Mythbusters reloaded: 7 more myths about AI

It has been over half a year since I published the article Mythbusters: 7 common myths about AI. On my quest to demystify AI, I have held many workshops and talks, in which I faced strong enthusiasm for the topic, but also numerous misconceptions. In this follow-up post, I have collected and debunked seven more frequently encountered … Read more Mythbusters reloaded: 7 more myths about AI

Roots of Innovation

We asked four experts whether there is a success formula to foster innovation: Dr. Hannes Ametsreiter (CEO Vodafone Germany), Dr. Antonella Mei-Pochtler (Senior Advisor BCG), Lin Kayser (Founder of Hyperganic Technologies), and Hanno Renner (CEO Personio).  Is there a recipe for innovation? How can companies, regardless of size and maturity, establish an innovation culture?And how can leadership unleash the … Read more Roots of Innovation

Silicon Valley’s secret ingredients of success

What is it about Silicon Valley? And why does it attract so many great talents? Young serial entrepreneur Catalin Voss, who got to experience that ecosystem, explains what makes it so special. About FLI Thought Leader Catalin Voss Catalin Voss’ passion for disruptive technologies has led him to become a veritable serial entrepreneur who developed … Read more Silicon Valley’s secret ingredients of success

Giving in to courage & serendipity

“Courage is not the absence of fear… Courage is when you are scared shitless and you do it anyway” – serial entrepreneur Lin Kayser about why we need more courage in our lives.     About FLI Thought Leader Lin Kayser Lin Kayser is a serial entrepreneur and investor based in Munich, who has worked … Read more Giving in to courage & serendipity

The Birth of Cybertecture

Take a glimpse at how the renowned cyberarchitect James Law was able to grasp the hidden opportunities of tech, and to completely revolutionize the world of architecture.   About FLI Thought Leader James Law By combining several disciplines such as technology, social impact and more, James Law JP is a true pioneer of hyper modern … Read more The Birth of Cybertecture

The Role of Leadership in the Digital Era

In Berlin, spring comes with re:publica. FLI spokesperson Laura Bechthold attended Europe’s most important conference on digital culture. Inspired by different sessions, here are some thoughts on the role of leadership in the digital era. Every spring, it is re:publica time in Berlin. For three days thousands of tech enthusiasts, innovators, journalists and policy makers gather to jointly discuss … Read more The Role of Leadership in the Digital Era

How to create the innovation ecosystem of the future

At the FLI Conference 2018, we asked representatives of the corporate, startup, academic and social business world how to leverage cross-sectorial collaborations for co-creating the innovation ecosystem of the future. How do you break silos between the private, public and social sector? It is difficult enough to break silos within a company alreadyso fostering cross-sectorial … Read more How to create the innovation ecosystem of the future

Has the truth behind innovation been unveiled? Insights from the FLI Conference 2018

Let us present to you what we learned from a former Leader of IDEO Europe, a Cyberarchitect and a Harvard Professor during the first day of the FLI Conference on February 28th 2018. What have been the insights during the first day of the FLI Conference on “The Truth Behind Innovation”? Scroll down to see … Read more Has the truth behind innovation been unveiled? Insights from the FLI Conference 2018

Exclusive interview with Dr. Frank Meyer (E.ON): Innovation vs. Invention

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How do you distinguish innovation from invention? And how do you apply this knowledge to lead teams and companies?  Dr. Frank Meyer, Head of B2C Solution & Innovation, E.ON: Just having been awarded as one of the most innovative minds in Germany, Dr. Frank Meyer is opening up completely new business opportunities for E.ON as … Read more Exclusive interview with Dr. Frank Meyer (E.ON): Innovation vs. Invention