Vincent Horn is part of a new generation of meditation teachers translating age-old wisdom into 21st century code. A computer engineering dropout turned modern monk, Vincent spent his 20s co-founding the ground-breaking Buddhist Geeks while doing a full year of silent meditation practice on retreat. Vincent began teaching meditation in 2010 and in 2016 received "dharma transmission" from his core teacher Kenneth Folk.  That same year he helped start, which is dedicated to offering legit mind training for the digital age.  Vincent has been called a “power player of the mindfulness movement” by Wired magazine and was honored to be featured in Wired UK’s “Smart List: 50 people who will change the world.” He is married to the always-fly Emily Horn and is father to an amazing little boy named Zander.

Emily Horn develops programs and support structures for people dedicated to living a whole-hearted life in the modern world. Emily is an authorized meditation teacher by some of the largest meditation centers in the West: Spirit Rock and Insight Meditation Society.  She has been called a “power player of the mindfulness movement” by Wired magazine.  Emily has worked in various contemplative education environments including Naropa, Sounds True, and Buddhist Geeks and is now the Co-Founder of For her, the contemplative journey is simply learning to dance with all of this human experience: from transcendence to dirty dishes, evolutionary edges to ancient roots, solitary practice to deepening relationships. She lives in Asheville, NC with her husband Vincent and son Zander. 

What Others Have Said

They’re asking big questions, such as ‘How can design thinking change the way ancient wisdom is taught and pass on?’
— Wired UK
This married couple is crafting new ways to practice mindfulness, helping others develop apps for contemplation.
— Wired
The Geeks have their minds dialed into the revolutionary next generation.
— Jack Kornfield