Fast Future Future Presents: Innovators Podcast

Episode 9: Dr. Jessica Cunningham and Kris Stevens, KYSTATS

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Kentucky is a national leader when it comes to leveraging state data for improving policy and programs. Yes, you read that right - Kentucky.

Dr. Jessica Cunningham and Kris Stevens (from the Kentucky Center for Statistics) are encouraging folks across the country to think differently about how longitudinal data can be used to make lives better. This week, Jessica and Kris talk with Innovators podcast host Ben Reno-Weber from Louisville's Future of Work Initiative. Hear how their non-traditional backgrounds and love for data, math, and storytelling have come together to change the way business leaders and lawmakers think about how they can help people.

About Our Podcast

In our weekly newsletter, Fast Future covers the people, companies, and institutions driving innovative transformation in our region. We talk to hundreds of modern day pioneers who are doing world class work to drive before.

And, we never cease to be amazed by the creativity we are privileged to see each and every day.

We want you to hear their stories directly.

And so, each episode will bring you fascinating innovators who are pushing the boundaries, whether that’s starting a company from scratch, getting a multi-billion dollar company to reimagine its innovation to improve the quality of life in Americas’ heartland. We see amazing ideas being turned into world changing technologies and companies. We see Fortune 500 companies investing in the future like never industry, or finding new ways to look at emerging technology.

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