People of Long Now

Daniel Brand

Long Now Research Fellow

Daniel Brand leads the visioning and execution of strategies for early-stage, high-impact ventures. His interests in innovation, creativity, and environment revolve around unlocking powerful and efficient lever points for affecting positive change. A doer, he enjoys things most don’t: brokering multi-party transactions, raising and placing capital ($43M to date), and in general, solving complex projects through a combination of EQ, creativity, and hard work.

Most recently, Daniel led the acquisition of Fly Ranch: an ambitious undertaking to establish a permanent, year-round home for the Burning Man community. Previously, he helped unlock capital into SMEs in Somalia, into teams for the Tricorder XPRIZE, and into over 28,000 acres of environmental development projects. He holds an MBA in finance and sustainability from the University of Denver and a BA in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana. At heart, Daniel is a steward of place and artist of experience: working to establish sites that demonstrate and forward humanity’s best creativity for the world.

Samuel Arbesman

Long Now Research Fellow

Greg Baiden

Principal at Penguin Automated Systems

Catherine Borgeson

Office Manager & Programs Associate (02012-02016)

Daniel Brand

Long Now Research Fellow

Austin Brown

Programs Associate

Bryan Campen


Stuart Candy

Long Now Research Fellow

Simone Davalos

office manager (02002-02008)

Camille Davila

office manager (01998-02001)

Whitney Deatherage

Associate Director of Operations (02011-02014)

Stewart Dickson

consulting engineer

Jeff Good

Rosetta Technical Director

Veronica Graham

office & store manager (02007-02008)

Charlotte Hajer

Outreach and Development Manager (02012 - 02015)

Tony Hansmann

digital infrastructure consulting

James Home

product designer

Robert Johnson

office manager (02001)

Joe Kacmarcik

system admin

Ben Keating

Designer & Developer

Ting Kelly

Long Now Research Fellow

Stuart Kendall

Principal at Seattle Solstice

Luke Khanlian

Clock Engineer

Jascha Little

Clock Engineer

Jim Mason

Director of the Rosetta Project (01999-02005)

Alex Mensing

Former Assistant Manager of Museum & Store

Dave Miner

Fabrication Specialist

Chris Rand

Machinist and Fabricator

Heather Ryan

Long Now Research Fellow

Susan Shea

non-profit advisor

Kristen Shuken

Operations Associate (02016-02017)

Greg Staples

Clock Engineer

Contessa Trujillo

Office Manager (02009 - 02010)