Dr. Barney Pell is a technology and product strategist, angel investor and advisor, and artificial intelligence (AI) researcher.
He is currently Co-founder, Vice-chairman, and Chief Technology Officer at Moon Express, a privately funded lunar transportation and data services company created to establish new avenues for commercial space activities beyond Earth orbit. Prior to Moon Express, he has served as Co-founder and CTO of Powerset, Entrepreneur in Residence at Mayfield, and Technical Area Manager in the Computational Sciences Division at NASA Ames.
Dr. Pell received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Cambridge University, where he was a Marshall Scholar, and his B.S. degree in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and was a National Merit Scholar. Throughout his career he has helped bring advanced technology and big ideas into real applications and markets that change people's lives.