The SpaceGAMBIT Team

Alex Cureton-Griffiths

Project Lead

Global Projects Lead for SpaceGAMBIT, Alex travels around the world looking for projects to fund and works with hackerspaces and makerspaces to improve the survival of humanity in space.

  • Location: Worldwide

    Marc Fournier

    Administration Manager

    Co-founder of La Paillasse, after a preparatory class at ESME SUDRIA and a bachelor’s degree in environment and energy management he worked in a design office in the renewable energy sector. Curious about the social implication of advanced technologies and convinced of the growing role of the citizen in the coming society.

    • Location: Paris, France

    Pierre Mary


    Cyber-blacksmith and CTO at La Paillasse, Pierre is also big data project manager for a startup. He works mainly on the knowledge end equipment exchange systems between locations and peoples in order to facilitate collaborative research and the emergence of decentralized projects.

    • Location: Paris, France


    David Li

    Director, Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab

    David Li has been contributing to open source software since 1990. He is member of Free Software Foundation, committer to Apache projects and board director of ObjectWeb. Over the past 20 years, David has started several open source software projects and contributed to many others. In 2010, he co-founded XinCheJian, the first hackerspace in China to promote hacker/maker culture and open source hardware. In 2011, he co-founded Hacked Matter, a think tank on makers and open innovation. In 2015, he co-founded Maker Collider, a platform to  develop next generation IoT from Maker community. He is also the director of Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab.

        Jerry Isdale

        Previous Program Manager, SpaceGAMBIT

        Jerry Isdale was the former Program Manager of SpaceGAMBIT and also founded Maui Makers in 2009, a makerspace on the island of Maui, Hawaii.