Tony Scott is CEO of the TonyScottGroup, a Washington, D.C. and Silicon Valley based consulting and advisory firm. In February 2015, Mr. Scott was appointed by President Barack Obama as the third Federal chief information officer for the U.S. Government, where he oversaw an $85 billion budget for IT infrastructure and spending. In addition, he was responsible for developing the Cybersecurity Spring and Implementation Plan (CSIP), a program that strengthened the security of Federal IT networks and data. Prior to his role in the Government, Mr. Scott served as CIO and senior vice president of VMware, and is the former CIO of Microsoft Corporation and The Walt Disney Company. He holds a bachelor’s in Management Information Systems from University of San Francisco and a juris doctorate from Santa Clara University.
Anand Chandrasekher is a seasoned global, technology and management executive with a track record for delivering innovation. He is an expert on China and is recognized as a visionary with the ability to create and exploit disruptions in the marketplace. During his 24-year tenure at Intel Corporation, Chandrasekher held a variety of roles including head of Intel’s mobile business, server and workstation business, global sales organization and global marketing. Most recently, he was president of Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies Inc. and vice chairman of Huaxintong Semiconductor Inc. (China). Chandrasekher is known for his pioneering efforts on the Intel Centrino™ and Atom™ platforms which helped usher in the modern era of mobility, and for his work on Intel Xeon™ and Qualcomm’s Centriq™ ARM servers. Chandrasekher presently serves on the board of Avalanche Technology Inc. and is a strategic advisor to UPmem, S.A. (processor-in-memory company), Tortuga Logic (hardware based trusted computing company) and Dimensional Mechanics (machine learning automation company).
Chandrasekher received his bachelor’s in Computer Science from Cornell University, his Master’s in Operations Research from Cornell University and his MBA from Cornell University Johnson Graduate School of Management. Chandrasekher is a board member on Cornell’s College of Computing and Information Sciences, a member of Cornell’s Trustee Council and a charter member at The Indus Entrepreneurs. Chandrasekher was CRN’s “Innovator of the year” in 2004 for the Intel Centrino™ platform and was one of the “Top 25 CMO’s” in 2014 by Forbes. He is cited in Steve Hamm’s book “The Race for Perfect” and in Judy Estrin’s book “Closing the Innovation Gap”. Chandrasekher has also been a visiting lecturer at the Berkeley Haas School of Business.