Udaya Patnaik, founder and principal of Jump Associates – May 2, 2013
Jump is a strategy and innovation firm that helps companies create new businesses and reinvent existing ones. Udaya partners with clients to manage innovation, create and commercialize new businesses, and transform organizations.
Carlos Dominguez - The TechNowist – January 11, 2013
Carlos Dominguez is a Senior Vice President at Cisco Systems and a technology evangelist, speaking to and motivating audiences worldwide about how technology is changing how we communicate, collaborate, and especially how we work.
Foldit and Games for Scientific Discovery – August 3, 2012
Foldit is an online multiplayer video game that enables anyone to contribute to real scientific discoveries in biochemistry.
It takes a Village - GE Crowdsourcing a Solution to Beat Cancer - April 20, 2012
The sequencing of the human genome has sent the understanding of cancer into a renaissance. It is likely that every month we learn more about cancer than we did every year in the last century.
Innovate the Way You Innovate - January 19, 2012
Based on his upcoming book, Best Practices Are Stupid (published by Penguin), Stephen Shapiro will share his counterintuitive yet proven strategies for boosting innovation and making it a repeatable and sustainable process at the heart of NASA’s culture.
Opening Up Academic Biomedical Research - Experiments in Genomics and Type 1 Diabetes - September 7, 2011
Eva Guinan, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Direction, Center for Clinical and Translational Research at Harvard Medical School, was featured during the September Innovation Lecture Series.
Lessons from Mozilla - January 19, 2011
On January 19, 2011 Pascal Finette, Director of Mozilla Labs, gave us his insights on Lessons Learned at Mozilla.
When Organizations Should and Should Not Innovate - October 12, 2010
William "Bill" Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator for Space Operations, spoke at the Space Life Sciences Innovation Lecture Series on October 12, 2010. His presentation "When Organizations Should and Should Not Innovate" addressed the importance of combining creative management with innovation.
Meaning Shapes the Mission: Inside the Social Entrepreneurʼs Mind - July 28, 2010
Scott Henderson, Managing Director for CauseShift, spoke at the Space Life Sciences Innovation Lecture Series on July 28, 2010. His presentation “Meaning Shapes the Mission: Inside the Social Entrepreneurʼs Mind” stressed the importance of changing the mindset of organizations by asking the question “Whatʼs so revolutionary about doing good?”
Collaborative Approaches to Research and Development - April 13, 2010
Dr. Alpheus "Alph" Bingham, co-founder of InnoCentive, is a pioneer in the field of open innovation and spoke to a NASA community on the underlying principles of open innovation. He stressed the importance of reaching individuals that are most likely and least likely to solve tractable challenges. Dr. Bingham went on to address the issue of chat rooms and how they have become increasingly more popular.
Embracing Open Source at IBM with Linux - January 20, 2010
Dr. Sutor presented information on open source and cloud computing to a NASA community that included the SLSD, JSC, and other NASA centers. The presentation at the Innovation Lecture Series was well received and gave the audience a look into why open source software is important.
Missions in Next-Gen Suborbital Science - September 23, 2009
Next generation suborbital research via commercial spacecraft could potentially provide scientists a vehicle in which to perform experiments more frequently and at lower costs. Dr. Alan Stern, Associate Vice President for Southwest Research Institute and consultant to Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic...
Accelerated Research Collaboration - July 9, 2009
Dr. Scott Johnson, founder and President of the Myelin Repair Foundation, presented information on the Accelerated Research Collaboration model. The Myelin Repair Foundation, a non-profit organization, has created a research model that uses collaboration from many partners to accelerate the bench to bedside process.
Leveraging Collaborative Innovation at NASA Space Life Sciences - April 14, 2009
Vivek Garg, Dave Munchiello, and Rich Urman, MBA students at Harvard Business School, completed a field study assessing the need, approach, and challenges of SLSD relative to driving innovation. The problems NASA SLSD will face in the future will require collaboration with external organizations...