June 5, 2020: Honolulu’s Star Advertiser newspaper featured an interview with Oceanit Founder and CEO, Patrick Sullivan in conversation with Editor, Vicki Viotti.
In the lead-up to the release of Intellectual Anarchy: the Art of Disruptive Innovation, Patrick discussed with Vicki how he envisions Hawaii’s path forward out of the COVID-19 pandemic and the steps to alleviate the economic impacts that stem from the unprecedented spread of the novel coronavirus. Dr. Sullivan has always believed that science, engineering, and disruption are ways to build a new economy – especially in this day and age where geographic separation is no obstacle to truly innovation work. With the right education, imagination, and a solid internet connection, geographical barriers and preconceived notions about funding areas are rendered moot.
There are two perspectives on disruption – those that are disrupted, and those that disrupt. COVID-19 was a true disruption to Hawaii’s economy: it devastated tourism to the islands. In this disruption comes opportunity: to re-imagine our future through diversity and innovation. Click here to read the full article: https://bit.ly/2MES71A