latest edition of The Frontline Intel, insights and highlights from the Silicon Foundry (SiF) community.  On tap for this month’s edition: a spotlight on the growth of the Japanese Innovation Ecosystem and role of one of its leading VC firms, the State of Venture Capital as 2023 comes to a close, and recommended Guiding Principals for Best in Class Corporate Venture Capital activities.  Ecosystem Spotlight: Growth of the Japanese Innovation Ecos

Frontline September 2023 (Sep 2023)
Welcome to the latest edition of The Frontline Intel, insights, highlights and news from the Silicon Foundry community.  On tap for this month’s edition: spotlight on Quantum Metric and solutions that drive digital customer experiences, bridging the connectivity gap between corporates and startups, and a look into opportunities with the metaverse.  Ecosystem Spotlight: Innovative Solutions Driving Digital Customer Experiences with Quantum Metric  "Innovat

Frontline August 2023 (Aug 2023)
Kearney and Silicon Foundry Forge a Global Alliance for the Future Transforming Corporate Innovation: Kearney and Silicon Foundry Forge a Global Alliance for the Future One month ago we announced the acquisition of Silicon Foundry by Kearney, one of the world’s foremost global management consulting firms.    In this special edition of The Frontline, we're sharing a Q&A with Neal Hansch, CEO of Silicon Foundry, and Evan Gutoff, Partner at Kearney,

Frontline July 2023 (Jul 2023)
Plus, Where We'll Be and News Worth Reading Welcome to the latest edition of The Frontline Intel, insights, highlights and news from the Silicon Foundry community.  On tap for this month’s edition: How SiF is expanding our global network and capabilities, along with thought leadership on venture studios, warehouse microfulfillment centers, and the value of in-person experiences. Kearney Announces Its Acquisition of Silicon Foundry Kearney, a

Frontline May 2023 (May 2023)
Plus, Where We'll Be and News Worth Reading Welcome to the latest edition of The Frontline Intel, insights, highlights and news from the Silicon Foundry community.  On tap for this month’s edition: Understanding today's immersive storytelling, gathering insights as a critical component of exec treks, and looking back at takeaways from key events in the first quarter of the year. Immersive Storytelling is the Next Generation of Consumer Experiences

Frontline February 2023 (Feb 2023)
Plus, Where We'll Be and News Worth Reading Welcome to the latest edition of The Frontline Intel, insights, highlights and news from the Silicon Foundry community.  On tap for this month’s edition: Outlook for the year ahead around cleantech, F500 executives navigating uncertain economic circumstances, and innovation considerations for logistics & supply chain; as well as an interview with a leading African fintech entrepreneur. The Road Ahead: Navigating Uncerta

Frontline Winter 2022 (Dec 2022)
Plus, Where We'll Be and News Worth Reading Welcome to the Winter edition of the Frontline Wishing everyone a wonderful start to this holiday season and a fruitful + fulfilling last few weeks of 2022! On tap for this month’s edition of The Frontline: Celebrating the launch of SK Innovation’s Open Innovation Post at our Hub in San Francisco,  observations on virtual economies coming away from the recent annual Money 20/20 conference, and getting to know some of the newest

Frontline October 2022 (Oct 2022)
Plus, The Italian Tech Ecosystem and Where We'll Be Welcome to the Fall edition of the Frontline Intel, news, and insights from the Silicon Foundry community.  On tap this month: learning & development programs for the modern workplace, launching a CVC, supply chain issues, and understanding the scope of the Italian tech ecosystem. Evolving Learning & Development Programs for the Modern Workplace As the "future of work" and virtual engagement continu

The Frontline (Jun 2022)
Plus, European Innovation Hubs, GenZ Insights, & Startups to Watch Welcome to the June edition of the Frontline Intel, news, and insights from the Silicon Foundry community.  On tap this month: the latest in Metaverse, ESG funding, and more! Into the Metaverse: What it Means for Your Brand Many believe in the potential of the Metaverse, but how do brands prepare for this new reality? Here is our recap from a panel hosted by SC Ventures about

