E. Glen Weyl
Founder and Chairman of RadicalxChange
Glen Weyl is a political economist and social technologist whose work focuses on harnessing computers and markets to create a radically equal and cooperative society. He is the Founder and Chairman of the RadicalxChange Foundation, a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and a lecturer at Princeton University. Glen was recently honored as a Bloomberg Top 50, one Wired Magazine’s 25 leaders shaping the next 25 years of technology, and one of Coindesk’s most influential people in blockchain for 2018. Glen is currently Chairperson of the Board.
Founder of Ethereum, RadicalxChange Board
Vitalik Buterin is the creator of the Ethereum Foundation. He first discovered blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies through Bitcoin in 2011, and was immediately excited by the technology and its potential. He co-founded Bitcoin Magazine in September 2011, and after two and a half years looking at what the existing blockchain technology and applications had to offer, wrote the Ethereum white paper in November 2013. He now leads Ethereum’s research team, working on future versions of the Ethereum protocol.
Digital Minister of Taiwan, RadicalxChange Board
Audrey Tang, formerly known as Autrijus Tang), is a Taiwanese free software programmer, who has been described as one of the 'ten greats of Taiwanese computing personalities' and is considered one of Taiwan’s brightest. In August 2016, she was invited to join the Taiwan Executive Yuan as a minister without portfolio, making her the first transgender official in the top executive cabinet. At the age of 16 Tang founded her own company after dropping out of school, she then went on to become an adviser to BenQ and Apple, and by 33 she announced her retirement. She is a prominent member of groups using Haskell and Perl programming languages and has contributed to the designs of systems such as Kwiki, Windows RT and Slash, and she has devoted her time to Internet public welfare projects, such as the g0v.tw platform and the promotion of the vTaiwan platform.
Political Philosopher at Harvard, RadicalxChange Board
Danielle Allen is an American classicist and political scientist. She is the James Bryant Conant University Professor and the Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. Prior to joining the faculty at Harvard in 2015, Allen was UPS Foundation Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. As of January 1, 2017, she is also James Bryant Conant University Professor, Harvard’s highest faculty honor. She has published broadly in democratic theory, political sociology, and the history of political thought. Widely known for her work on justice and citizenship in both ancient Athens and modern America, Allen is the author of The World of Prometheus: The Politics of Punishing in Democratic Athens (2000), Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship since Brown v. Board of Education (2004), Why Plato Wrote (2010), and Our Declaration (Norton/Liveright, 2014). In 2002, she was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship for her ability to combine “the classicist’s careful attention to texts and language with the political theorist’s sophisticated and informed engagement.” She is currently working on books on citizenship in the digital age and political equality. Allen is a frequent public lecturer and regular guest on public radio affiliates to discuss issues of citizenship, as well as an occasional contributor on similar subjects to the Washington Post, Boston Review, Democracy, Cabinet, and The Nation.
Professor of Communication at Stanford University
Fred Turner is the Harry and Norman Chandler Professor of Communication at Stanford University. He is the author of three books: _The Democratic Surround: Multimedia and American Liberalism from World War II to the Psychedelic Sixties_ (University of Chicago Press, 2013); _From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism_ (University of Chicago Press, 2006); and _Echoes of Combat: The Vietnam War in American Memory_ (Anchor/Doubleday, 1996; 2nd ed., University of Minnesota Press, 2001). Before coming to Stanford, he taught Communication at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He also worked for ten years as a journalist. He has written for newspapers and magazines ranging from the _Boston Globe Sunday Magazine_ to _Harper’s_.
Marina Silva is a Brazilian politician and environmentalist. She is currently the spokeswoman for the Sustainability Party (REDE). During her political career, Silva served as a Senator of the state of Acre between 1995 and 2011 and Minister of the Environment from 2003 to 2008. She ran for president in 2010, 2014 and 2018.
Creator of Desabafo Social
Recognized by Forbes as "30 under 30", author of the book "Female Entrepreneurship: Strategic look without romanticism", Monique Evelle is the creator of Desabafo Social, a laboratory of social technologies applied to income generation, communication and education and a partner at SHARP, cultural intelligence hub. She leads high performance teams to prototype solutions in up to five days, using the MESA method, developing on-demand solutions for major brands such as Google, Santander, Klabin, UOL and more. She has already done three TEDx, participated in Conectados Al Sur, Global Symposium Artificial Intelligence & Inclusion, from Harvard University and several other national and international events.
Founder of Democracy Earth
Founder of Democracy Earth Foundation, a non-profit organization backed by Y Combinator and Templeton Foundation building open source censorship resistant digital democracies. Also co-founder of Partido de la Red, a political party that ran for elections with candidates committed to people's will online in 2013. Partner of Bitex.la, leading bitcoin exchange in South America operating from Buenos Aires since 2014. Author of "Hacktivismo", published in 2015 by Random House. Argentine.
Political Science at Stanford University, Director of CASBS
Margaret Levi is Sara Miller McCune Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) and professor of political science, Stanford University. She earned her BA from Bryn Mawr College and PhD from Harvard University. She is the 2019 recipient of the Johan Skytte Prize. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and the National Academy of Sciences. She was a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow. She served as president of the American Political Science Association from 2004-5. Her books include the sole-authored Of Rule and Revenue and Consent, Dissent, and Patriotism and the coauthored Analytic Narratives; Cooperation without Trust?; In the Interest of Others; and Labor Standards in International Supply Chains. She is general coeditor of the Annual Review of Political Science and an editor of Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics.