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Perry Chen - Commissioner

Perry Chen’s work as an artist often explores systems – both social and technological – and how they intersect with and reveal our humanity. His projects have been exhibited in New York, Berlin, Vienna, São Paulo, and Mexico City.

During Perry’s tenure as Kickstarter’s founding CEO he was named one of TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in World. Today, as its Chairman, he works on the company’s mission, values, and long-term thinking, including leading the organization to reincorporate as a Public Benefit Corporation in 2015.

Perry was a TED Fellow in 2010, and is currently a Director's Fellow at the MIT Media Lab.





Founder and Chairman