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03.31.10

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Judi Oyama

Philippe Kahn

CEO of Fullpower-Motion X and founder of Starfish Software, Lightsurf Technologies and Borland Software

What do you do for a living?

Innovator, inventor, technologist.

What would you be doing if you weren't doing that?

I would be doing exactly that. I love it. Every time that I see someone taking a camera-phone picture, I'm reminded.

What do you do in your free time?

Ski, snowboard, sail, surf, lift heavy weights overhead, play modern jazz.

What brought you to Santa Cruz?

The wind, the waves and the marine life

What's your favorite street?

Steamer Lane.

Name something you're excited about.

The snow in the Sierras and the wind and the waves in Santa Cruz.

Name a pet peeve.

My dogs!

What are you reading?

QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter by Richard Feynman.

What's the most important thing you've learned in the last three years?

When the snow melts, the snow monkey is still a monkey.

Recent personal food trend?

Whole foods. Nothing with more than five ingredients or made in factory.


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