Alexander Rose, Long Now Foundation

Long Now Foundation

Alexander Rose is the executive director of the Long Now Foundation, where he works on projects such as the 10,000 Year Clock, the Rosetta Project or Long Bets. Rose conducts seminars on long term thinking and curates speaking series at The Interval.


This industrial designer is advisor to the METI (Messaging to Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence) project, and founder of The Robot Fighting League, where his fighting robots have won 6 world championships. Rose has also designed pyrotechnical displays, robots and other machines for the Burning Man festival.

Stage+D (P4 Level 1)

The Long Foundation - Sónar+D Barcelona 2018