Founder and Executive Director, Mobius

Aden Van Noppen

Founder & Executive Director of Mobius, dedicated to creating a world in which technology brings out the best in humanity. Mobius is an unconventional collective of technologists, scientists, activists, and spiritual teachers who serve courageous leaders with the tools, knowledge, and community to transform tech’s next chapter.

Aden was a Senior Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer in the Obama White House Office, where she developed the led programs that leverage tech as a tool for social and economic justice. After that, she spent a year as a Resident Fellow at Harvard Divinity School focusing on the intersection of tech, ethics and spirituality and was an Affiliate at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society.

Before joining government, Aden worked in social enterprise and impact investing, first at the social venture capital fund, Acumen Fund, in both New York and Nairobi, and then at an affordable housing start-up in Delhi, India. She was also part of the founding leadership team of The Sanctuaries, a racially and religiously diverse spiritual community, grounded in the arts and social justice. Her work has been featured in the New Yorker, The New York Times, WIRED, and elsewhere.