Hi! I'm Aaron! 🎉 I'm a writer, musician, storyteller, and audiobook enthusiast. Currently: GP at Open Heart Capital, a $5M crypto fund that donates its performance fee. Living nomadically, originally from NYC, semi-permanent home in Maui. Previously: Co-Director, Effective Altruism NYC Growth, Enigma (now Secret Network) Adjunct professor of social entrepreneurship, CUNY Science educator, American Museum of Natural History Ever and always: Co-Founder, Impact Labs BA in philosophy (ethics), Brown University In 2017, I took the Giving What We Can pledge to donate 10% of my income. In 2021, I took the Further Pledge to donate any extra income beyond $70k in perpetuity. These decisions have had profoundly positive impacts on my life - talk to me if you’re interested in taking them. ❤️ Communities I’m a part of: Effective altruism, Interact Fellows, Slavin Fellows, The Learned League, One Salon, Foresight Institute, OnDeck (Longevity Biotech #1), the pirates of ARRR!!!, and all the amazing community houses I’ve lived in. Projects I’m working on or have worked on in the past: An audio-first tool for networked thought - follow along on Memex An educational youth program for budding effective altruists (more soon!) Board game design - playtest my most recent creation A top secret psychedelic-assisted therapy research project A longevity summer camp + other healthspan extension projects Listening to 100 audiobooks in a single month Giving a TEDx talk about the imperative to use technology for social good Recording an entire album in a single day Acting in an Off-Broadway play for 8 years Owning and operating a summer camp with my family Interesting things about me: Burner (see if you can spot me in this video), ENM evangelist, classical pianist of 20+ years, certified Thai body worker, professional Klezmer musician, black belt in Taekwondo, sexual health educator, unapologetic lover of Soylent, semi-militant vegetarian, pirate.