Hi! I'm Aaron!

I'm a writer, musician, storyteller, and audiobook enthusiast.

2023 Update: I just released a new album with my older brother!
Check it out on Bandcamp!

GP at Open Heart Capital, a $5M crypto fund that donates its performance fee.
Settled in SF after 2.5 years of living nomadically, originally from NYC.
Co-Director, Effective Altruism NYC
Growth, Enigma (now Secret Network)
Adjunct professor of social entrepreneurship, CUNY
Science educator, American Museum of Natural History
Ever and always:
Co-Founder, Impact Labs
BA in philosophy (ethics), Brown University
In 2017, I took the Giving What We Can pledge to donate 10% of my income. In 2021, I took the Further Pledge to donate any extra income beyond $70k in perpetuity. These decisions have had profoundly positive impacts on my life - talk to me if you’re interested in taking them. ❀️

Communities I’m a part of:
Effective altruism, Interact Fellows, Slavin Fellows, The Learned League, One Salon, Foresight Institute (Existential Hope fellow 2023), OnDeck (Longevity Biotech #1), the pirates of ARRR!!!, and all the amazing community houses I’ve lived in.
Projects I’m working on or have worked on in the past:

Interesting things about me:
Co-living enthusiast (currently living at The Muse in SF), Burner (see if you can spot me in this video), ENM evangelist, classical pianist of 20+ years, certified Thai body worker, professional Klezmer musician, black belt in Taekwondo, sexual health educator, unapologetic lover of Soylent, semi-militant vegetarian, pirate.

Places I've been - Best Questions - Quotes I Love

Authentic relating
Games of all sorts
MXiPr and 2C-B-FLY
Hosting tea parties
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Partner dancing (esp. fusion)
Cooking for large groups
House of Yes in NYC

Advertisements of all kinds
Heavy metal
Conspicuous consumption
The scent of lilac

Signal is is my preferred method of contact - but FB Messenger works too!