Tune into this episode of The Dating Advisory Board show to learn how to enhance our mental and physical performance. Thank you to our featured guest Andrew Herr for sharing his brilliant and life-changing insights on how we can be the best version of ourselves. Below are just a few of the amazing tips that he discussed:
1. What foods enhance our performance?
2. How can we sleep better?
3. Best times for setting up meetings
4. The importance of meditation
Andrew is the CEO of Helicase and an Adjunct Professor of Security Studies at Georgetown University. Helicase is a leader in human performance enhancement. Andrew leads the Helicase team as it leverages cutting-edge science and technology to enhance mental and physical performance for individual and corporate clients while conducting groundbreaking research and development to push the frontiers of the field.
At Georgetown, Andrew teaches about unconventional weapons technologies with a ‘hands-on’ approach, enabling students to gain first-hand experience relevant to chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological weapons, additive manufacturing, and human enhancement.
Prior to his current positions, he led studies on the future of human performance and biotechnology for the Department of Defense, trained U.S. Government personnel preparing for deployment to Afghanistan and Iraq, and worked with the Departments of Homeland Security and Energy on emerging technology strategy, nuclear weapons detection, and radiation dosimetry.
Andrew has been selected as a Mad Scientist by the U.S. Army’s Training and Doctrine Command, a Fellow by the Synthetic Biology Leadership Excellence Accelerator Program, a Fellow by the Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity Initiative, a Leader of Tomorrow by Global Biotech Revolution, a Next Generation Fellow by the Center for a New American Security, and a Science & Technology Fellow by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He also regularly judges at iGEM, the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition.
Andrew received Master’s Degrees in Health Physics, Microbiology & Immunology, and Security Studies from Georgetown University, where he also completed his undergraduate work at the School of Foreign Service, earned a certificate in Eurasian, Russian, and East European studies, and learned to speak Russian. Andrew’s interest in Russia and the former Soviet space led him to study in Russia, travel more than 10,000 miles across the country by train, live with Kazakh nomads who train eagles to hunt, and enjoy roasted lamb in the Turkmen desert.