Creative Intelligence

Creative Intelligence

Creative Intelligence is a series of conversations about the tools and technologies that inspire creativity. Hosted by Splashlight CEO James Ingram, each episode explores the role of technology in fueling creativity and innovation, and how it can impac…


#29 Creative Intelligence: Providing the mentorship that sparks entrepreneurship
Jul 6 • 40 min
In this episode, James speaks to Carolyn Rodz, co-founder and CEO of Hello Alice. Backed by Serena Williams and Melinda Gates, the free data-driven platform connects individuals with the resources to start and grow a business. Working closely with…
#28 Parry Malm: How AI copywriting will change marketing for the better
Apr 9 • 30 min
In this episode, James speaks to Parry Malm, CEO of Phrasee. A pioneer of AI copywriting, he co-founded Phrasee five years ago and has since worked with some of the world’s most recognized brands including Ebay, Groupon and Virgin. Phrasee uses AI to…
#27 Michael Wooldridge: Calming Fears About AI
Mar 17 • 40 min
In this episode, James speaks to Michael Wooldridge, professor and head of computer science at the University of Oxford. He’s been an AI researcher since 1989, and has recently published ‘The Road to Conscious Machines: The Story of AI’, in which he…
#26 Devin Krotman: Solving Global Challenges With AI
Mar 4 • 34 min
In this episode, James speaks to Devin Krotman, director of the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE. The XPRIZE Foundation has designed and operated 17 competitions in the areas of space, oceans, learning, health, energy, environment, transportation, safety and…
#25 Rhonda Scharf: Will AI Steal Your Job?
Feb 19 • 26 min
In this episode, James speaks to Rhonda Scharf, professional speaker and president of consultancy practise ‘On The Right Track’. Her latest book, ‘Alexa is Stealing Your Job’, explores how artificial intelligence will impact our careers in the future,…
#24 Pranav Yadav: Decoding Human Behaviour
Feb 5 • 46 min
In this episode, James speaks to Pranav Yadav, CEO of Neuro-Insight, a company which uses brain-imaging technology to measure how the subconscious responds to marketing campaigns across social media platforms and TV commercials. Pranav believes…
#23 Minda Aguhob: The Social Network for Caring
Jan 22 • 33 min
In this episode, James speaks to Minda Aguhob, chief people officer and co-founder of Vytality Health, a social app for co-caring. It provides physical and emotional support through personalized communities of support and customized information. The…
#22 Payal Arora: Falling Back in Love With Technology
Jan 7 • 43 min
In this episode, James speaks to Payal Arora, professor and chair of technology, values, and global media cultures at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Payal is also the founder and executive director of Catalyst Lab, an initiative that brings the academic…
#21 John Crowley: What It Means To Be Human
Dec 11, 2019 • 39 min
In this episode, James is in Paris speaking to John Crowley, section chief of research, policy and foresight at UNESCO’s Sector for Social and Human Sciences. UNESCO is an agency for cooperation and a forum for debate, and John works to mobilise the…
#20 Dr Tara Swart: Mastering Your Brainpower
Nov 21, 2019 • 36 min
In this episode, James speaks to Dr Tara Swart, neuroscientist and senior lecturer at MIT. She helps executives all over the world to achieve mental resilience, and her unique career has been featured in Nature about alternate career paths for people…
#19 Alison Richings and Pelin Morris: The Art of Wayfinding
Nov 7, 2019 • 31 min
In this episode, James speaks to Alison Richings and Pelin Morris from Endpoint. The company uses a practise called wayfinding to help us connect to places, spaces and buildings. They analyse and improve design elements – from signage to lighting, and…
#18 Jeanniey Mullen: An Innovation In Pay
Oct 28, 2019 • 29 min
In this episode James speaks to Jeanniey Mullen, chief innovation and marketing officer for DailyPay. The company offers a novel solution to getting paid by your employer. At the click of a button, you can withdraw the money you’ve earned whenever you…
#17 Martin Adams: Bringing Back Great Storytelling
Oct 10, 2019 • 35 min
In this episode, James speaks to Martin Adams, CEO of Codec, an award winning company which uses artificial intelligence to perfect marketing. Martin set up the company because of a desire to bring back great storytelling in advertising. The internet is…
#16 Matt McNabb: Local Insights And Data Collection
Oct 2, 2019 • 37 min
In this episode, James speaks to Matt McNabb, CEO of Native, a new innovative data collection platform. Matt has a background in carrying out quantitative and qualitative research in war zones, spending much of that time in places like Afghanistan and…
#15 Tom Simonite: Making the Impossible Possible with AI
Sep 13, 2019 • 32 min
