Humanist, technologist and complex systems thinker
Fiona is a world-renowned academic researcher, author, consultant and speaker. Dr Kerr is on a mission “to change the way we think about how we think.”
Fiona advises and works with organisations ranging from US Defense to Cirque du Soleil, with projects including how soldiers interact with autonomous systems in decision making, how to design multimodal gadgets which have a positive cognitive impact, and why face-to-face interaction with a nurse makes a patient heal better.
Apart from directing The NeuroTech Institute, Fiona also holds positions as Research Fellow with the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), adjunct with the University of Adelaide Engineering department, advisor to global centre for modern aging, R4 Robotics and Curated, and vice chair of the Catalyst Foundation board.
Fiona will discuss in the virtual series leading human connection, creativity, curiosity and care in a technologically mediated world.