Irwin Jacobs is co-founder and former chief executive of Qualcomm, and chairs the board of the Salk Institute. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a fellow of the IEEE, and a recipient of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.
Augie Gallego, chancellor emeritus, San Diego Community College District, is a former chair of the American Council on Education, and the American Association of Community Colleges. He chaired the College Board’s National Commission on Community Colleges and participates in the Salzburg Seminar.
Marye Anne Fox, chancellor emerita of the University of California, San Diego, has been awarded the National Science Medal Science for her research in organic chemistry. She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and served as the first female Chancellor of North Carolina State University.
Anne Petersen, a former deputy director of the National Science Foundation, is research professor at the Center for Human Growth and Development at the University of Michigan. Earlier she served as Deputy Director of the Center for Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University.