Marc Mertens

CEO, A Hundred Years

As the visionary behind A Hundred Years, Marc’s greatest passion is to use the 100-Years-lens to envision what’s possible when we push past our short-term focus. He’s a believer in the power of design and tehnology to transform the world for the better, and for over 15 years has created immersive digital experiences for visionary organizations such as TED, NASA, The X-Prize and Virgin Unite’s B-Team. In addition to being at the helm of A Hundred Years, Marc teaches a class on Designing For Impact at UCLA Extension and has spoken on innovation and design thinking at TEDx Phoenix, TEDActive, the National Art Education Convention and at the Museum Next Conference.

Authored Content

  • Apr 07 2015
    Blog Post The Purpose of a Foundation's Website What’s a foundation website for? We aren’t the only ones who have asked this question. After all, foundations are not in the business of raising money or selling products or services. So what good can a foundation website do? The Rockefeller Foundation has over one hundred years of experience promoting the well-being of humanity around […] James Geneske, Marc Mertens