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Jamie Metzl
Futurist, geopolitical expert and author

Jamie Metzl is a leading technology and healthcare futurist and geopolitical expert, a science fiction novelist, a faculty member of Singularity University’s Exponential Medicine, and a member of the Human Genome Project-write consortium. In 2019, he was appointed to the World Health Organization expert advisory committee on human genome editing. Jamie previously served in the U.S. National Security Council, State Department, and Senate Foreign Relations Committee and with the United Nations in Cambodia. Jamie appears regularly on national and international media discussing global issues and his syndicated columns and other writing on international affairs, genetics, virtual reality, and other topics are featured in publications around the world. He is the author of a history of the Cambodian genocide, the historical novel The Depths of the Sea, and the genetics sci-fi thrillers Genesis Code and Eternal Sonata, and the recent bestseller, Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity. Jamie is a founder and Co-Chair of the national security organization Partnership for a Secure America and a board member of the International Center for Transitional Justice, the American University in Mongolia, and Parsons Dance. An avid ironman triathlete and ultramarathoner and former White House Fellow and Aspen Institute Crown Fellow, Jamie holds a Ph.D. in Asian history from Oxford, a JD from Harvard Law School, and is a Phi Beta Kappa Magna cum Laude graduate of Brown University.


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Future of Genetics full debate

Future of Genetics


Jamie Metzl on stage in Doha during the Future of Genetics debate