Michael Lord, Associate Professor of Management and Director of the Flow Institute for International Studies at Wake Forest's Babcock School of Management, researches expansion into emerging markets, high-tech acquisitions and spinouts, global strategy, and venture creation. Donald deBethizy, President and CEO of Targacept, leads the firm's alliance negotiations and ran the team that raised the first-round, private equity financing that enabled Targacept to become an independent pharmaceutical company. Jeffrey D. Wager is managing member of CPP Advisors, a leading life science advisory firm. Inder Sidhu is Senior VP of Strategy and Planning for Worldwide Operations at Cisco. A member of the company’s Operating Committee, he co-leads Cisco’s Emerging Countries Council. Alpheus Bingham, Ph.D., board member and co-founder of InnoCentive, Inc., founded several open and networked organizations, including YourEncore, Coalesix, Maaguzi, Indigo Biosystems, Seriosity, and Chorus. A Visiting Scholar at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, he serves on the boards of Fast Track Systems and Collaborative Drug Discovery. Dwayne Spradlin, President/CEO of InnoCentive, led Hoover’s Inc., was President/COO of Starcite, Inc., and directed PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ E-Business and Emerging Technology practice. Luke Williams is a leading consultant, educator, and speaker specializing in disruptive thinking and innovation strategy. Williams is a Fellow at frog design, one of the world’s most influential innovation companies. He is also Adjunct Professor of Innovation at NYU Stern School of Business.