Futurized - thought leadership on the future

Futurized - thought leadership on the future

The Futurized podcast goes beneath the trends, tracking the underlying forces of disruption in tech, policy, business models, social dynamics, and the environment. Futurist Trond Arne Undheim, PhD, author, investor, and serial entrepreneur, interviews smart people with a soul. Every week, founders, authors, executives and other thought leaders come on the show to discuss the societal impact of deep tech (e.g. AI, blockchain, IoT, CRISPR, nanotech, 3D printing, quantum, robotics) and the emerging future of work, markets, business and society.

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June 14, 2022 54 min

In episode 158 of the Futurized podcast, the topic is: The Real World Beyond Sustainability. Our guest is Dr. John R. Ehrenfeld, industrial ecology pioneer, ex-MIT researcher, and author. Futurized is a bi-weekly show, preparing YOU to think about how to deal with the next decade's disruption, so you can succeed and thrive no matter what happens. Make sure you are subscribed to our newsletter on Futurized.org, where you can fin...

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In episode 157 of the Futurized podcast, the topic is Energy System Transformation. Our guest is Carolina Torres, Executive Director of Energy Industry Transformation at Cognite. In this conversation with host Trond Arne Undheim (@trondau), they talk about how software can help transform the energy industry and needed sustainability breakthroughs.

 

Trond's takeaway

Digitizing heavy asset industries is a key challenge of ou...

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May 24, 2022 49 min

Futurized goes beneath the trends to track the underlying forces of disruption in tech, policy, business models, social dynamics and the environment.

I’m your host, Trond Arne Undheim (@trondau), futurist, author, investor, and serial entrepreneur. Join me as I discuss the societal impact of deep tech such as AI, blockchain, IoT, nanotech, quantum, robotics, and synthetic biology, and tackle topics such as entrepreneurship, tre...

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May 10, 2022 50 min

In episode 153 of the Futurized podcast, the topic is: The Rise of Empathy. Our guest is Sophie Wade, author and futurist in discussion with host Trond Arne Undheim (@trondau), futurist and author. 

In this conversation, they talk about how the topic got of empathy got on the agenda again, key topics such as burnout, generations, new social contracts at work, hybrid work environment, we discuss empathy habits, team performance,...

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April 26, 2022 51 min

In episode 154 of the Futurized podcast, the topic is: Taking Antiques into the Future. Our guest is R.T. Custer, CEO & co-founder of The Vortic Watch Company. 

In this conversation, they talk about the rich history of manufacturing in the US, combining traditional and cutting edge technology to create unique, quality, functional products, and what learning to derive from building a successful business.

Futurized goes beneath t...

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In episode 151 of the podcast, the topic is: How Federated Machine Learning Powers Privacy. Our guest is Dave Bauer, CTO, BOSS AI.

In this conversation, we talk about what federated machine learning is and why care, noting its effects on distributed compute, edge clusters, privacy preserving features, and the emerging use cases.

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April 5, 2022 60 min

In episode 150 of the Futurized podcast, the topic is Rogue Waves of Change. Our guest is Jonathan Brill, futurist and author. In this conversation, they talk about doing the work of a futurist from HP to Hollywood, the ABC’s of Resilient Growth, Awareness, Behavior Change and Culture Change and the techniques and tools at your disposal to do so. How can you transform your company into a more resilient and adaptable organization?

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March 29, 2022 61 min

In episode 134 of the Futurized podcast, the topic is: Articulating the Future. Our guest is Dave Ho, CTO and co-founder of York & Chapel, in discussion with Futurized host, Trond Arne Undheim (@trondau), futurist, author, investor, and serial entrepreneur. Futurized is a bi-weekly show, preparing YOU to think about how to deal with the next decade's disruption, so you can succeed and thrive no matter what happens. Futu...

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March 22, 2022 59 min

Professor David Fisher, chairman of the Department of Dermatology and director of the Melanoma Program at Massachusetts General Hospital (@massgenbrigham) is our guest on episode 138 of the Futurized podcast (@Futurized2). Futurized host Trond Arne Undheim (@trondau) interviews David. The topic is The Future of Melanoma Research. 

In this conversation, they talk about the evolution of melanoma research and the advances ...

