Podcast #220

Dr. Tom Waller – A Heightened State of Innovation

As the founder and leader of Whitespace™, lululemon’s in-house innovation and R&D group, Tom Waller is helping the organization leave a legacy and build new roadmaps in global health futures. In the interest of unlocking all aspects of human potential and generating new value in and for the world, he and his team are reimagining everything from fabrics to mindfulness, technology, marketing, and cultural behavior. With a PhD in sports technology, Tom previously created and ran his own lab, worked inside of Speedo’s Aqualab, and is an avid adventurer, TED speaker, and ever evolving philosopher. Recorded live at WeWork (we.co/crush), this episode focuses on the origins, successes, and trials of the innovation practice at one of the largest athletic brands in the world.