Energize your next meeting with inspiring commentary and up-to-the-minute reporting on technology breakthroughs in aerospace, commercial space flight, robotics, medical technology, and much more. Along the way, you’ll gain insights from Michael’s travels through the frontiers of innovation and learn how to apply them to your own efforts.
“Michael Belfiore delivers an informative, entertaining and highly knowledgeable presentation on the future of science and innovation. His contagious passion for science leaves one optimistic that the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well. Science is fortunate to have such an articulate and visionary writer and spokesperson.”
—Marietta L. Harrison, Associate Director, Purdue Center for Cancer Research
Our Science Fiction Future
Innovations in personal computing, the Internet, and wireless communication have irrevocably changed our lives in a relative blink of an eye. Michael spotlights the equally transformative tech on the horizon, vividly illustrating his points with video and first-hand accounts from the labs making science fiction come true. Along the way, audiences learn best practices for creating their own game changers.
—Tom Thompson, Senior Managing Director, WP Global Partners
7 Secrets of Innovation
Drawing from his ongoing interactions with some of today’s most successful innovators, Michael reveals how incentive prizes, innovative partnerships, and more can inspire your team to greatness and help you leap ahead of the competition.
—Maciej Lazarewicz, Principal Scientist at Medtronic, Inc.
Commercial Space Flight: Lessons from the Final Frontier
It’s not often that we get to witness the birth of a brand new industry with world-changing potential. How are small teams with limited financing surging ahead of big-budget government programs? Michael does the equivalent of hanging out in the Wright Brothers’ barn and Henry Ford’s factory to bring back lessons for your organization.
—Susan Sauer Sloan, Director, Government-University-Industry, Research Roundtable, The National Academies
DARPA's Secret Recipe for Success
For more than 50 years, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency has remained America’s premier engine of innovation. Michael presents a rare behind-the-scenes view of how the agency fosters creativity and risk taking to continually change the game in everything from computer science to aerospace. Audiences come away with a recipe for their own success in innovation.
—Robert Powell, Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, UC Davis
Rocket to Your Dream Career (for students)
Although today’s economic climate presents special challenges to graduates, it also holds unprecedented opportunity. Michael shows how the future belongs to entrepreneurial thinkers in every field and provides concrete action steps for creating your ideal work life.
—Dex Sprinkle, Graduate Research Assistant, Western Carolina University
Contact Michael to find out his availability for a speaking engagement.