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INTERDISCIPLINARY COLLABORATIONS WITH ARTISTS AND SCIENTISTS
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I imagine a more humane world with the power of collaboration, specifically incorporating an artist’s voice into how company’s build their research & development teams. It is an important and radical way for generating a social, cultural point of view to the way they are producing and inventing. Artists not only add creativity and unique thinking; but more importantly to our culture, they add humanity, empathy, emotion and a global cultural voice. I know that this type of engagement creates positive cross pollination of knowledge exchange, helps to identify stale processes and the reinvention of routine, offers a new kind of technical expertise, helps staff employee’s absorb the risks of new ideas, fills gaps in knowledge and skills, adds a third party stimulus that asks relevant questions and offers different perspectives, and finally and most importantly, sparks the imagination and inspires wonder. (which on a larger scale reduces stress in the work place and makes for a more enjoyable and healthy work day experience). In order to further research this concept, I wanted to hear from leaders, pioneers of all disciplines. And that is how Project61 VMAG started. This video and now print magazine is an open source exchange between disciplines, communities, cultures, and citizens of all generations. It follows the “seven generations stewardship” concept of the Iroquois, where we live, work and pass on knowledge for the benefit of the seventh generation into the future. The magazine is an on-going project and its future expansion will incorporate more of a global perspective, this is only the beginning... Visit www.proj61.com/vmag to hear what leaders are saying.
Laura L. Schwamb
P61 VMAG_A PROJECT61 EXPERIMENT.
I am asking leaders in their multi-disciplinary fields to lend their voice to a conversation about interdisciplinary collaborations.
WHAT IS THE GOAL OF P61 VMAG?
The primary goal of this magazine is to extend the global community of interdisciplinary collaborations in art, science, technology, engineering, design, education and maths, by creating a global voice for collective support. The aim is to present to the public an open source magazine that will be inspiring, informative, uplifting, and educational. Each video will feature either an artist, engineer, scientist, designer, technologist, astronomer, mathematician, or teacher speaking about the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration.
WHO WE ARE AT PROJECT61
WE ARE INTERDISCIPLINARY INNOVATION PROPELLANTS Drawing from Project61â€™s roster of artists with demonstrated experience in science, technology, and engineering, we integrate them into company R&D teams; (scientists, engineers and technologists) for a specified duration, to work with their team solving a particular problem. Through a considered pairing process that recognizes and accommodates technical skills, corporate culture, and artistic quality, Project61 creates opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and radical innovation. WE MANAGE AND MONITOR. Our interdisciplinary pairings generate unique ideation and faster feedback, as well as engaging the creativity of an R&D team. By carefully managing and tracking progress, Project61 provides insights into the organic transfer of knowledge across specialties, developing core competencies and problem-solving skills. Our data and methodology accelerates the traditional R&D cycle, allowing for quick failures and even quicker solutions. We do this process in order to gather hard numbers to show the value of an artist at the table when things are being invented that wind up in our world.
LET THE DIALOGUE BEGIN...
JOE DAVIS Joe Davis is an artist, scientist, poet and research affiliate in the Department of Biology at MIT, and in the George Church Laboratory at Harvard Medical School and the Ashley Seifert Lab at University of Kentucky. While earning his Creative Arts degree (1973) from Mt Angel College in Oregon, he pioneered sculptural methods in laser carving at Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, NJ, University of Cincinnati Medical Center Laser Laboratory and other renowned laboratories. In 1976, Davis signed the first launch services agreement with NASA to fly a payload for the arts on Space Shuttle and in 1980, was the first non-scientist to address Goddard Spaceflight Center’s Engineering Colloquium. He joined MIT Center for Advanced Visual Studies in 1981 as a Research Fellow and was appointed Lecturer in Architecture shortly thereafter. In 1986, Davis created Microvenus, the first genetically engineered work of art and organized the most powerful and lengthily radar signals for extraterrestrial intelligence ever transmitted (Poetica Vaginal). In 1989 he created large permanent public sculpture, fountain and pedestrian lighting for Kendall Sq. in Cambridge, MA. In the same year Davis joined the laboratory of Alexander Rich at MIT where he is widely