FOUNDER, REGEN VILLAGES HOLDING
ENTREPRENEUR, STANFORD UNIVERSITY - PROFESSOR SINGULARITY UNIVERSITY
"Designing the future of a regenerative and resilient lifestyle"
James Ehrlich is the founder of ReGen Villages Holding, a spin-off company based on his research for the Center for Design Research at Stanford University. These focus on the future of residential and bioregenerative developments as well as essential survival systems (food, water and waste), energy and circularity aimed at strengthening and nurturing self-sustaining communities.
As an Entrepreneur in Residence at Stanford School of Medicine in the Department of Health and Human Performance, James is a researcher and lecturer with the Stanford Flourishing Project. He is also a faculty member at Singularity University, Distinguished Fellow of the Opus Novum Consortium of the NASA Ames Research Center, and was appointed by President Obama as a member of a joint White House / United States working group on regenerative infrastructure.
A serial entrepreneur in Silicon Valley for over 25 years, James has successfully founded and managed successful technology and media companies. For nearly a decade, he produced an award-winning national series based on his case studies of organic and biodynamic family farms. At its peak, the series, broadcast on public television, reached more than 35 million households per week. James is also co-author of the bestselling book Organic Living THG (Hachette, 2007).
James holds a Bachelor of Science degree from New York University and a Masters of Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University. He has won several sustainable design awards and is a researcher and global speaker on the theme of developing regenerative neighborhoods.
CITIES OF THE FUTURE: BUILDING AUTONOMOUS, REGENERATING AND PROSPERING ECOSYSTEMS
LOCATION : STANFORD, USA.