Adam Bosworth has been inventing and building software for 40 years. He started by inventing and building OLAP based MIS systems for Citibank. Then a database on the PC, Quattro Spreadsheet at Borland. Then Microsoft Access. Then he built the ASP and Ajax technology for Microsoft for the internet and the XML tech. Then founded and ran a cloud computing startup called Cross gain and sold it to BEA systems to make J2EE development much easier. Went to Google to be VP engineering. At Google ran engineering for G Suite. Founded and ran a startup called Keas. Then built the IOT cloud at Salesforce. Now at Amazon in an unannounced product.
Francis Fukuyama is Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), and the Mosbacher Director of FSI's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL). He is also a professor (by courtesy) of Political Science.
Dr. Fukuyama has written widely on issues in development and international politics. His 1992 book, The End of History and the Last Man, has appeared in over twenty foreign editions. His latest book, Political Order and Political Decay: From the French Revolution to the Present, was published in October 2014.
Michael Klausner is the Nancy and Charles Munger Professor of Business and Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. He has been a member of the Stanford Law School faculty since 1997. He works in the areas of corporate law, corporate governance, and financial regulation.
Tod Nielsen is the President and CEO of FinancialForce. He is an industry veteran and has held senior executive positions at Salesforce, VMware, Borland, Oracle, BEA Systems and Microsoft over the past 30 years. He has spent most of his career in the infrastructure and system software space with a focus on ecosystems and developer communities. Tod studied Business Administration and Information Systems at Central Washington University.