The CLF Creative Leader Interviews on Leadership, Creativity and Innovation
A history of interviews with leaders by The Creative Leadership Forum and articles from the CLF
Entries in Innovation (17)
Sally Loane, Director, Media and Public Relations, Coca-Cola Amatil on Water, Sustainability and Innovation
Is it possible a bottler and retailer of water could be an innovator in the areas of water and sustainability? Sally Loane, former ABC journalist and now Director of Media and Public Relations, Coca-Cola Amatil talks about the importance of water and sustainability to regional business and what Coca Cola Australia is doing about it.. Watch this video and click here to download her full presentation.
Ralph Kerle, Executive Chairman, The Creative Leadership Forum interviews Dr John Best, Vice President, Technology, Research and Development - Thales
Ralph Kerle, Chairman of The Creative Leadership Forum interviews Dr John Best, Vice President, Technology, Research and Development of Thales, one of the world leaders in weapons development. Thales deliver weapon critical defence systems with a broad spectrum of products and services.
They talk about The Australian Transformation and Innovation Centre (ATIC), a facility where Thales has invested significantly in order nalysis,Communication,Military,to provide an environment where their customers can come in, experiment with the technology and trial the benefits of new products in a safe environment.
The importance of prototyping as an essential component in the creative process of product development is also discussed.
Ralph Kerle speaks to the inventor of the the Celebrity Chef category, Wolfgang Puck. The Wolfgang Puck Companies encompass 15 fine dining restaurants, premium catering services, more than 80 Wolfgang Puck Express operations, and kitchen and food merchandise, including cookbooks and canned foods. He is the official caterer for the Academy Awards Governors Ball, and has parlayed his celebrity into acting; his credits include Frasier, a recurring role as himself on Las Vegas and a cameo appearance on The Weather Man. He also appeared as himself on Iron Chef America: Battle of the Masters, as well as Cooking Class with Wolfgang Puck on The Food Network, and in an American Idol season finale episode where he introduced unusual foods to Kellie Pickler in comic relief segments. He also made a cameo appearance as himself on an episode of Tales from the Crypt, and appeared in a TV commercial advertising California (along with famous people such as Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jack Nicholson).
Puck is active in philanthropic endeavors and charitable organizations, co-founding the Puck-Lazaroff Charitable Foundation in 1982. The foundation supports the annual American Wine & Food Festival which benefits Meals on Wheels and has raised more than $15 million since its inception.
Ralph Kerle interviews Ian Birks, CEO of The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) about innovation within the Information, Communications and Technology industry