Mr. Tayfun Acarer
Chairman : Information and Communication Technologies Authority, Turkey

Mr. Lynn Blodgett
President and CEO : ACS, Inc., A Xerox Company

Lynn Blodgett is president and chief executive officer of ACS, Inc., A Xerox Company. He has served as the leader of ACS - Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. - since November 2006.

Mr. Tony Clement
Minister of Industry : Canada

On October 30, 2008, Mr. Tony Clement was appointed Minister of Industry, with responsibilities for competitiveness, innovation, sectoral strategies, and economic development in Northern Ontario.

Mr. Ron de Mos
Managing Director Business Markets : KPN/Getronics

Markets at KPN/Getronics per April 1st, 2009 and will report directly to the Board. The Business Market unit has a turnover of 2.5B Euro and more than 3000 people work for the business clients of KPN.

Dato' Dan E Khoo
Chairman : WITSA

Dato’ Dan E Khoo is the Chairman of the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA), a consortium of information technology (IT) industry associations from 74 economies around the world.

Mr. Stephen Elop
President : Microsoft Business Division

As president of the Microsoft Business Division, Stephen Elop oversees the Information Worker, Microsoft Business Solutions and Unified Communications Groups.

Ir. Jeroen Fukken
Head of Directory "Anders Betalen voor Mobiliteit" : Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management

Mr. Jeroen Fukken is Head of Directory "Anders Betalen voor Mobiliteit" for the Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management.

Mr. Pierre Hessler
Member of the Board of Directors : Capgemini

Born in Lausanne (Switzerland) on November 22, 1943, Pierre Hessler studied law and economics before joining IBM in Geneva, where he represented the company before international organizations.

Mr. Jamie Houghton
Global Lead Intelligent Transport Solutions : IBM

Mr. Juhani Jaaskelainen
Head of Unit : ICT for Transport

Mr. Juhani Jääskeläinen holds currently the position of Head of Unit, ICT for Transport, at the European Commission, Directorate-General Information Society, in Brussels, Belgium.

Minister Abelgazi Kussainov
Minister of Transport and Communications : Kazakhstan

Minister Abelgazi Kusainov is Minister of Transport and Communications of Kazakhstan.

Dr. Max Lay AM
Director : Connect East
Advisor : Roads Australia

Dr Lay is a director of ConnectEast, the publicly-owned company that built and operates the EastLink toll road in Melbourne, Australia. He was also part of the team that successfully bid to win the toll concession.

Mrs. Lidewijde Ongering
Director-General Mobility : Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Watermanagement

Mr. Paul Otellini
CEO : Intel

Paul S. Otellini is president and chief executive officer of Intel Corporation. He became the company's fifth CEO on May 18, 2005, succeeding Craig R. Barrett. Otellini previously had served as Intel's president and chief operating officer, positions he held since 2002, the same year he was elected to Intel's board of directors.

Mr. Sachin Pilot
Minister of State : Ministry of Communications and Technology, India

Sachin Pilot is an Indian member of Parliament. He represents the Ajmer constituency of Rajasthan and is a member of the Indian National Congress.

Mrs. Sylvia Roelofs
CEO : ICT~Office

Sylvia J.M. Roelofs is Managing Director of ICT~Office.

Mr. Francisco Ros Perán Ph.D.
Secretary of State : Telecommunications, EU Presidency

Born in Lorca (Murcia), Spain, Francisco Ros holds two PhDs, one from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) and another from the Technical Engineering University of Madrid (Telecommunications). He also holds an Advanced Management Program degree (PADE) from the IESE Business School in Madrid.

Mr. Peter Sondergaard
Global head : Research Gartner

Peter Sondergaard, senior vice president, Gartner Research, is responsible for the management and direction of worldwide research. He leads a team of 650 analysts, ensuring that the Research organization's priorities align directly with those of clients.

Mrs. Maria van der Hoeven
Minister of Economic Affairs, Netherlands :

From 22 July 2002 to 21 February 2007 Ms Van der Hoeven held the post of Minister of Education, Culture and Science in the first, second and third Balkenende governments. On 22 February 2007 she was appointed Minister of Economic Affairs in the fourth Balkenende government.

