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  • 1 Reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese (Simplified), French
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2017
  • Super Connector
  • B.A. English
  • From Athens, OH, USA
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me

China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vancouver, Toronto are some of the places I've been to outside of Silicon Valley. I'm a start-up guy at night working part-time as a CRO lab tech during the day. I spend most of my free time reading or making introductions. I hope to become business savvy enough to start my own things soon.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Hopefully I'll get my own place soon and be able to host but I haven't traveled in ages and I want to meet new friends.


  • design
  • running
  • politics
  • anthropology
  • economics
  • psychology
  • interaction design

Music, Movies, and Books

Give & Take by Adam Grant
G Dog and the Homeboys by Celeste Fremon
Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett & Dave Evans
Zero to One by Peter Thiel & Blake Masters
Disrupt or Die by Jedidiah Yueh
The Humane Interface by Jef Raskin
Popular by Mitch Prinstein
Screw It Let's Do It by Richard Branson

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Finish the SF Marathon suffering from dehydration

Teach, Learn, Share

teach/share: empathy, apologies, perspective, design thinking

learn: anything and everything except organic chemistry

What I Can Share with Hosts

A warm introduction to someone who can help you along your way
A few book recommendations
A non-judgmental ear
Free labor for cooking projects

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, China, Hong Kong, Japan

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, United States

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