We illuminate cutting edge technologies through discussions between Star Experts and thought leaders in health, automotive, mobility and fintech. Each episode will focus on a specific new technology, we seek out the individuals working on that frontier and convince them to join us to discuss their current work and what they predict will happen in that specific area in the future. We discuss the application of AI in healthcare with the people writing the code, building next generation automotive human machine interfaces with the people designing the UI and how telehealth will change how we receive care with the people delivering revolutionary new services.
Beyond buzzwords: defining empathy in design
April 8, 2021 • 42 MIN
In this episode we are joined by Christine Mauro, Innovation Director at Salesforce, Todd Simmons, Vice President at IBM Brand Experience & Design, and Agnieszka Billewicz, User Experience Design Lead at Star. Hosted by Linda Bracanovich, Star’s Head of Design Business Development, the discussion ranges from designing in unfamiliar territory, the role of curiosity in design and whether empathy is a skill that can be cultivated.
How Voice Technology is Transforming Healthcare
February 25, 2021 • 46 MIN
In this episode we are joined by Nathan Treloar, Co-Founder, President and COO at Orbita, Tomasz Jadczyk, Chief Science Officer in CardioCube, and Teri Fisher, Sport & Exercise Physician and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, creator and host of The Voice Den. They discuss the current state of voice technology in healthcare, how voice biomarkers could be game changing and the challenges that the technology is facing and will face in the future.
Critical Crossroads: How we learn, live and work post-pandemic
February 16, 2021 • 48 MIN
In this episode we're joined by Michael Schreibmann, CEO of Star, Ojas Rege, Chief Product Officer at One Concern and Eric Esshaki, Litigation Attorney at Howard & Howard Attorneys to explore the different directions' humanity can take at this critical point in our evolution and the role of education, business, technology and government in making the post pandemic world a better place.
Designing Meaningful Products
January 28, 2021 • 32 MIN
In this episode we are joined by Antonio Grillo, Adjunct Professor for Inclusive Design at Politecnico di Milano and Thomas Duester, Co-founder and Designer at formfuture to learn how to build meaningful products, their advice to up and coming product designers and about the future of product design.
The Future of Voice and Human-Machine Interface in Cars
November 12, 2020 • 47 MIN
In this episode we are joined by Mihai Antonescu and Nils Schanz of Daimler/Mercedes Benz to learn more about their approach to creating the Hey Mercedes voice assistant. We cover the status of human machine interfaces in cars, a comparison of voice and graphical user interfaces and how voice can communicate brand.
Digital Therapeutics and the Future of Healthcare
October 29, 2020 • 45 MIN
In this episode we are joined by Matt Omernick, Co-founder and the Chief Creative Officer of Akili Interactive, David Cox, Chief Digital Officer & Co-founder at Closed Loop Medicine and Shrawan Patel, doctor, speaker, and health tech enthusiast to discuss the current state of the world of digital therapeutics and the future of the healthcare industry.
The Future of Automotive Retail
October 7, 2020 • 30 MIN
In this episode we are joined by Martin Sewell, Managing Director of Rockar and Simon Strom, Partner - Technology and Customer Experience in Automotive at PricewaterhouseCoopers to discuss how they bought their last car, the role dealerships will play in the future of automotive eCommerce and recent innovations in automotive retail.
The Impact of AI on Healthcare
August 17, 2020 • 39 MIN
In this episode we are joined by Justin Klein, Director of Software Engineering at Health2047 and Viktor Zamaruiev, Head of Data Science at Star to discuss the impact of artificial intelligent on healthcare. They cover the steps a healthcare provider can take to get started with AI, the biggest roadblocks and the most interesting current and future use cases.
The Impact of Covid-19 on Telehealth
July 16, 2020 • 50 MIN
In this episode we are joined by Dr Chris Landon, Founder of the Landon Pediatric Foundation, Uzair Rashid, Director of Innovation at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Dr Richard Windsor, Founder of Radio Free Mobile and David Box, Managing Director of Health & Wellness at Star to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on Telehealth.
Car Companion Applications with special guests from Nissan & Ford
June 10, 2020 • 35 MIN
In this episode we are joined by Oleg Lebedyn, the Head Of Solution Architecture within Automotive & Mobility at Star, Vaibhav Uppal, Product Owner at FordPass and Rahul Unnikrishnan, Strategy at NissanConnect to discuss the future of car companion applications.