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Esther Dyson is breaking boundaries in technology, business and philanthropy with Flickr, Evernote, Square, 23andMe, to name a few. Fascinated by new business models, new technologies and new markets (both economically and politically), she is a leading angel investor focused on health care, open government, digital technology, biotechnology, and outer space.
27:15 | 2014
Esther Dyson is chairman of EDventure Holdings and executive founder of Wellville, a ten-year project to show the long-term value, both social and financial, of investing in health. From October 2008 to March of 2009, she lived in Star City outside Moscow, Russia, training as a backup cosmonaut. Apart from this brief sabbatical, she is an active board member for a variety of startups. She has a BA in economics from Harvard and was founding chairman of ICANN from 1998 to 2000. In addition, she wrote the bestselling, widely translated book Release 2.0: A Design for Living in the Digital Age.