With a background in neuroscience and creative writing, Greg Boustead has brought sophisticated science content to broad audiences for over 15 years, across many platforms — including writing, video and live events. In 2015, he helped launch Science Sandbox
, a Simons Foundation initiative dedicated to inspiring a deeper interest in science, especially among those who don't think of themselves as science enthusiasts. As program director, Boustead oversees the initiative's strategy and funding decisions. Before joining the foundation, he was editorial producer for the World Science Festival, producing their live science events and overseeing editorial for the organization's website. Previously, Boustead was senior editor of the science and culture magazine Seed
, and he has contributed as a freelancer to VICE, Motherboard and Scientific American.