In this episode, James speaks to Tom Simonite, senior writer for WIRED magazine. Tom’s interested in discovering technologies that are changing the world we live in, particularly artificial intelligence. His passion took him from the UK to LA, in…
#14 Toby Shapshak: Why Innovation is Better in Africa
Aug 27, 2019 • 61 min
In this episode, James speaks to Toby Shapshak, editor-in-chief of Stuff magazine and writer for Forbes. Toby is a strong believer that innovation is better in Africa. He says innovative ideas are born of constraint, and because there’s a great deal of…
#13 Adam Hadley: Understanding Terrorist Content and Freedom of Expression
Jul 16, 2019 • 41 min
In this episode, James speaks to Adam Hadley, founder and managing director of data science consultancy QuantSpark, and director of Tech Against Terrorism. The project was initiated by the UN Counter-Terrorism Directorate and works to support platforms…
#12 Wonbo Woo: Humans and AI Working Together
Jul 2, 2019 • 46 min
In this episode, James speaks to Wonbo Woo, executive producer of video at Wired. In his previous roles covering breaking news at ABC and NBC, Wonbo has reported across three dozen US states and five continents. In this in-depth conversation, James and…
#11 Katie King: Innovative Marketing and Business Transformation
Jun 5, 2019 • 37 min
In this episode, host James Ingram talks to Katie King, CEO of boutique management consultancy AI in Marketing. Together they explore the advantages of AI-embedded tools in providing a personalised service, discuss the need for business leaders to keep…
#10 Al Ramich: AI Assistants and Data Ethics
May 22, 2019 • 33 min
In this episode, host James Ingram talks to Al Ramich, founder and CEO of intelligent assistant platform Loomi. They discuss the increasing use of artificial intelligence to help organise and filter digital communication, address concerns surrounding…
#9 Sophie Kleber: Digital Citizenship and Decoding Emotions
May 8, 2019 • 39 min
In this tenth episode, host James Ingram talks to Sophie Kleber, Head of Spaces UX at Google, and previously global executive creative director at Huge. Together they discuss creating emotionally intelligent machines, and explore the ethical dilemmas of…
#8 Pete Trainor: Machine Learning and Philosophical Analysis
Apr 24, 2019 • 40 min
In this ninth episode, host James Ingram talks to Pete Trainor, co-founder of Us Ai, behavioural designer, and author of Hippo: The Human Focused Digital Book. Together they discuss taking a philosophical approach to technology and design, and using…
#7 Dr Jiayu Wu: Using Data and Measuring Emotions
Apr 9, 2019 • 42 min
In this eighth episode, host James Ingram talks to Dr Jiayu Wu, senior research fellow at the Royal College of Art’s Intelligent Mobility Design Centre, and Manuel Monti-Nussbaum, senior behavioural scientist at The Behaviouralist, about using data and…
#6 Irini Papadimitriou: Art and Critical Reflection
Mar 20, 2019 • 35 min
In this seventh episode, host James Ingram talks to Irini Papadimitriou, creative director of Future Everything. Previously the curator of the V&A Artificially Intelligent Display, she discusses the complex relationship humans have with technology,…
#5 Romy Lorenz: Neuroscience and AI
Feb 13, 2019 • 43 min
In this sixth episode, host James Ingram talks to cognitive neuroscientist Romy Lorenz about her research which resulted in the first “AI neuroscientist”, her exploration of the processes of the human brain using AI, and the application of her methods…
#4 Richie Manu: Senses and the Imagination
Jan 10, 2019 • 36 min
In this fifth episode, host James Ingram will be talking to Richie Manu, author of You:ReBranded, TedX speaker and senior lecturer for the MA programme in Applied Imagination at Central St. Martins. Together they discuss how the human sensory nervous…
#3 Dr Pippa Malmgren: Democracy and Power
Dec 3, 2018 • 41 min
In this episode, host James Ingram talks to Dr Pippa Malmgren, the former financial markets advisor to President George W Bush, economist, author, and founder and CEO of H Robotics. Together they discuss the use of AI in the commercial drones industry;…
#2 Alex Alexiev: Car Design and AI
Nov 15, 2018 • 46 min
In this third episode, we will be talking about using VR in car design with Alex Alexiev, senior designer at McLaren Automotive. Taking his inspiration from travel, cars, architecture and aviation, his philosophy that design is a 3D art form is…
#1 Bill Bouchey: Architecture and Design
Nov 1, 2018 • 37 min
In the second episode of the Creative Intelligence podcast, host James Ingram is joined by Bill Bouchey, director of interior design for HOK’s New York practice, a science-informed architecture and urban design practice. In this edition, they discuss…
Digital Anthropology and Creativity
Oct 1, 2018 • 40 min
Chris Duffey, senior strategic development manager at Adobe Creative Cloud and author of Superhuman Innovation: Transforming Businesses with Artificial Intelligence, and Katie Hillier, lead digital anthropologist at ?What If! Innovation Partners, join…