Problem Solver

Michael Ricciardi

Michael Ricciardi
You will be hard-pressed to find anyone with as much broad scientific knowledge as I have. This comes primarily from my innate intellectual curiosity and well as over ten years as a free-lance science and technology writer. Additionally, as an award-winning, multi-media artist (photo/film/video/new media) with over 30 years of experience, I bring a level of creativity to the table that few other innovators possess.

Areas Michael Ricciardi is Knowledgeable in:

Audio/visual innnovation, biotech, biomed (life science), materials, healthcare, education, video/film making

Techniques Michael Ricciardi Uses:

Since this is about my IP (Intellectual Process) it is thus also my IP (Intellectual Property) and as such is confidential. If you would like me as a TEAM member, I will happily share my techniques. If you want to know/learn my techniques, you'll have to contract me as a consultant.

Michael Ricciardi's Problem Solving Skills:

  1. writing (science, creative ), audio/visual design, research (science, law), video/film-making, performing arts/public speaking

Michael Ricciardi's Problem Solving Experience:

  1. Winning Solver (at 'How to Augment a Camera to do more than take a Snapshot' (January, 2012)
  2. '1st Place' - Alternative to Fear Challenge ( ; Identifying psychological states that encourage 'buy-in' for Climate Change action (essay/paper: 'Stimulating Generative Motivation for Achieving Collective Climate Action and the Next Big Social Project'); July, 2019.
  3. Winning Solver (at '2013 Innovations in Arms Control' (new information technologies to improve the arms inspection process; US State Dept. Bureau of Arms Control, May 2014)
  4. Short-listed concept proposal (one of the top ten proposals out of 120 submitted proposals): 'The Economist Challenge - Envisioning and Designing the 21st Century Cyber School', June, 2009.
  5. Winning Solver (at 'Strategy to Assimilate Unstructured Information' (February, 2012)
  6. Two short-listed concept proposals for open innovation challenges for
    'Knowing By Numbers' (ALERT Atrocity Prevention Challenge; USAID 'Tech Challenge'), Feb. 2013; 'Employing Youth through Big Data Analysis' (Clinton Global Initiative Challenge), September, 2014.
  7. Winning Solver (at [sole Honorable Mention] 'How to Identify and Spotlight Third Party Enablers of Mass Atrocities' (one of five USAID/Humanity United 'Tech Challenges'; February, 2013)
  8. Winning Solver (at 'What Disruptive Innovations Does Pharma Need to Discover Tomorrow's Drugs?' (December, 2012)