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Team

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Adina Popescu

Founder / CEO

Adina is a Philosopher & VR/AR Pioneer. She has advised Apple & Conservation International on VR/ METAVERSE as early as 2014, kicking off CIs immersive storytelling for impact. Adina is an avid public speaker and has published extensively on data privacy in a growing digitally connected world. At the Energy Transition Dialogue, UNESCO and GEZ  she advocated for decentralized digital frameworks and has advised the German Government on privacy preserving protocols.

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JT Reager

NASA - Remote Sensing Data integration

John is an award-winning NASA scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena where he studies water resources using satellites that monitor the Earth’s gravitational field. He is the principal investigator on the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment where his research focuses on using slight changes in the Earth’s gravitational field to map changes in water circulation and concentration. He is the Deputy Project Applications Lead for the GRACE-FO mission. Most recently JT Reager was awarded the presidential Early Career Award for Using Gravity to Track Earth’s Water Systems.

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Christopher Taylor

ÆRTH Product

Christopher has over a decade of experience leading product development for international media and technology companies. Beginning his career working with Universal Pictures in Canada, he pioneered modern hardware and software workflows including VR filming techniques. Once based in Europe, he partnered with former senior Google, NHS, Apple and IBM designers, engineers and analysts to develop products in emotional AI, predictive business intelligence, data automation, optical character recognition and globally compliant consumer identification tools.

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Dr. Newton Campbell Jr

ADVISOR AI Multi Models

Newton is the Director of Space Programs at the Australian Remote Operations for Space and Earth (AROSE) Consortium. Newton began his career supporting US DOD research programs, primarily within DARPA. For ten years, he served as Principal Investigator and technical lead of research projects in the domains of Internet Privacy, Internet-of-Things, and Cyber-Physical Systems. After DoD,  he served as an Artificial Intelligence (AI) subject matter expert for the NASA Langley Research Center OCIO Data Science Team. There, Newton focused on programs in urban air mobility, geomagnetism, virtual reality, AI Ethics, high-performance computing for computational physics, and space radiation effects on human biology.

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Matthias Gruber

ÆRTH AI

Matthias brings a deep technical understanding of complex machine learning pipelines to 
ÆRTH with a solid mathematical background and industry experience. Matthias has build end-to-end machine learning solutions for many clients and has done extensive travels to the amazonian region. He has a personal interest in saving and restoring the rainforest around the world.

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Jack Healey

Advisor - Human Rights

Jack Healey was the Director of Amnesty International for 12 years. He is an American human rights activist. Called "Mr. Human Rights", Healey's focus has been on inspiring the youth to support non-violent activism that would push back oppressive governments and societies. 

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Brandon Levy

Advisor Partnerships Oceania

Chief Program Officer at Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA). Brandon is a community builder, systems thinker, and mission-driven professional with experience working with leading sustainable enterprises.

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Herbert Sterchi

Operations Switzerland

Herbert has been in the blockchain industry since 2013 and helped to found companies like Ethereum, Consensys, Akasha, Polkadot and now ÆRTH.

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Txai Macêdo

Advisor on Amazonian indigenous leadership

Indigenist since 1978, "sertanista" (word used to name the person who defends indigenous rights dedicated to mediate the relations between indigenous people and whitemen) since 1986. He was the founder and national coordinator along with Chico Mendes and Ailton Krenak of the Aliança dos Povos da Floresta (People of the Forest Alliance).
As a "sertanista", he received several titles such as Autonomist of the History of Acre, Motivator of the Forestry and Etinozoning Program in Indigenous lands, Holder of the Medal of Honor for Indigenous Merit, among others. He is one of the biggest proponents of Agro Forestry.

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