Building a Culture of Innovation with Cris Beswick & Jo Geraghty

In a world of hyper competition, unprecedented challenges and constant disruption the need for innovation has never been higher on the strategic agenda. But the majority of CEOs are dissatisfied with their innovation capability and performance. So, how do you turn rhetoric into innovation-led action and behaviour? How do you build a culture of innovation? My guests are Cris Beswick and Jo Geraghty. Cris is Founder & CEO at niche innovation consultancy The Future Shapers and has coached, advised and delivered keynotes to some of the world’s most successful companies on how to become exceptional by building game-changing innovation capability and embedding it into organisational culture. Jo is formerly head of HR for Goldman Sachs France and Switzerland and specializes in working with CEOs and leadership teams of global organizations in large, complex and regulated environments. Join us to find out how to put innovation into action and behaviour in your business.

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More about Cris Beswick & Jo Geraghty:

Cris Beswick


Cris Beswick
Originally trained as a product & industrial designer, Cris spent over a decade as a successful entrepreneur & CEO building an award-winning design group. He is now recognised globally as a thought leader on strategic innovation and creating innovative organisations. Cris is the Founder & CEO at niche innovation consultancy The Future Shapers and has coached, advised and delivered keynotes to some of the world’s most successful companies on how to become exceptional by building game-changing innovation capability and embedding it into organisational culture. Cris has also delivered executive education programmes on innovation for leading UK and international business schools.

 

Jo Garaghty


Jo Geraghty
Formerly head of HR for Goldman Sachs France and Switzerland and with 16 years experience working in change management across the globe, Jo Geraghty specializes in working with CEOs and leadership teams of global organizations operating in large, complex and regulated environments. A co-founder of boutique agency Culture Consultancy, Jo is also a speaker on high-performance leadership and organizational culture and a regular guest lecturer at several of the UK’s leading business schools.

 

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