James Parr

Director, Frontier Development Lab (NASA), FDL Europe (ESA)
CEO, Trillium Technologies


James is the founder and CEO of Trillium Technologies - a technology contractor that specializes in the application of emerging technologies to grand challenges, such as climate change, violent extremism, prevention strategies for cancer and obesity, deforestation mitigation, climate resilience and planetary defence from asteroids.

He is the Director of the Frontier Development Lab (FDL) an AI research accelerator based in Silicon Valley in partnership with NASA and the SETI Institute and FDL Europe, in partnership with ESA. He is also the founder of the Open Space Agency (OSA) - which is dedicated to the democratisation of space exploration through citizen science and open hardware.

He lives in London with his wife and twin daughters.