Founder, Underwater Kinetics; author, 'Buying America Back: A Real-Deal Blueprint for Restoring American Prosperity'
Alan Uke is a San Diego entrepreneur, community leader, and founder of Underwater Kinetics, which he started 41 years ago as a sophomore at the University of California San Diego. He holds more than 50 patents, and the majority of his SCUBA diving and his industrial lighting products are exported to more than 60 countries. He has won the Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Consumer Products from the Entrepreneur of the Year Institute, is a member of the World Presidents Organization, and conceived of and founded the San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum. He is the author of Buying America Back: A Real-Deal Blueprint for Restoring American Prosperity.