Stewart Brand

Co-Founder, Revive & Restore; Co-Chair and President, The Long Now Foundation; Founder and Editor, Whole Earth Catalog

Stewart Brand is a founder of Revive & Restore, The WELL, Global Business Network, and the Long Now Foundation, of which he is co-chair and president. He’s founder and editor of the Whole Earth Catalog, first published in 1968, which won a National Book Award in Contemporary Affairs. Brand authored several books, including Whole Earth Discipline: An Ecopragmatist Manifesto; The Clock of the Long Now; How Buildings Learn; and The Media Lab. A trained biologist, he has served in the US Army, organized music festivals and business conferences, was an early computer expert, and advocates long-term thinking and pragmatic environmentalism. Other publications he founded include CoEvolution Quarterly and Whole Earth Software Review.

Videos/Audio of Stewart Brand

A 1960’s counterculture icon who brought new ideas like computers and solar power into the American mainstream through... See more
The internet changes lives, but only 3.2 billion people are online. What will it take to connect the next billion, and... See more
A lifelong environmentalist, Stewart Brand, embraces the next generation of nuclear power.  See more