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Aaron Frank

Researcher and Writer
  • Location
    United States
  • Area of Expertise
    Distributed Ledger Technology, Mixed Reality, Fintech, Foundational Concepts, Exponential Thinking
  • Type

Aaron Frank is a researcher, writer, and consultant who has spent over a decade working in Silicon Valley, where he most recently served as Principal Faculty at Singularity University. In his work there, his research explores the business, governance, and cultural impacts of a broad set of emerging technologies.

Over the past ten years, he has built, deployed, researched, and written about technologies related to augmented and virtual reality and virtual environment technologies; his core area of focus. In this domain, he routinely advises large companies, startups, and government organizations with clients including Ernst & Young, Sony, FC Barcelona, and many others.

Currently, Aaron also serves as a co-facilitator and host of Singularity’s flagship Executive Program focused on the impact of exponential technologies. He is also a guest lecturer for courses at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, EY Tech University, and many others.

As a writer, his articles have appeared in Vice, Wired UK, Forbes, and Venturebeat.

Aaron also volunteers with and serves on the board of Saint Francis Living Room, a community kitchen for homeless and low-income seniors in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood.

Aaron has a degree in Communications and Philosophy from the University of Maryland and an MBA from the University of Oxford. He is currently based in San Francisco.


The Metaverse, Web3, and the Virtual Economies of Life Online
Exploring the 3D Revolution: A Guided Journey into Virtual Worlds
Intro to Exponentials
Life in The 3D Revolution: Exploring Mixed Realities, Digital Twins and a Shift Toward Spatial Computing
Futures Wheel Workshop
Living in Digital Worlds: The Planet-Spanning Impact of Social VR and the AR Cloud