LISA P. JACKSON
Adminstrator, Environmental Protection Agency
Lisa Jackson leads EPA’s efforts to protect the health and environment for all Americans. She and a staff of
more than 17,000 professionals are working nationwide to usher in a green economy, address health threats
from toxins and pollution, and renew public trust in EPA’s work. In her first days as administrator, Ms. Jackson
pledged to review critical decisions on auto emissions, initiated the monitoring of toxic air pollution around
public schools, and proposed new, targeted greenhouse gas reporting requirements, ensuring that the
country confronts climate change without hurting small and growing businesses. Administrator Jackson also
oversees distribution of more than $7 billion in “shovel ready” green infrastructure and jobs projects as part
of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. Ms. Jackson is the first African American to serve as EPA
administrator. She previously served as chief of staff to New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine and commissioner of
the state’s Department of Environmental Protection.
President, The Chernin Group
Jesse Jacobs is president of the Chernin Group. He was formerly a partner and co-founder of Raine, an
advisory and principal investment firm that focuses on the media, entertainment, and sports industries. Before
establishing Raine, Mr. Jacobs was a senior vice president in the technology, media, and telecommunications
investment banking group of Goldman Sachs, where he focused primarily on entertainment, sports, and other
media advisory, financing, and investing activities. Before joining Goldman Sachs, he was with Yahoo, Fox, and
iFilm, and co-authored a book on the digital media industry. Mr. Jacobs has an MBA from the Wharton School
and a BA degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
JOSEPH M. JASINSKI
IBM Distinguished Engineer, Global Industry Executive, Smarter Healthcare and Life Sciences, Research Division,
Joseph Jasinski, Ph.D., an IBM distinguished engineer and the global industry executive for Smarter Healthcare
and Life Sciences at IBM Research, develops strategies and coordinates research efforts in areas ranging from
the use of information technology in payer/provider health care to computational studies in molecular biology.
Previously he was worldwide operations manager for IBM Life Sciences, responsible for day-to-day operations
and strategy for one of the company’s fastest-growing new businesses. He also served as the senior manager
of the Computational Biology Center at IBM Research, where he did research in nanotechnology, materials
chemistry, and chemical kinetics. Dr. Jasinski joined the Thomas J. Watson Research Center as a research staff
member in 1982. A fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement
of Science, he has authored or co-authored more than 50 scientific papers and holds two patents.
Co-chief Executive Officer, Motorola
Chief Executive Officer, Motorola Mobile Devices and Home Division
Sanjay Jha, Ph.D., is co-CEO of Motorola and CEO of Motorola’s Mobile Devices and Home business. He is a
member of Motorola’s board of directors. Before joining Motorola in 2008, Dr. Jha served as COO of Qualcomm
Inc., where he oversaw corporate research and development and Qualcomm Flarion Technologies (QFT). He
also served as president of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT), the company’s chipset and software division.
Dr. Jha began his career at Qualcomm in 1994 as a senior engineer with the Qualcomm VLSI (very large-
scale integration) Group working on the Globalstar satellite phone, and later on the first 13k vocoder ASIC
(application-specific integrated circuit). After a series of promotions, he became executive vice president of
Qualcomm and president of QC T in 2003, and was named COO in 2006. Before joining Qualcomm, Dr. Jha held
lead design engineering roles with Brooktree Corp. in San Diego and GEC Hirst Research Labs in London.