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Noah D. Stone (born in Berkeley, California) is a Silicon Valley investor, advisor, and frequent judge at Silicon Valley business events. Stone studied finance at Saint Mary’s College of California, a small private college in Moraga, California. He was a player for the college’s championship D1 rugby team, where he played wing, and full-back. Stone is best known for being the recipient of San Francisco’s ‘2017 Young Investor of the Year’ award. He is the youngest-ever permanent shark at Live Sharks Tank®, where he sits on an accredited-investors-only panel, and is an advisor to participating firms at Startups Showcase Group in San Francisco, California. Stone also involves himself in the non-profit space as a strategist for Open Society Foundations, and as chairman of the board at Rosey’s MS Foundation, an organization that philanthropically supports the MS research efforts of Feinberg School of Medicine, and Johns Hopkins Medicine. He was dubbed a “funding expert” by Inc. Magazine, and has been interviewed by foreign and domestic media outlets. With a combined social media following of approximately 43,000, and 30,000 direct LinkedIn connections, Stone is known to be very well-connected in Silicon Valley.
Managed, and controlled implementation of AI, focused on human labor augmentation rather than replacement, will lead to progress.