Today’s guest, Jay Harman is the CEO of PAX Scientific and author of The Shark’s Paintbrush. In The Shark's Paintbrush, Harman introduces us to pioneering engineers in a wide array of businesses who are uncovering and copying nature’s hidden marvels. He shows business leaders and aspiring entrepreneurs how we can reconcile creating more powerful, lucrative technologies with maximizing sustainability. Jay Harman injects a whole new vocabulary and way of thinking into the business sphere that speaks to both small start-ups and corporate giants.
[1:14] Biomimicry looks to nature to determine how nature has solved a problem humans are facing.
[2:48] Jay Harman designed a boat based on the “using the least to get the most” techniques used by nature.
[7:23] Examples of breakthrough innovations that are fundamental game-changers.
[16:59] PAX Scientific projects may allow for energy savings of up to 50%, meaning we may be able to reverse the negative effects of climatic change.
[20:40] The opportunities to optimize the energy requirements of automotives are endless.
[22:57] Reverse engineering a frozen whirlpool allows for an inventory of variables to study.
[26:16] How to best reach Jay Harman.
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The Shark’s Paintbrush