Welcome to this week’s DX Digest (Issue 3) where we have curated some of the most important digital transformation and innovation stories for our community.

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Toyota’s Venture Fund Infused with $300MM to Address Climate

 

Silicon Valley-based Toyota AI Ventures rebrands as Toyota Ventures and receives a $300MM injection to invest in early stage and carbon-reducing tech. [Forbes]

 

ADM Joins the Genesis Global Sustainability Consortium

 

The multinational food processing and commodity trading giant joins the global alliance of VC firms and companies supporting startups that leverage biology for human and planetary health. [Food Business News]

 

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, UT & Techstars Launch a New Accelerator in East Tennessee

 

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Tennessee Valley Authority and the University of Tennessee System join with Techstars to launch an accelerator to focus on clean energy, AI, cyber security, and more. [Knox News]

 

Atlanta Inno Announces its 2021 Startup Fire Awards 50

 

Meet the startups and organizations fueling Atlanta’s white-hot innovation and start-up ecosystem. [The Atlanta Business Journal]

 

Global Fashion Drives Sustainability Innovation

 

Textile manufacturers and global fashion brands, once concerned mostly with performance and price, are now introducing sustainable and “ethical” materials and fabrics to appease the new green consumer. [The Financial Times]

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On The Move

 

Publicis Groupe Appoints Geraldine White Chief U.S. Diversity Officer

White joins from Publicis-owned digital strategy and design firm Publicis Sapient where she was head of North America Diversity & Inclusion

 

Solidatus Hires Lorraine Waters as Chief Data Officer


The data veteran joins the metadata software provider from HSBC where she was Global Chief Data Officer

 

Kantar Appoints Alex Cesar CTO

The WPP-owned global consumer data and insights firm welcomes Cesar from the London Stock Exchange where she was CIO of data & analytics.

 

Unisys Appoints Dwayne L. Allen as Chief Technology Officer


Allen joins the global I.T. firm from Microsoft where he was global digital strategist.

 

Tessa Conrad Appointed Head of Innovation at TBWA\ Asia

Conrad was previously Global Director of Operations at the parent company of the Omnicom-owned TBWA/Worldwide.

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