By Fast Company Staff |
"Internally, I'm known as the guy with the crazy ideas," says David Bohrman, CNN's D.C. bureau chief -- who just got promoted to chief innovation officer for CNN Worldwide. Bohrman has been at the intersection of TV news and technology for more than 30 years, and even casual viewers will recognize his innovations: The Situation Room, YouTube debates, portable bus bureaus, John King's Magic Wall, the Election Matrix, and his plan to shoot the royal nuptials from the London Eye. "It's the mother of all jibs," he says with the enthusiasm of a mad scientist. His new gig means he's now a full-time tinkerer, so expect him to indulge his passion for holograms. "Reporters will be rendered live in front of the anchor, enabling natural one-on-one conversations from locales all over the globe."