Innovation Advisor

Kate O’Keeffe

Kate is one of Naked Ambition’s innovation advisors.

She is also the Founder of Cisco Hyperinnovation Living Labs – known as CHILL. CHILL is helping Cisco re-define how ideas come to fruition, condensing up to two years of normal innovation into just two days. CHILL brings together a handful of Cisco’s customers—along with entrepreneurs, hackers, and end users—in a 48-hour lab focused on a particular industry challenge.

Since CHILL’s inception, a full 75% of projects have progressed to further stages, including to CHILL-X, a process that creates startups from scratch.