Riding Up Front: Volunteer Team

Anaïs Rameau, M.D.

Anaïs Rameau, M.D.

Board Chair

Anaïs is an otolaryngologist trained at Stanford University, now specializing in laryngology. Despite the many hours spent in the operating room, she remains dedicated to the study of philosophy, especially epistemology. She studied German philosophy at Cornell University and completed an MPhil in history and philosophy of science at Cambridge University. She is a passionate supporter of the humanities, social justice and global health. She has a mixed French and Iranian background, and has lived in Paris, Montréal, London, NYC, and the Bay Area.

Wei-En Tan, Ph.D.

Wei-En Tan, Ph.D.

Executive Director & Founder

An executive in cleantech and aviation, Wei-En has over a decade of leadership experience in operations and market strategy for clean technology, software and aviation industries. She attended and holds Ph.D, Master and Bachelor degrees in Economics, Math, French/Comparative Literature and Political Science from, Stanford, Cornell, and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Wei-En is a FAA-certified commercial airplane and helicopter pilot, an aerobatic pilot who loves inverted flight, as well as a flight instructor. She was born in Singapore, and has lived in France and Italy. She speaks four languages fluently and moved to the United States when she was eighteen.

Mark Argyle

Mark Argyle

Curator

Mark is a digital and web content designer, editor and copywriter based in Melbourne, Australia. He has worked across a range of industries, including energy technology, software and financial services. Mark holds a Master of Publishing and Communications from the University of Melbourne. Prior to this he completed an honors degree in philosophy. Mark has lived in Australia and New York, and has traveled extensively around the world. An Australian-American, Mark is passionate about art and globalization.

Kevin Quennesson

Kevin Quennesson

Creative Director

Originally from France, Kevin leads AI and VR at Twitter, an effort he ignited through spearheading four acquisitions in machine learning and deep learning. Entrepreneur and engineer, Kevin created the first ever App for the iPhone while working at Apple, and he has built and sold technologies from two startups, and has led teams designing highly advanced software systems around image, video, graphics, machine learning and AI, from mobile to scientific clusters and cloud. He is trained in applied Mathematics, Computer Science and Philosophy from the Ecole Polytechnic in France, Stanford University and Georgia Tech in the United States.

Martha Rodriguez Clavell, J.D.

Martha Rodriguez Clavell, J.D.

Communications Director

Martha was born in Havana, Cuba, and is the youngest board member of the ACLU in Miami. She graduated from New World School of the Arts and the University of Miami and lived in Buenos Aires, Geneva and Chamonix before obtaining her JD with a certificate in International Law from Pace University in New York. Martha has worked at the United Nations, at Airbnb doing community outreach in Cuba, in Atlantic Records and BMG Chrysalis, and as a marketing manager and legal specialist at fintech and energy start ups.

Latasha James

Latasha James

Outreach Manager

Latasha James is a social media professional living in Detroit, Michigan. She has worked with a number of organizations and non-profits including The Kalamazoo Promise and tech start-up Octoly. She is a graduate of Western Michigan University, where she earned degrees in Film, Video, & Media Studies and Political Science. Latasha is passionate about diversity, social justice, social media, and the city of Detroit. She runs a lifestyle blog at ajourneyeast.com.