About us

We loooooove concepts


Peter McIntyre

Cofounder and advisor

After pursuing clinical medicine, Peter worked with the University of Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute before coming to 80,000 Hours. Peter co-founded Effective Altruism Australia, a tax-deductible charity that in its first few years has raised over $3 million for effective charities, founded a mobile phone repairs company, and managed a sales team at the age of 18.

Jesse Avshalomov

Cofounder and advisor

Jesse is an entrepreneur and marketer having worked as Director of Product and Growth at Teespring (YC W13), and now at 80,000 Hours. Before that he was a marketing technologist at Apple and AKQA and was a co-founder at the music licensing startup now known as Loudr.  Though an entrepreneur by trade, his undergraduate and graduate work were in opera performance.



James Aung


Mia Gancayco


Alex Norman




We'd like to thank everyone who helped out along the way, in particular Frankie Andersen-Wood (editing), Oli Habryka (design), and everyone who contributed to coming up with these concepts in the first place.