During the 1994 Winter Olympics, an employee of IBM, that held exclusive rights to the telecast, went looking for the results on the brand-new World Wide Web. But he didn't find them on IBM's website – they didn't have one. He found them on a rival company's website. This is the story of the forward-thinking team that convinced decision-makers to wake up to the Internet, which influenced a tectonic shift in everything about IBM as an organization. See episode page
In season three of Teamistry, we witness stories of extraordinary teamwork that have inspired change and upended legacies – within organizations and across industries.
This season, host Gabriela Cowperthwaite spotlights teams that not only achieve the impossible, but also inspire change across the board. These are stories of leadership and courage that mark a turning point in how organizations – and even whole industries – are transformed for the better. Follow along as a team of trailblazers brings IBM on to the web; a group of innovators at Hot Wheels fuses a physical car with a virtual platform; a community of digital stewards in Detroit connecting underserved homes to the internet. And much more. Starting June 7th, a new episode drops every two weeks.
About the host
Teamistry is hosted by award-winning film director Gabriela Cowperthwaite. Her films, including the documentary "Blackfish," deal with social, cultural, and environmental issues relating to real life events, and through her work she is intimately familiar with the power and importance of teamwork.