Stewart Brand

Stewart Brand
Stewart Brand
Founder, the Whole Earth Catalog; Co-founder, The Well; Co-Founder, The Long Now Foundation, and Revive & Restore; Author, Whole Earth Discipline

STEWART BRAND is the founder of the Whole Earth Catalog and co-founder of The Long Now Foundation, The Well, and Revive & Restore.

He is on the board of the Santa Fe Institute, and maintains connections with Electronic Frontier Foundation, Wired magazine and MIT's Media Lab, while occasionally consulting for Ecotrust. 

He is the original editor of The Whole Earth Catalog, (Winner of the National Book Award); author of The Media Lab: Inventing the Future at MITHow Buildings Learn; The Clock of the Long Now: Time and Responsibility (MasterMinds Series); and Two Cybernetic Frontiers on Gregory Bateson and cutting-edge computer science. It had the first use of the term "personal computer" in print and was the first book to report on computer hackers. He was featured on the cover of The Los Angeles Times Magazine: "Always two steps ahead of others.....(he) is the least recognized, most influential thinker in America."