Ross Anderson

Ross Anderson (@rossjanderson) is the Professor of Security Engineering at Cambridge University where his research ranges from cryptography through hardware tamper resistance and peer-to-peer systems to the social-science aspects of security. He initiated the study of the economics of security while on visits to Berkeley in 2001-2002, working with Hal Varian, and organized the first workshop on the subject here in 2001. Security economics is now a field with over a hundred active researchers. Anderson has a long record of engagement in technology policy, starting with the crypto wars of the 1990s, and in 2012 received a Louis D. Brandeis award for his contributions to health privacy. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society and of the Royal Academy of Engineering.


James Aquilina

James M. Aquilina is the Executive Managing Director of Stroz Friedberg, a global leader in investigations, intelligence and risk management. He supervises numerous digital forensic, Internet investigative and electronic discovery assignments for government agencies, major law firms, and corporate management and information systems departments. He has served as a neutral expert and has supervised the court-appointed forensic examination of digital evidence. Mr. Aquilina received his B.A. magna cum laude from Georgetown University, and his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, where he was a Richard Erskine Academic Fellow and served as an Articles Editor and Executive Committee Member of the California Law Review.


Anupam Chander

Anupam Chander (@AnupamChander) is the Director of the California International Law Center and Professor of Law at the University of California, Davis, where he is a Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall Research Scholar. He has been a visiting professor at Yale Law School, the University of Chicago Law School, Stanford Law School, and Cornell Law School. He has published widely in the nation’s leading law journals, including the Yale Law Journal, the NYU Law Journal, the University of Chicago Law Review, the Texas Law Review, and the California Law Review. A graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School, he clerked for Chief Judge Jon O. Newman of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge William A. Norris of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He practiced law in New York and Hong Kong with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. His new book, The Electronic Silk Road: How the Web Binds the World Together in Commerce, was released in June 2013 from Yale University Press.


Carl Shapiro

Carl Shapiro is the Transamerica Professor of Business Strategy in the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. Shapiro had the honor of serving as a Member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers during 2011-12. For the two years immediately prior to that, he was the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economics at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice; he also held that position during 1995-96. From 1998 to 2008, Shapiro served as Director of the Institute of Business and Economic Research at UC Berkeley. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics at M.I.T. in 1981, taught at Princeton University during the 1980s, and has been on the Berkeley faculty since 1990. Shapiro has published extensively in the areas of industrial organization, competition policy, patents, the economics of innovation, and competitive strategy.