Santa Fe Institute
Distinguished Professor and former President, Santa Fe Institute. Senior Fellow, former leader of high energy physics, Los Alamos National Laboratory. BA, Cambridge University (1961); PhD (physics,1966), faculty (1970), Stanford University. Theoretical physicist with primary interests in fundamental problems: elementary particles, cosmological implications, origins of universal scaling laws, unifying quantitative framework of biology, including metabolic rate, growth, aging, death, sleep, cancer, and ecosystems. Presently developing unified theory of cities, companies and sustainability, including growth, innovation and the accelerating pace of life. Many awards including Harvard Business Review breakthrough idea (2007) andTime magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” (2006).