Home: Connecticut, USA. Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya. Profession: Media CEO, Founder and Advisor. Organization: DrivingChange.Org. Title: Executive Director & Co-Founder. Languages spoken: English, bad restaurant Spanish & French.
Hobbies: Swatch watches, European cars from the 80s. Recent travel or adventure: Metro North New Haven Line. Last book read: Alchemy: The Dark Art & Curious Science of Creating Magic in Brands, Business & Life, by Rory Sutherland. Recent unique acquisition: A TinTin Swatch Maxi, if you know you know…
How do you define an ideal business relationship? Mutually respectful and honest. What is your greatest fear? Irrelevance. What occupation, other than your own, do you most admire? Anyone who puts others before themselves. What is at the top of your bucket list? Flying on Concorde.
What modern technology innovation do you most appreciate? Smart phones. What is your favorite app? Spotify. What is your go-to source of news and information? Google. What world event has had the greatest influence on your life? The launch of the World Wide Web. What company or organization do you most admire? Patagonia.
What mega-trend most excites you? Personal Med tech. What mega-trend most concerns you? The metaverse.
As a kid, what did you first want to be when you grew up? Independent. What object would you save first from your burning home? My passport. What advice would you give your younger self? Listen to comprehend, not to respond. What day in your life would you like to re-live? Yesterday.
Favorite quote: "Be bold and great forces will come to your aid" (Basil King). Desired epitaph: I told you I wasn’t feeling well.