He serves as a trustee of the XPRIZE Foundation, UC San Diego Health Board of Advisors, the Preventive Medicine Research Institute founded by Dr. Dean Ornish, and Chairman of Spiral Health, pioneering digital wellness.
Historical philanthropic activities include the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, Founding Chair; Scripps Health Trauma & Cardiac Advisory Boards; University California San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography Chairman’s Advisory Board; Duke Law School Board of Visitors; Environmental Entrepreneurs (e2, Natural Resources Defense Council) Southern California Chapter co-founder; California Secure Transportation Energy Plan, Director; and the San Diego Stadium Authority, Chairman. He has been active in the protection of Bio-diversity in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica initiating the Stanford Woods Institute INOGO initiative. He was the commencement speaker at the University of California Santa Barbara Bren School for the Environment. He served on the Wyoming ENDOW Advisory Board at the request of the Governor.
He is married to his wife Juniper for 43 years and has 3 children.