Tom Kosnik is the Fenwick and West Consulting Professor Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) at Stanford University and International Advisor National University of Singapore Entrepreneurship Centre.

Professor Kosnik's research focuses on issues of negotiation and influence in Global marketplace with themes such as; Crossing the Chasm X.0 Negotiating The Social Chasms of Generation Gender and Culture; Circles of Influence Technology-Based Ventures to Renew the Planet Dynamic Positioning Managing Portfolios of Global Products Projects Partnerships and Designing Systems that Summon the Spirit.

His current courses at Stanford include; Global Entrepreneurial Marketing High Tech Entrepreneurship New Venture Creation and the Draper Fisher Jurvetson Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Program.

Professor Kosnik serves on the Board of Advisors for the Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students (BASES) the National University of Singapore Entrepreneurship Association (NUSEA), Energy Crossroads Global and Stanford Women in Business.

Since 1996, Professor Kosnik has served as advisor to numerous Global Business Plan competitions including; Faculty Advisor to the Stanford Entrepreneurs Challenge and Special Advisor to the Judging Chair of Clean Tech Open (CTO). He is also the Co-founder of Palau Global Entrepreneurial Marketing Competition and Palau Green Innovations Showcase.

He is currently co-authoring two books in progress: Crossing the Chasm X.0, together with Geoffrey A. Moore and Circles of Influence with Lena Ramfelt.

Professor Konsik earned his BA in History and International Relations at Duke University in 1972. He holds an MBA from the University of Virginia (1977) and a Ph.D. from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business (1986).

Laina Raveendran Greene is currently Lead Consultant and CEO of GetIT Inc a strategic marketing and business planning consulting company based in Silicon Valley. She has worked in the telecoms industry over 22 years starting with the International Telecommunications Union in Geneva in 1986. Since then she has worked for INTELSAT (Strategic planning) Singapore Telecom (Business Development) and through consulting for clients such as Cisco Systems Juniper Networks Verisign ITU Pacific Internet just to name a few. Her negotiating experience has been with private sector inter-governmental agencies and non profit organizations and she has been involved as facilitator for countries in the region such as Afghanistan and Mongolia develop their national ICT plans.

Other achievements include having served as Secretary General of the Asia Pacific Internet Association Policy Advisor of Asia Pacific Network Information Centre Board Director of Globetel Communications Corp member of ITU TELECOM Forum Program Committee adjunct professor at the National University of Singapore etc. Over the year and a half her focus has been on Green ICT and the use of ICT to help reduce GHG in other industries. She is currently working on a Green Planet documentary with TELECOMTV.

Ooshma Garg is the founder of Anapata Inc. a web-based networking and recruiting platform designed to help diverse students succeed in their careers. In one year she developed Anapata from an idea into a company that now connects employers to diverse students at top tier universities nationwide. Ooshma studied BioMechanical Engineering at Stanford University and in her role as co-President of Stanford Women in Business she organized internships and career skills workshops for the organization's membership of over 400 women. Previously she has worked at Morgan Stanley (Sales & Trading) JPMorgan (Investment Banking) and SayNow (Product Management).