Growing up in the Napa area, Jason Woods
always had a knack for putting things together and taking them apart. For his senior project in high school Jason successfully entered and competed in the original "BattleBots
" on Comedy Central where contestants needed to engineer and build robots from scratch. He later invented the Kymera Body Board
where he his the CEO today.
In this episode we discuss his experience participating in BattleBots (4:00), why he decided to skip college (7:00), the first Kymera prototype (18:00), Kymera Body Board being voted invention of the year in Popular Science Magazine
(19:30), his first "failed" appearance on Shark Tank
(21:00), succeeding on Shark Tank the second time around (36:00), and the challenges with a seasonal product (41:30).