Tal Golesworthy did.
In this inspiring TED talk , Golesworthy explains how he used his expertise as a process engineer to help design a new treatment for his damage aorta. One of the ongoing themes of Pixels and Pills is breaking out of our silos to foster innovation. Golesworthy’s story is a perfect example of how that can be done. It’s also a cautionary tale of how ego and stubborn adhesion to common practice could have defeated a simple but revolutionary new process that will improve quality of life for countless people. As Golesworthy says, the rewards can be “stonkingly huge”.
How do you get your organization to break it’s routine to find new solutions to innovation challenges?