The QUT ExecInsights podcast series started in 2016 and is hosted by QUT Business School’s Dr Kate Joyner. Conversations are Kate’s favourite hobby, and through the podcast she gets to speak with many of the interesting people coming through QUTeX’s doors throughout the year. These informal conversations with business and government leaders, prize-winning researchers and QUT’s own talented faculty deliver insights for surviving and thriving in the 21st century.
|David Flannery on the search for life on Mars
Kate speaks to QUT geologist and biologist Adjunct Professor David Flannery about how Australian rock formations assist the search for lifeforms on Mars.
|Penny Williams on Digital Platform Work in Australia
Dr Penny Williams, Lecturer in QUT’s Business School, speaks about her collaborative research which produced the first ever Digital Platform Work in Australia survey.
|Kevin Rudd on Leading for Public Purpose
The Honourable Kevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of Australia speaks about his achievements in public office, the importance of cooperative federalism and why a professional public service is vital to a high functioning nation.
|Mal Thatcher on the Digitally Capable Organisation
Mal Thatcher, Professor of Digital Practice, QUT Business School, speaks to Kate about the need for digital transformation of organisations, and the establishment of the QUT Digital Capability Practice.
|Stuart Cunningham on Humanising the Future
Stuart speaks to Kate about how the humanities will be vital to creating a community and workforce capable of meeting the challenges of technology, population ageing, globalization and climate change.
|Michael Trotter on the Esports Phenomenon
Michael talks to Kate about why universities would invest in Esports and how the industry of both tournaments and gaming is structured and evolving.