Center for Creative Futures

Creative Innovators Podcast

    In the Creative Innovators podcast, innovators and creators share stories of how they create and reimagine. Interviewed by long-time change agent Dr. Gigi Johnson, guests discuss their journeys of how they became passionate about innovation and how they make bold decisions to create and build new futures.

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    “I had no idea what I was doing.”  Mark Harper shares his story of going from ROTC to Combat Camera (leading teams of combat photographers) to Technicolor to high-end headphones […]
    Mike Polis started and ended with animation and graphic novels and cool creative content. In between, he has run marketing for Yo Gabba Gabba, Jim Henson, and other adventures. Mike shares his […]
    From photography to musician websites to Flash to now AR, Lafiya Watson Ramirez combines visual and experience creation with storytelling.  She tells her own story about how she moved from […]
    We are in post-production on new episodes, so our host, Gigi Johnson, shared a story about “Postcards” and Postcard Moments that has come up in prior episodes and in many […]
    Bruno shares his saga from playing the drums and enjoying international music, mixing songs and culture from Tunisia, France, and LA. Those facets led to studying at UCLA Ethnomusicology, becoming a […]