Mike Todasco is the Senior Director of Innovation at PayPal responsible for increasing the creative output of employees across the company. Mike leads PayPal’s Innovation Lab network (with locations in Bangalore, Chennai, San Jose and Scottsdale), where employees learn new ways to approach problem solving for our consumers and merchants. The Innovation labs also focus on improving ideation across the company and building prototypes on platforms like augmented reality, blockchain, and robots. He has an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley, Haas School of Business and a BS in Finance from the University of Illinois. Mike has filed over 100 US patents since 2013.
September 25th, 2019 | 36 mins 29 secs
Today on the show we have Mike Todasco, the Senior Director of Innovation at PayPal. We talk about what innovation means at a company, and how to encourage innovation both if you are a PayPal sized company and if you aren’t. Mike also shares some information about PayPal’s internal innovation tournament and how they offer incentives for innovation.