The People of

Kishore Hari

Bay Area Science Festival


Kishore Hari joined Inquiring Minds as co-host in January 2015, bringing an interest in engaging public audiences in science discussion. In 2007, he founded Down to a Science, a San Francisco-based science cafe, to create social dialogues fueled by scientific research. Building on its success, Kishore started, a web portal to all of the various science institutions and events throughout the Bay Area. Kishore now runs the Bay Area Science Festival, a 10-day celebration of science and technology that reaches over 70,000 people annually. Kishore has a B.S. in chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. In 2002, he co-founded Superior Adsorbents Inc., an environmental services company specializing in heavy metal remediation from air, soil, and water.