Kannan Thiruvengadam is the director of Eastie Farm, an urban farm in East Boston focused on community resiliency. He also hosts "What's up Eastie?", a radio show about local issues in a larger context, at Zumix, a youth organization in East Boston.
Kannan is also a Climate Ready Boston Leader. He has a technology background, has studied climate science, permaculture, and community engagement, and is passionate about regenerative and sustainable practices in agriculture and urban design. Kannan lives with his partner Rudi in historic Belmont Square in East Boston overlooking the harbor and the beautiful Boston skyline.