Episode 11: Sara Holoubek - Open Innovation at Luminary Labs
May 21, 2018•29 min
This episode features Sara Holoubek, the CEO and founder of Luminary Labs, a consultancy that develops strategies and innovation systems to help Fortune 500, government, and nonprofit organizations thrive in the face of change. Sara discusses Luminary Labs’ groundbreaking work in open innovation, which brings together, guides and incents people and organizations to solve the “thorny problems that matter” in society, such as stemming chronic disease, closing the skills gap, rethinking the future of work, and using data to make smart cities safer. Sara writes and speaks extensively on the intersection of technology, innovation, and humanity. She has been recognized by LinkedIn as a 2017 Top Voice in Technology, Mashable as a female founder to watch, SmartCEO magazine as a 2017 New York Brava award winner, and PepsiCo WIN for her contributions to women in technology. Sara holds a B.A. from the University of Iowa and an M.B.A. from HEC in France. You can learn more about Luminary Labs at www.luminary-labs.com, where you can also sign up for their weekly Lab Report newsletter, and follow Luminary Labs on Twitter @luminarylabs. Additionally, practitioners of open innovation can participate in Luminary Labs’ Open Innovation Survey by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.