Leadership Team

  • Sebastian Seung directs the scientific programs of WiredDifferently. He is Professor of Computational Neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and External Member of the Max Planck Society. He received his Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from Harvard University, and formerly worked at Bell Laboratories. His TED talk “I am my connectome” has been viewed more than 600,000 times. His book Connectome: How the Brain’s Wiring Makes Us Who We Are was hailed by the Wall Street Journal as Top Ten Nonfiction of 2012 and “the best lay book on brain science I’ve ever read.”

Science Advisors

Technology Advisors

Education and Outreach Advisors

Sustainability Advisors

  • Ashwin Alankar.
  • Sarah Caddick, Neuroscience Advisor to Lord Sainsbury of Turville, Gatsby Charitable Foundation.
  • Leandro Burnes, Co-Founder, WiredDifferently; Siemens Healthcare.
  • Daniel Epstein, Founder, Unreasonable Group, Unreasonable Institute, Unreasonable Adventures, Unreasonable at Sea.
  • Dan Feshbach, Co-Founder and Chairman, TeachTown; Founder, LoanPerformance; Founder and CEO; MeasureOne.
  • Perry Ha, Managing Director and Founder, DFJ Athena; Leadership Board, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT.
  • Jim Yong Kim, President-elect, World Bank; President, Dartmouth College; 2003 MacArthur Fellow; TIME 100 most influential people of 2006.
  • Tom Miller, GreyBird Ventures, past Member of the Operating Board of Siemens Healthcare.
  • Matt Nash.
  • Myron S. Scholes, Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus, Stanford University; Chairman of the Board of Economic Advisors, Stamos Capital Management; past Chairman and Co-Founder, Platinum Grove Asset Management; 1997 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.
  • John Watts, P.E., Managing Partner, Sequel Energy Solutions, LLC;  Founder, Fischer, Francis, Trees & Watts.
  • Bruce Wonnacott, Director, Submeta; Advisor, TechShop.