Scott Summerville, CEO of Mitsubishi Electric Automation, talks about the organzation, its iconic brand, and, automating factories to improve processes and also address labor shortages. Scott then explains how you build a great culture of innovation through unique practices, some adopted due to the challenges during the pandemic — including lessons learned with the supply chain issues and becoming ‘chief expediter’. Mr. Summerville also taps into the topic of automation and talent, and what CEOs should be thinking about for the future. In the second half of the interview, Scott shares new titles and functions established as a result of the pandemic and necessary change management, including a deeper discussion on supply chain strategies, rolling up his sleeves as part of his leadership style, and new models for expanding their talent pool.