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Bagel Brands Interview | Importance of Being Data Driven

Part Three

It takes one simple insight to create amazing or extraordinary results. At Bagel Brands being data-driven stems from the leadership. In this 2 minute video, Chris Laping the Chief Innovation Officer of Bagel Brands discusses the importance of being data-driven and how he emphasizes that throughout his organization.

Discussion Topic

  • How do you emphasize the importance of being data-driven organization wide?

Video Series

Meet the Speakers

Chris Laping_ HeadshotChris Laping brings 28 years of information technology and business transformation experience to Bagel Brands (Einstein Bros. Bagels, Bruegger's Bagels, Manhattan Bagels, Noah's) and serves as Chief Innovation Officer. Prior to joining the company, Chris authored a best-selling book, "People Before Things," which focuses on the connection between human experience to the outcomes of change and transformation and the role leaders play to pave success. 

Dan Rodriguez_ADAPT page
Dan Rodriguez is the Chief Product & Strategy Officer and Founding Partner of CCG. Dan leads the most creative department at CCG, responsible for the ideation and innovation of new cloud-based business solutions. Dan leads a team of product owners, engineers and industry subject-matter experts who work with modern technologies to drive business value and meet market demand through the strategic and operational use of data and analytics.

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Quick Facts

Speakers -
  • Chris Laping, Chief Innovation Officer, Bagel Brands
  • Dan Rodriguez, Chief Product and Strategy Officer, CCG

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