For over 175 years, ZEISS has been asking “How can we challenge the limits of our imagination?” To celebrate this vision, ZEISS has partnered up with thought leaders and great minds from around the globe for the series "ZEISS Beyond Talks" where they speak about their work, visions, and how they are having a major impact on our world.
Surgical precision at the edge of science
Interview with pioneer neurosurgeon Prof. Robert Spetzler
Neurosurgeon Robert Spetzler MD is a pioneer of an operating technique that induces hypothermia and cardiac arrest so that lesions can be reached.
Interview with Martin van den Brink, President and CTO at ASML
Martin van den Brink is President and CTO at the Dutch semiconductor leader ASML. He shares his insights from a 40-year career, discussing the global component shortage, the future of silicon, and providing career advice to industry newcomers.
Interview with Senior Vice President & CMO at vivo, Spark Ni.
Mobile photography is playing an increasingly important role in our daily life. Looking ahead, how our interactions will be shaped by mobile photography, what technological breakthroughs will appear, and what will be the mobile photography like in 100 years? Spark Ni, Senior Vice President & CMO at vivo, spoke to us and shared his understanding of photography.
Interview with Nipam Patel, PHD, developmental biologist and director of the Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Chicago.
Nipam Patel is a developmental biologist studying the animal world at the genetic level. His research into butterflies and crustaceans is opening new doors in our understanding of color visualization, tissue regeneration, and the evolution of species.
Interview with Prof. Ling Feng, neurosurgeon and Deputy Director of China INI in Beijing.
Professor Ling Feng is a leading neurosurgeon and Deputy Director of the China International Neuroscience Institute (China INI) in Beijing. In a field driven by science, she says empathy is still the most important trait.
A vision of luxury: building a high-end eyewear brand
Interview with founder and CEO of PUYI OPTICAL, Jeffery Yau.
Jeffery Yau is the founder and CEO of luxury eyewear brand PUYI OPTICAL. We caught up with him at the ZEISS Vision Center in Hong Kong to discuss developments in the eyewear industry, and how luxury brands can give back to the community.
How lasers are tracing the path to humanity`s future
Interview with Dr. Peter Leibinger, CTO of TRUMPF Group.
Dr. Peter Leibinger is CTO of TRUMPF Group – a world leader in industrial-use laser technology. He shares his thoughts on what makes lasers special, their role in developing AI, and why there’s reason to be optimistic about humanity’s future.
Interview with German-American director, Sherry Hormann.
We spoke to film director Sherry Hormann in the iconic Delphi cinema in Berlin. She told us about the importance of portraying the individual experience, dealing with tough subjects on screen, and why storytelling has always touched human beings.
Interview with Prof. Joachim Mayer, Materials Scientist at RWTH Aachen University.
Modern day exploration is not only about heading into space – it’s also about studying the materials around us at the molecular level. Joachim Mayer is a pioneer in this field. The Materials Scientist from RWTH Aachen University and Ernst Ruska-Centre for Microscopy and Spectroscopy says we’re entering the era of neuromorphic computing.
Interview with Prof. Antje Boetius, microbiologist, researcher.
There are fewer humans who have been diving in the deep sea than humans who have been to outer space. Antje Boetius is one of the deep sea explorers. We had the chance to get thrilling insider information about this uncharted area of our planet.
"ZEISS Beyond Talks – The Podcast” takes you on a journey by capturing important milestones and by talking to leading scientists, renowned artists and ZEISS experts from around the world. All of them address the question: How can we challenge the limits of imagination?