Word Nerd. Science geek. Champion of the underserved. Social entrepreneur inspired by acts of kindness. An optimist & contrarian bent on living outside the box. Founder of the world's first Soft Skills Academy and committed to upskilling Gen Z. PhD scientist who generated billions by launching dozens of first-to-world products working as an executive at several Fortune 100s and a few startups. Award-winning author, journalist, podcaster, and founder of STEERus – home to the world’s first Soft Skills Academy.