Entrepreneurial Reality Distortion

Payam Banazadeh, Capella Space
With Matt Harvey, Stanford University

Capella Space founder and CEO Payam Banazadeh describes the central lesson from his time at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory: The idea that anything is possible, which Banazadeh reframes as “entrepreneurial reality distortion.” But just because everything is possible, he finds, doesn’t mean that the first iteration of a product needs to be perfect.