jorge barba

Hello my friend, welcome to the Game-Changer! A blog about innovation, new ideas and how the world is changing. I’m your host Jorge Barba, an Innovation Insurgent. You’re here because you’re interested in being or becoming a Game-Changer in everything you do. Let’s do it!

I’m CEO of Netek and I’m also the President of the Baja California Innovation Cluster.

I also work with startups and corporations. Need help reinventing your innovation capability, developing new growth platforms and revenue streams?


Creativity, entrepreneurship, Innovation, Leadership

For Innovation Be Led By Ideas Rather Than Hierarchy

As a general rule, organizations optimize for today. That is, they play the game not to lose; the status quo is more important than the future. But innovation led organizations optimize for both today and the future; but with a long-term focus on protecting the future. What’s the difference between organizations that are future lead versus those that bend the knee to the status quo? Hierarchy kills innovation when its focus is the short-term Innovation…

Would I Quit Social Media?

Social media, do we need it? Here are a few reasons why we don’t: it’s a huge time waster, it lowers your self-esteem, it’s addictive and unhealthy, privacy issues, you often don’t learn anything valuable, it can make you negative, it can damage your reputation, it encourages superficial relationships. For me, I’ve gotten value from social media because I’ve focused on what I want to get from it. Which means I haven’t experienced most of…