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With Cameron Colby Thomson (CEO, Good Ancestor Foundation & Dir., Human Rights Foundation).
Wed, Jun 19, 2024 @ 07:00 PM   FREE   Venue, To Be Announced

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Join Light Dao & conscious entrepreneurs & investors for an evening filled with connection, deep conversations, & a fireside chat with Cameron Colby Thomson, a philanthropist & a CEO at Good Ancestor Foundation, & Aryuna Merdygeeva, Light Dao's Founding Partner (New York).nCameron Colby Thomson is the CEO of the Good Ancestor Foundation & Allied Strategy, & a Director at the Human Rights Foundation. Colby studied computer science, economics, & AI earlier in his career. He served as Director of Strategy at the Machine Intelligence Research Institute, widely considered the first substantial AI safety organization & conference series, which was founded with Kay Kurzweil & Peter Thiel.nFollowing family difficulties with health insurance & a house fire, he founded several impact-driven insurance tech companies. These companies are now used internationally for price & quality comparison of insurance & medical procedures, as well as for ensuring consumers are treated fairly by their insurance companies.nCurrently, he serves on the board of Open Source Ecology, a project aimed at building open versions of the industrial & agricultural machines society depends on, as well as All-Fed, which focuses on feeding people during significant disasters. Additionally, his Good Ancestor Foundation operates a regenerative agriculture research farm in Vermont.nWith over a decade as a director at the Empire State Building-based Human Rights Foundation, along with Chairman Gary Kasparov, Thomson has developed significant expertise in geopolitics & conflict, with a special focus on AI, propaganda, & cyber security tools used by governments to surveil & influence their citizens. His foundation, Good Ancestor, performs grantmaking, grant execution, & managed family office services in these focus areas, while his company, Allied Strategy, consults on the implementation of important projects for the public good.nThomson is open to off-the-record questions & answers on current geopolitical conflicts, AI, & concerns related to nation-state actors, as well as discussing his current projects & initiatives.nnLight Dao is a fast-growing trusted global community of over 1,500 entrepreneurs & investors with curated in-person & online gatherings & experiences in LA, NYC, SF, Dubai, Taipei, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Jakarta, Shanghai, & Puerto Rico, & rapidly expanding globally. Our heartfelt mission is to bring abundance for all by expanding the collective consciousness, enlightening society, & empowering values-aligned relationships. We are co-creating a thriving regenerative future for humanity.n7:00-7:30pm - Welcome & snacks servedn7:30-7:40pm - Introductionn7:40-8:10pm - Connection Experiencen8:10-8:40pm - Fireside chatn8:40-9:00pm - Business Connectn9:00-9:30pm - Hang out & Wrap-upnVENUE DETAILS: The gathering is in Manhattan, New York. The exact address will be sent to confirmed guests.nGUIDELINES: This is an invite-only gathering, so please RSVP. Please note that this invitation is not a guarantee for entry & we invite you to thoroughly answer the approval questions. Friends or +1s must RSVP individually. Unapproved show-ups will not be granted entry.nJOIN US: We are excited to welcome you to our global community!
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