Aaron Frank is a writer and speaker and one of the earliest hires at Singularity University. Aaron is focused on the intersection of emerging technologies and accelerating change and is fascinated by the impact that both will have on business, society, and culture. As a writer, his articles have appeared online in Vice Motherboard, Wired UK and Forbes. As a speaker, Aaron has lectured for audiences and organizations including the CIA, The Department of Defense, The Coca-Cola Company, AAAS, Under Armour, Headquarters Air Force and more. Prior to joining SU, Aaron worked at WHITECOAT Strategies, a life science consulting firm. There, Aaron managed patient advocacy campaigns, programs to expand awareness for HIV/AIDS cure research, and assisted the announcement for the first ever ethics guidelines for the bioengineering of trees. Originally from Lower Merion, PA, Aaron has a humanities background with a degree in Communications and a minor in Philosophy from the University of Maryland.