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Jason Ward shares his views on how cognitive diversity spawns from avoiding echo chambers filled with yes people, netting broader, deeper innovation and creativity. Concerning sales efforts, Jason straddles effortlessly between SMEs and enterprise organisations when selling into them. Added to that, the value of channel partners and the verticalization of customers to truly understand what the customer does. The Dell Ireland brand with its own unique fortes, ensures its rightful differentiation from brand Dell International....as the world moves more to AI, ML and edge computing, Dell Ireland is developing solutions around such innovations by being a base for those types of capabilities that attract investment to Ireland. Along with shared industry leaders, their political outreach efforts for Ireland Inc to remaining competitive and part of the progressing of high performance computing creativity. The healthcare business - Dell's aspirations and input into this sector and how Dell can support a better delivery for patient outcome. Jason illustrates this possibility of enabling better preventative healthcare initiatives. Plus demystifying IT and data share for the common good, and the new age of human transformation, to the challenges of getting to a 50:50 CXO suite with the IT labour shortage in Ireland generally but particularly around IT female talent availability. Jason provides some of the keys to life acquired through his own experiences and learnings from some on the field as a footballer and off the field lessons of his father, all shaped him to know that anything is possible, being optimistic and a proactive decision maker.

Listen to the podcast:

  • about the differences between the Irish and the Nordic markets and people coaching from minutes 1 - 7.
  • about growth mindset and how to build and lead the team from minutes 7 - 13.
  • about the enterprise division and channel partners from minutes 13 - 17.
  • about leadership and what Dell Ireland can offer from minutes 17 - 22.
  • about centralised healthcare and the technology around it from minutes 22 - 29.
  • about human transformation and data sovereignty from minutes 29 - 34.
  • about sustainability, diversity in Dell, attracting female talent from minutes 34 - 40.
  • about politics, global corporate tax, indigenous companies from minutes 40 - 48.
  • about success, failure, positive thinking from minutes 48 - 53.
  • about data vs instincts and Jason’s dinner party guests from minutes 53 - 57.

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Hosts: Geraldine Magnier & Mahima Badsra

Jr Production Assistant: Laura Matjusaityte

Twitter: @needlelands


Email: podcast@idiro.com


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