Deanne Bell is an engineer, television host, and the founder & CEO of Future Engineers.
Prior to becoming a TV host and entrepreneur, Deanne designed opto-mechanics for military aircraft sensors and worked as a senior application engineer for a CAD software startup. Her previous television hosting credits include PBS, ESPN, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, and DIY Network.
Deanne's company, Future Engineers, currently hosts a series of student invention challenges developed in partnership with NASA and the ASME Foundation as a joint commitment to the White House Maker Initiative. Future Engineers is a 2016 Small Business Innovation Research grant awardee from the US Department of Education and was named a Breakthrough Award winner by Popular Mechanics in 2015.
When Deanne's not working, she seeks out global travel and outdoor adventure. She has hiked to the base of Mt. Everest, cycled from Seattle to Los Angeles, and backpacked solo throughout Asia.