Robert Land

Robert land has served as an advisory board member since August 2021. Mr. Land has served as the Head of Government Affairs and Associate General Counsel of JetBlue Airways since January 2015 and served in various other senior leadership roles with JetBlue since joining the start-up team of the airline in 1998. Prior to joining JetBlue, Mr. Land worked in the Office of the Secretary of Transportation as a special assistant, as Chief of Staff at the Federal Railroad Administration, and on the White House staff for Vice President Gore. Before his government service, Mr. Land was an attorney at Proskauer Rose. Mr. Land also served as Legislative Consultant to President Clinton’s blue ribbon panel, The National Commission to Ensure a Strong Competitive Airline Industry. Mr. Land is a board member of the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City NY. Mr. Land holds a B.A. from Skidmore College and a J.D. from the Washington College of Law at The American University.

Anita Lynch

Anita Lynch has served as an advisory board member since September 2022. Ms. Lynch is an indepedent board director for Nasdaq US exchanges, Hungryroot and Infogain. She most recently served as the Chief Data Officer at New Relic, Inc., an observability company in San Francisco, CA. Ms. Lynch is an expert in scaling businesses through technology and data while creating a more trustworthy digital world through governance. From March 2019 through June 2021, Ms. Lynch was the Vice President of Data Governance for Disney+ at The Walt Disney Company and held other positions at Disney since October 2017. Prior to Disney, Ms. Lynch previously led data organizations at Amazon and Yahoo. Ms. Lynch holds an M.B. A from the Harvard Business School, a BS in Economics from Northwestern University, and two patents for her work on trading system algorithms at the Chicago Board of Trade.

Robert J. Picciano

Robert (Bob) Picciano has served as an advisory board member since October 2021. Mr. Picciano has served as the Chief Executive Officer of CognitiveScale, Inc., a pioneer of the concept of ‘AI Engineering', since October 2021. Mr. Picciano has 30+ years leading R&D as well as sales across software, hardware, AI and cloud portfolios. As Senior Vice President of Analytics, Software and Cognitive Systems at IBM, Mr. Picciano delivered award winning, industry leading products in the spaces of Data Science, Machine Learning, Information Management, Analytics, SaaS and Hardware systems. He led several acquisitions and strategic relationships including acquiring The Weather Company in 2016, and the development and delivery of the world's fastest and smartest HPC supercomputers (Summit and Sierra) to the U.S. Department of Energy National Labs in 2018. Mr. Picciano holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Northeastern University.

Alfred Zollar

Alfred Zollar has served as an advisory board member since April 2021. Mr. Zollar has served as an executive advisor at Siris Capital Group, a private equity group specializing in technology and telecom investments, since March 2021; previously, Mr. Zollar was an executive partner from 2014 through March 2021. While at Siris Capital Group, Mr. Zollar has worked closely with cloud-based technology providers, leading providers of enterprise security solutions and other technology and software-as-a-service companies. He currently serves as a director of IBM, Nasdaq Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Public Service Enterprise Group, and previously served as a director of Red Hat. Mr. Zollar retired from IBM in 2011 following a 34-year career during which he held a variety of senior management positions in IBM's systems and software groups. Mr. Zollar received his M.A. in applied mathematics from the University of California at San Diego.