BA in Economics, Lehigh University. Three decades of political and public service in the US. Former: Chairman, Meridian Capital HK; Vice-Chairman, Barclays; Vice-Chairman, ABN Amro Bank; Co-Founder and President, MeesPierson EurAmerica; Senior Adviser, Salomon Brothers. 1999-2003, Secretary of Technology and Member of the Cabinet, State of Colorado; concurrently, Chairman, Information Management Commission and Chairman, Governor's Commission on Science and Technology. 2003-05, President, University of Denver. Currently, Chairman of Board of Directors, JSC Kazkommertsbank; Member of the Board of Directors: TeleTech Holdings; Chairman of Board of Directors, Bank of Kigali.