We are a cross-disciplinary team of environmental leaders, scientists, technologists, and activists.

Troy Carter

CEO & Co-Founder
Previously, Troy co-founded RIZOME, a pioneer in climate-positive bamboo lumber, and worked in project finance for renewable energy and agriculture projects. While living off-grid in Hawaii after the sale of his first company, Troy planted 800 trees.

Patrick Leung

CTO & Co-Founder
Formerly CTO of Two Sigma Private Investments, Patrick pioneered the application of machine learning to private equity. Prior to that Patrick was a senior technology leader at Google for 11 years. He worked on Google Maps, Emerging Markets, and the Google Duplex conversational AI system. Patrick is inspired by his childhood in the natural splendor of New Zealand.
“Planetary scale regeneration — it’s only possible if we all do it together. We need to provide the information, tools, and financial incentives for everyone to be able to make good decisions about restoring nature.”

Product & Technology

Bernat Fortet
Bernat Fortet
Product / Design
Vera Tsien
Vera Tsien
Software Engineer
Margaux Masson-Forsythe
Margaux Masson-Forsythe
Deep Learning & Computer Vision
Eric Wilburn
Eric Wilburn
Head of Product
Isak Diaz
Isak Diaz
Machine Learning & Computer Vision
Mary Huang
Mary Huang
Product Designer
Anthony Marefat
Anthony Marefat
XR Engineer
Luke Madera
Luke Madera
Software Engineer

Science

Stephen Klosterman
Stephen Klosterman
Principal Scientist
Trevor Keenan
Trevor Keenan
Advisor
Brookie Guzder-Williams
Brookie Guzder-Williams
Advisor
Pedro Ribeiro Piffer
Pedro Ribeiro Piffer
Remote Sensing Scientist
Anika Staccone
Anika Staccone
Scientist
Joe Hughes
Joe Hughes
Planetary Ecologist
Daisy Dent
Daisy Dent
Advisor
Polly Buotte
Polly Buotte
Planetary Ecologist

Business & Global Operations

Andrew Coates
Andrew Coates
Panama Lead
Roberto Cornejo
Roberto Cornejo
Peru Operations
Ezra Neale
Ezra Neale
VP Forest Projects
Lars Berggren
Lars Berggren
Brazil Lead
Rafael Roca
Rafael Roca
Global Operations and Business Development
Lucia Von Reusner
Lucia Von Reusner
Biz Ops & Strategy
Natalia Gonzalez Pestana
Natalia Gonzalez Pestana
GIS Specialist
Ceci Simon
Ceci Simon
Carbon Technical Lead
Oliver Miltenberger
Oliver Miltenberger
Head of Environmental Markets
Alexandra Bromson
Alexandra Bromson
Business Development Consultant

People & Communications

Andrea Dennis
Andrea Dennis
Head of People & Culture
Fred Bahnson
Fred Bahnson
Storyteller
Carly Visk
Carly Visk
People & Culture Steward
Armando Davila Kirkwood
Armando Davila Kirkwood
Communications
Lily Hoffman
Lily Hoffman
Recruiter

Our Investors

Maryanna Saenko
Maryanna Saenko
Future Ventures
Steve Jurvetson
Steve Jurvetson
Future Ventures
Mark Lewis
Mark Lewis
Trailhead Capital
Niraj Mehta
Niraj Mehta
Kilowatt Capital
Doug Romanoff
Doug Romanoff
Parameter Ventures

Advisors

Paul Hawken
Paul Hawken
Jyoti Ma
Jyoti Ma

Earthshot Institute

Valérie Lechêne
Valérie Lechêne
Advancement Director
Aaron Hirsh
Aaron Hirsh
Executive Director
Our sibling organization is an open-science research institute that brings together environmental scientists, innovators from the technology sector, and representatives of community organizations on the front lines of our ecological crisis.

Read more about how they are launching teams to address the scientific problems and technological needs that stand in the way of planetary regeneration.
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