Exploring the issues that business leaders care about, Elixirr Talks brings you the views of our leading industry experts, some special guests and their advice about how to really make change happen in business. This podcast delves into the heart of key boardroom themes - from innovation and surviving disruption through to customer value, diversity, cyber security and regulation…
May 31, 2017
Graham Busby and Daniel Garsin take a look at Africa’s fintech landscape – the rise of Silicon Savannah, the trends and challenges of startups in the ecosystem, and how fintech is enabling business across the continent.
Feb. 6, 2017
Brandon Bichler and David Guillebaud, author of 'Disruption Denial: Why companies are ignoring the disruptive threats that are staring them in the face', reflect on recent discussions with CEOs of major companies and explore why it is they seem powerless to initiate fundamental change, but what they can do to get unstuck.
Dec. 15, 2016
Recorded in downtown San Francisco, Katie Gillett talks innovation with John Stewart, Head of Silicon Valley Solutions for RBS.
Aug. 2, 2016
We explore the impact of Brexit on retail, discussing some of the short and long-term challenges and opportunities. Conclusion? “Waiting and seeing” is not an option…. now is the time to act.
July 28, 2016
Entrepreneur Stephen Newton shares the story of Elixirr, how large corporates can embed innovation and what drives him to invest in startups....
July 7, 2016
Big banks are still struggling to offer a personalised service, and the rise of startup banks makes this gap increasingly obvious to customers. Katie Gillett talks to David Sosna, founder & CEO of Personetics, to ask how incumbents can use AI to fight back, where he thinks the next big FinTech will come from and what advice he would give to budding entrepreneurs…
May 11, 2016
Ryanair has turned a full 180 degrees when it comes to empathising with customers. And this change has led to a huge surge in profits. So how do businesses get customer empathy right? Oli Freestone takes a look at some good, bad and ugly examples and explains 3 simple steps to tap into customer emotions, turning them into loyal fans.
May 3, 2016
Graham Busby and Sam Parker team up with Justin Cornish of Radiant Law to talk about how more collaborative sourcing and contracting approaches can rapidly get your business to a more effective deal, as well as some of the trends set to shape the deals of the future.
April 27, 2016
Do you really know your customers? Are you looking to actually help your customers? Or if you’re honest with yourself, are you really just trying to monetise them? Katie Gillett talks through 5 simple questions businesses should be asking themselves to make sure they are putting the customer at the heart of everything they do.
April 5, 2016
We talk cyber crime with CyberInt. How does an organisation identify its ‘crown jewels’ and what does it need to do to protect them? With threats coming from every direction, what should CISO’s be focussing on? And what really happened when CyberInt called a very well-known business to tell them they’d be hacked…?
Feb. 29, 2016
Katie Gillett, Brandon Bichler and the Women in Retail community talk innovation, shiny bauble syndrome and why retailers should be walking the talk when it comes to design thinking. Recorded February 2016 at an event hosted by Women in Retail.
Feb. 15, 2016
Herbert van der Raad talks to Graham Busby, Elixirr Partner and one of our original founders, about the rise and fall of some of the world’s largest companies. Fast-moving, innovative new entrants have been eating away at their market share… will 2016 be the year the giants fight back? Recorded February 2016.
Feb. 15, 2016
Amazon, Alibaba and the future of retail. We explore the biggest trends sweeping the retail market right now, how consumers can ride the wave, and how retailers can stay afloat. Recorded February 2016.