regarded to have founded new fields in art and biology. He attached fishing rods and miniscule fish hooks to his microscopes and developed other whimsical instruments that could resolve audio signatures from microorganisms. His projects involving “DNA programming languages” for inserting poetic texts and graphics into living organisms have been frequently cited in scientific literature. In his 2009 Rubisco Stars project, Davis transmitted the gene for the most abundant protein on Earth from Arecibo Radar in Puerto Rico to three sun-like stars. In 2010, he joined the laboratory of George Church at Harvard where he is designated “Artist Scientist.” In 2011, Davis worked with collaborators at Havard and the Japanese National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences to genetically modify silkworms to produce transgenic silks biomineralized with metallic gold. Davis was awarded a Prix Ars Electronica “Golden Nica” in 2012 for his Bacterial Radio project. In 2012-13, Davis organized an international consortium to sequence the genome of the ancestor of all domestic apples and later, to contain a highly compressed version of Wikipedia in that same genome. He contributed Astrobiological Horticulture to Ars Electronica in 2016, a multifaceted project to create organisms suited for survival in extraterrestrial environments. Davis is currently collaborating with colleagues at Harvard to insert 3D moving images and holographic data into living cells and in a project with Ashley Seifert Lab at University of Kentucky, Davis is investigating genetics of serendipity in mice using mouse-driven mechanical dice-throwing apparatus. Lean more about Joe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GkZt00Qics https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Davis_(artist) http://www.kopernik.org.pl/en/projekty-specjalne/przemiany-festival/festiwal-przemiany-2017/joe-davis/ https://phys.org/news/2015-11-bioart-introduction.html https://www.newscientist.com/blogs/culturelab/2012/03/the-mad-scientist-of-mit.html
GEORGE CHURCH George leads Synthetic Biology at the Wyss Institute, where he oversees the directed evolution of molecules, polymers, and whole genomes to create new tools with applications in regenerative medicine and bio-production of chemicals. Among his recent work at the Wyss is development of a technology for synthesizing whole genes, and engineering whole genomes, far faster, more accurate, and less costly than current methods. George is widely recognized for his innovative contributions to genomic science and his many pioneering contributions to chemistry and biomedicine. In 1984, he developed the first direct genomic sequencing method, which resulted in the first genome sequence (the human pathogen, H. pylori). He helped initiate the Human Genome Project in 1984 and the Personal Genome Project in 2005. George invented the broadly applied concepts of molecular multiplexing and tags, homologous recombination methods, and array DNA synthesizers. His many innovations have been the basis for a number of companies including Editas (Gene therapy); Gen9bio (Synthetic DNA); and Veritas Genetics (full human genome sequencing). George is Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Health Sciences and Technology at Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is Director of a U.S. Department of Energy Technology Center and a National Institutes of Health Center of Excellence in Genomic Science. His has received numerous awards including the 2011 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science from the Franklin Institute and election to the National Academy of Sciences and Engineering. He is the co-author of 453 papers, 105 patent publications & the book “Regenesis”, developed methods used for the first genome sequence (1994) & million-fold cost reductions since (via NGS and nanopores), plus barcoding, DNA assembly from chips, genome editing, writing & recoding. He co-initiated the BRAIN Initiative (2011) & Genome Projects (1984, 2005) to provide & interpret the world’s only open-access personal precision medicine datasets. Lean more about George: http://arep.med.harvard.edu/gmc/ http://time.com/collection/2017-time-100/4742749/george-church/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_M._Church https://wyss.harvard.edu/team/core-faculty/george-church/ http://arep.med.harvard.edu/ https://www.statnews.com/2016/05/16/george-church-profile/ https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/innovators/2014/06/140602-george-church-innovation-biology-science-genetics-de-extinction/
