How Startups Eat Enterprises – A contrast of philosophies

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In the history of human progress, there are moments when our creativity reshapes the world as we know it. The advent of the internet, for instance, bridged continents and brought the world to our fingertips. Once a fledging network of interconnected computers that began as a solution to share research data among scientists, internet went on to rewrite the rules of communication, commerce, and culture. It was the birth of a new life-system that would fundamentally redefine how we live our lives. By now, innovations fueled by internet technologies have ‘eaten’ (read- disrupted) media, telecom, professional services, retail, and continue…...

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Sumedh Ranadive Sumedh Ranadive is the head of commercial systems & innovation for Asia-Pacific at Kimberly-Clark Corporation with remit to lead its commercial transformation, growth platforms and digital innovation strategies. He has featured on global thinkers leaderboards such as Top 50 global thought leaders and influencers for digital disruption and Top 10 global thought leaders and influencers for open innovation. He frequently writes on a variety of topics including business innovation, consumer experience, and digital (r)evolution. He holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from Mumbai University.