Fast Forward: The Post-Pandemic Innovation Podcast, produced by Tech 2025 and hosted by Charlie Oliver (CEO of Tech 2025), will explore the new and next era of innovation that will empower each and every one of us to rebuild our world in the aftermath of the 2020 global pandemic.
We’ll discuss the stories, research, ideas, challenges and solutions driving post-pandemic innovation, and how to seize this rare opportunity to create the world we want.
Every week you can look forward to news, commentary and compelling interviews with people on the front-lines of demolishing antiquated systems and building new, more inclusive and truly creative solutions that challenges who we think we are and what we hope to be.
Fast Forward is the show where we figure out the future, together.
Oriana Meldicott: Cynicism, Legislation and Inspiring the Next Generation in AI Ethics
It’s a bit of a reunion on this episode as AI Ethicist and cohost of Let’s Chat Ethics podcast, Oriana Meldicott, who taught a workshop at Tech 2025 two years ago, reconnects with Charlie to discuss all things AI ethics.
Paul Spiers: Successful Digital Transformation for Companies Begins and Ends with Principled Leadership
Joining the podcast this week is Paul Spiers (Founder, The New P&L Brand Purpose Institute and host of The New P&L business podcast series). Charlie and Paul delve deep into the waters of what it means to be a substantive and effective business leader today, that can lead organizations into the future post-pandemic.
NextGen Innovator: Anya Berlova on Anti-Bullying, Pro-Individuality and Using Art+Tech to Change the World
In this special second episode in our series on next-gen innovators, Charlie chats with Anya Berlova. Anya Berlova is a student at the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder and an entrepreneur of a social cause startup focusing on anti-bullying.
Next-Gen Innovator: Amara Leggett, 19-Year-Old Computer Scientist, on Gen-Z Ambitions and Being Unapologetically Exceptional
In this special episode (one of two dedicated to up and coming innovators), Charlie welcomes young legend, Amara Leggett (19-year-old computer scientist, CEO of Dual Enrollment Company, and author of The Strategic Mind of a Young Legend).
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Having been a recipient of Ms. Oliver's advice years ago, on more than one occasion, I can say this podcast is 100% authentic Charlie. Great perspective with a twist of humor.