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Manoush Zomorodi

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Author of "Bored and Brilliant" & Co-founder of Stable Genius Productions

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 Manoush Zomorodi Biography

Manoush Zomorodi is the host of NPR’s TED Radio Hour a podcast exploring the biggest questions of our time with the help of the world’s greatest thinkers.

In 2012, Zomorodi created, hosted, and was managing editor of Note to Self, a podcast out of WNYC Studios for “anyone trying to preserve their humanity in the digital age.” Each weekly episode examines life’s digital quandaries through experiments and conversations with experts and listeners, exploring the new questions tech has brought into our lives. Topics include information overload, digital clutter, sexting “scandals” and the eavesdropping capabilities of our gadgets. The podcast received wide acclaim, including being named Best Tech Podcast of 2017 by the Academy of Podcasters. In 2019 Note to Self-moved to Luminary Podcasts with a season of new episodes. In late 2019 she was named as the new host for the TED Radio Hour.

In 2015, Zomorodi led tens of thousands of listeners through an experiment to help them unplug from their devices, get bored, jump-start their creativity, and change their lives. Her book Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self builds on that experiment to demonstrate how to rethink our gadget use to live better and smarter in this new digital ecosystem. Zomorodi explains the connection between boredom and original thinking, exploring how we can harness boredom’s hidden benefits to become our most productive and creative selves without totally abandoning our gadgets in the process. Grounding the book in the neuroscience and cognitive psychology of “mind wandering,” she illuminates what our brains do when we are doing nothing at all.

In 2017, Zomorodi and Note to Self-launched “The Privacy Paradox” a five-part plan to help people take back control over their digital identity. Tens of thousands of listeners have completed the five-part plan so far, which Fast Company calls Zomorodi’s “challenge to us to stick up for our internet rights.” In 2018 she co-founded Stable Genius Productions which produced ZigZag, a podcast about changing the course of capitalism, journalism, and women’s lives.

Through her career, Manoush Zomorodi won numerous awards, including The Gracie in 2014 and 2018 for Best Radio Host. She is especially proud of the Webby her team won in 2018 for “The Privacy Paradox.” In 2017, she gave a TED Talk about surviving information overload and the “Attention Economy. Fast Company named her one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business for 2018. Prior to her work in podcasting, Zomorodi reported and produced around the world for BBC News and Thomson Reuters.

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Manoush Zomorodi

5 out of 5

Author of "Bored and Brilliant" & Co-founder of Stable Genius Productions

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Manoush Zomorodi Biography

Manoush Zomorodi is the host of NPR’s TED Radio Hour a podcast exploring the biggest questions of our time with the help of the world’s greatest thinkers.

In 2012, Zomorodi created, hosted, and was managing editor of Note to Self, a podcast out of WNYC Studios for “anyone trying to preserve their humanity in the digital age.” Each weekly episode examines life’s digital quandaries through experiments and conversations with experts and listeners, exploring the new questions tech has brought into our lives. Topics include information overload, digital clutter, sexting “scandals” and the eavesdropping capabilities of our gadgets. The podcast received wide acclaim, including being named Best Tech Podcast of 2017 by the Academy of Podcasters. In 2019 Note to Self-moved to Luminary Podcasts with a season of new episodes. In late 2019 she was named as the new host for the TED Radio Hour.

In 2015, Zomorodi led tens of thousands of listeners through an experiment to help them unplug from their devices, get bored, jump-start their creativity, and change their lives. Her book Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self builds on that experiment to demonstrate how to rethink our gadget use to live better and smarter in this new digital ecosystem. Zomorodi explains the connection between boredom and original thinking, exploring how we can harness boredom’s hidden benefits to become our most productive and creative selves without totally abandoning our gadgets in the process. Grounding the book in the neuroscience and cognitive psychology of “mind wandering,” she illuminates what our brains do when we are doing nothing at all.

In 2017, Zomorodi and Note to Self-launched “The Privacy Paradox” a five-part plan to help people take back control over their digital identity. Tens of thousands of listeners have completed the five-part plan so far, which Fast Company calls Zomorodi’s “challenge to us to stick up for our internet rights.” In 2018 she co-founded Stable Genius Productions which produced ZigZag, a podcast about changing the course of capitalism, journalism, and women’s lives.

Through her career, Manoush Zomorodi won numerous awards, including The Gracie in 2014 and 2018 for Best Radio Host. She is especially proud of the Webby her team won in 2018 for “The Privacy Paradox.” In 2017, she gave a TED Talk about surviving information overload and the “Attention Economy. Fast Company named her one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business for 2018. Prior to her work in podcasting, Zomorodi reported and produced around the world for BBC News and Thomson Reuters.

Manoush Zomorodi Videos

  • Manoush Zomorodi – A New Story About Tech
  • Manoush Zomorodi & JP Connolly | Human Skills for Digital Natives ...
    May 1, 2018 ... At SXSW EDU 2018 Manoush Zomorodi and JP Connolly's featured session, Human Skills for Digital Natives, explores the changing...
  • Manoush Zomorodi - Why is being bored important?

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Manoush Zomorodi for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Manoush Zomorodi, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Manoush Zomorodi or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Manoush Zomorodi?

    Booking fees for Manoush Zomorodi, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Manoush Zomorodi, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Manoush Zomorodi?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Manoush Zomorodi for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Manoush Zomorodi for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Manoush Zomorodi or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Manoush Zomorodi or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Manoush Zomorodi is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Manoush Zomorodi for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Manoush Zomorodi generally travels from Brooklyn, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Randi Zuckerberg, Kara Swisher, Fran Hauser, Bettina Warburg and Emily Calandrelli. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Manoush Zomorodi for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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  • Manoush Zomorodi – A New Story About Tech
    Manoush Zomorodi & JP Connolly | Human Skills for Digital Natives ...
    May 1, 2018 ... At SXSW EDU 2018 Manoush Zomorodi and JP Connolly's featured session, Human Skills for Digital Natives, explores the changing digital ...
  • Manoush Zomorodi - Why is being bored important?

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