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Council Meetings

Dean

Al Pisano
Albert P. Pisano
Walter J. Zable Chair in Engineering
Member, National Academy of Engineering
Irwin and Joan Jacobs School of Engineering
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0403
Council of Advisors

David Schwab
Chair

David Schwab (B.A. ‘79)
Founder & Managing Director
Vertical Ventures
San Francisco, CA
John J. Fratamico Jr.
Vice-Chair

John J. Fratamico Jr., Ph.D.
President, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Group
Leidos
McLean, VA
Amir Abolfathi
Amir Abolfathi (B.S. ‘86)
President & CEO
Sonitus Medical, Inc.
San Mateo, CA
Joseph Beery
Senior Vice President & CIO
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Carlsbad, CA
Claude Benchimol
Chairman Emeritus

Claude Benchimol, Ph.D.
President
Damol Technology Consulting
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Chairman Emeritus

Linden S. Blue
Vice Chairman
General Atomics
San Diego, CA
Edward Brown
Edward J. Brown, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer
Cymer Light Source
San Diego, CA
Malin Burnham
Chairman Emeritus

Malin Burnham
San Diego, CA
Eugenio Clariond
Eugenio Clariond
Chairman
Grupo Cuprum
San Pedro Garza Garcia, NL, Mexico
Martha Dennis, Ph.D.
Martha G. Dennis, Ph.D.
Principal
Gordion Knot
La Jolla, CA
Hossein Eslambolch
Hossein Eslambolchi, Ph.D.
(B.S. ‘81, M.S. ‘83, Ph.D. ‘84)
Chairman & CEO
2020 Venture Partners
Menlo Park, CA
Peter C. Farrell
Peter C. Farrell, Ph.D.
Founder & Chairman
ResMed
San Diego, CA
Kaigham (Ken) Gabriel
Kaigham Gabriel, S.M., Ph.D.
President & CEO
Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Steven Hart
Chairman Emeritus

Steve Hart (M.A. ‘80)
Co-Founder & CTO
ViaSat Inc.
Carlsbad, CA
Waguih Ishak
Waguih Ishak, Ph.D.
Division VP, Science & Technology Director
Corning West Technology Center,
Corning Incorporated,
Palto Alto, CA
Irwin M. Jacobs
Honorary Chairman

Irwin M. Jacobs, Ph.D.
Co-Founder & Board Member
QUALCOMM, Inc.
San Diego, CA
Carmela A. Keeney
Military Liaison Member

Carmela A. Keeney
Executive Director
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific)
San Diego, CA
Richard Kornfeld
Richard Kornfeld
(B.S. ‘82)
CEO
Grid2Home
San Diego, CA
Thomas M. Loarie
Thomas M. Loarie
Chairman & CEO
Mercator MedSystems, Inc.
San Leandro, CA
and
Chairman
Silicon BioDevices, Inc.
Palo Alto, CA
Bertram Lubin
Bertram Lubin, M.D.
President & Chief Executive Officer
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
Oakland, CA
Scott McClendon
Scott McClendon
Chairman
Overland Storage, Inc.
La Jolla, CA
Steve Mollenkopf
Steve Mollenkopf
Chief Executive Officer & President
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
San Diego, CA
Henry Nordhoff
Henry L. Nordhoff
Executive Chairman
Banyan Biomarkers Inc.
Alachua, FL and
Chairman
Chugai Pharmaceuticals USA
Berkeley Heights, NJ
Bahram Nour-Omid
Bahram Nour-Omid, Ph.D.
Co-Founder & Senior Partner
Shelter Capital Partners
Los Angeles, CA
Gregory M. Papadopoulos
Chairman Emeritus

Gregory M. Papadopoulos
(B.A. ‘79)
Venture Partner
New Enterprise Associates
Menlo Park, CA
Ake Persson
Ake Persson
Del Mar, CA
Ronald Reedy
Ronald Reedy, Ph.D.
(M.S. ‘81, Ph.D. ‘83)
Co-Founder & COO
Peregrine Semiconductor
San Diego, CA
Andrew E. Senyei
Chairman Emeritus

Andrew E. Senyei, M.D.
Venture Capitalist & Managing Director
Enterprise Partners Venture Capital
La Jolla, CA
James (Jim) H. Thompson
James H. Thompson
Executive Vice President, Engineering
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
San Diego, CA
Julie Meier Wright
Julie Meier Wright
Retired President & CEO (retired)
San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation
San Diego, CA
Mark Zdeblick
Mark Zdeblick, Ph.D.
Co-founder & CTO
Proteus Digital Health
Redwood City, CA
Honorary Members

Robert P. Akins
Chairman Emeritus

Robert P. Akins, Ph.D.
Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO Cymer, Inc.
San Diego, CA
Bernard Gordon
Bernard Gordon
Trustee
BMG Charitable Trust
Danvers, MA
Emeritus Members

Daniel L. Alspach
Daniel L. Alspach, Ph.D.
Las Vegas, NV
Robert Englekirk
Robert E. Englekirk, Ph.D.
Chairman Emeritus
Englekirk Parners Consulting Structural Engineers, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA
Gordon E. Forward
Gordon E. Forward, Ph.D.
Chairman Emeritus
U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development
San Diego, CA
Richard Goldberg
Richard Goldberg, Ph.D.
VP Corporate Quality
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Los Gatos, CA
Paul E. Jacobs
Paul E. Jacobs, Ph.D.
Executive Chariman
Qualcomm, Inc.
San Diego, CA
Paul Mirabella
Paul Mirabella
Chairman & CEO
Naviscan
San Diego, CA
William A. Owens
William A. Owens
Chairman & CEO, AEA Holdings ASIA
AEA Holdings
New York, NY
Roberto Padovani
Roberto Padovani
Qaulcomm, Inc.
San Diego, CA