Innovation Interviews

Interviews with Thought Leaders in Innovation

Coming soon:

  • Abigail Allwood (NASA- USA) What does the innovation race mean to a NASA scientist who is searching for life on Mars
  • Hiroshi Ishiguro (Prof Osaka University department of System Innovation- Japan). What does the Innovation Race mean for AI and robotics v the human race?


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Thumb Richard Gerver This interview with Richard Gerver is connected with “The Innovation Race” -
Chapter 5: How to liberate a culture for open innovation
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Sam Keen innovation leader interview Sam Keen Sam Keen is an American author, professor, and philosopher who is best known for his exploration of questions regarding love, life, and religion in contemporary society. Written View
Thaddeus Lawrence innovation leader interview Thaddeus Lawrence Thaddeus Lawrence, Ultra-marathon endurance racer: What it takes to sustain momentum in an endurance race to last the distance. Video View
Helen Jomoa innovation leader interview Helen Jomoa On Thin Ice and The Innovation Race: The first British woman to reach the North Pole, Helen Jomoa, has told us how it is critical to collaborate in extreme conditions for the mutual survival of the expedition team. Video View
Thakur Singh Powdyel innovation leader interview Thakur Singh Powdyel Thakur Singh Powdyel, Former Minister of Education, Bhutan. Bhutan has consciously taken a different path, implementing a GNH (Gross National Happiness) measure rather than simply measuring GDP (Gross Domestic Product). Video View
Scott Anthony innovation leader interview Scott Anthony A prolific writer in the field of innovation, and a key contributor to the Harvard Business Review. As a Managing Partner of Innosight Scott has advised senior leaders in large companies on growth and innovation. Prior to joining Innosight Scott was a senior researcher with Clayton Christensen, managing a group that worked to further Christensen's research on innovation. Video View
Dr Kirpal Singh innovation leader interview Dr Kirpal Singh An internationally acclaimed writer and poet. For over 20 years he taught Literature at the National University of Singapore and at the Nanyang Technological University, before being asked to join the Singapore Management University where he now teaches Creative Thinking. Kirpal is the author of ‘Thinking Hats and Coloured Turbans: Creativity across cultures.’ Written View
Abiola Ajetombi of ASRC innovation leader interview Abiola Ajetombi The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) is an independent not for profit, whose programs support and empower people seeking asylum to maximise their own physical, mental and social wellbeing. ASRC mobilise and unite communities to create lasting social and policy change for people seeking asylum in Australia and are proud to be owned and run by their community of volunteers and supporters. The ASRC's Innovation Hub is an inspiring example of how to implement purpose driven innovation. Video View
Ellen Gorrisen innovation leader interview Ellen Gorrisen

The Commercialisation Director at CSIRO and leads a team of professionals that take inventions and tech to market. In this video, she talks about how to get things out of the lab and apply to the real world. Does invention translate to innovation? What is the difference between creativity and innovation? Watch the video interview.

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