Jimmy Kaltreider

Jimmy is Executive Director at the Thiel Foundation, where he sets strategy and evaluates grants. He is also Principal at Thiel Capital, where he does research. He studied History at Stanford, where he almost graduated.



Trevor Merrill

Trevor oversees day-to-day operations at Imitatio, communicates with grantees, and works with the advisory board to execute Imitatio's research, education, and publication strategy. He studied Literature at Yale and UCLA.



Grace Eckert

Grace is the Thiel Foundation Administrator, responsible for the smooth operation of internal programs and outside grant-making. She has a background in human resources and studied journalism at University of Colorado Boulder.