Meet our team

  • Kevin Esvelt

    Associate Professor, MIT Media Lab

  • Ben Mueller

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Board of Directors
    • Leadership
    • Policy
    • SecureDNA
    • AI
  • Will Bradshaw

    Senior Research Scientist

    • NAO
    • Leadership
    • Operations
  • Seth Donoughe

    Research Scientist & AI Project Co-Lead

    • Leadership
    • AI
    • Policy
  • Mike McLaren

    Senior Research Scientist

    • NAO
    • Leadership
  • Dana Gretton

    Graduate Student, Sculpting Evolution group

  • Simon Grimm

    Research Associate

  • Nathan Helm-Burger

    Machine Learning Engineer

    • AI
  • Olivia Hershey

    Research Scientist

  • Geetha Jeyapragasan

    Graduate Student, Sculpting Evolution Group

    • Policy
  • Lenni Justen

    Graduate Student, Sculpting Evolution Group and DRAPER

  • Jeff Kaufman

    Staff Software Engineer

  • Andrew Liu

    Research Scientist

    • AI
  • Ari Machtinger

    Research Technician

  • Dan Rice

    Research Scientist

  • Elise Sanders

    Executive Assistant

    • Operations
  • Emily Soice

    Operations Associate

    • Operations
    • NAO
    • AI
  • Vaishnav Sunil

    Project Lead, Personal Protective Equipment

    • Policy
  • Tiffany Tzeng

    Operations Manager

  • Janvi Ahuja

    DPhil Scholar, University of Oxford

    • NAO
    • Collaborators
  • Max Langenkamp

    Researcher

  • David Sliney

    Project Consultant

  • Jolien Sweere

    Research Scientist

    • AI
    • Collaborators
  • Charlie Whittaker

    Fellow, Imperial College

    • NAO
    • Collaborators
  • Sawyer Bernath

    Executive Director, Berkeley Existential Risk Initiative

    • Board of Directors