Jason Trigg


Tradition: 
Utilitarianism

Jason Trigg holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer science from MIT and currently works as a data scientist in Silicon Valley. He is best known for his decision to pursue a career in quantitative finance, so that he can use his earnings to help save lives. Trigg has been featured in articles in the Washington Post and the New York Times for his philanthropy, and donates a considerable portion of his money to the Against Malaria Foundation.


Interview Video: 

In this video, Matthew Croasmun interviews Jason Trigg about the decisions involved in pursuing a life structured to maximize the good of others, and the details that compose his conception of a good life.