Mike North, PhD aka “Doc North” doesn’t just talk about the future, he builds it. Discovery Channel hired Doc North to develop a system to invent the future for the primetime Discovery Show Prototype This! developing working prototypes from autonomous drone delivery to a self-driving pizza deliver cars to mind controlled demolition derby cars. Since then he has hosted three more Discovery shows, including his own online Discovery Show In The Making, where he travels the world discovering the latest in technology and innovation; co-hosted the hit Science Channel show Outrageous Acts of Science, where he explains the engineering behind some of the craziest inventions on the internet; and even hosted his own Discovery VR series.
Currently, Dr. North is focusing on his own company, Slow Wave, where he has assembled a team of brilliant engineers and scientists to use vibrotactile stimulation to tune the body and mind to optimize performance, reduce pain, and to restore vibrancy to the human condition.
As a thought leader, Doc North has delivered hundreds of talks from TEDx talks to keynotes to the commencement address at UC Santa Barbara on how to use innovation and technology to create a better world.