Thought Leadership

Join us in discussing the latest news, research, and industry insights surrounding the interactive experience from a top-level view.

thinkLeaders @ CEBIT 2018: Data-based Cutomer Understanding feat. Prof Markus Warg, COO, SIGNAL IDUNA & Board Member, SDA SE

In this episode of thinkPod at CEBIT 2018, Amanda Thurston, Leader, Digital Marketing Services, talks to Professor Markus Warg, COO at SIGNAL IDUNA & Board Member at SDA SE, about Service Dominant Architecture, partnerships, and working in agile.

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CMOs Blaze a Trail for Digital Reinvention in Marketing

Is your company starting to focus more on experiences than products? If so, it’s a sign that the C-suite executives are striving to develop innovative business models to succeed in the experience-led era. Chief marketing officers (CMOs) in particular play a critically important role in helping their organizations better compete amidst disruption by new technologies. […]

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thinkPod: Meet the Parents feat. Niko Woischnik, Founder of Tech Berlin, Tech Open Air, and Ahoy! Berlin

In the latest episode of thinkPod, Robert Schwartz (Global Leader of Agency Services, IBM iX) is joined by Niko Woischnik (Founder of Tech Berlin, Tech Open Air, and Ahoy! Berlin), a serial entrepreneur and all-around Renaissance man. Find out why in this episode.

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Wilma Jordan, Founder & CEO, JEGI

IBM iX thinkLeaders presents a fireside chat with Wilma Jordan, Founder & CEO, JEGI and Robert Schwartz, Global Leader of Agency Services, IBM iX. Subscribe to IBM thinkLeaders! Learn more about IBM iX

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Irene Pedruelo, Director & Editor of Insights & Research, DoSomething.org

IBM iX thinkLeaders presents a fireside chat with Irene Pedruelo, Director & Editor of Insights & Research, DoSomething.org and Robert Schwartz, Global Leader of Agency Services, IBM iX. Subscribe to IBM thinkLeaders! Learn more about IBM iX

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Michiel Vandendriessche & Sam Hendrickx, Co-founders, Craftworkz

Fireside chat at THINK 2018 with Michiel Vandendriessche & Sam Hendrickx, Co-founders, Craftworkz — moderated by Robert Schwartz, Global Leader of Agency Services, IBM iX. Subscribe to IBM thinkLeaders! Learn more about IBM iX

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Danny Guillory, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, AutoDesk @ THINK 2018

Fireside chat at THINK 2018 with Danny Guillory, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, AutoDesk— moderated by Nancy Kramer, Chief Evangelist, IBM iX. Subscribe to IBM thinkLeaders! Learn more about IBM iX

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Shaun Frankson, Co-Founder, Plastic Bank @ THINK 2018

Fireside chat at THINK 2018 with Shaun Frankson, Co-founder, Plastic Bank— moderated by Robert Schwartz, Global Leader, Agency Services, IBM iX. Subscribe to IBM thinkLeaders! Learn more about IBM iX

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Think Conference Wrap Up: Incumbents Strike Back

Our first ever Think Conference has come and gone, and I continue to be energized and excited by the insights shared at this global meeting of the minds. There are so many technologies and disruptions at work in our economy, and this year’s Think touched on all of them, from the Cloud to Blockchain, to […]

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thinkPod @SXSW 2018: Math and a Little Moral Courage feat. Gina Ortiz Jones, TX-23 Congressional Candidate

In our fourth installment of thinkPod @ SXSW 2018, Robert Schwartz, Head of Agency Services at IBM iX, sits with Gina Ortiz Jones, TX-23 Congressional Candidate. They discuss Gina’s inspiring back story, the importance of diversity, and the need to close the digital divide in rural districts Want more thinkPod @ SXSW? Check out our […]

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Blockchain Start Up Panel: ConsenSys, Big Couch, EduDAO

IBM’s Robert Schwartz talks to three leading Blockchain startups that are changing the face of the nonprofit, fintech, and media industries. Speakers: Amanda Gutterman, CMO, ConsenSys Irina Albita, Co-founder, Big Couch Christopher Lema, Chief Community Officer, EduDAO. Subscribe to IBM thinkLeaders! Learn more about IBM iX

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thinkPod @SXSW: Navigating the Red Tape feat. Joseph Kopser, Congressional Candidate in TX-21

In our third installment of thinkPod @ SXSW 2018, we are joined by Joseph Kopser, Congressional Candidate in TX-21. In this chat hosted by Amanda Thurston, Digital Marketing Services Leader at IBM iX, the two  discuss inspiring a new generation of workers, closing skill gaps and managing bureaucratic change. Want more thinkPod @ SXSW? Check […]

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