Esther Dyson

Esther Dyson is a legend in the High Technology field where she helped fund numerous ventures and served in numerous capacities, including as Chairman of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).   She is an active investor & serves as Chairman in several technology ventures including 23andMe, Evernote, WPP Group, and Flickr.  She’s a Board Member of the National Endowment for Democracy Forum, the Eurasia Foundation, and the Sunlight Foundation.  She is a member of NASA’s Advisory Council.  Dyson is the Executive Director of Way to Wellville, an effort to bring healthy living and lifestyle opportunities to communities. Currently Wellville ( is in 5 towns around the U.S.  She also is the Chairman of EDventure Holdings ( and is the author of “Release 2.0: A Design for Living in the Digital Age” is the Blog Author of “Release 0.9.”