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Starto TV Discussing Innovation, Culture and Mentors

Starto TV Discussing Innovation, Culture and Mentors

During the press tour for Beyond The Obvious, Phil was interviewed by Starto TV where he discussed his thoughts on innovation, culture and the role of mentors. View the interview ..

NBC Press:Here Interview Discussing HP, Innovation, Apple and Leadership

NBC Press:Here Interview Discussing HP, Innovation, Apple and Leadership

The interview covered the stodginess of HP, the Palm acquisition, the cancellation of the TouchPad, webOS, the importance culture plays on innovation, killer questions, the role of founder CEO’s on the innovation and CEO’s that are innovation leaders.  Watch the interview …

Knowledge@Wharton Excerpt from Beyond The Obvious

Knowledge@Wharton Excerpt from Beyond The Obvious

Knowledge@ Wharton published excerpt from Chapter 1: “Why Questions Matter,” which documents the thought process that led to the idea of killer questions.  Read the rest …

Harvard Business Review’s Book Review of Beyond The Obvious

Harvard Business Review’s Book Review of Beyond The Obvious

In the March issue of Harvard Business Review magazine, Julia Kirby wrote a review of Beyond The Obvious as part of a larger piece titled Are We Being Creative Yet?.  Read the rest …

Laptop: Most Influential People In Mobile Technology

Laptop: Most Influential People In Mobile Technology

In 2010, Laptop magazine named Phil to list of the most influential people in mobile technology. He landed at number 18.

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FastCompany: The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies

FastCompany: The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies

HP has been named to the FastCompany list of most innovative companies for three years running (2008-2010).  The write-ups as to why HP has been named to the list each year credits a new found focus on innovation and products — all originated in the Innovation Program Office which was founded by Phil.  In 2008, HP emerged (first time in the history of the company) on the list at #18, jumped to #12 in 2009 and then #10 in 2010.

VanityFair: Alone With The Guru

VanityFair: Alone With The Guru

VanityFair did an executive profile of Phil highlighting the impact from the innovations he had created.  The profile looked at his work from his early days (including an old picture of him holding one of early success, the ThumbScan product) through his current work with HP.  In the profile, VanityFair labeled him “the innovation guru”.

BusinessWeek: How HP Got Its Wow! Back

BusinessWeek: How HP Got Its Wow! Back

It became the world’s top PC maker through a combination of innovation and cost cutting. By Cliff Edwards

 

A story on the turnaround in the PC division at HP and the role that both innovation and efficiency (cost cutting, manufacturing, etc) played in going from number 3 or 4 in the market to becoming number 1.

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BusinessWeek: HP’s Cultural Revolution

BusinessWeek: HP’s Cultural Revolution

To pick up the pace of innovation, the tech giant is betting on startups and injecting their DNA into its operations. By Reena Jana

 

BusinessWeek did an in-depth profile of Phil and the HP Innovation Program Office (IPO) and how its reigniting the innovation culture within HP.

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