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Angelica Munson explains how artificial intelligence and augmented reality are ushering in the “year of the empowered beauty consultant”. [CosmeticsDesign-Asia]
“In seeking to become ‘digital masters,’ today’s business leaders should prioritize employee experience, customer experience, and operations,” says MIT Sloan’s George Westerman. [MIT Sloan]
North America’s largest climate-tech incubator and Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings selected six startups innovating in alternative proteins, plastics, and packaging to participate in the challenge. [PR Newswire]
Its Global 7500 became the first business jet to achieve an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) last year. Now, the company will pursue similar declarations on all of its new aircraft. [AIOnline]
The beverage giant launches its third Collaboration Center and will invite customers, distributors, and agency partners to use the firm’s data to drive marketing innovation. [Marketing Dive]
The global pharma giant’s accelerator is charged with collaborating with government and local partners and will include an external innovation hub to engage with the local innovation ecosystem. [shine.cn]
On The Move
The PAC-12 Appoints George Kliavkoff As Its Next Commissioner
The long-time digital media and entertainment veteran was most recently President of MGM Entertainment.
Vodafone Idea Appoints Reema Jain Chief Digital Officer
The IT veteran joins Vodafone’s division in India – which has 400 million subscribers – to lead digital strategy, execution, and adoption.
Subway Appoints Donagh Herlihy Global Chief Digital & Information Officer
The e-commerce and digital innovation veteran joins from Bloomin’ Brands where he was also Global CD&IO.
The Mayo Clinic Names Vish Anantraman As Its New CTO
The health IT veteran was previously Chief Technology Innovation Officer at Northwell Health.