Innovating in America Today

The big GM wobble this week over workers and wages and whether its factories will be built in this country was just one more wake-up call. The old world is gone and the new one is going to require a lot more innovation if America is going to stay at the top of the economic heap.

This hour we’re checking in with three young world-beating American innovators, on the path to breakthroughs right now, about what it takes and how they do it. And we hear from a big-view innovation guru who says we’d better get cracking.

This hour, On Point: message to America — lead, follow, or get out of the way.


Dr. Anita Goel, President, Scientific Director and CEO of Nanobiosysm Labs/ Nanobiosysm Diagnostics, Inc.

David Berry, Principal in Flagship Ventures.

Garrett Camp, founder of StumbleUpon.

John Kao, leading expert on innovation, author of “Innovation Nation: How America is Losing Its Innovation Edge, Why It Matters and How We Can Get it Back.”

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