Jon Mikel Walton was recently hired as the Communications Lead for Future Earth internationally and will reside at CU Boulder within SILC. As a passionate advocate for science-driven innovation and equitable sustainability, he strives to find common stories that drive collaboration across disciplines to help solve complex, global challenges. Prior to joining Future Earth, he worked with the World Bank to develop and deploy a wide array of strategic communications campaigns. He also spent several years as a journalist. He holds a double B.A. in Philosophy and Religious Studies from Westmont College, and a M.A. from the Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Public Policy. Please join us in welcoming Jon to Future Earth and in time to CU Boulder. Welcome Jon!