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Ep o1: Odile Roujol and the D2C Beauty Industry
Odile Roujol is the founder of FaB, the Fashion & BeautyTech community of 7,000 founders and funders, and FAB Co-Creation Studio (Ventures), which focuses on the early stage Direct-to-Consumer beauty industry.
In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, Odile discusses the importance of communities for Direct to Consumer beauty brands, how the upheaval of the last 12 months has impacted D2C business models, and what this means for diversity and workplace inclusivity in the beauty industry.
Ep o2: Lukas Neckermann and Smart Mobility
Lukas Neckermann is a mobility expert who’s written a number of books, including “The Mobility Revolution”. He’s now Chief Operating Officer at Splyt.com, the world's leading mobility network.
In this episode of Powell Software’s Welcome to the New Normal, Lukas discusses the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on cities and explores why some cities have fared better than others. He also explores the impact of teleworking, and how it has unveiled new mobility challenges, and mobility solutions that will change the way we interact with the urban environment.
Ep o3: Marc Diouane and Employee Inclusivity
There has been a clear shift in the last 12 months in the adoption of new technologies that help companies fulfill the expectations of their employees in a rapidly changing world, Checkr Chief Business Officer Marc Diouane outlines in this latest episode of Powell Software’s Welcome to the New Normal. Finding the right technology to make the future a success for their employees, with a strong focus on diversity and inclusion, will be a matter of survival as the world forges a new future of work.
Ep o4: Rita Gunther McGrath and Transformative Innovation
In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, Rita McGrath, a globally recognized expert on strategy and transformative innovation, and author of the best-selling “Seeing Around Corners: How to Spot Inflection Points in Business Before They Happen”, explains how the inflection point of the Covid 19 experience has accelerated the migration of value towards the data from human interactions.
Ep o4: Hélène Deckx van Ruys and Women in Tech
In this episode of Welcome to the New Normal, Hélène Deckx van Ruys, co-leader of the Women in AI thinktank, explains why there is a huge under-representation of women in tech, and its negative consequences for society and efforts to improve diversity and inclusion for everyone. There needs to be a massive effort, she explains, to get girls more involved in science, technology, engineering and maths education. Our future depends on it!
About the Welcome to the New Normal podcast series
Welcome to the New Normal podcast A new series of weekly audio and bi-weekly video podcasts exploring the stories, ideas, thinking, and research around the megatrends shaping the way we live and the way we work, as the world emerges into the post-Covid new normal. Each podcast features experts and leaders in short interviews discussing how our world is changing, the technologies shaping our future, and the implications for society, our work, and personal lives.