Jay Kannaiyan is a product management professional and adventurer with extensive experience in leadership and project execution.

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CURRENT PROJECTS

AIR QUALITY

Product management, leadership, and subject matter expert in indoor and outdoor air quality, with 3 years experience running hardware startups in emerging markets.

ADVENTURE TRAVEL

Renowned motorcycle adventurer having ridden from the US to India across five continents and guiding others to experience the joy of adventure.

ENTREPRENEUR

Real-world experience scaling enterprises from ideation to production to market success spanning technical fields such as air quality to human empowerment through adventuring.

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PAST PROJECTS

KAITTERA

Chief Business Development/Growth Officer for smart home and air quality monitoring startup based in Beijing. Established new India subsidiary. Launched outdoor air quality monitoring project.

SMART AIR FILTERS

CEO/Co-founder of Smart Air Filters in India, launched air purifier startup to make clean air affordable, garnered media coverage and evangelized clean air. Ideated new product line and shipped to market success.

MOTOROLA

Senior Product Design and Quality Engineer at Motorola HQ launching successor to RAZR and developing flexible electronic components on first generation smartphones.

JAMMIN GLOBAL ADVENTURES

Founded motorcycle adventure company with trips in Kenya, Mongolia, Peru, and India, leveraging three-year motorcycle journey from the US to India across five continents with coverage in Yahoo, Red Bull, and others.

ICRISAT

Research Consultant with global crops research institute in Kenya conducting research on climate change resilience among low-income farmers. Planned and executed field work.

UPCOMING BOOK

Book about motorcycle journey written and under contract to be published. Chronicles search for identity on the road across Latin America, Africa, and India.

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