E. Glen Weyl

Founder and Chair, RadicalXChange Foundation

Founder of a global social movement helping imagine and build radically new political economy using advances in digital technology and social science. Advisor to business and political leaders around the world, Glen has been recognized by WIRED as one of the 25 people shaping the next 25 years of technology and by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of the 50 most influential people of 2018. As co-chair of the Harvard Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics Rapid Response Task Force on Covid-19, he was the technical lead in developing the testing, tracing and supported isolation strategy adopted by political leaders and policymakers across the US. Committed to working across all divisions for pluralistic cooperation, he his work transgresses traditional boundaries between left and right, technocracy and populism, religion, race, class and many others. Firmly grounded in a stellar academic career (Valedictorian of Princeton, PhD in one year, University of Chicago professor of economics), Glen works to make the best insights of technology and political economy vibrant parts of everyday life from the bottom up, rather than impositions of intellectual and cultural elites.