Lee Hood Among Featured Innovators at Bezos Center for Innovation at MOHAI

Lee Hood participates in an interview during the launch of the Bezos Center for Innovation at MOHAI on Oct. 11. Hood is one of the featured innovators.

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On Oct. 11, MOHAI hosted a VIP event to celebrate the launch of the Bezos Center for Innovation. The exhibit features 13 innovators from the Seattle area, including ISB's president, Dr. Lee Hood. Each innovator sat for an interview and snippets from each interview are woven throughout the exhibit on touchscreens.

Event attendees included Dennis Hayes, below left, who founded Earth Day. He and Lee Hood, below right, spent a few moments catching up.

Hayes and Hood

Once the ceremony began, Gov. Jay Inslee welcomed the audience and praised innovation in Washington State, extending an extra note of thanks to the Jeff Bezos for his support of MOHAI.

Gov. Jay Inslee

Leonard Garfield, executive director of MOHAI, pictured below left, then conducted a question-and-answer session with Jeff Bezos. Here's a great write-up in Geekwire.com of the event and some photos of the exhibit.

Bezos interview

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