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Captain of Moonshots, Google X

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 Astro Teller Biography

Dr. Astro Teller currently oversees Google[x], Google's moonshot factory for building magical, audacious ideas that through science and technology can be brought to reality. Astro is also co-founder and a current Director of Cerebellum Capital, Inc, a hedge fund management firm whose investments are continuously designed, executed, and improved by a software system based on techniques from statistical machine learning. Astro was also the co-founder and CEO of BodyMedia, Inc, a leading wearable body monitoring company that was sold to Jawbone in 2013.

From 2007 to 2010, Astro was the founding CEO of Cerebellum Capital. From 1999 to 2007, Dr. Teller was the founding CEO of BodyMedia, Inc. From 2003 to 2010, Astro was a co-founder and Chairman of Zivio Technologies, an intellectual property holding company. Prior to starting BodyMedia, Dr. Teller was co-founder, Chairman, and CEO of Sandbox Advanced Development, an advanced development technology company. Before his tenure as a business executive, Dr. Teller taught at Stanford University and was an engineer and researcher for Phoenix Laser Technologies, Stanford's Center for Integrated Systems, and The Carnegie Group Incorporated. Dr. Teller holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Stanford University, Masters of Science in symbolic and heuristic computation, also from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in artificial intelligence from Carnegie Mellon University, where he was a recipient of the prestigious Hertz fellowship.

As a respected scientist and seasoned entrepreneur, Teller has successfully created and grown five companies and holds numerous U.S. patents related to his work in hardware and software technology. Dr. Teller's work in science, literature, art, and business has appeared in international media from the New York Times to CNN to NPR's "All Things Considered." Teller regularly gives invited talks for national and international technology, government, and business forums on the subject of the future of intelligent technology.

Astro is also a writer. In 1997 Random House published his first fiction novel, "Exegesis," which went on to critical acclaim and publication around the world in many other languages. He has since published a second novel, sold a movie to Paramount, placed many op-ed pieces and journal articles, and his third book, this one a non-fiction work called, "Sacred Cows," about our society's confusions about marriage and divorce, was published in July of 2014.

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Sacred Cows: The Truth about Divorce and Marriage

Sacred Cows: The Truth about Divorce and Marriage

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  • TED Confessions: Changing the World Actually Kind of Sucks

    ASTRO TELLER SAYS that tech visionaries are a myth created by the “Silicon Valley hype machine.” Which is strange considering most people would consider Teller one of those tech visionaries. As head of X, formerly Google X, Teller is responsible for projects like the self-driving car and Google’s efforts to connect the world through Internet-enabled balloons. These so-called moonshot...

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    Booking fees for Astro Teller, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Astro Teller, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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Captain of Moonshots, Google X

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Astro Teller Biography

Dr. Astro Teller currently oversees Google[x], Google's moonshot factory for building magical, audacious ideas that through science and technology can be brought to reality. Astro is also co-founder and a current Director of Cerebellum Capital, Inc, a hedge fund management firm whose investments are continuously designed, executed, and improved by a software system based on techniques from statistical machine learning. Astro was also the co-founder and CEO of BodyMedia, Inc, a leading wearable body monitoring company that was sold to Jawbone in 2013.

From 2007 to 2010, Astro was the founding CEO of Cerebellum Capital. From 1999 to 2007, Dr. Teller was the founding CEO of BodyMedia, Inc. From 2003 to 2010, Astro was a co-founder and Chairman of Zivio Technologies, an intellectual property holding company. Prior to starting BodyMedia, Dr. Teller was co-founder, Chairman, and CEO of Sandbox Advanced Development, an advanced development technology company. Before his tenure as a business executive, Dr. Teller taught at Stanford University and was an engineer and researcher for Phoenix Laser Technologies, Stanford's Center for Integrated Systems, and The Carnegie Group Incorporated. Dr. Teller holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Stanford University, Masters of Science in symbolic and heuristic computation, also from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in artificial intelligence from Carnegie Mellon University, where he was a recipient of the prestigious Hertz fellowship.

As a respected scientist and seasoned entrepreneur, Teller has successfully created and grown five companies and holds numerous U.S. patents related to his work in hardware and software technology. Dr. Teller's work in science, literature, art, and business has appeared in international media from the New York Times to CNN to NPR's "All Things Considered." Teller regularly gives invited talks for national and international technology, government, and business forums on the subject of the future of intelligent technology.

Astro is also a writer. In 1997 Random House published his first fiction novel, "Exegesis," which went on to critical acclaim and publication around the world in many other languages. He has since published a second novel, sold a movie to Paramount, placed many op-ed pieces and journal articles, and his third book, this one a non-fiction work called, "Sacred Cows," about our society's confusions about marriage and divorce, was published in July of 2014.

Astro Teller Videos

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  • Astro Teller from Google[x] at Campus Talk - YouTube
  • Astro Teller: "Moonshots and Reality" | SXSW Live 2015 | SXSW ON ...

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  • How to book Astro Teller?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Astro Teller for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Astro Teller, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Astro Teller or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Astro Teller?

    Booking fees for Astro Teller, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Astro Teller, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Astro Teller?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Astro Teller for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Astro Teller for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Astro Teller or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Astro Teller or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Astro Teller is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Astro Teller for your event is $100,000 - $200,000. Astro Teller generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Travis Kalanick, Peter Thiel, Larry Page, Joe Gebbia and Sam Altman. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Astro Teller for an upcoming event.

Astro Teller Speaker Videos

  • Aspen 2017
    Astro Teller from Google[x] at Campus Talk - YouTube
  • Astro Teller: "Moonshots and Reality" | SXSW Live 2015 | SXSW ON ...
    From Star Trek to Zeitgeist - Astro Teller, Zeitgeist Europe 2013 - Clip
  • From Star Trek to Zeitgeist - Astro Teller, Zeitgeist Europe 2013

Astro Teller News

  • TED Confessions: Changing the World Actually Kind of Sucks

    ASTRO TELLER SAYS that tech visionaries are a myth created by the “Silicon Valley hype machine.” Which is strange considering most people would consider Teller one of those tech visionaries. As head of X, formerly Google X, Teller is responsible for projects like the self-driving car and Google’s efforts to connect the world through Internet-enabled balloons. These so-called moonshot...

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