On Wednesday, February 1st, we honored the 2022 Visionary and Venture of the Year.
Nominated and voted on by their peers, these are the change-agents embracing new opportunities to drive outsized results. They are intent on blazing new paths, discovering inventive solutions, and powering the future.
Through her work at LIFT Labs, Antonia is blazing new paths, discovering inventive solutions, and powering the future by ensuring that the startup founders that Comcast invests in and partners with are as diverse as the customers who use Comcast's products and the communities where Comcast does business.
Curio is a Digital Therapeutics company with tailor-made Cognitive Behavioral Therapy programs for Women across the cycle of life.
Shailja Dixit is an accomplished healthcare & pharmaceutical physician executive with more than 15 years of healthcare industry experience with Big Pharma (Sanofi and Pfizer), Big-5 Consulting (Accenture), Payer (Aetna), and Provider Groups.
Founder. Innovator. Connector. Corporate Problem Solver. Speaker. Thought Leader. Angel.
Fred has helped over 100 companies, from General Mills to Beam Suntory to Netflix, discover and implement new technologies and innovations to deliver breakthrough results (18.7% sales lift, $10m+ savings, 5x purchase intent, etc.).
As Founder of VentureFuel, he has created a repeatable innovation framework, that bridges his deep relationships with the VC, Angel and Startup ecosystem with his C-suite corporate relationships to deliver first-to-market, tangible solutions that drive growth for all involved.
He is a frequent speaker at industry events such as SXSW, Ad Tech, Advertising Week, IAB, OMMA, etc. and an industry thought-leader published in The Huffington Post, Media Post, The Drum, Tech.co, Creator Magazine, Adweek, Event Marketer, etc.
Visionaries are defined as having extraordinary foresight and imagination. Those who can see what isn't there. They can imagine the unimaginable and they have the grit to make it happen. Business Visionaries are the change-agents embracing new opportunities to drive outsized results. From the C-Suite to the up-and-coming disruptors, they are blazing new paths, discovering inventive solutions and powering the future. Join us each week as we speak with these Visionaries: the entrepreneurs, investors and corporate leaders driving transformative change across business and society. Click here for more.
Founded in 2014, VentureFuel is an independent innovation advisory that helps the world's best organizations ignite change through startup collaborations. Its innovation programs include Diagnostics, Corporate Accelerators and Commercial Pilots; and focus on solving clients' biggest challenges to driving greater efficiencies; closing strategic capability gaps; and identifying emerging business models. VentureFuel provides organizations like Hershey's, Comcast, Dick's Sporting Goods, AARP Foundation and the State of California the tools to drive transformative change with less risk, more speed, and greater proximity to the consumer than traditional innovation models.