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Ep. 1290: Rob Wolcott Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

Rob Wolcott
Rob Wolcott

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My guest today is Rob Wolcott, Co-Founder & Chairman of TWIN Global. Rob is an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at Booth, and an Adjunct Professor in Executive Education at the Kellogg School of Management. He serves on the advisory board for the Open Innovation Lab of Norway; H-Farm, the leading digital innovation ecosystem in Italy. Wolcott is also a managing partner with Clareo, an innovation strategy consultancy serving senior executives at global corporations such as Exelon, BHP, Griffith Foods, Zurich Insurance, Owens Corning and others.

The topic is his co-authored book Proximity: How Coming Breakthroughs in Just-in-Time Transform Business, Society, and Daily Life.

In this episode of Trend Following Radio we discuss:

  • Entrepreneurship vs traditional jobs
  • Optionality and portfolio careers
  • Digital technologies and proximity concept
  • Innovation in supply chains
  • Technological advancements
  • Concentration of power in large platforms
  • Role of dystopias and human behavior
  • Preventive healthcare and technology
  • Cultured meat and sustainability

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