Ramez Naam is a professional technologist who was involved in the development of widely-used software products such as Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Outlook. He was the CEO of Apex Nanotechnologies, a company involved in developing nanotechnology research software before returning to Microsoft. He currently holds a seat on the advisory board of the Institute for Accelerating Change, is a member of the World Future Society, a Senior Associate of the Foresight Institute, and a fellow of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies.[1][2]

Naam is the author of More Than Human: Embracing the promise of biological enhancement, which offers a tour of new technologies and makes a case for embracing human enhancement, showing readers how new technologies are powerful new tools in humanity’s quest to improve ourselves, our offspring and our world.

He is also the recipient of the 2005 HG Wells Award for Contributions to Transhumanism, awarded by the World Transhumanist Association.[3]


  1. Ramez Naam
  2. Ramez Naam - biography, plus book reviews & excerpts
  3. Ramez Naam wins 2005 HG Wells Award for Contributions to Transhumanism

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