“We really need to learn how to live with nature, not to fight with it.”

About the speaker

Jay Kannaiyan is a clean tech entrepreneur and motorcycle adventurer who in 2010 set off from Chicago on a three-year overland journey across Latin America, Europe, and Africa before ending up in India. He covered over a 103,200 km (64,140 miles) across 33 countries on 5 continents, cooking 56 chicken curries along the way. Jay’s solo journey took him across vibrant cultures and mind-expanding wildernesses. He rode across the Amazon rainforest, the vast emptiness of Patagonia, the deserts of the Sahara and the majestic Himalayas of Ladakh. After the trip, Jay launched Jammin Global Adventures curating motorcycle escapades in Kenya, India, Mongolia, and Myanmar. Get in touch to book a trip or get advice for your own adventure. He also runs Smart Air Filters in India, making clean air solutions affordable through frugal innovation to help people combat air pollution. Jay uses his varied experiences to inspire others to travel, explore, and discover how each one of us can contribute to a better world.

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