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Subtle Innovations, R&D and Unity With Brian Hoyt

Episode 19

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On this episode of IT Visionaries, Ian sat down with Brian Hoyt, Chief Information Officer of Unity Technologies. Together they talked about how Research and Development drive Unity’s business model, why the best innovations aren’t noticeable at first glance, and why you should be looking outside the traditional recruiting areas for IT talent.

What I look for in a potential employee is somebody that has a high level of focus and is conscientious in their work. – Brian Hoyt @unity3d

Show Notes

1:45 – Brian’s Role at Unity

5:20 – How RND Drives Unity

6:30 – How Unity Handles a Very Decentralized Company

8:00 – Dealing With Problems Unique to a Unity

14:30 – Why You Should Be Looking Outside Traditional Training for Future Employees

18:00 – The Best Innovations Aren’t Noticeable

21:00 – Brian’s Advice For A First-Time CIO

24:00 – The Lightning Round

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Brian Hoyt of Unity shares how Research and Development drive Unity’s business model and why the best innovations aren’t noticeable at first glance.

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