With nearly two decades of experience in the entertainment industry, Bruce Furst is the president of Ashber Corporation in Austin, Texas. An inventive and forward-thinking entrepreneur, Bruce Furst is also the founder and CEO of the Intergalactic Royalty Operations Corporation and a supporter of the
Mars One project.
A global effort to establish a permanent human settlement on the red planet, Mars One comprises two organizations: the Mars One Foundation, a Dutch nonprofit; and Mars One Ventures, a Swiss entity that handles finances related to the mission. To support the eventual colonization of Mars, the project partners with advisors and aerospace firms to develop technology and hardware.
In addition to a Mars landing module that carries life-support units and other components, the project includes two land rovers that will be sent prior to human arrival. Space suits designed to provide protection from temperature extremes will be included, as will a transit vehicle. The project’s communications system will include two satellites and ground stations located on Earth.
With over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Bruce Furst boasts significant expertise in film and music licensing.