BSc in Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Formerly, Farmer. Inventor and innovator in sustainable energy and materials space. Frequent speaker on sustainability; TED Speaker. PopTech Fellow. Expertise: materials technology, disruptive technology, farming, commercializing disruptive technology, ways to leverage existing biological systems to create better materials and products. Interests: biology, business, human brain, innovation and energy systems.