You might want to lay out the kinds of questions you want to ask, and specify how much of this person's time you'd like to consume... Manage their expectations and you'll have a better chance at a response. Good luck!
Andy: That would be George Costanza; a stocky, slow-witted american sit-com character who once tried to impress a woman by telling her he was a marine biologist. On a date with this woman--walking along the beach--they came across a crowd of people surrounding a beached whale calling out, "Is anyone a marine biologist?!"
George Louis Costanza said:
The sea was angry that day my friends: like an old man trying to send back soup at a deli...