Entrepreneur Richard Garriott joins Adam for this week's episode of Take A Knee. Richard opens the show talking about the video games he’s developed over the years. Then Adam asks Richard about the times he lived on the International Space Station for 2 weeks, as well as when he went 3 miles deep into the ocean on a submarine. After that, Adams asks Richard his opinions on the future of clean energy and which form of it will be most effective at the lowest cost. Before they wrap, the guys talk about Richards book Explore/Create: My Life in Pursuit of New Frontiers, Hidden Worlds, and the Creative Spark, which also leads to a longer conversation on how to improve curiosity and education in children.
Co-Founder of Popularium and former COO of Sphero Rob Maigret sits down with Adam for this week's episode of Take A Knee. Adam opens the show asking Rob about his love of Porches, as well as Rob's design of the Star Wars Force Awakens drone BB-8. Then the guys talk about how drastically money and finances have changed over the past few decades and how that's necessitated change in product design and packaging. Before they wrap, Adam and Rob discuss the emotional connections associated with TV shows, advertisement, and products today.
Former Krave Jerky CEO Jon Sebastiani returns for this weeks episode of Take A Knee. Adam opens the show talking to Jon about his new ready made and healthy soup business Zupa. Then Adam talks to Jon about the rapid success and eventual sale of Krave Jerky to Hershey. Adam talks about the misconception of a “hot breakfast” as a wholesome healthy meal, and how that applies to a changing food industry. Then they talk about Jon’s history coming from a wine family and how it led him to a life in business. They close the show talking about how people fear change, even though it often leads to something better.