Katie Martin is a partner in Wilson Sonsini Goodrich
& Rosati's Palo Alto office, where she practices corporate and
securities law. She has served as a member of the firm's board of
directors and leader of the business law department and its Policy
Committee. She is a Director of Nuance Communications, Inc., The Ronald
McDonald House at Stanford, WildAid, and the WSGR Foundation.
Vince Vannelli is the founder of KPG Ventures, an
early stage venture fund. He has more than 20 years operational, sales
and business development experience, including key leadership positions
at several global technology companies; he served as Senior Vice
President and General Manager at Inktomi. Vince currently serves on the
Boards of Clipsync, National Payment Card Association, Solariat, TuneUp
Media, Jildy and Expect Labs.
Skip Battle serves as chairman of Fair, Isaac and
Company, and director of LinkedIn, Sungevity, and Workday. He was
previously CEO and executive chairman of Ask Jeeves, Inc. Skip served
in management roles at Arthur Andersen LLP and then Andersen Consulting
LLP, becoming a member of the firm's executive committee. He is a
Senior Fellow of the Aspen Institute as well as a long time Institute
Jim Balassone Executive in Residence, directs the business ethics programs of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University. Balassone works with corporate boards, executive teams, and non-profit advisory boards on business ethics challenges, organizational obstacles to ethical behavior, and implementing campaigns for improving ethical culture. His business career spans IBM, Hitachi Data Systems, and several hi-tech start-ups.