Killer Innovations
The award winning Killer Innovations™ Podcast and nationally syndicated talk radio show (on +30 radio stations) is hosted by Phil McKinney, an award winning innovator of technologies and products used by hundreds of millions of consumers and businesses worldwide. The podcast is Phil's way to "pay-it-forward" by sharing his experience and expertise in innovation so that individuals and organizations can achieve success in the innovation/creative economy. About the Host: Phil retired as the CTO at Hewlett-Packard where he led the product/R&D for the $40B PC, Mobile, Display/TV and Workstation business. He is currently the President and CEO for CableLabs, the non-profit R&D and innovation lab for the global cable industry. Phil shares his rule-breaking approach to innovation and creativity in his book "Beyond The Obvious" and via the podcast. He has been credited with forming and leading multiple teams that FastCompany and BusinessWeek list as one of the “50 Most Innovative”. His recognition includes Vanity Fair naming him the “The Innovation Guru”, MSNBC and Fox Business calling him "The Gadget Guy" and the San Jose Mercury News dubbing him the "chief seer". For more information on Phil visit his blog at
Dateline: Washington D.C. Segment 1: Creating a Pipeline of Innovation Ideas - Listener contribution: Kevin Williams of the Middle Management Lobotomy Podcast ( Segment 2: Weak Signal - Tryvertising Segment 3: Killer Question of the Week For more information, please visit
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Dateline: Cupertino, CA and Albuquerque, NM Segment 1: Cost Benefit Analysis - What are the 'costs' for using your product/service? - What are the 'benefits' to your user? - Validate by observation Segment 2: Observations from Listeners - What 'jar' have you put yourself in? Segment 3: Killer Question of the Week Segment 4: Listener Question For more information, visit
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Dateline: Washington, D.C. Segment 1: Futurecasting - Define a future - Document it (competitors, customers, industries, governments, etc.) - Link it back to the 'current' - Define the alternative paths to get to this future - Challenge yourself on what you would do different today Segment 2: Weak Signal - India (Listener Contribution) from Rushikesh Kulkarni Segment 3: Killer Question of the Week (Listener Contribution) from Allister Keast For more information, visit
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Dateline: Houston, TX Segment 1: Team Diversity From Tom Kelly's new book - "The Ten Faces of Innovations" - The Anthropologist - The Experimenter - The Cross-Pollinator - The Hurdler - The Collaborator - The Director - The Experience Architect - The Set Designer - The Sotryteller - The Caregiver Some additional diversity that I've found creative ...... - The Poet - The "...but" person - The "wild one" - The "young one" - The "grey wisdom" Segement 2: Email comments & questions Segment 3: Killer Questions of the Week For more information, please visit
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