The Innovation Race Interviews

Interviews with Thought Leaders in Innovation

Video Interviews

Interviews coming soon
Raymond McCauley

Chair of the Biotech Track at Singularity University. Will the innovation race inspire or overwhelm you

Scott Anthony
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.

Thakur Singh Powdyel innovation leader interview
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).

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?


Thaddeus Lawrence innovation leader interview
Thaddeus Lawrence

Ultra-marathon endurance racer: What it takes to sustain momentum in an endurance race to last the distance.

Dr Charles Day innovation leader interview
Dr Charles Day

CEO of Innovation and Science Australia. Dr Charles Day brings expertise in innovation, business development, technology commercialization, venture capital and start-up creation. Leads the Office of Innovation and Science Australia and support the Innovation and Science Australia (ISA) board's implementation of long-term initiatives to boost innovation and science.

Richard Gerver innovation leader interview
Richard Gerver

This interview with Richard Gerver is connected with “The Innovation Race” -
Chapter 5: How to liberate a culture for open innovation

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.


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.

Abigail Allwood interview
Abigail Allwood

What does the innovation race mean to a NASA scientist who is searching for life on Mars? How is NASA leading the innovation race? Traveller's Tales with Dr Abigail Allwood, PhD of NASA.

Interviews coming soon
Hiroshi Ishiguro

Professor at Osaka University, Department of System Innovation, Osaka, Japan. What does the Innovation Race mean for AI and robotics v the human race?


Written Interviews

Sam Keen innovation leader written interview
Sam Keen

An American author, professor, and philosopher who is best known for his exploration of questions regarding love, life, and religion in contemporary society.

Dr Kirpal Singh innovation leader written 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.’