How open innovation can bring ideas to life

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How open innovation can bring ideas to life

About the speaker
  • Ishan Jaithwa
    Ishan Jaithwa
    Energy Leader at Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    Ishan Jaithwa is a motivated leader with over twelve years of experience in the technology and energy industries. In his current role as Energy Leader at Amazon Web Services (AWS), he leads the strategy, business development, and partnerships for energy capacity additions to meet the growing traditional and machine learning load requirements. Previously, Jaithwa worked for Cummins as their Innovation Manager in New Growth Areas. He has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alabama.

Key takeaways

Collaboration and open innovation are essential for business growth. Learning from small mistakes and choosing the right partners can lead to success.

The 4C principle is a valuable framework for effective decision-making and strategy execution.

Companies should strategically assess their ability to deliver and the value to customers when deciding whether to seek external partners to help solving specific problems.