CAROLINE SINDERS Caroline Sinders is a machine learning designer/user researcher, artist, and digital anthropologist obsessed with language, culture and images. For the past few years, she has been focusing on the intersections of natural language processing, artificial intelligence, abuse, and online harassment. She has spent the past two years studying online harassment and political activism on social media. Currently she is a BuzzFeed/Eyebeam Open Labs fellow where she is prototyping a machine learning system to mitigate online harassment. Prior to that she worked at IBM Watson as a design researcher., and in another life, she was a photojournalist. Sometimes, she makes experimental video games and art. She was born in New Orleans and is currently based in Brooklyn (and occasionally, lives in airports). Caroline holds a masters from NYUâ€™s Interactive Telecommunications Program where she focused on HCI, storytelling, and social media theory, and has a BFA in Photography and Imaging with a focus in digital media and culture from NYU. Lean more about Caroline: https://carolinesinders.com/ https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/595ed3/technology-alone-cant-stop-online-harassment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfzhe0Ojcdw
ARIEL HALEVI Ariel Halevi is one of the co-founders of Vayomar, a global provider of communication competencies that helps individuals and companies realize and articulate their goals. A better humanity through better interpersonal communication. He has over 10 years of experience in enterprise services, as co-founder of Debate Company Ltd., Israelâ€™s largest training and consulting firm in the field of interpersonal communication. He was a Serial entrepreneur for nearly two decades. Mr. Halevi holds a BA & MA from IDC Herzliya., and a BA in Government and Diplomacy studies and an MA in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security. His life is dedicated to the improvement of our ability to communicate with each other and as a result fully realize our potential: as individuals, organizations and as a species. A teacher, first and foremost, he is most passionate about the fields of Interpersonal Communication, Persuasion and Influence Without Authority. Following a few life-altering years as a competitive debater and captain of his college debate club (The Interdisciplinary College), I decided to dedicate my life to the study of these fields so that I may live a happy and productive life dedicated to helping others do the same. He is a strong believer in doing what you love while doing good in the world and try to incorporate these ideals into every workshop he gives. He is a big believer in the â€œtheory of funâ€? and loves to find ways of developing himself through games. His purpose is to promote a better humanity through better interpersonal communications. Lean more about Ariel: https://www.arielhalevi.com/ http://www.vayomar.com/who-we-are/our-team/
DOMHNAILL HERNON Domhnaill Hernon is Head of Innovation Incubation & Experiments in Arts and Technology (E.A.T.) at Nokia Bell Labs. He is a Director of Research and Site Lead for Research Impact in Murray Hill in New Jersey. He graduated with a B.Eng in Aeronautical Engineering and PhD in Fundamental Fluid Mechanics from the University of Limerick, Ireland. Domhnaill joined the Thermal Management Research Group at Bell Labs in November 2006 and created and tested novel 3D heat sink structures. He led the expansion of the team’s research into eco-sustainability with particular focus on energy harvesting. Following this, Domhnaill became Technical Manager of the Thermal Management and Eco-sustainability research group at Bell Labs in December 2010 leading a research team in advanced thermal management, energy harvesting and energy storage solutions for next generation telecommunications products. In 2013 Domhnaill became Head of the Efficiency Energy Transfer (ηET) Department managing a team of 16. He plays an active role in building strong collaborations with multiple University partners to accelerate knowledge transfer across many disciplines ranging from thermal management on multiple scale (photonics, thermoelectrics and reliable active air cooling) to energy harvesting (vibrational energy harvesting for wireless sensors and alternative energy for off-grid power) to energy storage (novel battery architectures). Domhnaill represented Alcatel-Lucent on the Industry Steering Board of the International Energy research Center (IERC) for two years and played a significant role in establishing the governance, IP, research and business strategies for the center. December 2013, Domhnaill was awarded the “Young Leader of the Year Award” from the Irish Lab Awards. Domhnaill has authored over 20 refereed publications, has 3 patents granted with 10 pending. He is currently responsible for three research departments in the areas of AudioVisual Research, Hybrid Photonics Integration & Packaging, and Efficient Energy Transfer and he also holds a senior role as the site lead at the Bell Labs research headquarters for research impact. Lean more about Domhnaill: https://www.bell-labs.com/var/articles/why-engineers-and-scientists-must-et/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84l6HWPuxGw https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-elon-musks-battery-gigafactory-only-first-stepdomhnaill/?trk=prof-post https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TH_BU4kCVa8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2uwkaZF8Fk&t=71s
