Rebooting Business Speaker Details

Eric Braun

Senior Director of Innovation @
Retail Business Services


Corporate Innovation and the Rise of Intrapreneurism

June 17, 2020 at 3:25pm Eastern Daylight Time

Eric is an expert in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology, and is currently the Senior Director of Innovation at Retail Business Services, part of one of the world's largest retail food groups, focused on retail tech innovation as an INtrapreneur.


Retail Business Services (RBS) provides services to six East Coast grocery brands including: Food Lion, Giant Food, GIANT/MARTIN'S, Hannaford and Stop & Shop.


RBS also services the country's largest online grocery retailer, Peapod, which was founded back in 1989, going live with the first online shopping experience in 1996.

Eric has co-founded 4 tech startups and a startup incubator, and has advised hundreds of entrepreneurs, technology, and business leaders.

In this session you will learn :

  • Why there's never been a greater need for Corporate Innovators (Intrapreneurs),

  • What separates Business Operators from Corporate Innovators,

  • How to Win Innovation Allies and Tempt Innovation Trolls with the right bait,

  • Why a single innovative idea is so dangerous (and why you need to think of innovation as a portfolio of investments)

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Interested in Entrepreneurism? Intrapreneurism? Agile? DevOPS?

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Eric's Favorite Books

  • Disciplined Entrepreneurship, Bill Aulet

  • The Lean Startup, Eric Ries

  • Value Proposition Design, Alex Osterwalder and team

  • Leaders Eat Last, Simon Sinek

  • The Unicorn Project, Gene Kim