ARCH MISSION TEAM

Nova Spivack is a technology futurist, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and one of the leading voices on the next-generation of search, AI, big data, and the Web.

Nova Spivack is a technology futurist, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and one of the leading voices on the next-generation of search, AI, big data, and the Web.

NOVA SPIVACK

Co-Founder and Chairman

Nick Slavin is CEO and co-founder of Fuzionaire, a breakthrough chemistry venture out of a Caltech Nobel Laureate's lab; managing partner of seed-stage venture capital firm EES Ventures; and founder and chairman of the Slavin Family Foundation, whose Slavin Fellowship supports world-changing student entrepreneurs.  

Nick Slavin is CEO and co-founder of Fuzionaire, a breakthrough chemistry venture out of a Caltech Nobel Laureate's lab; managing partner of seed-stage venture capital firm EES Ventures; and founder and chairman of the Slavin Family Foundation, whose Slavin Fellowship supports world-changing student entrepreneurs.

 

NICK SLAVIN

Co-Founder and President

Michael Paul is the Space Exploration Mission Formulation Lead at the Applied Physics Lab at Johns Hopkins University, where he is developing missions for the future of solar system exploration, building on APL's success exploring Mercury, Pluto, and other exotic targets.

Michael Paul is the Space Exploration Mission Formulation Lead at the Applied Physics Lab at Johns Hopkins University, where he is developing missions for the future of solar system exploration, building on APL's success exploring Mercury, Pluto, and other exotic targets.

MICHAEL PAUL

Science and Engineering Lead

Dylan Taylor is a leading angel investor, thought leader, futurist, and founding partner of Space Angels, a global network of commercial aerospace investors and entrepreneurs. As an early-stage investor in more than 40 emerging ventures, including Planet, OmniEarth, Accion, York, Kepler, and Vector Space, Dylan has played a key role in the growth of the private space industry.

Dylan Taylor is a leading angel investor, thought leader, futurist, and founding partner of Space Angels, a global network of commercial aerospace investors and entrepreneurs. As an early-stage investor in more than 40 emerging ventures, including Planet, OmniEarth, Accion, York, Kepler, and Vector Space, Dylan has played a key role in the growth of the private space industry.

DYLAN TAYLOR

Senior Advisor

Frank is a leading communications professional and author of 10 books including The Overview Effect: Space Exploration and Human Evolution, which is considered by many to be a seminal work in the field of space exploration and development. He is currently serving as a mentor for the IBM Watson X-Prize Challenge and working on a new book titled The AI Question. Frank is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College, Rhodes Scholar, and earned his M.Phil in Politics from Oxford University.

Frank is a leading communications professional and author of 10 books including The Overview Effect: Space Exploration and Human Evolution, which is considered by many to be a seminal work in the field of space exploration and development. He is currently serving as a mentor for the IBM Watson X-Prize Challenge and working on a new book titled The AI Question. Frank is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College, Rhodes Scholar, and earned his M.Phil in Politics from Oxford University.

FRANK WHITE

Senior Advisor

Dr. Anton Toutov is the Chief Scientific Officer and co-founder of Fuzionaire. He received his PhD in organic chemistry from Caltech in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate Robert H. Grubbs, where he held Dow-Resnick, NSERC, and Bristol-Myers Squibb fellowships. Anton collectively has over 30 scholarly articles and patent grants and applications to his name spanning the fields of chemical synthesis, drug discovery, advanced materials, and clean energy.

Dr. Anton Toutov is the Chief Scientific Officer and co-founder of Fuzionaire. He received his PhD in organic chemistry from Caltech in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate Robert H. Grubbs, where he held Dow-Resnick, NSERC, and Bristol-Myers Squibb fellowships. Anton collectively has over 30 scholarly articles and patent grants and applications to his name spanning the fields of chemical synthesis, drug discovery, advanced materials, and clean energy.

