Piotr Moncarz, Ph.D., P.E., SCPM started his professional education at TGD in Poznań. Today he is a Consulting Professor at Stanford University, a Principal Engineer at Exponent, a Silicon Valley science and technology public corporation, a member of the Board of the Polish National Center for Research and Development, member of Polish Academy of Science and of Russian Academy of Technological Science, Fellow of American Society of Civil Engineers, co-founder and chairman of US-Polish Trade Council, member of the Advisory Board of Forum Obywatelskiego Rozwoju, FOR, a board member of San Francisco Global Trade Council. He is active in international business from power plant development projects, energy technologies and economics, to high-tech ventures. He is a frequent speaker in venues pertaining to stimulation to international cooperation with and investment into Polish high-tech sector. At Stanford University he is the Academic Director of the Top500 Innovators Program.