Robert J. Shapiro
Co-founder and chairman, Sonecon Inc.; Former Undersecretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs; International Monetary Fund adviser
Dr. Shapiro is co-founder and chairman of Sonecon Inc., and is also a senior fellow at Georgetown University School of Business, adviser to the International Monetary Fund, director of the Globalization Center at NDN, and chairman of the U.S. Climate Task Force.
From 1997 to 2001, Shapiro was U.S. undersecretary of commerce for economic affairs. He was also the principal economic adviser to the Clinton, Gore, and Kerry presidential campaigns.