Scholars

Founder: Meeting of the Minds; Global Fellow: Wilson Center, Urban Sustainability Lab; Consultant: Cisco Systems
Gordon Feller is co-founder/convenor of Meeting of the Minds, an annual leadership summit organized since 2007 by Urban Age Institute (UAI). Feller was for more than five years director at Cisco Systems headquarters in Silicon Valley. He served in an executive capacity within the company's programs focused on cities. Prior to joining Cisco, Feller was CEO of UAI, an international non-profit re...
Professor of History of Science, Georgia Institute of Technology
Kristie Macrakis is Professor in the School of History, Technology and Society at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. She received her Ph.D. in the History of Science at Harvard University but is also a historian of espionage. She is the author or editor of five books including Surviving the Swastika, Oxford, 1993, Seduced by Secrets, Cambridge, 2008 and Prisoners, Lovers and Spies, Ya...
Acting Head, BWC Implementation Support Unit, United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs
Writer, BBC Future
Sharon Weinberger is a national security reporter focusing on science and technology issues.She currently writes the Code Red column for BBC Future, and is a contributor to Wired.com's national security blog, Danger Room. She is the author of Imaginary Weapons: A Journey Through the Pentagon's Scientific Underworld (Nation Books, 2006) and co-author of A Nuclear Family Vacation:...