Events

Our events are a chance for our customers to share their stories of how people supported by technology can solve any problem and for us to introduce the best global thought leaders in innovation to help your innovation practice.

Everyday we work with amazing global organisations and governments on building scalable, sustainable innovation success. Solving some of the biggest problems facing the world today.

Our webinar series is a chance for our customers to share their individual stories of innovation success to help educate and inspire others through their experience. They are a chance to celebrate those innovation journeys and learn how we can all change the world, one idea at a time.

Past Events

Innovation at Scale: Using Wazoku to Innovate with Internal and External Audiences

During this webinar we will be showing you how you can use Wazoku to innovate with internal and external audiences, and how you can also innovate with our network of 500,000 global problem solvers.

Guest speakers:

  • Bea Schofield - Director of Customer Success
  • Abi Anderson - Sales Engineering Manager

Multiconsult Webinar: Preparing For The Future - Powering Innovation Through Employee Mobilisation

Learn how this leading firm of consulting engineers and designers are embracing innovation at scale to help prepare their business to meet the challenges of business today and for the future.

Guest speakers:

  • Herman B. Smith: Chief Digital Officer Multiconsult
  • Kristin Olsson Augestad: Executive Vice President Region Oslo

In conversation with Simon Hill, founder and CEO of Wazoku covering:

  • Why Multiconsult is embarking on this programme?
  • What does "Preparing for the future" mean?
  • What were your expectations at the start of the journey?
  • What challenges have you met and how have you overcome them?
  • What are the next steps on this journey?

"Lead & Disrupt: How to Solve the Innovator's Dilemma" Panel Webinar

Why are some companies able to reinvent themselves, whilst others, once market leaders are disrupted?

The answer to this vital question is explored in this exclusive webinar with:

  • Charles O'Reilly - Author & professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • Andy Binns - Director at Change Logic
  • Davy Nys - Global Sales Director at Wazoku
  • Rick Webb - Former SVP of Innovation at Walmart, Current Board member at Pickup, Independence Hydrogen, and Optin; Limited partner at Hivers & Strivers and NewRoad Capital Partners
  • Isaac Rocha - Director West Zone, McDonald's & Chief Inclusion Officer, Bama Companies

A2A - How Solving One Problem Helped Create A New Business Opportunity

Hosted by Simon Hill, Founder and CEO of Wazoku

Speakers:

  • Francesco Buresti: Director of Network and Heating
  • Patrick Oungre: Head of Innovation and Corporate Venture Capital
  • Luca Cavalletto: Responsible Network Asset Management

This Webinar explores:

  • How A2A arrived at Open Innovation
  • How A2A utilizes Open Innovation in its innovation portfolio
  • What A2A's advice to people would be who haven't tried Open Innovation

Change Logic: Innovation at Scale - How to Lead Change

Why are some companies able to reinvent themselves, whilst others, once market leaders are disrupted?

The answer to this vital question is explored in this exclusive webinar with:

  • Professor Michael Tushman - Harvard Business School
  • Any Binns - Managing Partner, Change Logic
  • Simon Hill - CEO and Founder Wazoku

Old Mutual - Harnessing the Power of the Internal Crowd

During this webinar you will find out:

  • Their Mass and Foundation Cluster, what they do and the challenges they face.
  • Overview of Old Mutual MFC's innovation journey to date.
  • Their Innovation Lab and Siyakhula, their annual bottom-up strategy development event.
  • Why Old Mutual decided to make Siyakhula digital
  • The benefits of the Innovation Lab and digital Siyakhula programme.
  • The wider impact of the Innovation Lab for Old Mutual and future direction.

Wazoku partners with John Lewis to present the practical steps to building innovation at Scale.

During this webinar, you’ll find out:

  • How the John Lewis Partnership harnesses employees to identify and address customer pain points.
  • Ways you can build a culture of innovation through building capability and increasing innovation capacity.
  • How to effectively connect with employees who aren’t desk-based to ensure that everyone can contribute.

How to Innovate at Scale - a Masterclass with Simon Hill

During this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • Why there’s never been a better time to innovate, and not just because there’s never been a more pressing need to innovate (environment, diversity, inclusion, economy etc).
  • The evidence and rationale behind our belief in innovation in scale.
  • How we’ve built an enterprise Innovation OS to make sustainable innovation at scale possible.
  • Stories of innovation success across our client base including HSBC, Sandvik, Novartis and many other leading global businesses.

Our Open Innovation Journey - Lesson from Bayer Crop Science

Wazoku partnered up with Bayer to have an interactive webinar to discuss their open innovation journey and the success that came out of it.

Bayer – A Global Enterprise with a vision of health for all and hunger for none. Bayer has three major divisions which are Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Health Division and Crop Science.

During this webinar, you’ll learn how Bayer’s Crop Science Division and subsidiary The Climate Corporation arrived at Open Innovation as an approach to solving important problems, how they utilise Open Innovation now, and where they see their Open Innovation programme in the future.

In conversation with Wazoku’s CEO Simon Hill will be:

  • Steven Reiser PhD, Strategic Innovation & Partnerships lead for Climate Science
  • Phil Taylor PhD, Open Innovation Lead for Crop Science at Bayer
  • Shilpa Sood PhD, Lead, Cereal/Other Crops Modeling Team at Climate Science.