Jim Mason

Cofounder, All Power Labs

Jim Mason is an artist, engineer and cofounder of All Power Labs, a company based in the Bay Area. Mason helped develop the company's Power Pallet, a machine that converts biomass into hydrogen-rich gas and then into electricity, powering as many as three homes for an hour with just 26 pounds of material. Mason has a degree in anthropology from Stanford University and formerly worked as director of the Rosetta Project language archive.