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Dr. Moira Gunn

Host of NPR's 'Tech Nation'

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 Dr. Moira Gunn Biography

Throughout a decade of in-depth interviews, she has been able to speak with the innovators who drive technology, as well as the everyday people who must cope in our new high-tech world. Popular business guests include new leaders, such as Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin, as well as long-term CEO's, such as Intel's Andy Grove and Microsoft's Steve Ballmer.

But the technology story goes well beyond the tech-business roller coaster. From Senator John McCain to Ralph Nader, from the Motley Fools to Dilbert cartoonist, Scott Adams, from scientists Francis Crick and James Watson to Alvin Toffler, everyone plays an essential role.

In over 2,000 interviews with space pioneers and cyber-novelists, venture capitalists and genetics researchers, teachers and technophobes, she looks at every facet of our lives through the lens of technology.

A founding columnist on Knight-Ridder's SiliconValley.com, Dr. Gunn is a commentator on life in the high-tech age. Her insights air nationally and internationally in the weekly segment Five Minutes, and it is through this venue that she continues to develop the popular "Tech Nation Facts of Life in the High-Tech Age."

As a former NASA scientist and engineer, Dr. Gunn is no stranger to technology. She was the first woman to earn a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University, the largest engineering school in the nation. Dr. Gunn has been named both an "Old Master" and an "Outstanding Mechanical Engineer" of the university, where she also serves on the Dean's Science Advisory Council. She holds other advanced degrees in Computer Science, has been awarded a software patent in Nutrition Science, and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Dr. Gunn is currently a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tech Museum of Innovation, the Advisory Board of the Anita Borg Institute for Women & Technology, and The Tech Awards' Global Leadership Council. Her many diverse roles range from chairing the Technology Jury for the annual Heinz Awards to hosting the Pop!Tech 2003 Conference. She has been an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco for over 20 years.

She is regularly asked to speak on the Current and Projected State of Global Technology, on Business Perspectives in the New Millennium, and on World Class Challenges & Innovation.

She is the President and CEO of The Tech Nation Group, the chair of the annual Tech Nation Summit held each year in San Francisco, and the Editor-in-Chief of the Tech Nation Quarterly.

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  • Social Media: Nothing Will Ever Be the Same Again

  • All About You ... The New Genomics and the Nature of Being Human CATEGORIES

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Dr. Moira Gunn

Host of NPR's 'Tech Nation'

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Dr. Moira Gunn Biography

Throughout a decade of in-depth interviews, she has been able to speak with the innovators who drive technology, as well as the everyday people who must cope in our new high-tech world. Popular business guests include new leaders, such as Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin, as well as long-term CEO's, such as Intel's Andy Grove and Microsoft's Steve Ballmer.

But the technology story goes well beyond the tech-business roller coaster. From Senator John McCain to Ralph Nader, from the Motley Fools to Dilbert cartoonist, Scott Adams, from scientists Francis Crick and James Watson to Alvin Toffler, everyone plays an essential role.

In over 2,000 interviews with space pioneers and cyber-novelists, venture capitalists and genetics researchers, teachers and technophobes, she looks at every facet of our lives through the lens of technology.

A founding columnist on Knight-Ridder's SiliconValley.com, Dr. Gunn is a commentator on life in the high-tech age. Her insights air nationally and internationally in the weekly segment Five Minutes, and it is through this venue that she continues to develop the popular "Tech Nation Facts of Life in the High-Tech Age."

As a former NASA scientist and engineer, Dr. Gunn is no stranger to technology. She was the first woman to earn a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University, the largest engineering school in the nation. Dr. Gunn has been named both an "Old Master" and an "Outstanding Mechanical Engineer" of the university, where she also serves on the Dean's Science Advisory Council. She holds other advanced degrees in Computer Science, has been awarded a software patent in Nutrition Science, and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Dr. Gunn is currently a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tech Museum of Innovation, the Advisory Board of the Anita Borg Institute for Women & Technology, and The Tech Awards' Global Leadership Council. Her many diverse roles range from chairing the Technology Jury for the annual Heinz Awards to hosting the Pop!Tech 2003 Conference. She has been an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco for over 20 years.

