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Episode 5 | 44 min

Don Allan and the Pursuit of Innovation at Stanley Black & Decker

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The world is constantly changing and at a rapidly accelerating rate. And a breakthrough technological transformation can quickly propel an organization into the future expanding its growth and financial capital exponentially. How does a company continuously balance the need to drive innovation while at the same time managing the risk? How does a leader of an organization create the culture necessary to embrace rapid change?

In this episode of the Chief Growth Officer Podcast, Don Allan, Executive Vice President and CFO of Stanley Black & Decker discusses the importance of the CFO as a Chief Transformation Officer. He shares his thoughts on moving innovation along not only internally but also through partnerships and ecosystems. He discusses how his special forces teams are working to accelerate innovation while balancing both current and future demand.

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