SETH CLUETT Seth Cluett is an artist and composer who is currently an Artist in Residence at Nokia Bell Labs’ E.A.T. Program. His work ranges from photography and drawing to video, sound installation, concert music, and critical writing. His “subtle…seductive, immersive” (Artforum) work has been characterized as “rigorously focused and full of detail” (e/i) and “dramatic, powerful, and at one with nature” (The Wire). Exploring the territory between the senses, Cluett’s works are marked by a detailed attention to perception and to the role of sound in the creation of a sense of place, the workings of memory, and the experience of time. His research interests and critical writings investigate embodied cognition, sound in virtual and augmented reality, the media history of the loudspeaker, the history and documentation of sound in art practice, and architectural acoustics. His work has been presented internationally at institutions and festivals such as Kill Your Timid Notion at Dundee Contemporary Arts in Scotland; the Ars Electronica Festival and Alte Schmiede in Vienna; the 10th Rencontres Internationales, Palais de Tokyo, Main d’Oeuvres, and GRM in Paris; Hebbel am Ufer Theater and Staalplaat in Berlin; the Osage Art Foundation/October Contemporary in Hong Kong; The Whitney Museum, MoMA PS1, The Kitchen, Issue Project Room, Eyebeam, and Audio Visual Arts in New York; the Institute for Contemporary Art, Non-Event, and Mobius Artist Space in Boston; the Betty Rymer, Heaven, Artemisia, and Deadtech Galleries in Chicago; as well as Swarm Gallery in Oakland, CA and the Deep Listening Space in Kingston, NY. He has created dance and theater works with DD Dorvillier/Human Future Dance Corp, Helene Lesterin/Atlas Dance, and Jen Mesch. Cluett has published book chapters for MIT Press and Rowman & Littlefield, articles for Tacet Revue, BYPASS, Shifter, Intransitive, The Open Space Magazine, Leonardo Music Journal, 306090, Earshot, and the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America and his work is documented on Errant Bodies Press, Line, Radical Matters, Sedimental, Crank Satori, BoxMedia, Stasisfield, and Winds Measure Recordings. The recipient of grants and awards from The Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Fund, Meet the Composer as well as the Andrew W. Mellon, Naumberg, and Malcolm Morse Foundations, he holds a BM in music composition from the New England Conservatory of Music, an MFA in electronic art from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a doctorate in music composition with a graduate certificate in Media & Modernity Studies from Princeton University. Cluett is currently Visiting Faculty in the Columbia University Sound Arts MFA Program, and holds a joint-appointment in the Music & Technology and Visual Arts & Technology program at the Stevens Institute in Hoboken, NJ. Lean more about Seth: http://www.onelonelypixel.org/l http://issueprojectroom.org/artist/seth-cluett https://vimeo.com/sethcluett https://sethcluett.bandcamp.com/
ANDREAS MERSHIN Andreas Mershin is a Physicist and Research Scientist at the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms. He earned his MSci in Physics and Cosmology at Imperial College London and his PhD in Physics and Biophysics at Texas A&M University. He is currently a Research Scientist at the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms where he leads the Label Free Research Group that operates in blissful ignorance of any boundaries between physics, biology, materials and information sciences. From inexpensive photosynthetic solar panels to quantum effects in molecular biology and from cytoskeletal memory encoding, machine olfaction to bioenergy harvesting, his research and the resulting technologies are used by industry and government, exhibited at the Boston Museum of Science and Designerâ€™s Open Exhibition and have been globally covered by CNN, BBC, NYT, Discovery Channel, Wired, New Scientist, Nature and Science. Lean more about Andreas: https://www.mershin.org/l https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andreas_Mershin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjV7NNwm1GU https://www.mershin.org/entrepreneurship-outreach
JOHN B.FULLERTON John Fullerton is the Founder and President of Capital Institute, “a collaborative working to explore and effect the economic transition to a more just, regenerative, and thus sustainable way of living on this earth through the transformation of finance.” Through the work of Capital Institute, regular public speaking engagements, and university lectures, John has become a recognized thought leader in the New Economy space generally, and the financial system transformation challenge in particular. John is also a recognized impact investment practitioner as the Principal of Level 3 Capital Advisors, LLC. Level 3’s direct investments are primarily focused on sustainable, regenerative land use, food, and water issues. Through both Capital Institute and Level 3, John brings a unique theory and practice approach to financial system transformation. Previously, John was a Managing Director of JPMorgan where he worked for over 18 years. At