Mr. Lodewijk Asscher
Acting Mayor Amsterdam

Mr. Lodewijk Asscher is acting mayor of Amsterdam.

Mr. Henk Broeders
Chairman ICT~Office

Henk Broeders is Chairman of ICT~Office, Member Executive Committee Cap Gemini S.A. and Board member FENIT (Federations of Dutch IT and communication companies).

Mr. Bernard Courtois
President & CEO ITAC

As the President and CEO of ITAC, the Information Technology Association of Canada, Bernard Courtois is an outspoken advocate for the deployment of information and communications technology tools to improve business productivity and to achieve our societal and public policy goals.

Mrs. Dr. Pilar del Castillo Vera
MEP Chair European Internet Foundation

Pilar del Castillo Vera is a Member of the European Parliament from Spain. Minister of Education, Culture and Sport from 2000 to 2004, Dr del Castillo Vera was elected to the Spanish parliament in the 2004 General Election.

Mr. Detlef Eckert
Director Lisbon Strategy and Policies for the Information Society Directorate General Information Society and Media, European Commission

Detlef Eckert is Director "Lisbon Strategy and Policies for the Information Society" in the Directorate General “Information Society and Media” (DG INFSO) of the European Commission in Brussels (Belgium).

Mr. Mike Fries
CEO Liberty Global

Mike Fries is President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Global (LGI). A 20-year veteran of the cable and media industry, he has spent nearly his entire career building international distribution and programming businesses.

Mr. Charles Groenhuijsen
Former USA Correspondent NOS News

Mr. Charles Groenhuijsen is independent writer, producer, speaker and consultant.

Mr. John Higgins CBE
Director-General Intellect (The UK Trade Association for the Technology Sector)

John Higgins was appointed Director General of Intellect at its launch in May 2002. Intellect brings technology companies together to influence public policy, develop markets, and improve members' business performance.

Eric-Mark Huitema
European Mobility Client Executive & Member of the Global ITS Board IBM

Joined IBM in February 2001. Responsible for road usage charging and strategic mobility deals in Europe.

Mrs. drs. Neelie Kroes
Commissioner Digital Agenda European Commission

Neelie Kroes, born on 19 July 1941 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, is a Dutch politician and businessperson.

Mr. A.S. Lakshminarayanan
Vice President & Head Europe TCS

A.S. Lakshminarayanan (Lakshmi) is Head TCS Europe. He is a member of the global leadership team and has served in the company for over 25 years.

Mr. Martin Lees
Secretary-General Club of Rome

From January 2008 to March 2010 Mr. Martin Lees was Secretary General of the Club of Rome, Winterthur.

Datuk Seri Ongkili
Federal Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) Malaysia

Honourable Datuk Seri Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili is the Federal Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Malaysia since March 2008.

Mr. Kumar Parakala
Chairman IT Advisory KPMG

Kumar Parakala is the Global Head of Sourcing and the Head of IT Advisory for Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. He is a member of the Executive Council and Board for the Global IT Advisory business of KPMG.

Mr. Jim Poisant
Secretary General WITSA

Dr. James H. Poisant was appointed the Secretary-General of the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) in June, 2006. In that capacity, he directs the day-to-day operations of the alliance.

Ms. Virginia Rometty
Senior VP Global Sales & Distribution IBM

Ginni Rometty is the senior vice president, IBM Global Sales and Distribution, responsible for revenue, profit and client satisfaction in the 170 global markets in which IBM does business.

Mr. Gunnar Soderholm
Deputy major / head of health and environment department Stockholm

Mrs. Ann Steward
Chief Information Officer and General Manager Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) Department of Finance and Deregulation, Australia

Ann was appointed to the role of Australian Government Chief Information Officer in July, 2005. In this role Ann is also General Manager of the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO), a group within the Department of Finance and Deregulation.

Mr. Harry van Dorenmalen
Country General Manager IBM Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg IBM

Harry van Dorenmalen (1955) is General Manager of the IBM Integrated Market Team (IMT) Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.