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July 15, 2021

Ky Nichol on pivoting in the tech sector

In this episode, Mark's guest Ky Nichol, CEO of Cutover reflects on an extraordinary year for his firm and the tech sector in general.

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June 23, 2021

Hannah Elliott on Pivoting in the Motor Industry

The last 100 years have been the century of the motor car. In this episode, Eliot Wilson talks to Hannah Elliott, Bloomberg's motoring correspondent, about the way we use automobiles, how the industry is adapting to economic circumstances and emerging...

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June 10, 2021

Tom Fletcher on Pivoting to Digital Diplomacy

Digital technology has transformed the way countries interact with each other at a state-to-state level. In this episode, Eliot Wilson talks to former diplomat Tom Fletcher, author of The Naked Diplomat, about his time as ambassador to Lebanon, when...

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May 24, 2021

Stephen Kelly on building high-performing technology businesses

Every country wants to be a leader in the tech world. In this episode, Eliot Wilson talks to Stephen Kelly, chair of Tech Nation, the UK’s leading growth platform for tech companies and entrepreneur, about how he picks winners and …

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May 13, 2021

Michael Grade on Pivoting in Television

Television has been in the ascendant for some years and the pandemic has strengthened its hold on the public imagination. In this episode, Eliot Wilson talks to legendary TV executive Lord Grade of Yarmouth about his time at all of …

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May 2, 2021

Dr Sean McFate on Pivoting in International Institutions

The withdrawal of the US from Iraq and Afghanistan after costly but unsuccessful deployments has challenged the ability of the international community, through the United Nations and other organisations, to effect lasting geopolitical change. In this...

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April 17, 2021

Professor Michael Clarke on Pivoting in Foreign Policy

Foreign policy, defence and international trade and more closely intertwined than ever in the 2020s: governments must approach them holistically rather than in silos. In this episode, Eliot Wilson talks to Professor Michael Clarke, former head of the...

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April 8, 2021

Dr Marc Levinson on Pivoting in International Trade

We take so many aspects of international trade for granted. But the way in which goods circle the globe is changing all the time. In this episode, Eliot Wilson talks to Dr Marc Levinson, author of books like "The Box: …

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March 28, 2021

Adi Ignatius on pivoting in business & public policy

Commentating on business and public policy gives a unique viewpoint on changing trends and development. In this episode, Eliot Wilson talks to Adi Ignatius, editor-in-chief of the Harvard Business Review, exploring how the commercial world has changed...

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Feb. 26, 2021

Richard Brown on London's future - a capital in pivot

Few cities have seen so much change this century as London. In this episode, Eliot Wilson talks to Richard Brown, acting director of the Centre for London think tank. He traces the development of the elected mayoralty from its inception …

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Feb. 17, 2021

Professor Andrew Natsios on Pivoting in Public Service

Some careers in public service can be extraordinarily broad and provide experience of enormous variety. In this episode, Eliot Wilson talks to Andrew Natsios, now an executive professor at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M...

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Feb. 10, 2021

Patrick Melia on Pivoting in Local Government

Local government is often regarded as unglamorous and pedestrian, but it takes decisions on some of the issues that affect us most in our everyday lives. In this episode, Eliot Wilson talks to Patrick Melia, chief executive of Sunderland City …

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Feb. 3, 2021

Chloe Garland on Pivoting in Careers

Each generation thinks itself special and alien to those that went before. But how do you make young people content at work? In this episode, Eliot Wilson talks to Chloë Garland, founder of Quarter Life, about how she coaches the …

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Jan. 27, 2021

Major General Jez Bennett on Pivoting in the Military

The British Army is always evolving to meet new threats and absorb new technology. In this episode, Eliot Wilson talks to Major General Jez Bennett, the army's director of capability, about how military doctrine is reviewed, refined and updated, and...

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Jan. 21, 2021

Lord Lisvane on Pivoting in Parliament

The Houses of Parliament are iconic and steeped in tradition. The institution dates back to the 13th century. How has it changed? In this episode, Eliot Wilson talks to Lord Lisvane, former Clerk of the House of Commons, to discuss …

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Jan. 13, 2021

Sarah Dusek on Pivoting in Development & Aid

The common image of overseas aid and development is of wealthy countries giving money or food to poorer nations. Is there a better way? In this episode, Eliot Wilson talks to Sarah Dusek, founder of Enygma Ventures, who argues that …

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Dec. 17, 2020

Dr Marian Tupy on pivoting our world view

Most people think the world is getting worse, and that view affects the way we live: but is it true? In this episode, Eliot Wilson speaks to Dr Marian Tupy of the Cato Institute who argues that by most relevant …

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Nov. 26, 2020

Pranav Yadav on Pivoting in NeuroScience

How can Neuroscience help improve communication and understanding? In this episode, Eliot Wilson speaks with Pranav Yadav about neuroscience and his vision for how it can improve human interactions. Pranav is the CEO of Neuro-Insight, and in his...

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Nov. 15, 2020

Chantal Rickards on Pivoting in the Arts

What can we learn about pivoting from the Arts? In this episode, Eliot Wilson speaks with Chantal Rickards, who up until last year was CEO of the prestigious British Academy of Film and TV Arts in Los Angeles. In a …

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Oct. 10, 2020

Alexandra Wood on Pivoting in Men's Tailoring

Alexandra Wood isn't your usual tailor. She's the rare combination of being a woman who specialises in men's tailoring. And she's one of the few to ply her trade on London's Savile Row. On this episode, she joins Pivot Point's …

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July 1, 2020

Introducing Pivot Point

Introducing Pivot Point. Meet our founders and learn about our mission.

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