JPMorgan, John managed various capital markets and derivatives business around the globe, then shifted focus to private investments and was subsequently the Chief Investment Officer of LabMorgan through the merger with Chase Manhattan before retiring from the bank in 2001. Following JPMorgan, and after experiencing 9-11 first hand, John spent years embarked on more entrepreneurial ventures as an impact investor while engaging in deep study of our multiple interconnected systemic crises that led to the founding of Capital Institute, launched in 2010. John was a member of the Long Term Capital Oversight Committee that managed the $3.6 Billion rescue of the distressed hedge fund in 1998. He is a Co-Founder and Director of Grasslands, LLC, a holistic ranch management company in partnership with the Savory Institute, and a Director of New Day Farms, Inc., New Economy Coalition, and Savory Institute. He is also an Advisor to Armonia, LLC, a Belgian family office focused on impact investments, RSF Social Finance, and to Richard Branson’s Business Leader’s initiative (“B Team”). In spring 2014, John was humbled to receive a nomination to the Club of Rome; he is now a full member. John writes the “Future of Finance” blog, which is widely syndicated on platforms such as The Guardian, The Huffington Post, CSRWire, the New York Society of Security Analysts’ “The Finance Professionals’ Post” blog, and other publications. He has appeared on Frontline, and been interviewed by New York Times, Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, Barrons, WOR radio, Real News Network, INET, Think Progress, The Laura Flanders Show on GRITtv, Thom Hartmann, and The Free Forum Show with Terrence NcNally. John received a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan, and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at NYU. Lean more about John: http://capitalinstitute.org/about-us/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_B._Fullerton https://neweconomy.net/people/john-fullerton http://www.aneweconomy.ca/about
BORIS ZIVKOVIC Boris Zivkovic is the President of Pochet of America and a key figure in glass packaging innovations. Empowering talents and building creative, innovative and effective teams in multicultural environments, observing and analyzing the constantly changing world, proactively participating in its shaping and doing my absolute best to make it a better place for all of us and the generations to come. Lean more about Boris: https://www.linkedin.com/in/borislavzivkovic/?locale=en_US
PAOLA ANTONELLI Paola Antonelli is a Senior Curator of Architecture and Design, and the Director of R&D at MoMA. She is an Italian-born curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and one of the world’s foremost experts on contemporary architecture and design. She received her MA in Architecture from Milan Polytechnic in 1990, and worked at the design magazines Domus and Abitare before coming to MoMA in 1994. At MoMA, where serves as curator for the Department of Architecture and Design, Antonelli has been a strong of advocate of treating design as art: she’s written that “everything is designed, one way or another.” Antonelli is known for her eclecticism, and has curated well-received shows such as Workspheres (2001), devoted to the workplace of the near future. Her recent exhibit SAFE included – among other materials – a UN refugee tarp, camouflage cream, and a baby buggy. Antonelli has taught design history and theory at UCLA and Harvard and is the author of Humble Masterpieces: Everyday Marvels of Design, and co-author of 2008 book Design and the Elastic Mind. Lean more about Paola: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paola_Antonelli https://www.ted.com/talks/paola_antonelli_treats_design_as_art http://bigthink.com/experts/paolaantonelli https://www.itsnicethat.com/features/paola-antonelli-museum-of-modern-art-021017 https://news.artnet.com/exhibitions/moma-curator-paola-antonelli-on-how-fashion-from-hoodies-to-hijabs-changed-the-world-1102736
TUCKER VIEMEISTER *Tucker Viemeister is an industrial designer and Founder of Viemeister Industries. He is a distinguished and award winning industrial designer and innovator. He is most famous for the iconic OXO Good Grips kitchen tools* that conceived “universal design” when designed at Smart Design, the company he helped found. During Mr. Viemeister’s hugely influential career, in addition to Smart Design, he opened frogdesign’s New York office, and founded Razorfish’s physical design capability group, Springtime-USA, and was Lab Chief at Rockwell Group and Director of Special Projects with Ralph Appelbaum Associates and Thinc; and he is also the founder of Viemeister Industries. His work is in MoMA and other permanent collections, he holds 32 U.S. utility patents and was named after a car. Lean more about Tucker: https://generalsociety.org/?p=2104http://www.tuckerviemeister.com/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tucker_Viemeister http://www.idsa.org/members/tucker-viemeister-fidsa https://www.fastcompany.com/1424706/introducing-guest-blogger-tucker-viemeister-industrial-design-his-blood *generalsociety.org
