Technology entrepreneur and philanthropist; cofounder, ICPlanet and Broderbund Software; trustee, Santa Fe Institute; board chair, Public Radio International, the Carlston Family Foundation; board member, MoveOn Political Action Committee, the Ploughshares Fund, the Albanian American Enterprise Fund,the Long Now Foundation
Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and presidential advisor; former professor, environmental policy, Harvard University and president and director of the Woods Hole Research Center; chair, executive committee, Pugwash conferences; author; MacArthur fellow
GBN cofounder, philosopher, and educator; former dean, Presidio Graduate School and Yale professor; former research director for SRI International’s Values and Lifestyles Program. Author, Facing the Fold: Essays on Scenario Planning; Creating Better Futures: Scenario Planning as a Tool for a Better Tomorrow, and Living Without a Goal.
Consultant and writer on the social, cultural, and economic effects of internet technologies; joint NYU appointments in the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) and jourmalism department; author, Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing without Organizations and Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age
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