Nadav Kidron

Inside The Mind Of . . . Nadav Kidron

Nadav Kidron serves as Chief Executive Officer of Oramed Pharmaceuticals, which he co-founded in 2006. Their orally-taken insulin is game-changing technology that could revolutionize the way millions people with diabetes administer their medication. Kidron has led everything from establishing the company, to seeking capital, to recruiting top talent from the business, financial, technical and strategic spheres. […]

startup sector

The stakes are high to build a startup sector that becomes a pillar of the future

Watching two heavyweights in the Canadian startup sector wage war in the media should not go unnoticed, as there are major implications for the sector in general, especially in a newly uncertain and volatile provincial political environment. On one side is a MaRS-led contingent that is startup-focused, largely apolitical, (despite promoting a we’re- not-Trump-based new […]

Is your B2B business at risk of disruption? Here’s a four-point checklist

The rise of today’s fastest-growing global brands would have seemed improbable, perhaps even impossible, to anyone following the Fortune 500 just 15 years ago. Virtually overnight, Facebook and Amazon invaded and conquered established industries with a small fraction of the resources once deemed essential for survival. What’s the secret to their success? The answer lies […]

Malcolm Gladwell Enterprise World 2018 Open Text

Malcolm Gladwell uses a B2B firm founder’s story to explain his new theory on decision-making

Malcolm Gladwell may not understand the finer points of enterprise information management and other areas in which a company like Open Text specializes, but he’s spent enough time studying economics and history to offer some advice on how business leaders could make smart choices in what he called the “turmoil of the digital age.” Speaking […]

mindfulness

Editor’s note: Why mindfulness is critical for marketers, sales execs, IT leaders and other B2B professionals

I have totally been lying to everyone for months. Ever since I started using a meditation app, Insight Timer, back in February my sessions have been immediately broadcast on my Twitter account afterwords. When friends and business acquaintances bring it up I’ve been feigning ignorance, acting almost embarrassed that I haven’t turned that feature in […]

Street Wisdom walking

Street Wisdom for business: Walking your team towards a better strategy

If people like Aristotle, William Wordsworth, Charles Dickens, Henry David Thoreau got some of their best ideas while walking, why wouldn’t a CEO, CMO or sales exec? While Curiosity Inc. has already been working with individuals to test out the “Street Wisdom” approach to tackling difficult questions, its official launch on Friday could also offer […]

Bloomberg Sell Side Trading COO Jessica Hatch

Bloomberg COO says companies should add a word to ‘minimum viable product’ if they want innovation efforts to succeed

It was not the feedback the team of innovators at Bloomberg may have wanted to hear, but according to Jessica Hatch, it was what they needed to hear. As the COO of Bloomberg’s Sell Side Trading division told the TakeOver innovation conference in Toronto on Monday, the team was presenting a few offering — something even […]

Street Wisdom Curiosity Inc.

Curiosity Inc. helps companies move innovation forward by bringing Street Wisdom to North America

While the majority of organizations may pursue innovation by having teams brainstorm in windowless conference centers and boardrooms, Curiosity Inc. is bringing a form of facilitated workshops called Street Wisdom from its roots in the U.K. to organizations across North America. Curiosity Inc. will officially launch Street Wisdom through what it calls a “taster” session […]

Purpose-driven B2B marketing SAP Google

Purpose-driven B2B marketing is both possible and profitable, according to the CMOs of Google and SAP

When she joined software giant SAP as its marketing leader about nine months ago, Alicia Tillman did something she said most CMOs don’t often to: look backwards instead of forwards. Speaking at the company’s annual user conference, Sapphire Now, Tillman said she wanted to figure out her strategy by looking at the original purpose behind […]

influencer marketing

Editor’s Note: A brief history of Influencer Magazine, the marketing industry must-read that might have been

Almost as soon as I lost my job as Editor-in-Chief of Marketing magazine, I knew exactly what I wanted to do — launch a brand-new publication that captured the emerging trend of influencer marketing. In the consumer space, influencers were quickly becoming an alternative to traditional marketing investments in TV spots, banner ads and out-of-home […]