She is regularly asked to speak on the Current and Projected State of Global Technology, on Business Perspectives in the New Millennium, and on World Class Challenges & Innovation.

She is the President and CEO of The Tech Nation Group, the chair of the annual Tech Nation Summit held each year in San Francisco, and the Editor-in-Chief of the Tech Nation Quarterly.

Dr. Moira Gunn Videos

  • Taking the 'Intersection of Liberal Arts and STEM' conversation to the ...
    Mar 17, 2016 ... Moderated by: Dr. Moira Gunn Host, "Tech Nation," NPR/SIRIUS-XM and. Director, Business of Biotechnology Programs University of...
  • A Conversation with Moira Gunn, Host of NPR's Tech Nation ...
    Dec 21, 2015 ... ... to catch up with Moira Gunn, host of NPR's Tech Nation and BioTech Nation, at this year's Exponential Medicine co... ... The...
  • Moira Gunn on science literacy, Tech Nation and more - Scientists ...
    Jul 16, 2015 ... NSF sits down with Dr. Moira Gunn in this episode of Scientists & Engineers on Sofas (and other furnishings). Gunn is founder and...

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Dr. Moira Gunn Speaking Topics

  • Social Media: Nothing Will Ever Be the Same Again

  • All About You ... The New Genomics and the Nature of Being Human CATEGORIES

FAQs on booking Dr. Moira Gunn

  • How to book Dr. Moira Gunn?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dr. Moira Gunn for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment 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. Fill out a booking request form for Dr. Moira Gunn, 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 Dr. Moira Gunn or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dr. Moira Gunn?

    Booking fees for Dr. Moira Gunn, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker 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 Dr. Moira Gunn, 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 Dr. Moira Gunn?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dr. Moira Gunn 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 Dr. Moira Gunn 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 Dr. Moira Gunn or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dr. Moira Gunn 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.

Dr. Moira Gunn is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Dr. Moira Gunn for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Dr. Moira Gunn generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Kara Swisher, Grant Imahara, Leila Janah, Mike North, PhD and Tracy Chou. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dr. Moira Gunn for an upcoming event.

Dr. Moira Gunn Speaker Videos

  • Taking the 'Intersection of Liberal Arts and STEM' conversation to the ...
    Mar 17, 2016 ... Moderated by: Dr. Moira Gunn Host, "Tech Nation," NPR/SIRIUS-XM and. Director, Business of Biotechnology Programs University of San ...
    A Conversation with Moira Gunn, Host of NPR's Tech Nation ...
    Dec 21, 2015 ... ... to catch up with Moira Gunn, host of NPR's Tech Nation and BioTech Nation, at this year's Exponential Medicine co... ... The Doctor Weighs In.
  • Moira Gunn on science literacy, Tech Nation and more - Scientists ...
    Jul 16, 2015 ... NSF sits down with Dr. Moira Gunn in this episode of Scientists & Engineers on Sofas (and other furnishings). Gunn is founder and host of the ...
    The innovation cascade: Moira Gunn at TEDxPurdueU 2014 ...
    Mar 21, 2014 ... After becoming the first woman to earn a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering at Purdue, Dr. Moira Gunn gained valuable hands-on ...
  • Keynote Dr. Moira Gunn-Host of NPR's Tech Nation - YouTube
    Sep 30, 2011 ... Keynote Dr. Moira Gunn-Host of NPR's Tech Nation HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technical education where technical ...
    Moira Gunn on Innovation - YouTube

Dr. Moira Gunn Speaking Topics

  • Social Media: Nothing Will Ever Be the Same Again

  • All About You ... The New Genomics and the Nature of Being Human CATEGORIES

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