Mr. Anderson is an entrepreneur with a history of introducing innovative products and services into new markets. He is most well-known for pioneering the development of the space tourism industry as the Co-Founder and Chairman of Space Adventures. Anderson is involved in a portfolio of technology companies including Intentional Software Corporation founded by former Microsoft Chief Architect Dr. Charles Simonyi; Planetary Power and the asteroid mining company Planetary Resources. He also serves as a trustee of the X Prize Foundation, a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and was selected by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader. He graduated from the University of Virginia with degrees in aerospace & software engineering and resides in Bellevue, Wash. with his family.