Before he became one of the co-founders of Rise Products, and a husband, dad, Brooklynite, Dravidian, Teacher, and so much more Ashwin Goutham Gopir had a beginning. We take one of the most exciting human journeys going way back in time, I'm talking abou...
Before he became one of the co-founders of Rise Products, and a husband, dad, Brooklynite, Dravidian, Teacher, and so much more Ashwin Goutham Gopir had a beginning. We take one of the most exciting human journeys going way back in time, I'm talking about thousands of years in what is today's Southern India, ancient Christianity cameo, early stab at entrepreneurship, romance and so much then NYC especially Brooklyn. Technology, and agriculture, have always been a part of this man's story long before he was born. Check it out!
Time Stamps: Recommendation 0:00 - 2:53, Intro 3:04 - 4:09, Meaning of Names 4:36 - 14:51, Place Of Birth 15:01 - 23:54 Favorite Childhood Memory 24:00 - 30:10 Different Religions/ Not Believing in God 30:20 - 32:27 Cricket & Sports 32:40 - 35:29 Entrepreneurship 37:17 - 46:44, Why Brooklyn 47:06 - 48:22, Flight to US 48:47 - 51:30, NYC Moment 52:09 - 55:18, College Experience 55:28 - 58:13, The Educator 59:00 - 1:01:07, Potential Critics 1:01:40 - 1:02:54, Love Story 1:03:05 - 1:10:44, Food ❤️ 1:11:33 - 1:13:18, Music 1:14:23 - 1:18:18, Final Q 1:18:33 - 1:21:02, Plugins 1:21:33 -1:25:14
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Co-Founder / Dad / Entrepreneur / Teacher / Husband
Ashwin is a Father, Husband, Teacher, Brooklynite, Entrepreneur, and Dravidian. He is the co-founder of Rise Products, a green startup that converts byproducts from the beverage industry into food. He also teaches at NYU and the New School - helping students turn science into technology, and technology into solutions. He is interested in sustainability, comedy, anarchy, folk music, art, and religion. His hobbies include sitting in sunlight, drinking water, and dreaming of being a tree. He also enjoys eating leaves, playing acoustic guitar, and imagining being a grasshopper.