The IQT Podcast
The Intersection: Diversity & the Workplace

The Intersection: Diversity & the Workplace

May 10, 2022

In this episode, Steve Bowsher is joined by John Rice, Founder and CEO of Management Leadership for Tomorrow, a national non-profit organization that empowers a new generation of diverse leaders to combat racial and economic inequality. Listen in as the two explore how the diversity of talents inside organizations is critical to attaining organizational objectives and developing the most innovative companies. The two explore best ways to obtain diverse talents, as well as how to build and nurture talents in an ideal setting that satisfies people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

IQT Explains: Climate Tech

IQT Explains: Climate Tech

March 31, 2022

The climate technology sector is a mature asset class that provides investors with considerable financial returns as well as the potential for outsized environmental and social impact. In this episode, we are joined by Victoria Chernow, A Technology Architect, who works on innovation in the next generation of nuclear energy and engineered biology for energy and materials manufacture, and Steve Taub, a recovering mechanical engineer with 10+ years' experience as a corporate venture capitalist. Listen in to learn more about climate technology, including what it is, why it's essential, and how we might utilize it to help design a brighter future for us all.

For more information, check out Steve and Victoria's Climate Tech blog at iqt.org/blog.

IQT Explains: The Importance of Bias Testing in AI Assurance

IQT Explains: The Importance of Bias Testing in AI Assurance

February 15, 2022

The rising use of artificial intelligence in sensitive industries such as recruitment, criminal justice, and healthcare has raised debate about bias and impartiality. However, human decision-making in these and other disciplines might be incorrect due to unconscious individual and social biases. In this IQT Podcast episode we are joined by Andrea Brennen, VP of Design and Visualization at IQT labs, Andrew Burt, Managing partner at BNH.AI and chief legal officer at Immuta, and Patrick Hall, a principal scientist in BNH.AI, visiting professor in the Dept. of Decision Sciences at George Washington University. They will share insights and knowledge on how we test and assess AI technology to minimize unwanted biases and also consider legalities and ethics. Listen to this episode if you're interested in AI technology and want to discover how it's being evaluated from a legal and ethical stance.

IQT Explains: AI Assurance

IQT Explains: AI Assurance

February 8, 2022

When it comes to software, one thing we know for sure is that sometimes our tools are going to fail, and introducing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning into software tools creates additional vulnerabilities. In Part 1 of our two-part series discussing AI Assurance, we detail methods and findings from a recent audit that IQT Labs conducted on FakeFinder, an open source deep learning tool that predicts whether or not a video is a deepfake. Tune in to learn about our audit approach and overall findings from our IQT Labs experts Andrea Brennen and Ryan Ashley. 

The Intersection: How Technological Conflict Could Reshape the World Order

The Intersection: How Technological Conflict Could Reshape the World Order

December 20, 2021

This week on The Intersection Podcast, IQT's Steve Bowsher talks with Jacob Helberg, author of The Wires of War, about how technology plays a key role in the global struggle for power and what opportunities and challenges this presents to U.S. tech companies and national security today and in the future.

IQT Explains: The Future of Space Technology

IQT Explains: The Future of Space Technology

September 21, 2021

In the final episode of our three-part space podcast series, host Vishal Sandesara is joined by Kristi Bradford, Tom Gillespie, and Clayton Williams to explore the future of space. Hear from these domain experts as they discuss how the space industry can help shape the future of national security and beyond, including trends they’ve seen based off recent activity in the domain.

IQT Explains: Current Space Innovations

IQT Explains: Current Space Innovations

September 14, 2021

Interested in learning how IQT approaches its space investments? In part two of our three-part space series, host Vishal Sandesara is joined by IQT's Kristi Bradford and Kevin Schaeffer to explore IQT's recent space efforts. Hear from these domain experts as they discuss the startup ecosystem and IQT's space framework for making investments that can help contribute to national security. 

IQT Explains: Space Origins & The Startup Ecosystem

IQT Explains: Space Origins & The Startup Ecosystem

September 7, 2021

This episode kicks off a three-part space series featuring some of IQT's domain experts to explore IQT’s space efforts through the years and how they've helped enhance national security. In this first episode, host Vishal Sandesara is joined by IQT's Dave LoBosco and Tom Gillespie to expand on the origins of the space startup ecosystem and the history of IQT's space efforts that helped shape the current framework used today. 

IQT Explains: Advanced Materials Innovation

IQT Explains: Advanced Materials Innovation

July 27, 2021

Materials innovation touches almost every aspect of our daily lives, and the materials we rely on are advancing at an exponential pace. On this week's IQT Explores episode, Vishal Sandesara is joined by Victoria Chernow and Steve Taub to discuss the history of advanced materials and how they are developed today, the investing landscape, and what the future may hold for this ever-evolving industry.

IQT Explains: Digital Health Tools to Support National Security

IQT Explains: Digital Health Tools to Support National Security

July 22, 2021

As health threats continuously evolve in the 21st century, so too has digital health technology. This podcast offers insights from IQT's Dan Hanfling and Eugene Chiu about how utilizing a wide array of digital health tools can create a better information supply chain required for disaster response at the regional, state, and national level.

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