Innovation in a time of disruption!!

March 11, 2021 @ 1:00 am – 1:45 am America/Los Angeles Timezone
Innovation in a time of disruption!!

Normal has been redefined, and while the pandemic has shifted both our world and our thinking, there is cause for optimism. The upheavals of 2020 have laid the foundation for changes in our relationships with technology, knowledge and each other. 

Here is an opportunity to hear from LEAders on adapting the core to meet shifting customer needs. Be a part of Conversations on Rebuilding Through Imagination:


  •     New Trends & Opportunities
  •     Innovations to envision the way forward
  •     Investments on diversity and inclusion
  •     Radical Reforms in Public health
  •     Global green movement: focus on sustainability and renewable energy 
  •     Investments in Safety & Security 
  •     New forms of digital connectivity and human connection
  •     Renewed appreciation of local community
  •     Environment: From Urgency to Emergency
  •     Health and wellness has been a rising consumer priority 

Session type: Deepti Pahwa, Martina Nicodemo & Philip Brouver as Conversation Catalysts 

The scene set by conversation catalysts, for others to join in conversations and exchange on the stories of innovations that you are part of!

Leaders & Participants  in session come from broad industry backgrounds – Entrepreneurship, Technology, Healthcare, Renewable Energy

Speakers / Conversation Catalysts:

Deepti Pahwa 

Bringing innovation in Health Equity & Humane Technologies. Using her expertise in human centred design, consumer insights (neuroscience), behavioral science, & Emotional Brand architecture she is creating powerful storytelling & communications in public health to “meet people where they are!”, She is also designing for ethical frameworks and accessible UI  in health-tech with foundations in diversity, inclusion & equity to drive product and platform innovations & community narratives.

Design, Brand & Innovation expert in Health equity & Humane Technologies

Chief Innovation Officer, Contakt World (Health-tech)

CF & Executive Coach – Stanford GSB LEAD, Design for Disruption & Power to Lead

Exec. Creative Director/Co-host, Health Equity Innovation Podcast

Digital Pandemic Response Core Team, MIT Media Labs

Stanford GSB LEAD LISA Founding Partner, (Lead Incubator & Start-up Accelerator)

Stanford GSB LEAD Europe Chapter: Trailblazer Core Team

Stanford GSB LEAD Switzerland Meet-ups: Founder

Stanford GSB LEAD Women LEADers Investors & Advisors Europe Chapter: Co-Founder

Intelligent Health AI, Speaker

Philip Brouwer


Creating a platform that will make it easier to find new people in your direct surroundings to go on a walk with. By building a startup that is contributing to innovations to help with the increased isolation and loneliness of people as well as the difficulty of meeting new people during the pandemic.

Martina Nicodemo 


Developing an operating model for managing innovation in Renewable energy, and playing a major role in the green shift. Martina works at Statraft, one of the biggest renewable energy producers in Europe . She is working to push innovation capabilities further by exploring opportunities that don’t yet exist, in the green transition. 

Strategy and Innovation expert in the Energy industry (Oil & gas and Renewables)

Innovation and Business development manager, Statkraft (Renewable Energy)

Stanford GSB LEAD LISA Exec/Ops team, (LEAD Incubator & Start-up Accelerator)  

Stanford GSB LEAD and Bocconi University alumni

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