ANTON TOUTOV

Scientific Advisor

Matthew is a VR/AR content developer currently pioneering future digital mediums.  Formerly a TV producer on top rated shows across a variety of major networks including AMC, Discovery, Spike, MTV, OWN, and others.

Matthew is a VR/AR content developer currently pioneering future digital mediums.  Formerly a TV producer on top rated shows across a variety of major networks including AMC, Discovery, Spike, MTV, OWN, and others.

MATTHEW HOERL

Production Advisor

Jack Hidary built his career as an entrepreneur in the finance and technology sectors and is currently focused on clean energy technology and policy. He co-founded Vista Research in 2001 as an independent financial research company serving institutional investors. Jack sold Vista to the Standard & Poor's division of McGraw-Hill in April of 2005.

Jack Hidary built his career as an entrepreneur in the finance and technology sectors and is currently focused on clean energy technology and policy. He co-founded Vista Research in 2001 as an independent financial research company serving institutional investors. Jack sold Vista to the Standard & Poor's division of McGraw-Hill in April of 2005.

JACK D. HIDARY

Senior Advisor

Jeff Andrews is a Principal with the Houston-based law firm Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC, where his law practice focuses on IP counseling, patent litigation, patent procurement, and licensing. Jeff also holds a PhD in biogeochemistry from Duke University, where he was a NASA Earth Systems Science Fellow. 

Jeff Andrews is a Principal with the Houston-based law firm Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC, where his law practice focuses on IP counseling, patent litigation, patent procurement, and licensing. Jeff also holds a PhD in biogeochemistry from Duke University, where he was a NASA Earth Systems Science Fellow. 

JEFFREY ANDREWS

Intellectual Property Legal Advisor

Andy Hickl is currently the Chief Product Officer for the Intel® Saffron™ Cognitive Solutions Group in Hillsboro, Oregon. Previously, he was a Senior Director for Innovation at Vulcan Inc., where he led teams that tackled some of the world's most important problems, from climate change and clean energy to biodiversity and global health.

Andy Hickl is currently the Chief Product Officer for the Intel® Saffron™ Cognitive Solutions Group in Hillsboro, Oregon. Previously, he was a Senior Director for Innovation at Vulcan Inc., where he led teams that tackled some of the world's most important problems, from climate change and clean energy to biodiversity and global health.

ANDY HICKL

Senior Advisor

Josh Jones-Dilworth is the founder and CEO of Jones-Dilworth, Inc., a boutique consultancy that brings emerging technologies to market.

Josh Jones-Dilworth is the founder and CEO of Jones-Dilworth, Inc., a boutique consultancy that brings emerging technologies to market.

JOSH JONES-DILWORTH

PR / Comm. Advisor

Olav is the Frederick Frank ’54 and Mary C. Tanner Professor of Management at Yale University, where he has investigated entrepreneurship and the relationships between basic science and innovation, and won numerous awards for his scholarship and teaching.

Olav is the Frederick Frank ’54 and Mary C. Tanner Professor of Management at Yale University, where he has investigated entrepreneurship and the relationships between basic science and innovation, and won numerous awards for his scholarship and teaching.

OLAV SORENSON

Senior Advisor

Michelle Hanlon is a space lawyer.  She is a Co-Founder of For All Moonkind, Inc., and a founding partner of ABH Aerospace, LLC.  She received her B.A. in Political Science from Yale College and her J.D. magna cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center.  Michelle has more than twenty-five years of corporate transactional experience.  She earned her LLM in Air and Space Law from McGill University where the focus of her research was on commercial space and the intersection of commerce and public law. 

Michelle Hanlon is a space lawyer.  She is a Co-Founder of For All Moonkind, Inc., and a founding partner of ABH Aerospace, LLC.  She received her B.A. in Political Science from Yale College and her J.D. magna cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center.  Michelle has more than twenty-five years of corporate transactional experience.  She earned her LLM in Air and Space Law from McGill University where the focus of her research was on commercial space and the intersection of commerce and public law. 

MICHELLE HANLON

Space Law Advisor


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