Meet the Team

President, Pritzker Innovation Fund
Cofounder and President, Long Now Foundation
Principal, Adamantine Energy
Head of Finance, Seattle Sounders FC
Chairman and Founder, Asuragen
Director Emeritus, Google Inc.
Partner, Holland & Knight; Breakthrough Institute Board Member
Founding Director, Rodel Foundations
Breakthrough Institute Board Member
Executive Editor at National Review
Partner Emeritus, Venrock
Founder and Executive Director


Cutting-edge policy research at one of the country's most intellectually challenging think tanks. Fellowship and friendships that last a lifetime.

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The Breakthrough Institute is an environmental research center based in Oakland, California. Our research focuses on identifying and promoting technological solutions to environmental and human development challenges in three areas: energy, conservation, and food and farming.

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