Christopher G. Caine president and founder of Mercator XXI, a professional services firm helping clients engage the global economy. Prior to April 2009, Mr. Caine was employed by IBM Corporation for 25 years. For thirteen years he had corporate responsibility for global public policy issues that impacted IBM in his role as Vice President, Governmental Programs. Read more »
William B. Bonvillian, since January 2006, has been Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Washington, D.C., office. At MIT, he works to support MIT’s strong and historic relations with federal R&D agencies, and its role on national science policy. Prior to that position, he served for seventeen years as Legislative Director and Chief Counsel to U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman. His legislative efforts at the Senator’s office included science and technology policies and innovation issues. Read more »
Grant D. Aldonas is the Principal Managing Director of Split Rock International, a Washington, D.C.-based trade and investment consulting firm. Mr. Aldonas also holds the William H. Scholl Chair in International Business at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (“CSIS”). Read more »
Bill Andresen is currently Associate Vice-President for Federal Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining Penn, Bill worked at Dutko Worldwide as Senior Vice-President where he represented a number of corporate and non-profit clients. During his time at Dutko Bill was citied as one of Washington D.C.’s most effective and influential lobbyists. Read more »