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How To: Assume the Role of the Chief Innovation Officer

Practical Advice for the Chief Innovation Officer

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Innovation is not a part time, one-person job. It takes a team and a leader who understands the need to balance between the technical and commercial worlds. With the right balance and team, the chief innovation officer can produce real results from innovation. 

Originally published on March 31st, 2015

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Bill Poston

Bill Poston

For the past 30 years, Bill has helped executives in technology-driven industries transform their competencies to deliver results. He is a highly regarded consultant, speaker, and writer on the topics of innovation strategy, product development, portfolio management, technology commercialization, and the software systems that enable innovation. Keep up with Bill's latest research and thoughts on innovation and the rising role of the Chief Innovation Officer at
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