ART / EARTH / TECH

- wisdom today -


about

- WISDOM TODAY -

We emphasize wisdom because we believe this is about more than finding a quick-fix in technology or politics – it is about finding something deeper within ourselves and our societies.

- WHAT WE DO -

- FOUNDERS -

- INSTITUTE TEAM -

LIAM KAVANAGH

Liam Kavanagh is the Director of the Art / Earth / Tech Institute. He is is a cognitive scientist who studies how our body and feelings interact with our thoughts, both within the individual and within social groups.

LAURIE PARMA

Laurie Parma is the Art / Earth / Tech Institute coordinator and fellow. She is the founder of LifeCloud, a wellbeing consulting and education company. As a Cambridge scholar of psychology, behavioural science and neuroscience, interdisciplinarity is the core of her approach to human flourishing.

- HUBS -

TOM MANWELL

Tom is the lead of the London Hub. He is a fully qualified Architect with and an interest in Coliving. He is co-founder of WooWoo, a website helping Londoners discover well-being practices. Tom is also a mindfulness practitioner, composer and Ecstatic Dance DJ.

SHELLY CHEN

Shelly is a member of the Taipei Hub. She studied Business Administration at National Taiwan University and Development at Maastricht University. She worked for urban green development NPOs and start-ups in Europe and Latin America and currently works for Art/Earth/Tech as Head of Operations.

ESTEBAN RUSELER

Esteban is a core member of the London Hub. He is inspired by the possibilities that a more conscious and wholesome relationship with tech can bring to society; he writes, consults and creates in this space. He’s also passionate about fostering real community and how we can create a wiser world together.

- AMBASADORS -

JONATHAN EKSTROM

Jonathan Ekstrom co-organised the first Art / Earth / Tech Gathering. He has formed The Biodiversity Consultancy to bring real-world solutions to industry's biodiversity challenges. Jon holds a Double First in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and a PhD in ecology.

OMRI BAUMER

Omri Baumer is a technologist with vast experience in software design and development. He was selected as a Technology Expert by Harvard Business School and built developer communities. Growing up in northern Israel, Omri has been fascinated with the future of real-estate.

NAIMA VON RITTER FIGUERES

Naima von Ritter Figueres is a Costa Rican-German sustainable development professional with a MSc Development Management degree from the LSE. She is on a mission to help people deeply connect with themselves, with nature, and with others.

- ALUMNI -

STEFAN URBANEK

Stefan Urbanek is a data engineer at Facebook. He has a passion for complex systems and likes to work in an intuitive way. Nature has always been his source of inspiration.