Senior Contributing Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund; Entrepreneur in Residence, Department of Defense Innovation Unit, Department of Defense
Bryce is an experienced start-up founder/executive, speaker, and consultant in AI, ethics, and innovation. He currently serves as Entrepreneur in Residence at the Department of Defense’s Innovation Unit and oversees projects leveraging machine learning and internet of things to drive disruptive change. He is Senior Contributing Scientist and Innovation Fellow at the Environmental Defense Fund, on the faculty of Singularity University and a research associate at the University of Oxford’s Internet Institute, where his work has been featured in over a dozen publications including Wired, Bloomberg, and New Scientist. His past consulting clients include Google and Blackstone.
Bryce is the co-founder of BlueOak Resources, a technology start-up backed by top tier investors (Kleiner Perkins, Waste Management) working to recover high value metals from electronic waste, the world’s fastest growing waste stream. As a senior executive and board member, Bryce was directly responsible for fundraising, business strategy, and all aspects of technology development on a first of its kind $50m facility in Osceola, Arkansas. In addition, Bryce was an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Angel Forum, Silicon Valley’s oldest and most prestigious group of early-stage angel investors, and Singularity University Labs.
Prior to BlueOak, Bryce co-founded Belooga Media, an education tech company that produced the #1 most downloaded education podcast on iTunes in 2009, worked for the X PRIZE Foundation, was a Research Associate at University of Oxford’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and directed “A Line in the Sand”, a documentary about the post-9/11 militarization of the US-Mexico border. He has received numerous honors including Harvard Business School’s Best New Venture award (2011), Forbes’ “30 under 30: Energy & Industry” (2014) and World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneer (2016). He is a graduate of the University of Oxford (Clarendon Scholar), Deep Springs College and Singularity University and holds degrees in data science, politics, philosophy and economics.
GGC-Environment • Deep Learning • Data Science • Artificial Intelligence • Sensors • Policy • Law • Ethics • Digital Networks • Networks & Computing Systems • Ethics