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Our brand new podcast series takes a refreshing look at disruptive trends, strategies, and mindsets across business and technology. We will be joined by disruptors, change-makers and innovators from across the Chief Disruptor Community, including blue-chip organisations, startups, scale-ups as well as the public sector.

Perfect for your commute to work or to accompany your WFH morning coffee, tune in for founder stories within the will-writing industry, laying out the future of work within a large financial institution and everything in between.

Episode 5: Revisiting ‘Pandenomics’ 2 Years On with Mark Cliffe, Visiting Professor at LIBF, ex-Chief Economist at HSBC and ING Group, and Chief Disruptor Members' Advisory Board member.

We welcome Mark Cliffe, Visiting Professor at LIBF, ex-Chief Economist at HSBC and ING Group, and Chief Disruptor Members' Advisory Board member. Back in 2020, Mark published a piece of work entitled “Pandenomics: How Covid-19 could change the world” which predicted how the external environment would look in a post-pandemic world. In this episode, we revisit these predictions, analyse them within our current economic, geopolitical and technological context and consider their significance to organisations today. For those looking to make sense of our uncertain external environment, this is not one to be missed!

Episode 4: Making Boxed Wine Great Again with Laura Rosenberger, Co-Founder at Laylo

We welcome Laura Rosenberger, Co-Founder at Laylo. With an aim of changing the way the world drinks wine, Laylo is redefining our understanding of boxed wine through bespoke, sustainable packaging and high-quality product. The episode explores changing customer trends around drinking, the challenges of a growing D2C business, the sustainability of the wine industry and, as always, provides our disruptive thoughts of the day. Laylo is a great example of how combining purpose with disruptive thinking can alter the landscape of a well-established market; that’s what disruption is all about!

Episode 3: Demystifying the Metaverse with Nick Rosa, Metaverse Strategy and Extended Reality Lead, Accenture

We were joined by Nick Rosa, Metaverse Strategy and Extended Reality Lead, Accenture. Over 20+ years, Nick has combined his passion for gaming and immersive experiences with his digital transformation expertise gained at Google, Spotify, IBM IX, Yahoo!, and Atari. Now, at Accenture, he is helping organisations leverage opportunities presented by one of the most disruptive and hype-fuelled technologies: the metaverse. This episode explores the driving forces behind the growth of the metaverse, analyses the scepticism and mystery that is present across the business, media and public domains, highlights the importance of addressing interoperability and provides some predictions for the future.





Episode 2: Preparing for the Future of Work with Josh Reynolds, Future Workplace Adoption Lead at Lloyds Banking Group

We were joined by Josh Reynolds, Future Workplace Adoption Lead at Lloyds Banking Group. Josh joined the people function group at Lloyds Banking Group during the pandemic and was involved in defining their hybrid, hub and home working strategy and, more recently, has been tasked with bringing the ‘vibe’ back to the office. Together, we explore the link between disruption, innovation and people, workplace tech, the role of the office and the workplace of the future.

Episode 1: How to Disrupt an Age-Old Industry with Dan Garrett, CEO and Co-Founder at Farewill

We were joined by Dan Garrett, CEO and Co-Founder at Farewill. Farewill was founded in 2015 with the aim to make death simpler, more affordable and customer-centric. Through offering innovative products, such as online will-writing and direct cremation, and a customer experience that differs vastly from the type offered by solicitors and funeral directors, Farewill is now the UK’s favourite will-writer. We explore purpose-led disruption, the formative years for founders and inventors, challenging norms around the death industry through customer-centricity and running a hyper-growth start-up.