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Terry Jones, founder, Travelocity.com and founding Chairman, Kayak.com lectures worldwide on Innovation, Disruption, Demystifing AI and Customer Relationships.

ON Innovation Keynote

"On Innovation" Keynote

Terry Jones is a innovator. He founded Travelocity.com the original dot com travel site. Then he was a co founder and Chairman of Kayak.com and did it again. He's created companies valued at more than $3 BILLION.

Jones has been a CIO, a CEO and innovator, inventor, consultant, venture capitalist, He's also author of the best selling book, "ON Innovation" and has been a top keynote speaker on innovation for fifteen years.


Your audience will learn:

  • How to build a culture of innovation
    • Why innovation is like baseball
    • Why experimentation and failure is required
    • How to kill projects not people
    • Why your wake is larger than you imagine
    • How to deal with risk
  • How to create an innovation team
    • Why to hire people who don't fit in
    • Why one person can make a difference
    • Why rock stars hang with rock stars
    • How negativity kills innovative teams
    • How to break through the 'Bozone Layer'
    • What's a 'two pizza team'?
  • How to generate new innovative ideas
    • Why you need sentries
    • Why you need sensors
    • How to listen to customers in a new way
    • How to look beyond what's immediately apparent
  • How to select the best ideas
    • Who reviews ideas in your company
    • Why you should circulate ideas widely
    • The Golden Rule of Innovation
    • Prototype as if you were right. Listen as if you were wrong
    • Why innovation isn't rocket science
    • How to do more with less
    • Why reinvention isn't enough - You must reimagine!
  • Optional Additions
    • Innovation in a large corporation
      • How is a innovation in a corporation vs Silicon Valley?
      • When should innovation be put in a separate organization?
      • Why you should think outside the building
      • How your corporation should fund innovation
    • How technology is changing innovation
      • Analytics
      • Cloud
      • Cognitive
      • Social
      • Mobile
    • Companion book
      • Terry's book ON Innovation is a great addition to this talk
      • The book can be customized for your audience by adding your custom introduction or sponsors logo
    • Breakout sessions - There are several formats available
      • Training sessions
        • One hour roundtables with audience broken into teams with specific innovation tasks and peer review
      • Roundtable
        • Open roundtable sessions with smaller groups
        • Typically one hour of open questions and interaction
      • Interview - Q&A
        • Moderated Q&A with audiences of any size
      • Moderator
        • Terry can moderate with your panel on a variety of topics

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30 minute innovation presentation

This talk can be combined with Terry’s other talks: 

Building Digital Relationships •  Demystifying AI • Disruption Off