Tech Nation with Moira Gunn
Dr. Moira Gunn is the host of Public Radio's Tech
Nation, where she has conducted over 2,000 interviews with space pioneers
and cyber-novelists, venture capitalists and genetics researchers, teachers
and technophobes. A former NASA scientist and engineer, Dr. Gunn is a
Member of the Board of Directors of the Tech Museum of Innovation and
the Tech Awards' Global Leadership Council, and has served as a member
of the Awards Selection Committee for the Space Technology Hall of Fame.
The first woman to earn a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue
University, she also holds advanced degrees in Computer Science and a
software technical patent. Dr. Gunn is regularly asked to speak on the
Impact of Technology on Society, on the Current and Projected State of
Global Technology Penetration, and on her experience as a Woman in Technology,
Science and Engineering.
Between 2004 and 2012 The Conversations Network published 748 podcast episodes
of Technation. Look for them and more-recent programs on the
Tech Nation website (http://technation.com).
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with author and geneticist, Bryan Sykes from Oxford University about his working combining history, science, and experience of what it means to be an American.
Dr. Moira Gunn chats with author and psychologist, Rom Brafman about his new book, Succeeding When You're Supposed to Fail and the 6 principles of high achievement.
Dr. Moria Gunn talks about the trend of building a global medical team in order to make better health care decisions with IDBS' Vice President of Corporate Development, Chris Molloy.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with author and entrepreneur, Linda Bernardi about the her new book Provoke, where she discusses new insights on female entrepreneurs and the steps to forgetting the past.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks first with Ann Bowering from the Venture Securities Exchange, which trades clean tech, biotech and the life sciences stock in the Asia market. Then she chats with Roger Stroud, Executive Chairman of Algae.Tec Limited, about turning algae into jet fuel.
In these segments, Moira first speaks with Vijay Vaitheeswaran, author of Need, Spped, and Greed, on how the new rules of innovation can transform businesses, propel Nations to greatness, and tame the world's most wicked problems. She then speaks with a delegation from the UK's Clean and Cool Mission.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks about nano-capsules, 100 times smaller than a blood cell, and their uses in a unique drug delivery system for cancer with the CEO of Epitarget, Esben Nilssen.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks with David Agus from the University of Southern California about how his engineering training makes him a better doctor and then chats with CSIRO scientist, David Topping about the truth behind the phrase, you are what you eat.
Dr. Moira Gunn talks about the death of the five-year plan and performance indicators now being used to chart a course for successful businesses with John Hagel, Co-Director from the Deloitte Center for the Edge.
Dr. Moira Gunn discusses everything from a new approach to producing ethanol for our cars to an innovative approach to treating Mesothelioma with CEO Geoff Bell from MicroBioGen and David Lloyd, Dean of Research at Trinity College in Dublin.