The Frontline (Apr 2022)
Plus, EV Charging Infrastructure, ConstructionTech, and Insights from Our Team Welcome to the April edition of the Frontline Intel, news, and insights from the Silicon Foundry community.  On tap this month: the latest in EV charging infrastructure, observations from SXSW 2022, and ConstructionTech trends. What Does the Future Hold for EV Charging Infrastructure? Gas prices are spiking, EV waitlists are overflowing, and customers' frustrations

The Frontline (Feb 2022)
Plus more news and insights from the Silicon Foundry community The Frontline   Intel, news, and insights from the Silicon Foundry community. On tap this month: expert advice on building corporate-startup partnerships that work, the latest in hyperlogistics, and observations from an unusual CES 2022. Thought Leadership Gorillas Can Dance: Shameen Prashantham on Corporate-Startup Partnerships Corporate-startup partners can be powerful en

The Frontline (Dec 2021)
Onward and upward to 2022! In this edition of the Frontline, our CEO offers his reflections on the past year, and we discuss why corporate venturing is an important sustainability lever, how executive candidates can hack the job search process, and what to consider when building a corporate venture studio.

The Frontline (Nov 2021)
On tap this month: pro tips for executives on the rise. We discuss how boosting visibility and working with a CEO whisperer can catapult senior leaders to the next level.

The Frontline (Oct 2021)
We discuss how companies can keep batteries out of landfills and integrate circular business practices to address today's most pressing environmental issues.

The Frontline (Aug 2021)
This month we explore the worlds of flying cars and enterprise software, learn what it takes to hire executives in a competitive market, and meet our colleague Tops.

The Frontline (Jul 2021)
This month we discuss how to optimize remote work, learn how companies can reach Latin American markets, and meet Associate Camille Manso.

The Frontline (Jun 2021)
This month we check out collaboration tools for hybrid work, discuss the future of batteries, and explore soulful, emotion-centered tech.

The Frontline (Mar 2021)
This month we hear from EY's Jeff Wong on innovating through disruptive times.

The Frontline (Mar 2021)
This edition of the Frontline features insights from Tom Gwinn, Investment Manager at Evonik Venture Capital.

The Frontline (Feb 2021)
This month we hear from Ahi Gvirtsman, Co-Founder & Chief Knowledge Officer at Spyre Group.

The Frontline (Dec 2020)
As 2020 draws to a close, Silicon Foundry CEO Neal Hansch shares his end-of-year reflections.

The Frontline (Nov 2020)
On tap this month: insights from Masaki Hilaga, CEO of Morpho Inc.

The Frontline (Oct 2020)
This month we hear from Dave Dowsett, Global Head of Emerging Technology & Intentional Innovation at Invesco.

The Frontline (Sep 2020)
This issue of the Frontline features insights from Najla Al-Midfa, CEO, Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa).

The Frontline (Aug 2020)
We hear from Trevor Pawl, Chief Mobility Officer at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

The Frontline (Jul 2020)
We hear from Cam Snaith, Co-Founder & Principal at Bleeker.

The Frontline (Jun 2020)
Featuring insights from Gabor Szorad, General Manager - Home Delivery, Americana Group.

The Frontline (May 2020)
We hear from Stefan Pfandt, VP of Group Partnering & Business Development at Deutsche Telekom.

The Frontline (Apr 2020)
This Frontline issue is dedicated to COVID-19-related content.

The Frontline (Mar 2020)
We hear from Lutz Stoeber, Investment Director, Evonik Venture Capital.

The Frontline (Feb 2020)
Kevin Kleist, Head of Emerging Trends, Southwest Airlines, shares his insights.

The Frontline (Jan 2020)
Didn't attend CES this year? Not to worry, we've got you covered. Hear from our team about all that we saw and experienced on-site at CES this year.

The Frontline (Nov 2019)
This issue of the Frontline features insights from John Stewart, Global Head of Scouting & Research at the Royal Bank of Scotland.

The Frontline (Nov 2019)
We hear from Simon Figures, Head of Partnerships & Innovation at Standard Chartered Ventures.

The Frontline (Aug 2019)
This edition of the Frontline features insights from Dai Watanabe, Managing Partner at Delight Ventures.




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