Interview with GreenProphet COO and founder of CleanTechnology.ME
Hometown: The third rock from the sun.
Project: CleanTechnology.ME - an incubator and map of the cleantech sector of the greater Middle East.
In one sentence, tell us who you are.
Philosopher, web developer and environmentalist; the proud COO of Green Prophet.
What inspired you to embark on the path of an innovator?
I can't sit still when I see ways to improve the world.
What challenges do you foresee in your field?
The greatest challenge will be bridging the gap between Israel and her neighbors.
Who can you relate to in Jewish history (or in your field of interest)?
What is the most valuable thing you have learned from the PresenTense community?
The power of a community.
Who have you met at PresenTense that has made the most impact on your project?
What big question are you struggling with right now?
How do I fit in all the meetings I need to in such a short period of time?
If all goes as planned, where will your project be one year from now?
It will be a thriving online network generating billions of dollars in cleantech investment and as a side effect facilitating cooperation throughout the Middle East.
What do you hope to see change / to help change in your field in the next ten years?
Clean technology actually being adopted and implemented throughout our everyday lives.
What is your vision for the future of PresenTense?
Hubs in every major city around the world.
Jack is just one of 16 fellows from the PresenTense Global Fellowship's Class of 2010. Read and learn about the others here.