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March 15, 2022 49 min

Jennifer Byrne (@jenniferabyrne1), CEO of Arrived Workforce Connections, is futurist Trond Arne Undheim's (@trondau) guest in episode 111 of the Futurized (@Futurized2) podcast, the topic is: How to Demystify Technology. In this conversation, they talk about the future of work, the increasing globalization of the workforce, and discuss whether everybody needs to be an engineer to be good in technology and navigating...

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March 8, 2022 51 min

In episode 149 of the Futurized podcast (@Futurized2), the topic is: Melanoma awareness. Our guest is Deb Girard, Executive Director, Impact Melanoma (@IMPACTMelanoma).

In this conversation with futurist Trond Arne Undheim (@trondau), they talk about the story of Impact Melanoma, what steps you can take at home matter the most to reducing melanoma risk at the individual level and what the verdict on melanoma will be 10 ...

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Today, Jason Voiovich (@JasonTVoiovich), author of Marketer in Chief, guests the Futurized podcast (@futurized2). 

In this conversation, they talk about [the role of marketing in presidential politics, more specifically how Voiovich has grouped presidents by the major challenges they faced in office. We discuss James Polk, Herbert Hoover, and Barack Obama and touch on the Biden presidency.

If you're new to the show, see...

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February 22, 2022 60 min

In episode 140 of the Futurized podcast, the topic is: When will conversational AI get real? Our guest is Joe Bradley, Chief Scientist, LivePerson (@liveperson), in conversation with our host, futurist Trond Arne Undheim (@trondau).

In this conversation, we talk about what machines already do better than humans and muse on the timing of future progress.

If you're new to the show, seek particular topics, or you are looki...

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February 17, 2022 47 min

Our guest today, is Moji Karimi, CEO & co-founder, Cemvita Factory. In episode 126 of the Futurized podcast (@futurized2), hosted by futurist Trond Arne Undheim (@trondau), the topic is: Industrial Biomanufacturing. In this conversation, they talk about the challenges of scaling up industrial biomanufacturing, operational challenges, the emerging business models, and the technical challenges, and the future outlook.

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February 8, 2022 42 min

Today, Anjalee Naranthiren, the 19-year-old speaker, founder and Program Director at Startup Dojo and host of the YoungPreneur podcast is our guest on the Futurized podcast (@futurized2). In this conversation, we talk about teen entrepreneurship, how to actually be one, and how to foster it in others, and how to facilitate their success.

Futurized goes beneath the trends to track the underlying forces of disruption in tech, pol...

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February 1, 2022 54 min

Author Nathalie Nahai guests the Futurized podcast, hosted by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they discuss her new book Business Unusual: Values, Uncertainty and the Psychology of Brand Resilience which is about consumer trends and digital interactions. They also get into whether art still has transformative powers.  

Futurized goes beneath the trends to track the underlying forces of  disruption in tech, policy,...

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January 25, 2022 51 min

Jesse Krieger, Chief Content Officer, PowerFan.io (@powerfanio) guests Futurized podcast, episode 142, hosted by futurist Trond Arne Undheim (@trondau). In this conversation, they talk about what content creation is, what's wrong with the business model, and how NFTs can fix it. 

Powerfan.io has an exclusive offer for Futurized listeners: Click here to participate in the token giveaway. Get 100 PFAN Tokens and a chance ...

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December 14, 2021 49 min

In episode 129 of the podcast, the topic is How Executives Handle Crisis. Our guest is Stephynie Malik (@stephyniemalik), Host, Spin It podcast, Founder, Smalik Enterprises.

In this conversation, they talk about how Stephynie came to do what she does and her unique experience of serial crisis manager. What do you define as a business crisis? What are the strategies to use to best handle it? They discuss the intricate and unknow...

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December 7, 2021 64 min

In episode 128 of the Futurized podcast, the topic is: The Future of Policing. Our guest is Rahul Sidhu, Co-Founder and CEO at SPIDR Tech.

In this conversation, they talk about police reform, law enforcement technology, politics, and how entrepreneurship fits into the public safety space.

Trond's takeaway:

My observation is that police reform is generally and nearly always a good idea, since any public institution that carries ...

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November 30, 2021 50 min

In episode 145 of the Futurized podcast (@futurized2), the topic is: Investing in Sci-Tech Futures. Our guest is Shahin Farshchi (@Farshchi), Partner, Lux Capital.

In this conversation, they talk about investing in emerging science and technology ventures at the outermost edges of what is possible, what his thesis is on the future of autonomous vehicles + automation, space technology, etc., and how he arrives at that th...

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