Physician and U.S. Rear Admiral; clinical professor, Georgetown and Tufts University Schools of Medicine; director of the health and medicine program, Center for the Study of the Presidency; senior policy and medical advisor, the Foundation for AIDS Research; former U.S. assistant surgeon general and senior global health advisor, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; founding deputy assistant secretary, Women’s Health
Geographic demographer and cultural commentator; professor of law, culture and values at Arizona State University's law school; fellow, New America Foundation; former senior writer, The Washington Post; author, The Nine Nations of North America, Edge City, and Radical Evolution
Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and presidential advisor; former professor, environmental policy, Harvard University and president and director of the Woods Hole Research Center; chair, executive committee, Pugwash conferences; author; MacArthur fellow
Authority on foreign policy and finance; former vice-chairman, World Economic Forum and minister of state, UK foreign office, covering Africa and Asia, member of Gordon Brown's cabinet, UN deputy secretary-general, UNDP administrator, and World Bank vice president; member, House of Lords
President, Comprehensive Crisis Management; professor emeritus and founder, the Center for Crisis Management, University of Southern California; author, Business NOT as Usual, Smart Thinking for Crazy Times, Dirty Rotten Strategies, and Swans, Swine, and Swindlers: Coping With The Growing Threat of Mega Crises and Mega Messes
Professor, Harvard Business School, specializing in the competitive advantage of companies, nations, and regions, and the application of competitive principles to social problems such as health care, the environment, and corporate responsibility; cofounder, Monitor Consulting; author of 18 books including Competitive Strategy and The Competitive Advantage of Nations; coauthor, Can Japan Compete?
Economist; Chan Chair in Global Management, Haas Business School, U.C. Berkeley; former dean, London Business School and U.C. Berkeley's Haas School of Business; former National Economic Adviser to President Clinton and chair, council of economic advisers; author, Who’s Bashing Whom?: Trade Conflict in High Technology Industries
Global scenarist; director of futures programme, Smith School of Enterprise and Environment, University of Oxford; former leader, Shell International's global scenario team; director of major public-private scenario initiatives on sustainability, AIDS in Africa, and global finance; physicist
Managing editor/thought leadership for Oxford Economics. Former Asian bureau chief for Knight Ridder, based in Tokyo; long-time Asia-Pacific foreign correspondent; Pulitzer Prize finalist; author, Shutting Out the Sun: How Japan Lost Its Way and "China: Life Science Leader in 2020"
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