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  • 143 References 106 Confirmed & Positive
  • Ambassador
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Professional Bed Tester
  • Aeronautics, chemical engineering, business and biomed stuff
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

Intermittent availability... If you want me to host, read my couch information!

I am very laid back when relaxing, but focused and motivated when driven with a purpose. I have wonderful friends and family in a lot of places, and I enjoy interacting with people from around the globe and bringing them into my world.

CS is a supplement to travel, not the means to travel! If you're independent and want to meet cool folk, get an inside perspective on local life, and do awesome things, then read my couch info to request me :-)

I want to make the world a better place and am part of a cleantech company to make hydrogen, capture solar energy, clean coal pollution and store electricity. I also work as a strategic consultant.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I host people, am hosted, organize events, mediate disputes, and give advice. CS has introduced me to some very memorable people that I hope time and circumstances allow me to meet more often.


Hiking, reading, airplanes, energy, dancing, warmth, boarding, photos, museums, meditation, mountains, did I mention dancing?

  • dancing
  • cooking
  • meditation
  • yachting
  • reading
  • traveling
  • hiking
  • engineering
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: The Orb, Doors, Janes Addiction, Matmos, RadioHead, Frank Sinatra;
Movies: Baraka, Qatsi Trilogy, Winged Migration, Fight Club, Matrix, Fog of War;
TV: Simpsons, Southpark, Man vs. Wild, How It's Made, Planet Earth, ATHF;
Books: Dune, 2001, Rama, Narnia, Right Stuff, Catch-22, Freakonomics, Outliers;

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Black Rock '06-'14, Queen's Day '09-'14, Yacht Week '13

Teach, Learn, Share

I love to share experiences with people, and I want to cook more. I have engineering degrees and am in search of the ideal ego. I keep my profile concise so you read it before asking me to host.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.

What goes around comes around, If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem, and If you don't leave the world a better place, you've lived in vain.

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