meet the team

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the board

Dr. Peter H. Diamandis

Executive Founder and Director
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Peter Diamandis is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, which leads the world in designing and operating large-scale incentive competitions. He is also the Executive Founder and Director of Singularity University, a global learning and innovation community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges and build a better future for all.

Peter’s favorite saying is “the best way to predict the future is to create it yourself.”


Dr. Ray Kurzweil

Co-Founder and Chancellor, Singularity Board Member
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Ray Kurzweil is one of the world’s leading inventors, thinkers and futurists, with a thirty-year track record of accurate predictions. Called “the restless genius” by The Wall Street Journal and “the ultimate thinking machine” by Forbes magazine, he was selected as one of the top entrepreneurs by Inc. magazine, which described him as the “rightful heir to Thomas Edison.” PBS selected him as one of the “sixteen revolutionaries who made America." He is Co-Founder and Chancellor of Singularity University and a Director of Engineering at Google heading up a team developing machine intelligence and natural language understanding.


Erik J. Anderson

Executive Chairman, Founder
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Erik Anderson is a leader in global innovation recognized throughout his career for his business acumen and leadership. As the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of WestRiver Group (WRG), Anderson is redefining the paradigm of capital allocation with a transformative business model. The equity platform is led by gender-balanced teams, which empirical evidence suggests is correlated with better returns.

Lisa Stone

Managing Director, WestRiver Group; Board of Directors, Project Glimmer
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Lisa Stone is a co-founder and c-level entrepreneur with extensive experience working successfully across sales, product, engineering, marketing, content and community to design platforms, programs, pricing and partnerships that activate millions of people and achieve defined business goals. As a social media pioneer, she has used technology to create scale and launch consumer movements and communities on topics ranging from lifestyle to enterprise.

Naveen Jain

Entrepreneur and Chair of Space & Entrepreneurship
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Naveen Jain is an entrepreneur and philanthropist driven to solve the world’s biggest challenges through innovation. He is the founder of several successful companies including Moon Express, BlueDot, Viome, Intelius, Talent Wise and InfoSpace.


Steve Leonard

CEO, Singularity Group
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Steve is a technology-industry leader with a wide range of experience in software, hardware, consulting and managed services. As a passionate advocate for constructive debate about technology and the future of humanity, Leonard is a regular speaker at United Nations Development Program and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific events. He is also a frequent on-stage and on-air contributor at a wide range of technology events, hosted by leading media groups including WSJ, Forbes, CNBC, Bloomberg, BBC, and The Economist.

the team

Alix Rübsaam

Director of Curated and Research Content
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Amanda Manna

Vice President, Strategic Narrative
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Audrey Morse

Custom Content Program Manager
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Ben Bode

Creative Director, Marketing
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Bohdanna Kesala

Managing Director, Partnerships
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Chez Rueda

Director, People Operations
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Chris Ewald

Digital Community Manager, Enterprise
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Courtney Alligood

Business Development Representative
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Dalton Longshore

IT Support Specialist I
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Darlene Damm

Faculty Chair & Head of Social Impact
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David Gailey

Managing Director, Singularity Labs
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Dermot Mee

Vice President, Business Operations
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Erica Ritchey

Head of Content & Expert Operations
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Ethan Lynagh

Data Scientist and Software Developer
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Jason Dorrier

Editorial Director, Singularity Hub
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Jenny Wright

Experience & Design Manager
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Joe Moore

Account Executive, Enterprise Sales
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John Davila

Director, Enterprise Sales
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Karina Serrano

Customer Success Manager
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Kim Krupski

People Operations Coordinator
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Kyle Nel

President, Singularity Labs
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Lila Faria

Global Chapter Digital Community Manager and Social Media Coordinator
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Marjan Mohsenin

Senior Director, Strategic Relations
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Maryka Trent Baraka

Director, Enterprise Content
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Mike Patterson

Revenue Operations Manager, Tools and Infrastructure
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Nataki Eggleston-Simmons

Senior Corporate Paralegal
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Nea Haberman

Marketing Automation Manager, Abundance Digital
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Nuri Djavit

Chief Marketing Officer
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Olivia Leekam

Senior Product Manager, Membership
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Paul Kaplan

Account Executive, Enterprise Sales
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Reggie Prevail

Business Development Representative
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Riley Florence

Director of Development & Design, Singularity Labs
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Russ Muzzolini

Vice President, Engineering
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Ryan Meredith

Revenue Operations Manager, Process and Automation
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Sarah Edgren

Senior Manager, Organizational Content
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Sean Perez

Revenue Operations Analyst
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Sonya Hausafus

Head of Brand Marketing
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Steven Parton

Digital Community Manager
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Ty Henkaline

Managing Director, Data and Insights
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Vanessa Bates Ramirez

Senior Editor, Singularity Hub
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Venus Ranieri

Senior Manager, Content Marketing
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William Martin

Senior Counsel, Legal
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