SAUL OSTROW Saul Ostrow is an independent critic, curator, and founder of CPI. In 1996 he terminated his studio practice, after having exhibited nationally, and internationally for over 20 years. In 2011, he founded Critical Practices Inc. to promote critical discourse. Its two core programs are: 21StPROJECTS, which sponsors viewings of artists works, and La Table Ronde (initiated in 2012,) which organizes roundtable discussions on critical and theoretical cultural issues. CPI was created to develop a dynamic network of cultural producers to support the emergence and development of new practices and ideas within the field of critical cultural production. It is our intent to serve a diverse community of producers by creating a dynamic network to facilitate in the shaping of critical discourse and practice. To achieve its goals, CPI operates “outside” the norms of the institutional and instrumental perspectives of the marketplace. Our programs are neither in opposition to, nor in compliance with, institutional models, instead, we employ the associations and priorities that define the community of critical producers and common goals- objectives to provide a platform for these diverse points of views. We believe that such forums are necessary to advance and sustain critical, theoretical, and artistic practices As a curator he has organized over 70 exhibition in the US and abroad. His critical writings have appeared in art magazines, journals, catalogues, and books in the USA and Europe. Lean more about Saul: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saul_Ostrowl https://bombmagazine.org/authors/saul-ostrow http://www.artcritical.com/author/saul-ostrow/ http://www.artcritical.com/2003/10/01/saul-ostrow/ https://museumofnonvisibleart.com/interviews/saul-ostrow-cpi/
´ CHRISTIAN VIVEROS-FAUNE Christian Viveros-Faune is a New York-based art critic and curator, as well as a former art dealer and art fair director. His writing has published in Art in America, Artnews, ArtReview, The Art Newspaper, Frieze and the New York Press As a writer, he has written extensively about art and culture for many publications, among them Art in America, The New Yorker, Departures, and Newsweek. He currently writes art criticism for The Village Voice and artnet news. A collection of his criticism, Greatest Hits: Arte en Nueva York, 2001-2011, was published by Metales Pesados, S.A., in 2012. His newest book, Lissie Habie: A Life in Pictures, about the late Guatemalan photographer and sculptor, will be published by CHARTA. Additionally, Viveros-Fauné has curated many gallery, museum, and biennial exhibitions. These include shows at, among other venues, the Museo de Bellas Artes, Santiago; the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Mexico; the Museo de de Arte Moderno, Mexico City; the Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico; the Centro Atlántico de Arte Contemporáneo, Spain; The Royal Hibernian Society, Dublin, Ireland; and the National Gallery of Art, Dublin, Ireland. Lean more about Christian: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_Viveros-Faun%C3%A9 https://news.artnet.com/about/christian-viveros-faun%C3%A9-374 https://brooklynrail.org/2012/12/artseen/re-art-criticism-today-christian http://www.conversationprojectnyc.com/blog/2016/3/25/christian-viveros-faun-i-think-its-important-to-make-work-that-bucks-trends-video-interview
PETER E. RAYMOND Peter is a serial innovator, social entrepreneur, strategist, creative technologist and Founder of The New Bureau. He merges art, science, and business acumen to develop disruptive technology, models and companies. Peter works across education, environment, technology, renewable energy, healthcare, media, agriculture, transportation, bigdata, and finance sectors. He is an expert in IoT, adaptive education and emerging technology. In 2016 he was named as an IBM Platinum Global Entrepreneur for his work in Cognitive/AI and IoT. His last startup in IoT / AI was valued at over $90M in under 2 years, backed by Wall St. investors. His work has been featured by: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Wired, Smithsonian, Apple, Forbes, Popular Science, PBS, Financial Times, Fast Company, Bloomberg, New Scientist, and has appeared on both ABC and CBS Nightly News. He and his teams uncover unique insights and develop innovation strategies that result in socially conscious technologies, products, and revenue models, for Fortune 500â€™s, startups, nonprofits, and governments, such as: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, City of NY, Nissan, WeWork, Viacom, ESPN, IKEA, Tom Ford, Astra-Zeneca, AIG, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dalai Lama Fellows, Biogen Idec, Boehringer Ingelheim, IBM, SETI, Microsoft, Nokia, NAACP, Drum Major Institute, and the Baseball Hall of Fame. For 7 years Apple featured Peter for developing the worldâ€™s first biometric AI and clinically accurate Heart Failure simulation for clinicians. This simulation lead to groundbreaking innovations in connected sensors, VR, AI and wearable technology. As a global healthcare professional his programs have been deployed in Rwanda, Sudan and North America. As a Sr. Fellow at Thomas Jefferson School of Population Health he focused on empathy, simulation and behavioral change. Lean more about Peter: http://petereraymond.com/biography/ https://www.newbureau.com/
