Luis Quevedo is an award-winning Spanish filmmaker, podcaster and TV producer and personality. A former scientist turned communicator, after moving to New York in 2010, he pioneered NPR’s blog and podcast “Science Friday en Español” and is now director and host of CST, a Spanish language daily science, health and technology TV show broadcasting across the Americas. He’s been Managing Director of the Imagine Science Films Festival in New York, produced with support from Google, Nature, and Science, and co-creator of CUNY’s Social Gradient Podcast, a program about science, health and education for minorities. He is the US science correspondent for Spain’s El Mundo newspaper. He has taught communication at Columbia University, Georgetown, Yale, Mount Sinai and Pompeu Fabra Universities. Luis has been distinguished as a Minority Fellow of the National Association of Science Writers and mentor of the AAAS Mass Media Fellows. As an entrepreneur, Luis is co-founder of Cuonda, a Spanish-language podcast network singled out by Google’s DNI Fund.
Sessions as a Speaker
B1) Science Heard Around the World: Podcasting in the U.S. and Beyond
- Marriott Marquis: Nob Hill Room