Hi! I'm Aaron! πŸŽ‰

I'm a writer, musician, storyteller, and audiobook enthusiast.

GP at Open Heart Capital, a $5M crypto fund that donates its performance fee.
Living nomadically, originally from NYC, semi-permanent home in Maui.
Co-Director, Effective Altruism NYC
Growth, Enigma (now Secret Network)
Adjunct professor of social entrepreneurship, CUNY
Science educator, American Museum of Natural History
Ever and always:
Co-Founder, Impact Labs
BA in philosophy (ethics), Brown University
In 2017, I took the Giving What We Can pledge to donate 10% of my income. In 2021, I took the Further Pledge to donate any extra income beyond $70k in perpetuity. These decisions have had profoundly positive impacts on my life - talk to me if you’re interested in taking them. ❀️

Communities I’m a part of:
Effective altruism, Interact Fellows, Slavin Fellows, The Learned League, One Salon, Foresight Institute, OnDeck (Longevity Biotech #1), the pirates of ARRR!!!, and all the amazing community houses I’ve lived in.
Projects I’m working on or have worked on in the past:

Interesting things about me:
Burner (see if you can spot me in this video), ENM evangelist, classical pianist of 20+ years, certified Thai body worker, professional Klezmer musician, black belt in Taekwondo, sexual health educator, unapologetic lover of Soylent, semi-militant vegetarian, pirate.

Places I've been - Best Questions - Quotes I Love

Games of all sorts
MXiPr and 2C-B
Hosting tea parties
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Partner dancing (esp. fusion)
Cooking for large groups
House of Yes in NYC

Advertisements of all kinds
Heavy metal
Conspicuous consumption
The scent of lilac

FB Messenger is my prefered method of contact - DM me to get in touch!