XPRIZE Advisors

Foundation Advisors
Claire Milonas
Gregory C. Pappas


Prize Development Advisors
Energy and the Environment: Cisco Systems
Exploration: James Cameron (Ocean Exploration Co-Chair), Al Seckel (Oceans)
Global Development & Education: Ratan Tata and Naveen Jain (Co-Chairs)
Life Sciences: Candidates currently being selected

Oceans Advisory Committee
Chris Barnes, Project Director, NEPTUNE Canada
James G. Bellingham, Chief Technologist, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Curtis R. Berrien, Senior Organizational Consultant, Sustainability Partners
Edward Cassano, Senior Director, Monterey Bay Aquarium Department of Conservation Outreach
James P. Delgado, PhD, President and CEO, Institute of Nautical Archeology
Bill Doak, Partner, Kirvin Doak Communications
Jim Dufour, Associate Director of the Instrument Development Group,
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
Sylvia Earle, PhD, Explorer in Residence, National Geographic
Bob Gagosian, President/CEO, Consortium for Ocean Leadership
Dave Gallo, Director of Special Communications Projects, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Jeff Handy, Former US Attorney, Environmental Litigation
Graham Hawkes, Chief Engineer, Deep Flight
Tony Haymet, PhD, Director, Scripps Oceanographic Institute
Jim Hekkers, Managing Director, Monterey Bay Aquarium
Brian Huse ,Executive Director, Coral Reef Alliance
Scott McLean, Director, Ocean Networks Canada Centre for Enterprise and Engagement (ONCCEE)
John Nightingale, PhD, President, Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
R. T. (Phil) Nuytten, President and Founder, Nuytco Research Ltd.
Michael J. Rauworth, Chair, American Sail Training Association
Robson F. Storey, Professor of Polymer Science and Engineering
S. Martin Taylor, CEO, Ocean Networks Canada
Verena Tunnicliffe, Professor, Department of Biology and Earth & Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria,Research Chair and Director of the VENUS Project
Don Walsh, Founder, International Maritime, Inc.
Doug Woodring, Co-Founder/Project Director, Project Kaisei
Wendy Watson-Wright, Ph.D., Assistant Director General and Executive Secretary, UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission


Active XPRIZE Advisors

Archon Genomics XPRIZE presented by Express Scripts
J. Craig Venter, Ph.D.
Larry Kedes, Senior Advisor, Archon Genomics XPRIZE presented by Express Scripts

Google Lunar XPRIZE
Brett Alexander, President, Personal Spaceflight Federation
Andy Aldrin, Director of Business Development, United Launch Alliance
Eric Anderson, President and CEO, Space Adventures
Anousheh Ansari, Chairman, Prodea Systems
Jack Bader, Founder and President, NetEffects
Doug Comstock, Director, NASA Innovation Partnerships Program
Tim Craine, Director of E-Business and Space Commerce, Isle of Man
Art Dula, Director, Heinlein Prize Trust
George Dyson, Historian and Author
Richard Garriott de Cayeux, Vice Chairman, Space Adventures
Gregg Maryniak, Vice President of Aerospace Science, St. Louis Science Center
Jim Muncy, Founder and President, PoliSpace
Diane Murphy, President, Federal City Communications
Dava Newman, Director of Technology and Policy Program, MIT
Miles O’Brien, Journalist and Correspondent
Mike Simpson, President, International Space University
Patti Grace Smith, Founder and Principal, Patti Grace Smith Consulting
Jess Sponable, Air Force Research Labs
Barry Thompson, CEO, Tervela
Will Whitehorn, President, Virgin Galatic
Pete Worden Center Director, NASA Ames Research Center

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