Sten joined a startup called Skype as an early executive in 2005, where he ran the original R&D office and global product engineering leadership roles for 7 years. He holds a master's degree in Management from Stanford GSB.
Silver joined Skype as the first researcher in the core team and was recently a Principal Software Development Engineer at Microsoft. His nomadic lifestyle has led him to universities such as Tsinghua, Stanford, MIT and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. He holds a master's degree in CS from Chalmers University of Technology.
Parag is a leading global strategist, best-selling author and TED Conference speaker. He is a CNN Global Contributor and Senior Research Fellow at the National University of Singapore. He is also the Managing Partner of Hybrid Reality, and Co-Founder & CEO of Factotum.
Until September 2015, Jeff was the United States Ambassador to Estonia. Prior to that, he served the US State Department in various positions in Hungary, Bulgaria, Brazil, Cyprus, Egypt, Malaysia and Peru. Before becoming a diplomat, Jeff was a journalist and a founding staff member of USA Today.
Balaji is a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz and co-founder of 21 and Counsyl. Prior he taught data mining, statistics, and computational biology at Stanford University. He holds a doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering and master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Stanford.