advisory committee of the School of Engineering at Stanford University, and of the College of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. He has been elected a senior fellow of the Royal College of Art for his contributions to human–computer interaction. His current technology and investment interests are focused on signal processing, with an emphasis on wireless communications.
Yochai Benkler is the Jack N. and Lillian R. Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard Law School and faculty codirector of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. His research focuses on the effects of laws that regulate information production and exchange on the distribution of control over information flows, knowledge, and culture in the digital environment. His particular focus has been on the neglected role of commons-based approaches toward the management of resources in the digitally networked environment. His books include The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom (2006), which received the Don K. Price Award from the American Political Science Association for best book on science, technology, and politics; the American Sociological Association’s CITASA Book Award for an outstanding book related to the sociology of communications or information technology; the Donald McGannon Award for best book on social and ethical relevance in communications policy research; and was named best business book about the future by the magazine strategy+business. In civil society, Benkler’s work was recognized by the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Pioneer Award in 2007 and by the Public Knowledge IP3 Award in 2006. Previously, Benkler was a professor at Yale University and New York University School of Law.
David Borth is an expert on wireless communications, with insight into both national security and commercial needs. He is corporate vice president and director of the Communications Research Laboratories of Motorola, Inc., a part of the company’s research arm, Motorola Labs. Borth joined Motorola in 1980 as a member of the Systems Research Laboratory in corporate research and development in Schaumburg, Illinois. As a member of that organization, he has conducted research on digital modulation techniques, adaptive digital signal processing methods applied to communication systems, and personal communication systems including both cellular and PCS systems. He has contributed to Motorola’s implementations of the GSM, TDMA (IS-54/IS-136), and CDMA (IS-95) digital cellular systems. In his current role, he manages a multinational (United States, Australia, France, Japan, United Kingdom) organization focusing on all aspects of communication systems ranging from theoretical systems studies to system and subsystem analysis and implementation