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Do Great Things: Your Role in the Human Project

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We have greater capacity to change the world today than kings and presidents of 50 years ago. Technologists have astonishing leverage to tackle the biggest problems and take on bold missions. And, facing severe threats to our long-term survival, it's essential we use our gifts to foster happiness and alleviate suffering -- for us and our fellow beings.

This talk describes the opportunity to come together to create unprecedented global human thriving and a vision for a World-Wide Collaboration in which humanity acts coherently and with purpose (and even Love), each contributing our unique gifts to the unified Project of building our future.

Justin will explore how a radical shift in consciousness from Me to We redefines our understanding of everything from entrepreneurship to capitalism to Facebook -- and reveals our opportunity to consciously co-design the evolution of humanity together.


Justin Rosenstein Co-founder Asana

Justin Rosenstein is the co-founder of Asana, along with Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz. Asana builds software to help organizations coordinate their collective action without effort, providing key communication infrastructure to companies like Twitter, Airbnb, and Foursquare.

Justin has led the development of products that hundreds of millions of people use daily. At Facebook, he was the tech lead for projects including the Like button and Facebook Pages, and designed the in-house project management system that Facebook relies on to this day. At Google, he product-managed several projects in the communication/collaboration division, and created the initial prototype for Gmail Chat.

Justin majored in Math and got part way through a Master’s in Computer Science at Stanford. He is also a serious student of yoga, meditation, and cats.