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Building an Innovation Led Organization

April 20th, 2021

by Josh Janowiak

What do innovation led-organizations such as Apple, Tesla, Google and Microsoft  have in common? What has been their secret to continually bringing innovative products to the market? How does one build an innovation-led organization? In this podcast we’ll talk through the “dos” and “don’ts” of how to build an innovation-led organization.

Key Topics

  1. Innovation
  2. Design Thinking
  3. Rapid Experimentation
  4. Embracing Failure
  5. Company Culture

Joshua Barker

Joshua Barker, CEO, Managing Partner of City Innovation Labs

Josh Barker has over 15 years of industry experience in product innovation in both the Big 4 at KPMG as a Director of Innovation and in Silicon Valley as a CTO. Today he is the Managing Partner of City Innovation Labs: a digital product innovation company that specializes in building the right product for the right market at the right time. 

Josh and his team have helped bring many successful products to market that are being used by millions of users monthly, generating for clients over $250M dollars in revenue annually.

Connect with Josh on LinkedIn or via email at josh@cityinnovationlabs.com

Links & Resources



  • How I Built This
    • How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built.
  • Hansel Minutes-Scot Hanselman