Navigating the Obstacle Course of Scaling Innovation Successfully-IHB23

Marika Reis

Chief Innovation Officer at Maersk Drilling

as recorded on 2 November 2021 as part of Innov8rs Connect on Venture Building & Scaling

Venture building and scaling innovation is hard. There is no one size fits all. However, many of the problems and hardships are the same from company to company so learning from success and failures aids our scaling efforts. Marika shared her learnings from her long history of scaling businesses. The stories include both new venture building as well as scaling innovation inside corporates.

About the speaker

Marika Reis is currently the Chief Innovation Officer at Maersk Drilling, where she is responsible for building up and maximizing Maersk Drillings innovation and transformational efforts globally. This entails both optimizing and growing the current core business as well as finding new business outside of current core market and industry. Before joining Maersk Drilling, she was the Vice President and head of Innovation B2C globally at E.ON. During the time at E.ON she was responsible for growing new business lines outside of current core markets and transforming the way the company worked with innovation. Prior to joining E.ON, she worked for Lloyds Pharmacy in Sweden, responsible for the launch and growth of new pharmacies in southern Sweden, successfully growing the company from less than 25 employees to over 700 in 2 years. Marika has double master’s degrees in analytical chemistry and pharmaceutical science from the University of Uppsala. She is also a master’s in design Thinking and Google Sprint methodologies.

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