Keynote Speaker

Manoush Zomorodi

Discover the magic of clearer thinking

Manoush Zomorodi is a podcast host, author, and relentless examiner of the modern human condition. She has helped tens of thousands reclaim their time and will share how to cut through information overload and discover the magic of clearer thinking.

As host of Note to Self, the podcast from WNYC Studios, she unpacks the forces shaping our accelerating world and guides listeners through its challenges. Her book, Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self, is based on her 2015 interactive project with tens of thousands of listeners. It empowers readers to transform their digital anxiety into self-knowledge, autonomy, and action.

More about Manoush Zomorodi

Prior to New York Public Radio, Manoush reported and produced around the world for BBC News and Thomson Reuters. She grew up in Princeton, New Jersey and went to Georgetown University. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, NY1 reporter and anchor Josh Robin, and their two kids.