Roger Pilc, Chief Innovation Officer of Pitney Bowes

August 01, 2016

Among other topics, Roger discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy:

  • Exploring the roles and responsibilities of the Chief Innovation Officer
  • Defining innovation, and the various types that exist at Pitney Bowes
  • The importance of cultivating an ecosystem of partners to accelerate efforts for innovation
  • The global innovation team at Pitney Bowes and how it approaches and organizes its work
  • Processes and methodologies for incubating innovation
  • Where Pitney Bowes draws its inspiration for innovation
  • Eye on the trends: Internet of Everything, Commerce Cloud, Digital

Roger Pilc’s Biography

Roger is the Chief Innovation Officer of Pitney Bowes, a $4 billion e-commerce solutions provider. In that role, Roger is responsible for spearheading the organization’s innovation efforts to help its customers succeed in an increasingly complex digital and physical world. Prior to Pitney Bowes, Roger worked for CA Technologies where he held leadership roles as a Senior Vice President and General Manager. He also held positions as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company and Booz Allen Hamilton.

Roger received a bachelor’s degree in Operations Research, Economics, & Government from Cornell University, a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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