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The Everyday PM Podcast | "Digital Product Innovation and Project Management"

David Rose, MIT Lecturer, author + serial entrepreneur

David Rose, MIT lecturer, inventor, and five-time entrepreneur, draws on culture, design, travel, and music to envision future products and businesses sparked by the next generation of technology. His last book, Enchanted Objects, is the definitive book on designing the Internet of Things. David wrote the seminal patent on photo sharing, founded an AI company focused on computer vision, and was VP of Vision Technology at Warby Parker. He is known for translating complex technologies into delightfully intuitive new products and consulting with businesses on thriving during digital disruption.

David’s work has been featured at the New York Museum of Modern Art, covered in The New York Times, WIRED, and The Economist, and parodied on The Colbert Report. His home was featured in a New York Times video “The Internet of Things” about inventions that incorporate magic into everyday objects: a Google Earth coffee table that responds to gesture, Skype cabinetry in the living room, and a doorbell reminiscent of Mrs. Weasley’s clock that rings when a family member is on their way home. He even got John Stewart to belly laugh when he was a guest on The Daily Show!

We cover the following topics:

  1. What is digital product innovation?

  2. Which of David's many inventions is his favorite? Why?

  3. How does the 'Conversational Balance Table' for Salesforce work? Did it truly increase team communication and collaboration?

Enjoyed this conversation? Want to learn more about David and his vision for innovation? Definitely reach out to David to chat more! Leave your thoughts in the comments section below!


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An authentic leader who is well-versed in the launching of product and physical retail spaces, data system implementation and upgrades, onboarding of new employees, training, championing new process improvement initiatives and building a solid project management community.

MIT Lecturer, author + serial entrepreneur

David is an entrepreneur, MIT lecturer, author, and expert on digital product innovation, and ambient computing. He is the author of "Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things," and "SUPERSIGHT: What Augmented Reality means for our lives, our work, and the way we imagine the future." He holds patents for photo sharing, interactive TV, ambient information displays, connected medical devices, and computer vision algorithms. His work has been featured at the MoMA; covered in The New York Times, WIRED, and The Economist. He has been a guest on The Daily Show and parodied on The Colbert Report.

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