Shoel Perelman: How a company can nurture its internal rebels

About this talk: How can an established company maintain a startup mentality? Intrapreneur Shoel Perelman argues that first it must retain its internal rebels. To do so, Perelman suggests a system inspired by online dating that matches rebels from big companies with small companies that need their skills. And keeps the entrepreneurial spirit alive in the biggest organizations.

About this speaker

Shoel Perelman is the Vice President of Development for IBM’s Customer Engagement Solutions. His team – spanning North America and Asia – pioneers innovations converging at ecommerce, digital marketing, analytics and merchandising. Former Development Director for IBM’s Smarter Cities, he partnered with IBM research and launched software optimizing traffic flows, water usage, and cities’ public safety response. Shoel joined IBM in 2006 via the Micromuse acquisition and holds two patents in business service management.

About this event

TED@IBM was a TED-curated event showcasing speakers from across the IBM community. Produced in partnership with IBM, the event brought to light the often-overlooked. Examining social structures and sustainable approaches, TED@IBM explored the necessity of invention to build a better world.

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