The Reimagine Podcast Mission

It’s time to reimagine our world from the ground up.

On this podcast, we’ll engage people who have transformational vision. Leaders in business, government, science, and technology who want to remake our healthcare systems, build pandemic-proof buildings, end poverty, and create a new community of nations. Leaders who see inspiring opportunity in the midst of this global tragedy.We’ll make sense of how we got here and what's really at stake if we don't change. More importantly, we'll reimagine what life can look like moving forward.

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Episodes Reimagining The Future Post COVID-19

About Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt is an accomplished technologist, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He joined Google in 2001 and helped grow the company from a Silicon Valley startup to a global leader in technology alongside founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page. Eric served as Google’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman from 2001-2011, as well as Executive Chairman and Technical Advisor. Under his leadership, Google dramatically scaled its infrastructure and diversified its product offerings while maintaining a strong culture of innovation.

In 2017, he co-founded Schmidt Futures.

About Schmidt Futures

Schmidt Futures is a philanthropic initiative, founded by Eric and Wendy Schmidt, that bets early on people who will make our world better - helping people to achieve more for others by applying science and technology thoughtfully and by working together across fields. For more information, visit https://schmidtfutures.com

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Learn from world leaders how to reimagine a future post COVID-19

To be optimistic, we need to do a massive investment in the change of mindsets, in those that are responsible for decision making at all levels and in the population as a whole to build the kind of society in which we take full profit of the new technologies, the new inventions, and the new social relations and make a better world but a different world from the present one.

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres

It is possible that they don't see it as a high priority because they don't realize the extent to which this migrant population is not just a bother, but it's potentially the defeat of the spreading of the epidemic all over the country.

Nobel Laureate Economist Esther Duflo

We've been now tested with a number of these pathogens that had breakout potential over a very short period of time. It should be a wake-up call, at this point, that we need a much different posture as a country.

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb

What we do know for viruses in general, Eric, is that as time passes they tend to attenuate, meaning they actually become less bad for their host. Because a virus that is too bad for its host and kills it too fast, of course, will not manage to multiply in the population.

Broad Institute Faculty Chair Aviv Revgev