Entries by BreAnn

Innovations to Power the Future of Public and Private Transportation

Electric, autonomous, connected, and shared vehicles are coming and in some ways are already here. But a future of millions and millions of vehicles driving themselves and travelers in single-occupant, or even zero-occupant vehicles, will not improve our congested roadways and cities. What will public and private transportation and our cities look like in the […]

Creating an Innovation Roadmap – A Taco Bell Case Study

Learn about how to create an innovation roadmap including what foundational insights drive innovation, how to evolve brand promises through product introductions, and lessons for emerging businesses. A Taco Bell case study focuses on how to address even your heaviest users unmet needs. Listen to the podcast on iTunes here. Bio: Debra Kassarjian is a […]

Raymond Ealy: Adventures in STEAM

STEAM:CODERS, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, teaches underrepresented and underserved K-12 students the fundamentals of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM). Students engage in a variety of STEAM-related classes (i.e., Coding and Robotics) and field trips that allow students to learn directly from professionals – scientists, engineers and artists – and see technology first-hand. Our […]

Business Advice from the Minds Behind Blaze Pizza

The husband and wife entrepreneur team behind Blaze Pizza, Wetzel’s Pretzels and iSold It On eBay share some of the lessons they’ve learned and some of the secrets to their continued success. From its initial location in Irvine, Blaze Pizza has grown to over 200 locations nationwide. Elise & Rick Wetzel, the husband and wife […]

Jason Robert: The New Internet – A Social Movement Disguised as Technology

A New Internet age is upon us. Fueled by blockchain technology, this shift will catalyze the greatest reallocation of value in human history. Blockchains are a shared record keeping system. Transactions are recorded in a way that’s transparent, immutable, and decentralized. Blockchains aren’t governed by a central authority. The record is maintained by a distributed […]