Every good boxer has an even better sparring partner.
Thomas W. MaloneMassachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Patrick J. McGovern Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the founding director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence.
Tom was also the founding director of the MIT Center for Coordination Science and one of the two founding co-directors of the MIT Initiative on "Inventing the Organizations of the 21st Century". Professor Malone teaches classes on leadership and information technology, and his research focuses on how new organizations can be designed to take advantage of the possibilities provided by information technology.More about Tom
JoAnn YatesMassachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Deputy Dean and Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management. Professor of Managerial Communication.
Before joining the Deans' Office she developed and taught in the Communication for Managers core course. Her research examines communication and information as they shape and are shaped by technologies and policies over time, in both contemporary and historical organizations.More about JoAnn
Gunter HennTechnical University Dresden, Germany
Chair for Architecture at Dresden Technical University, Germany and is visiting professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
As a leader in architectural design, he has been responsible for many innovative building designs, including the BMW Research and Innovation Centre; the Automobile City in Wolfsburg for Volkswagen; the Transparent Factory in Dresden; a novel auto-assembly plant for Skoda in the Czech Republic; and the Faculty for Mechanical Engineering for the Technical University in Munich.More about Gunter
Reijo "Shosta" SulonenHelsinki University of Technology, Finland
Professor in Information Processing Science
Reijo works in the fields of software engineering and emerging applications of information technology. In his work with industrial partners he emphasizes the need for a multidisciplinary approach when IT issues with organizational or human implications are studied. He has been active in a number of national and European research projects dealing with enterprise systems. During the past ten years he has concentrated on product modeling technologies and software processes including distributed software development. Reijo Sulonen has worked several years at Stanford University and CERN.More about Reijo