Carie Davis

Partner, Your Ideas are Terrible

Innovation Series – Cary Davis 700

In this episode, Carie shares lessons learned on her journey from Industrial Designer to Global Director of Innovation at Coca-Cola, and why she named her company “Your Ideas Are Terrible”.

• How an industrial designer ended up in a senior innovation role.
• What happens when you hire 10 teams of 2 to discover innovation opportunities.
• What’s stopping entrepreneurial leaders from acting on new ideas inside of companies.
• Ways to avoid the hidden side effects of scaling innovation efforts too quickly.
• Why innovation doesn’t need to be disruptive to be effective.  

Past nterviews

Therese Fessenden NN/g, Microsoft

Brittni BoweringSPRINT Facilitator, AJ&Smart

Fabricio TeixeiraWork & Co, UX Collective

Jake KnappSprint, GV, Microsoft

Radhika DuttRadical Product Thinking

John ZeratskySPRINT, Make Time

Tobias van SchneiderSemplice, Spotify

Jeff GothelfLean UX Author

Taylor PalmerUX Tools, Neighbor

Daniel BurkaResolve to Save Lives, GV

Sean AmmiratiDirector, Corporate Startup Lab at Carnegie Mellon

Justin KimePrioritzing Customer Experience

Michael ManrossWhy other initiatives get prioritized over CX

Jason FriedClustering Requests to Produce Themes

Jon ArnoldThe most meaningful 2 1/2 things in the designer/developer relationship

Gavin GregoryBringing developers into the design process early creates alignment

Aaron LerchWhy designers and developers need to invest in being equal partners

Alex BillingsleyHow to get designers and developers on the same page

Kenn Pascasio Having a shared understanding of the user

Jen BurkusGetting and Keeping Good People

Adam YaleThe outlook for product design in a remote world

Jason FriedWhy people leave and why that's ok