Robert Lowe is the CEO at Wellspring. Robert was previously the founding director of Enterprise Creation at Carnegie Mellon University, a position created to provide management advice and assistance to the university's many start-up companies. He was a professor of entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University and has authored over a dozen academic papers on technology commercialization and start-ups.
The pandemic highlighted the need for science. But there's also a lot of innovation around how companies think about what they do and how they re-engage with customers. In the past, if you were a major company with large market share, you held onto your distribution channel and it was hard to get around you. That barrier just doesn't exist anymore. If you're an innovation laggard in any industry, the penalty now is far worse.9 December 2021