Winner of the Pritzker Environmental Genius Award, Fellow at the National Geographic Society, founder of Earthrise Media
Dr. Dan Hammer is the winner of the Pritzker Environmental Genius Award. He is a Fellow at the National Geographic Society, a TEDx speaker, and founder of Earthrise Media. He was a Senior Advisor in the Obama White House, a Presidential Innovation Fellow at NASA, and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Dan was the Chief Data Scientist at the World Resources Institute, co-founder of Global Forest Watch, and co-founder of Spaceknow. He received his PhD at UC Berkeley where he was a Fellow at the Berkeley Institute for Data Science; and he received his BA at Swarthmore College, where he was a Lang Opportunity Scholar. Dan spent almost two years in the South Pacific as a Watson Fellow, building and racing outrigger canoes.