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Social Entrepreneur & Innovation Advisor.
Former OpenIDEO Co-Lead.
Previous stints in strategy, innovation, brand management, marketing, corporate social responsibility, social enterprise, nonprofits, & education with organizations like IDEO, Bain & Company, Procter & Gamble and Harvard Business School.
Always striving to combine caring, creativity, and community to make a positive impact, regardless of role, title, or sector.
With a couple inspirations pointing out the potential for using UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) to gather information from hard-to-access areas to prevent atrocities, just wanted to explore the possibilities of this a little more.
A San Francisco startup, Koozoo, is creating a network where people can use their smartphones to create livestreaming video feeds. You'll be able to use an old smartphone as a 24 hour stream, or your current smartphone for this purpose as needed.
Yesterday, IDEO San Francisco hosted a brainstorm to help spark ideas.
Opportunity Areas emerged around Signaling Danger, Leveraging and Linking Technologies, Risk Prediction, Hubs & Connectors, Motivating & Enabling, and Spreading Awareness
Glassdoor exists already as a fantastic forum for employees to contribute and read insider opinions of working environments. Why not add a specific function for rating and describing a company's attitude to workplace health and fitness?
By focusing on today's students, tomorrow's leaders, the Internpreneur Starter Kit (ISK) and Certification Program takes a systems approach to plant the seeds of change from the bottom, up, and from the inside, out.
The Fowler Center is off to a great start in cataloging innovations for world benefit: http://worldinquiry.case.edu/bankFullList.cfm . How can we scale this up further, to identify, celebrate, & inspire business innovation for world benefit?
By packaging stories of businesses innovating for world benefit in one-page comic book form, they become shareable elements through social networks and other channels tuned to quick consumption. Comics of Good creates a shared storytelling medium.
Thought you might be interested in this new Google X Initiative on "Balloon Powered Internet Access": http://techcrunch.com/2013/06/14/google-x-announces-project-loon-balloon-powered-internet-for-rural-remote-and-underserved-areas/
Might be relevant/helpful in pursuing realization.