Managing Director of Innovation Strategy at CISCO
Who is Alex Goryachev?
Alex Goryachev is an award-winning global technology executive and a Wall Street Journal Bestselling author of Fearless Innovation: Going Beyond the Buzzword to Continuously Drive Growth, Improve the Bottom Line, and Enact Change, brief history of digitization. He is Managing Director of Innovation Strategy at CISCO.
What can you expect from a conference with Alex Goryachev?
Alex Goryachev often speaks on the topic of pragmatic innovation. His candid, thought provoking, yet entertaining speeches and workshops demystify innovation, and encourage the audience to re-think corporate norms to survive, grow and prosper. Alex masterfully combines best industry practices with his own international startup and corporate experience, equipping audience with actionable steps that can change culture and turn any organization into innovation machine.
What has been her professional career? How has she contributed to society?
Over the past 20 years, Alex made it his business to turn disruptive concepts into successful ecosystem-centric business models. He has an extensive track record of building and leading global cross-industry business & technology teams focused on revenue and market share growth, increasing customer acquisition and profitability through new digital products and offerings. The co-innovation programs that Alex created continuously reinvented the capabilities of the Internet by empowering employees, building ecosystems, and creating new offerings inside and outside traditional product and partnership portfolio.
Alex is passionate about leveraging innovation purposefully and pragmatically to create opportunities for all. Today, he is serving as Innovator-in-Residence at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Tulane University. He is an active venture partner with Interlock Capital, a community-driven venture fund primarily investing in underrepresented founders and geographies. Alex is also a US delegate and Technical Advisory Group member in the International Standards Association (ISO), defining global common standards for Innovation Management.
Member of the Executive Committee of the European Bank. Chairman at Societè Générale
Founder of a Retail Brand & A BusinessWeek #1 Entrepreneur Under 25
Chairman, Co-Founder at Hyperloop Transportation Technologies.
Former President of General Motors Defense. Executive Leadership Coach
Dartmouth International Business Professor, Strategy and Innovation Expert, Director of the Tuck Center for Global Leadership
Founder of ECOALF, sustainable fashion brand that uses recycled products
Founder and first CEO of Shazam Entertainment Limited
Founder of 3a4b. Expert in sustainable development. Special Advisor to the High Commissioner for Agenda 2030 (2018-2020)