Italian Innovators

By Luca Cottini

The Italian Innovators podcast tells the stories of great modern Italians in the fields of fashion, technology, business, music and design from the 19th century to the present. Episodes are 15-20 minutes each. They are published on the 1st (presentation) and on the 15th (interview) of every month. Check out the YouTube channel for video versions of episodes and the official webpage for a full outline of #innovators #interviews and #lessons.

  1. 1.
    S3 E56 - The Italian influence. An alternative path to sustainable growth (Interview)
    44:30
  2. 2.
    S3 E55 - Ignazio Jr & Franca Florio
    19:03
  3. 3.
    S3 E54 - Developing Italian food. Tradition and creativity in recipe design (Interview)
    30:53
  4. 4.
    S3 E53 - Filippo De Cecco
    16:09
  5. 5.
    S3 E52 - The Italian Scientific Network in North America. From NASA to ISSNAF (Interview)
    35:21
  6. 6.
    S3 E51 - Laura Biagiotti
    15:04
  7. 7.
    S3 E50 - Italian Journalism & Academia in the Age of Post-Truth (Interview)
    1:14:51
  8. 8.
    S3 E49 - Silvio Gazzaniga
    16:04
  1. 9.
    S3 E48 - When Design Meets Technology. Heritage & Innovation at Olivetti (Interview)
    26:02
  2. 10.
    S3 E47 - Maria Candida Gentile
    20:42
  3. 11.
    S3 E 46 - Destination Italy. Study abroad and 'the Italian experience' (Interview)
    55:10
  4. 12.
    S3 E45 - Umberto Panini
    15:36
  5. 13.
    S3 E44 - Italian Neorealism as a Total Art (Interview)
    24:15
  6. 14.
    S3 E43 - Arturo Toscanini
    17:03
  7. 15.
    S3 E42 - The Laboratory of Silk. On Innovation, Culture & Imagination (Interview)
    31:31
  8. 16.
    S3 E41 - Battista & Sergio Pininfarina
    17:28
  9. 17.
    S3 E40 - The Italian Reinvention of American Sports (Interview)
    30:50
  10. 18.
    S3 E39 - Fabiola Gianotti
    18:41
  11. 19.
    S3 E38 - The Pursuit of Excellence. On Italian Food & Wine (Interview)
    45:47
  12. 20.
    S3 E37 - Leone Jacovacci
    16:44
  13. 21.
    S2 E36 - The Italian Way to Medicine (Interview)
    45:36
  14. 22.
    S2 E35 - Walter Bonatti
    20:13
  15. 23.
    S2 E34 - Creativity & Management. The Italian Fashion System (Interview)
    34:03
  16. 24.
    S2 E33 - Brunello Cucinelli
    18:39
  17. 25.
    S2 E32 - The Italian Cultural Network (Interview)
    21:15
  18. 26.
    S2 E31 - Samantha Cristoforetti
    23:31
  19. 27.
    S2 E30 - On Racing, Competition, and Italian Cars (Interview)
    30:06
  20. 28.
    S2 E29 - Ferruccio Lamborghini
    17:56
  21. 29.
    S2 E28 - The Art & Business of Makeup (Interview)
    30:03
  22. 30.
    S2 E27 - Ennio Morricone
    24:05
  23. 31.
    S2 E26 - Italy/USA. A Long Story of Cultural Exchange (Interview)
    21:29
  24. 32.
    S2 E25 - Margherita Guarducci
    20:33
  25. 33.
    S2 E24 - Innovating Tradition. The Business of Opera (Interview)
    23:34
  26. 34.
    S2 E23 - Massimo Bottura
    20:15
  27. 35.
    S2 E22 - The Design of Knowledge. On Italian Culture, Innovation & the New Media (Interview)
    1:01:46
  28. 36.
    S2 E21 - Corradino D'Ascanio
    15:20
  29. 37.
    S2 E20 - On the Italian Entertainment Industry (Interview)
    28:10
  30. 38.
    S2 E19 - Gae Aulenti
    22:20
  31. 39.
    S2 E18 - What is Italian Design? (Interview)
    25:38
  32. 40.
    S2 E17 - Michele Ferrero
    14:15
  33. 41.
    S2 E16 - Investing in Italy. Investing in Italian (Interview)
    15:08
  34. 42.
    S2 E15 - Armando Cimolai
    17:04
  35. 43.
    S2 E14 - On Fashion, Cinema, and Costume Design (Interview)
    28:53
  36. 44.
    S2 E13 - Milena Canonero
    18:11
  37. 45.
    S1 E12 - Leopoldo & Vittorio Alinari
    19:32
  38. 46.
    S1 E11 - Camillo & Adriano Olivetti
    20:11
  39. 47.
    S1 E10 - Edoardo Bianchi
    20:54
  40. 48.
    S1 E9 - Francesca Cabrini
    19:04
  41. 49.
    S1 E8 - Maria Montessori
    18:21
  42. 50.
    S1 E7 - Alfonso Bialetti
    19:49

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