On this episode of the Future Construct Podcast (30 min interview), we spotlight Jessie Mooberry (@mooberryj), Senior Technology & Innovation Advisor at Flight Safety Foundation (@FlightSafetyFoundation), as she joins Amy Peck (@VirtualGirlNY) to discuss:
- Ways to seamlessly integrate technology into the current industry processes and how to dispel fear about technology replacing the human factor
- Switching gears from her work at NASA to opening and operating a coffee/wine bar
- The expansion of the digital nomad lifestyle and the differences between local and global cultures
- How close the future of personal air transportation could be and how that may impact the way people travel within cities
Prior to her time at the Flight Safety Foundation, Jessie worked as the Head of Development at Airbus for 3 years, the Vice Director at Uplift Aeronautics for almost 2 years, and an Entrepreneur in Residence & Technologist at the Peace Innovation Lab at Stanford University. In addition, Jessie also served as a member on the Board of Trustees for People's Light for 4 years and was a Board Member for the Global UTM Association (GUTMA) for a year.
0:44 - Amy Peck introduces the Senior Technology and Innovation Advisor at the Flight Safety Foundation, Jessie Mooberry.
1:58 - So let's start with the beginning. Can you tell us a little bit about the history of your career?
8:41 - I'd love to hear more about the fearless nature of your work. Let's talk about some of the ways to seamlessly bring technology in and leverage curiosity to dispel some of the fear around becoming irrelevant alongside technology?
11:48 - You know, so NASA in the morning and coffee bar in the afternoon. How do you switch gears?
15:47 - So, in thinking about moving forward, there's this digital nomad culture that's expanding. Let's talk about this local culture versus global culture. I'd like to hear, how did you land in this lifestyle?
23:25 - So if you could project your into the future, 20 or 25 years, and you could build any kind of gadget that would make your life better or make you happy, what would it be and what would it do?