Encore: Let’s Build A Care – Co-created, Open Source Vehicles Now A Reality
March 24, 2015
Hosted by Nancy Lin
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Many industries have integrated the crowdsourcing model into their businesses, but few envisioned the possibility of community-created vehicles. Not only is car design complex, but manufacturing is another matter. Few new companies have succeeded in making automobiles in the U.S. Local Motors wants to change the way cars are designed, built, purchased and owned. More than five years after it was created, the company launched the first car in the world co-designed by a virtual community of engineers and designers. In this episode, I'll interview the president and CEO, John Rogers, about his vision to transform the auto industry. We'll discuss interesting projects in the pipeline, as well as his views on the keys to marketing innovation and the future of the auto industry.
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“Business Reinvention with Nancy Lin” keeps you up to date on emerging trends and business innovations that could transform your industry. The show helps you make sense of new technologies and business models to understand their implications. Nancy Lin is a thoughtful and engaging host with a knack for asking questions that draw out unexpected insights. Her in-depth interviews with experts empower you to think innovatively and offer you inspiration and business lessons.
Nancy Lin is an executive coach, a business consultant and the founder of Change Agent SF (www.changeagentsf.com). She works with leaders at fast-growing companies to transform the way they look at their business and leadership. She helps companies align people strategy with their business strategy. Nancy brings to her executive coaching and podcast a strong understanding of business, having worked for Yahoo, DHL, Johnson & Johnson and Pepsi. Her insightful probing approach and passion to unleash potential helped companies uncover hidden opportunities, topple conventional thinking and achieve growth in US and international markets. Through the online radio show, she continues to encourage innovative thinking and empowers the audience to overcome their business challenges.
Nancy’s diverse experience also includes international development work, training impoverished farmers in rural Tanzania and expanding professional midwifery education for young indigenous women in Mexico. She is a motivational speaker and has spoken at Google, Visa and HP. Some of her articles are available at BizReinvention dot com.