Terasem Movement Foundation

Terasem Movement Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors

Martine Rothblatt

 Co-Founder, Treasurer

Martine Rothblatt is Chairman & CEO of United Therapeutics, a company she started to save the life of one of her daughters. She leads efforts to create novel therapies for rare diseases, to decode the pharmacogenomic properties of medicines and to manufacture an unlimited supply of transplantable organs.

She previously created and led Sirius XM as its Chairman & CEO, and launched other satellite systems for navigation and international television broadcasting. In the field of aviation her Sirius XM satellite system enhances safety with real-time digital weather information to pilots in flight nationwide, and she designed the world’s first electric helicopter, subsequently setting dual-pilot speed, altitude and endurance records in it.

Dr. Rothblatt also led the first efforts to create transgender health law standards, and to protect privacy and autonomy rights in genetic information via an international treaty.

She has Bachelor’s (Communications Studies, Summa Cum Laude), JD and MBA degrees from UCLA, and a Ph.D. in Medical Ethics from the Royal London School of Medicine & Dentistry.

Her patented inventions cover aspects of satellite radio, prostacyclin biochemistry and cognitive software.

Dr. Rothblatt’s recent books are on xenotransplantation (Your Life or Mine), non-binary gender identity (Transgender to Transhuman) and cyberethics (Virtually Human).

Instagram: @transbinary, Twitter: @skybiome

Bina Rothblatt

 Co-Founder, President

Bina developed her project management skills at Geostar, WorldSpace, Beacon Projects and Lung Rx, Inc. Bina is also a founder-director of the World Against Racism.

 

 

 Jenesis Rothblatt

 Secretary, Board Member

Ms. Rothblatt has been a board member since 2010. She is currently Manager of Teleprescence and Virtual Worlds Training with the United Therapeutics Corporation

 D.A. Wallach

 Board Member

D.A. Wallach is a recording artist, songwriter, and investor who Kanye West and Pharrell Williams discovered while he was an undergraduate at Harvard College. He has been featured in GQ, Rolling Stone, Vogue, and numerous other publications, and has toured with N*E*R*D, Lady Gaga, and Weezer. D.A. has also performed on TV Shows including Jimmy Kimmel Live and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

As one half of Chester French, D.A. has released three full-length albums, and  has written and performed on records with Janelle Monae, Rick Ross, Diddy, and many others. His solo debut for Capitol Records, Time Machine, is available on Spotify and Apple Music.

Beyond music, D.A. invests in and advises several start-up technology companies, including SpaceXDoctor On DemandRipple, Glympse, Beam, and Spotify, where he was the official Artist in Residence. Forbes selected D.A. as one of its 30 Under 30 and Fast Company named him one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business. In 2015, he launched Inevitable Ventures, an investment partnership with multibillionaire Ron Burkle that supports radical entrepreneurs in areas including health care, the life sciences, and financial technologies. He is also an advisor to The Dreamers Fund, a partnership with actor Will Smith.

In 2016, D.A. made his feature film debut in La La Land, which won a record number of Golden Globe Awards and received 14 Academy Award nominations, making it one of the 3 most nominated films in history. He publishes essays on media, technology, and philosophy at www.dawallach.com and www.medium.com/@dawallach.

 

 

 

 

 Scott Miller

 Board Member

Senior Oracle database engineer with a background in software engineering. 20+ years of experience, focusing on Exadata over the past five years. Expert in tuning, troubleshooting, and proactive monitoring, with an uncanny knack for finding and fixing issues BEFORE they become problems. Specialties include DR, HA, scalability, replication, documentation, mentoring and wisecracking.