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This Week: Disruptive Innovation with Dan Hesse
Episode 554th October 2021 • The Week with Roger • Roger Entner
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Analysts Don Kellogg and Roger Entner welcome Dan Hesse, former CEO of Sprint and current Chairman of the Board of Akamai Technologies, to the podcast. 

0:26: Dan shares about the Digital One Rate Plan he developed during his time at AT&T - “creative destruction”.

8:49: How he tackled figuring out how to make his creative destruction make sense for the company.

10:43: The importance of the separate parts of the company being willing to change everything with the Digital One Rate Plan.

16:50: Dan took over Sprint when it was heading toward bankruptcy - how he had the courage to do something different again.

25:19: How his relationship with John Legere influenced T-Mobile’s plans. 

28:39: The importance of creativity when you have 90% market share.

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