The Big REthink Podcast
REthinking the world around us
It’s time to rethink everything, to rewrite the rulebook, to expand the stories we’re telling and bring you the brightest minds the tech world has to offer. It’s time for a fresh take on how technology and creativity are changing the way work gets done. This is The Big REthink.
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A Cleaner Kind of Air Travel: The Evolution—and Impact—of eVTOL Aircraft
December 1, 2021
Electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft have the potential to alleviate traffic congestion, facilitate disaster-relief efforts and improve the cargo delivery process—all while leaving an exponentially smaller environmental footprint than traditional fixed-wing planes and helicopters. So, how soon might we see them in the skies? On this episode of The Big REthink, host Brian Rowley welcomes Alaka’i Technologies co-founder Brian Morrison and BMW Group Designworks’ Peter Falt, two of the minds behind the pioneering eVTOL aircraft Skai, to discuss this and more.
Operation A.I.: From Supply Chain Management to Combat Missions
November 17, 2021
In the military and civilian worlds, how much is too much when it comes to artificial intelligence and autonomy? On this episode of The Big REthink, Oliver Hedgepeth—a professor of logistics at the American Military University online and the founding director of the United States Army's AI Center for Logistics—joins host Barry Ross to discuss the benefits and drawbacks of autonomous A.I. systems. They also discuss how the U.S. Armed Forces are incorporating A.I. into their supply chain processes, and the takeaways that could help to assist supply chain woes in a civilian world.
Creative Approach: How Marrying Arts and Sciences Can Enhance Both Worlds
November 3, 2021
To some, the arts and sciences seem an unlikely pairing. On this episode of The Big REthink, Dr. Merritt Moore—the quantum physicist and professional ballet dancer who has gained recognition for dancing alongside a robot partner she designed—joins host Barry Ross to dispel the notion that the two should be mutually exclusive, and to explain how marrying the two worlds can lead to exciting advancements in both.
Meet your hosts
Brian Rowley is the Vice President of Marketing for Panasonic Systems Solutions Company of North America and has extensive experience across partner relationship management, digital marketing, lead generation, and product management. As one of your hosts, he focuses on digital transformation and encourages discussion on what businesses need to be successful and how to deliver on the human experience to create a more meaningful connection, a sense of community and to foster loyalty.
Susan Campbell is a tech enthusiast, she’s happiest launching new products & services and trying new things. Named by Marketo a “Fearless50” marketer in 2020, Susan is obsessed with the marketing tech stack and optimizing the marketing processes to gain efficiencies and improve yield. As one of your hosts, her focus on The Big REthink is how work is changing and how to tap into that change for growth.
Barry Ross is both a product manager and a product marketer who has developed and marketed technology targeting consumer and enterprise use cases for over 28 years. As one of your hosts, his focus on The Big REthink is how technology is constantly changing the way work gets done across various industries and professions.
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