Interviews with people at the forefront of industry transformation, offering insight into best practices and visionary perspectives on sector specific issues.
A gaming industry veteran who has held executive jobs at Zynga and Electronic Arts, Jeff Karp, Executive Vice President, Mobile and Social Games at GSN Digital offers a view from the nexus of mobile, social and online gaming, and shares some of the leadership lessons he’s picked up as an executive in Silicon Valley’s ultra-competitive talent market.
In the interview, Mr. Yanover discusses competition in the multiplatform world of consumer entertainment, the NBCUniversal tie-in, how kids and teens provide all the clues for predicting the evolution of digital entertainment, the mosaic of the right team, and putting passion over “gaming” the system in a career plan.
A Director on the board of ConocoPhillips and former Chairman and CEO of Statoil, Harald Norvik discusses what it takes to create a successful balance between executive management and boards. Regarding the future of the energy industry, he also delves into the challenges and opportunities presented by new technologies in this sector.
As CEO of EDP (Energias de Portugal), one of Europe’s biggest energy operators, António Mexia sees the global energy industry from a unique vantage point. In this interview, he shares his insights into how strategic partnerships in new markets, along with growing demand for renewable energy, have enabled EDP to prevail in tough economic times.
Michael Linton, Enterprise Chief Marketing Officer for Farmers Insurance, discusses the competitiveness of the insurance industry, the need for consistent branding across multiple channels, and the importance of recruiting people with a strong sense of teamwork.