Senior advisor and former research fellow at Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and a fellow at the Asia Society; author of Pakistan's Drift into Extremism : Allah, the Army and America's War on Terror and Pakistan's Troubled Frontier ; former senior police officer for President Musharraf's National Accountability Bureau
Professor and Chair of the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of California, Los Angeles and director of UCLA's Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies ; principal at Atelier Hitoshi Abe , based in Sendai, Japan
Publisher of the Planning Report and Metro Investment Report , newsletters that covers public infrastructure investment, and founder and chair of the VerdeXchange Institute ; Managing Director of the nonprofit New Schools Better Neighborhoods; Vice Chair of the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation
Founder and columnist of 3 Wire Sports, a blog about the Olympics and international sports; chief columnist for for NBC Olympics and Universal Sports; lecturer in sports writing at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism
Co-founder of Electronic Intifada, a website that publishes news and commentary on Middle East issues; former research fellow at the Palestine Center in Washington, DC, an independent think-tank, and author of One Country : A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse; board member and former Vice President of the Arab American Action Network
Lawyer specializing in due diligence and reputation risk assessment for financial companies and corporations and author of the as yet unpublished book, You the Jury : How Wall Street Cashed In on the American Dream and Nearly Killed It
Interim Chief Executive Officer of ClickStar , a digital entertainment company providing artist-direct content to consumers via broadband; partners include actor Morgan Freeman and producer Lori McCreary's Revelations Entertainment and Intel Corporation
Senior reporter at Wired magazine's 'Danger Room' blog, covering national security; former senior reporter at the Washington Independent, a progress web news service that is part of the Center for Independent Media, and correspondent for the American Prospect ; former Associate Editor for The New Republic
Co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a foreign-policy think-tank, and author of 'Deterrence During Disarmament: Deep Nuclear Reductions and International Security'
Josef Adalian joined New York Magazine's Vulture.com in 2010 and reports on all aspects of the television industry. He began covering the TV business in 1991, serving as a local TV columnist for the Boston Herald. Since then, he's been on staff at the New York Post, TV Week and The Wrap. From 1999 through 2008, he covered the small screen for Variety, serving as the industry bible’s TV editor. In addition to his full-time position at Vulture, Adalian contributes TV reviews to Playboy. He tweets at @TVmojoe .