Kyle Nel is the Executive Director of Lowe’s Innovation Labs, part of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Through Lowe’s Innovation Labs, Nel brings together uncommon partners to imagine the impossible and provide scalable solutions for seemingly intractable problems that consumers face day to day. Prior to Lowe’s, Nel was part of Walmart’s Global Insights group, where he contributed to the growth of shopper insights and innovation for the multinational retailer. Nel also served as the Director for Clear Channel Radio and a variety of advisory committees and boards including Google Consumer Surveys, Fringe Factory, the Insights and Innovation Exchange and the American Marketing Associations. In addition, he is a regular contributor to ESOMAR RW Connect, a leading online publication that regularly reports market research and methodology from across the globe. Nel holds an MBA from the AC Nielsen Center for Marketing Research at the University of Wisconsin and a Bachelors Degree in Business Management from Brigham Young University-Idaho.
Kyle Nel, Executive Director of Innovation at Lowe’s, describes how the convergence of new technologies is democratizing the ability to innovate. Filmed at Singularity University’s Exponential Finance Conference, June 2014.
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