Gary Oberbrunner is a technology executive and software developer with too many years’ experience in graphics, supercomputing and cloud technologies. He recently founded Dark Star Systems to help scientists tell their stories through creating beautiful videos. He spent the last two decades as CTO at GenArts, and at Thinking Machines before that. With a BSEE from MIT, he is a passionate thinker, problem solver, and communicator with interests in technology, the environment, science, philosophy, music, and the arts. He sees long-term thinking as an important catalyst for stimulating important discussions about solving our world’s biggest problems.