This is a session at Innov8rs Austin, 4-5 December 2019

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Pushing the Boundaries of Change: Lessons From the Frontier of Innovation

Visioning, creating and executing global corporate innovation programs is not for the faint of heart. It takes imagination, resilience, bravery, vulnerability and compassion. Shannon has created and accelerated leading corporate innovation programs at Cisco, Vodafone and Ericsson. In this session, she will share the personal and professional lessons learned about being a successful corporate catalyst for change.

Shannon Lucas

Co-CEO of Catalyst Constellations

Shannon Lucas, Co-CEO of Catalyst Constellations, has over twenty years’ experience working with startups, launching her own ventures, and driving innovation into the world’s largest companies. She is a passionate thought leader about creating sustainable organizations in every sense of the word; for people, planet and profit.

In her previous roles, as EVP of Emerging Business at Ericsson, Senior Innovation Architect at Cisco’s Hyperinnovation Living Lab and as Director of Innovation at Vodafone Global Enterprise, Shannon empowered Fortune 500 businesses to stay agile, competitive and sustainable through the adoption of new technologies and organizational structures. She created global customer innovation programs supporting all three horizons of innovation; shifting enterprise customer relationships to collaborative innovation partnerships. She has co-created new products with leading innovation giants including Hitachi, Microsoft, GE, Amazon, Intel, Citibank, & Thomson Reuters.

Shannon is a global thought leader on how intrapreneurship drives successful corporate innovation programs. Shannon shared her vision on collaborative innovation at TedX.
Armed with the unique leadership and team lessons of having served as a mountain rescue volunteer, this Bay Area disruptor developed her career with cutting edge technology experience at companies like Microsoft and T-Mobile. She started a successful technology consulting business, worked at several startups, and has served in various board capacities including IoTC, CorStone and Bay Area Mountain Rescue.