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Justin Talbot Zorn
Senior Adviser for Policy and Strategy

Justin Talbot Zorn is an author, adviser, and policymaker. He has served as Legislative Director for three members of the US Congress and has written widely on climate, economics, technology, international affairs, and psychology for Harvard Business Review, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Time, Newsweek, The Guardian, Wired, Fast Company, The Nation, Foreign Policy, Folha de São Paulo, CNN, and other publications. His first book, published with HarperCollins in the US and Penguin in the UK, was printed in 14 languages globally and topped Audible bestsellers lists in diverse categories including philosophy, meditation, and business.

Justin is a Senior Adviser to the Center for Economic and Policy Research, a Truman National Security Fellow, and co-founder of a first-of-its-kind talent pipeline for Congressional staffers. He serves as a partner to a variety of mission-driven startups, think tanks, foundations, and advocacy groups. Justin has worked to organize ideologically diverse coalitions in business and government to support policy reforms for community solar and net metering, to increase national funding for election administration, and to boost federal investments in translational research focused on clean energy, health, and climate adaptation. He has been a guest on more than 70 podcasts and has lectured on public policy and communications in Congress, leading universities, think tanks, and private sector firms.

Justin helped to launch and lead a pioneering mindfulness program in the US House of Representatives, bringing together people from across the political spectrum to do the work of finding greater calm and clarity. A former Fulbright Scholar, Justin received graduate degrees in international relations and public policy from Oxford and Harvard. He lives in Santa Fe, NM with his wife, Meredy, and three young children, Tierra, Saraya, and Jai.

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