ERIN THRELFALL Erin Michelle Threlfall is a writer and educator. In addition to leading workshops for teacher development, Erin currently oversees Service Learning at the United Nations International School in New York. She is a contributor to World Moms Network and chronicles She has dedicated her career in education to developing quality programs that will enrich student learning while furthering teacher capacity within schools across the globe. She strongly believes that quality education, based on high standards and centered on character development, is the key to developing global citizens who are poised to make a positive difference in the world. As an educator, she likes to constantly stretch and challenge her abilities while striving to make contributions to the world of education. In May of 2013, She delivered a TEDx Ubud talk on her action research project looking at how we can teach children the life skills of nurturing happiness and developing the ability to be resilient. She has also worked to develop programs on peace building and conflict resolution. She is constantly building her vision of a “dream school,”where what is best for the learner is at the center of all decisions made. A place where children learn the Habits for Happiness and develop skills for well being. Where children are active agents for change, working to make the world a better place. Her dream school will be a learning lab where all stakeholders have the opportunity to thrive and grow. As a freelance writer, she contribute regularly to The Huffington Post, The Gates Foundation, and World Moms Blog.
Lean more about Erin: https://erinmthrelfall.weebly.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gw3ZXJ6m_Dg https://www.erinmthrelfall.com/
JOE LOUREIRO Research Investigator and computational biologist at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Inc
Lean more about Joe: http://peiferlab.web.unc.edu/alumni/joe-loureiro-1993-1998-biology/
CHARLES MARY KUBRICHT Charles Mary Kubricht, an artist living in New York City and Marfa, has been exhibiting her work in the US and abroad for three decades. She explores biography of site through the interrelationship of direct perception and the lenses of technology. Her work has been shown in solo exhibitions at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Austin Museum of Art, and Art Museum of South Texas, as well as in numerous museum group exhibitions. Recently awarded a GSA Art in Architecture Award, she will create an interior installation for the new Port of Entry at Columbus, NM. She designed the stage set for DER PROTAGONIST performed by the Fire Island Opera Festival, Fire Island, NY, in 2014. In 2013, she received a CREATING A LIVING LEGACY grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation and DiverseWorks that will continue through 2015. Also, in 2013, she designed the stage set for THE ENCHANTED TREE for the Fire Island Opera Theater, Fire Island. In 2011 she received a public art commission from the High Line, NYC, ALIVENESSES:PROPOSAL FOR ADAPTATION. During 2011-2013, she created permanent public art installations for Dimensional Funds in London, Austin, and Santa Monica. In 2010 she created a permanent public art installation for Rice University, PARAMUSEUM: ENVIRONMENTAL EXIGENCIES, and was awarded a residency at YADDO. Her work has been featured in BOMB magazine (“Charles Mary Kubricht”, BOMB magazine, Spring, 2009), BOMBLOG (2011) (http://bombsite.com/issues/1000/articles/6340) and the ebook, The State of the Art: Contemporary Artists in Texas by June Mattingly, 2012. She was interviewed by Marfa Public Radio, an affiliate to NPR (http://marfapublicradio.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/ TLK-110927- Charles-Mary-Kubricht-EDIT30.wav). Lean more about Charles Mary: http://www.artnet.com/artists/charles-mary-kubricht/biography http://www.moodygallery.com/Artists/Kubricht/Charles_Mary.html https://camh.org/event/charles-mary-kubricht-time-dwells/ http://marfapublicradio.org/blog/west-texas-talk/charles-mary-kubricht/ http://www.drawingcenter.org/viewingprogram/portfolio7d9c.html?pf=6479
LARISSA BELCIC Larissa Belcic is a designer, researcher, and artist working to cultivate a world of cohabitation and flourishing amongst humans, technology, and ecological systems. Her work proposes modes of healthy and vibrant building and living within our technological environment. She draws on landscape architecture, art, systems thinking via linguistics, and community engagement to create work that employs aesthetic experience, technical performance, and social participation. In this way, she strives to put forth holistic design propositions that call on both emotion and logic to enact new ways of being. She holds a Masters in Landscape Architecture (MLA) from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a BA in Linguistics with a minor in Studio Art from Boston College. Lean more about Larissa: http://www.larissabelcic.com/ https://vimeo.com/user33466876 https://issuu.com/larissabelcic
