Episode 26

Innovative Leadership and Design Thinking with Brent Taylor

Published on: 27th May, 2021

Brent Taylor is the Head of Innovation and Financial Strategy at Stoked. He has an unquenchable curiosity about the world and unapologetic initiative, which makes him a strong activator. He stepped into leadership roles in every environment he found himself in. He is a reveler, so while he’s leading a team through disruption, they have a ton of fun.

[00:0105:01] Opening Segment

  • An insight into the episode
  • Introduction to the guest, Brent Taylor
  • Brent’s background

[05:0212:50] Stoked

  • Quality of life and culture within investment banking
  • From freelancing to finding his way to Stoked
  • Growing with Stoked

[12:5137:37] Innovative Leadership

  • Stanford D.School
  • Human-centered designs
  • Partnerships
  • Innovative Leadership
  • Building a team with members from around the world
  • Culture setting elements in the virtual work environment

[37:3841:06 Closing Segment

  • Reach out to our guest. See Links Below.
  • Final words

Resources Mentioned:


Connect with Brent on Linkedin, visit https://stokedproject.com/ 

Connect with Excelsior GP:

Excelsior GP Website



Connect with me:


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Welcome to Colloquium, a podcast brought to you by Excelsior Capital and hosted by Principal and Founder, Brian C. Adams, who spearheads the investor relations and capital markets arms of the firm.

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