In this clip, Todd talks about innovation “competitions,” and what they can learn from Lorne Michaels (creator of Saturday Night Live) on the necessity of constraints in creativity.
CEO, Fahrenheit 212 and Capgemini Consulting North America
Todd Rovak is CEO of Capgemini Consulting North America (CC NA). Todd has a deep track record in developing successful innovation strategies and pipelines across a broad range of industries, including financial services, technology, utilities, retail, consumer electronics and CPG.
In addition to his role leading CC NA, Todd serves as the CEO of Fahrenheit 212, an innovation strategy and design firm that joined Capgemini in Q1 2016. Todd is the architect behind the unique theory, capabilities and talent that has driven Fahrenheit 212’s innovation process and has overseen the organization’s ability to predictably unlock growth on behalf of both Fortune 500 companies and institutional investors. Todd also developed F212’s first teaching methodology that helped transform innovation from a random exercise into a predictable, scalable capability. He became the firm’s youngest partner in 2011, which was followed by his appointment as F212’s Managing Partner and CEO in 2013.
It was Fahrenheit 212’s differentiated approach to innovation and success in the marketplace that led Capgemini to acquire Fahrenheit 212. Through the joint entity of CC NA and Fahrenheit 212, he injects his unique blend ofexciting andorth America contagious energy to bring a clear message to the market about coupling innovation strategy and design with the transformative power of digital.
For our full interview with Todd, download the Innovation Navigation podcast.