SETH SHIPMAN Seth Shipman is an experienced Postdoctoral Fellow with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in Python, Matlab, Microsoft Excel, Clinical Research, and Life Sciences. Strong research professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) focused in Neuroscience from University of California, San Francisco. His goal is to understand how the developing brain is organized. As a neuroscientist, heâ€™s interrogated brain function using a range of techniques aimed at understanding different properties of the brain â€“ functional imaging in humans, single unit recordings during behavior, and whole-cell electrophysiology. Lean more about Seth: https://sethshipman.com/ http://nicolllab.ucsf.edu/index.php/people/current/10-seth https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNezf_lCdi8
ERKIN KURU Erkin Kuru is a Ph.D. Research Fellow in Genetics at Harvard Medical School Lean more about Erkin: https://biochemistry.indiana.edu/news-events/news/dissertation-award.html
ARLETTE PALO Arlette is the principal of Arlette Palo Beauty Innovation Consulting, LLC. Prior to starting her own business, Arlette was VP Corporate Global Innovation for the Estee Lauder Companies. Arlette lead white space platform development for new segments in Skincare and Makeup Innovation categories. She lead multi-disciplinary platform teams made up of various functions delivering world class innovation. She lead Innovation for product, trend and consumer newness supporting the strategic imperatives of ELC’s APAC region. Created a Korean Innovation Hub to capture K-Beauty trends and develop in-market products/concepts for ELC WW . Prior to 2004, Arlette was VP Global Product Development, Makeup and Fragrance at Clinique and VP Global Product Development, Skincare and Makeup for Estee Lauder Brand. Before joining the Estee Lauder Companies, she held various marketing, product development and for 7 years was a formulating chemist at L’Oréal. Arlette has enjoyed a diverse and impressive career and has over 30 years in the cosmetics industry. Arlette is named on 14 patents. Arlette holds a B.S. in Biology from Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania. She has also taken graduate courses from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY and Leonard Lauder Brand Symposium from September 2010 May 2011. Lean more about Arlette: https://patents.justia.com/inventor/arlette-palo https://www.linkedin.com/in/arlette-palo-5669032/
GEORGE KRESS George Kress is a retired, V.P. Corporate Innovations at Estee Lauder Consulting in Design, Innovation and Development. Lean more about George: https://www.linkedin.com/in/george-kress-42247816/
OSCAR CASTANON Oscar Castanon is a Graduate Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School Lean more about Oscar https://www.linkedin.com/in/oscar-castanon-36b0892b/?locale=en_US
KELVIN DOE Kelvin also known as DJ Focus, is a Sierra Leonean engineer. His creative instincts have been with him as a child and he would often dream of solutions to problems in his community. At the age of 10, he started scavenging for scrap electronics parts from dump sites after school for his inventions. Kelvin, together with his team, was a winner of Global Minimum’s Innovate Salone 2012 -- the inaugural high school innovation challenge in Sierra Leone. He had built a radio station for his community out of recycled materials, in addition to homemade batteries and a generator. Kelvin was selected to travel to the U.S. in 2012, where he was invited to speak at the “Meet the Young Makers” panel at the World Maker Faire 2012 in New York. Kelvin officially became the youngest ever “visiting practitioner” with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) International Development I nitiative. At MIT, he presented his inventions to students in two D-Lab classes, engaged with community members at MIT, and participated in hands-on research at the MIT Media Lab. He has also lectured to undergraduate engineering students at Harvard College. Kelvin’s experience captured on a YouTube video has been viewed over 4 million times and continues to inspire other young people in his country and around the world. “I believe that through innovation, we can build our nation Sierra Leone” Lean more about Kelvin: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelvin_Doe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOLOLrUBRBY https://www.tedxteen.com/speakers/kevin-doe
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I am asking leaders in their multi-disciplinary fields to lend their voice to a conversation about interdisciplinary collaborations.
Published on Sep 7, 2017
I am asking leaders in their multi-disciplinary fields to lend their voice to a conversation about interdisciplinary collaborations.