The First Transhumanist US Presidential Candidate [PODCAST] – Zoltan Istvan


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Welcome to Homo Sapien 2.0, a podcast series about transcending our biological limitations and interviewing the visionaries helping make it happen.

In this podcast we talk to Zoltan Istvan. Zoltan is probably most famous for running a US Presidential campaign on a platform of transhumanist issues amongst them spear-heading technological solutions to aging and death.

Zoltan has commentated on these issues via numerous articles and media appearances and together we discuss public policy issues surrounding the transhumanist agenda, international developments around the space and the politics of human augmentation in a fascinating and engaging discussion.

Mandeep Metharu

Mandeep Metharu

Chair at LSEAAL
Mandeep graduated with a law degree (LLB 2010) from the LSE and is presently the Chair of the LSE Alumni Association London (LSEAAL). Previously, Mandeep co-founded Medbiomarkers, a consultancy helping accelerate early stage medical research, playing a key role in forming and helping fund raise $16.6M for an international Autism Consortium. He now supports promising growth companies and venture funds focused in sectors ranging from life sciences, space and education.
Kenneth Damien

Kenneth Damien

Vice-Chair at LSEAAL
Ken graduated with a law degree (LLB 2010) from the LSE and is presently the Vice-Chair of the LSE Alumni Association London (LSEAAL). Ken is a practising solicitor with a core focus on the technology sector currently working with Axiom, a global leading alternative legal services provider. He previously worked as In-House Counsel at Aveva, a world-leading industrial software provider. Ken has a particular interest in issues of data protection, anti-piracy and cybersecurity as well as policy discussions surrounding the regulation of emerging technologies including AI and blockchain.

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