Board of Advisors

Foresight Institute depends on the advice and guidance from our members and broad range experts. We are in the process of enhancing our current boards and committees, as well as forming several new ones to assist us in our work to advance beneficial nanotechnology.


Stewart Brand, Long Now Foundation

Peter Diamandis, M.D., The X PRIZE Foundation

Jamie Dinkelacker, Ph.D., Google, Inc.

John Gilmore, Electronic Frontier Foundation

C. Christopher Hook, M.D., Mayo Clinic

Ray Kurzweil, Kurzweil Technologies, Inc.

Prof. Lawrence Lessig, Harvard University

Prof. Amory B. Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute

Prof. Glenn H. Reynolds, University of Tennessee

Peter Schwartz,

James R. Von Ehr II, Zyvex Labs


Editorial Advisors

Ron Pernick
Co-founder / Principal, Clean Edge

Stephen L. Gillett, Ph.D.
Dept. of Geological Sciences
Mackay School of Mines
University of Nevada

Aubrey de Grey, Ph.D.
Department of Genetics
University of Cambridge

Anthony Fletcher
Food Production Daily

Lawrence Gasman
NanoMarkets, LC

Tihamer Toth-Fejel
General Dynamics

Remembering with gratitude the contributions of past advisors

Gerald Feinberg (1933-1992)

Arthur Kantrowitz (1913-2008)

Douglas Engelbart (1925-2013)

Marvin Minsky (1927-2016)