How to be an Innovation Pirate in the Corporate Navy

Well-established companies are born out of innovation, and will continue to thrive with innovation.

But why do big companies sometimes struggle to innovate and break new boundaries?

This week on Innovation Storytellers we have Tendayi Viki, Author of Pirates In The Navy and Associate Partner at Strategyzer. In this episode, he shares the factors that make innovation work, what it takes to get people to rally behind an idea, and the important role of corporate intrapreneurs in the pursuit of innovation.

He also talks about creating business models and ecosystem designs for innovation.

Guest Details:

Name:Tendayi Viki
Title: Author of Pirates In The Navy and Associate Partner at Strategyzer
Company: Strategyzer
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Tendayi Viki is the author of Pirates In The Navy and Associate Partner at Strategyzer where he helps large companies to innovate for the future while running their core business.

Tendayi was previously the Director of Product Lifecycle at Pearson, A FTSE100 global education company. He co-designed and helped implement Pearson’s Product Lifecycle which is an innovation framework that won Best Innovation Program 2015 at the Corporate Entrepreneur Awards in New York.

Tendayi holds a Ph.D. in Psychology and an MBA, and has written three books: Pirates In The Navy, The Corporate Startup, and The Lean Product Lifecycle. He is also a regular contributor at Forbes Magazine.

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