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How to create and maintain a culture of innovation? 17 June 2023, 3-5pm

“87% of executives believe that innovation is essential to their organisation’s success and growth.” 

Technology alone does not guarantee success. You need a culture that supports change and acceleration—which paves the way for innovation.

What does an innovative culture look like and how do you maintain this?

About this Leasing Foundation Innovation Initiative event

The Leasing Foundation is hosting its first Academy event of 2024. This is an afternoon seminar where we will open the floor to the audience with a view to sharing ideas around how to build an innovative culture. Our speakers hold a vast amount of experience on this topic.

The session will be run on 17 June, 3-5pm at Metro Bank in Holborn, London with an opportunity for networking afterwards.

Our speakers:

Amish Unalkatsenior manager KPMG Advisory, chair of Innovation Factory

With over a decade of experience across the Big 4 and industry, Amish Unalkat stands out as an entrepreneurial leader. He specialises in strategy, transformation, and driving commercial value through innovative approaches, pricing strategies supported from his strong finance background. His multifaceted experience spans a variety of sectors showcasing his adaptability and strategic mindset. He is passionate about enhancing performance and processes and emphasises the importance of helping stakeholders define and deliver client value.

Jed Griffiths – chief digital officer (Microsoft UK)

Jed has a 20-year background in R&D, engineering, national security, organisational change and innovation and joined Microsoft as chief digital officer in March 2022.  Jed’s role is to champion Microsoft’s strategic technology and platforms, promoting digital transformation benefits for UK enterprises and drive strategies to strengthen Microsoft’s position as a trusted partner for co-innovation. He is passionate about human-centred innovation and the digitally-augmented human.  Jed supports the UK’s Institute of Physics on matters of business innovation and growth and mentors technology start-ups in fields such as deeptech and adversarial AI.

Daniel Burton – senior manager, Innovation Advisory KPMG

Daniels is a driven leader with a proven record of driving performance and managing teams. He focuses on diverse and inclusive ways of working, and excel in building strong networks and relationships. With commercial acumen, consulting and project management experience, and Chartered Accountant qualifications, he delivers critical projects in various contexts, from charities to FTSE100 companies.

As an innovation consultant,  Daniel specialises in maximising the impact of innovation efforts for clients through technology, people, process, and infrastructure. With extensive experience across diverse sectors, he has developed innovation strategies, managed products and project teams, and coached teams to achieve their full potential.

Join us!

Location: Metro Bank, One Southampton Row, London, WC1B 5HA

Date: 17 June 2024

Time: 3pm – 5pm plus networking

Dress code: Smart casual

Cost: Free

Click here to register