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Alf Steinar Sætre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Alf Steinar Sætre is an associate professor in the Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. His research interests are in the areas of information and communication technologies: organizing, information management, innovation, technology commercialization, and new venture creation. He is a co-author of the recent book, Information and Communication Technologies in Action: Linking Theory and Narratives of Practice, and has worked with numerous startups. Steinar has a Ph.D. in organizational communication from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a research associate at the Institute for Creativity and Capital. He can be reached at <>.

Joel Wiggins, Enterprise Center of Johnson County, Lenexa, Kansas
Joel Wiggins joined the Enterprise Center of Johnson County in Lenexa, Kansas, as president and CEO in 2005. Previously, from 2000–2005, he was the director of the Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) at the University of Texas at Austin. Wiggins is also a business-plan coach, entrepreneurial educator, and consultant. He earned his Ph.D. in communications studies from the University of Texas at Austin, and is a member and past chair of the National Business Incubation Association board of directors. Wiggins has consulted on incubation and technology commercialization in more than a dozen countries.

Ola Thomas Atkinson, Management consultant, Trondheim, Norway
Ola Thomas Atkinson is a graduate of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, with a degree in entrepreneurship and innovation. He is currently a management consultant in the energy and utilities sector, and has been a visiting scholar at the Austin Technology Incubator at the University of Texas at Austin. Atkinson has also lectured on subjects including organization theory, management, and e-commerce at Sør-Trøndelag University College.

Beate Kristin Ellerås Atkinson, Sør-Trøndelag University College, Trondheim, Norway
Beate Kristin Ellerås Atkinson is an assistant professor at Sør-Trøndelag University College, Trondheim, Norway, where she teaches subjects in information strategy and project management. After earning her master’s degree in entrepreneurship and innovation [End Page 245] from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, she worked as an entrepreneurship advisor at the university’s technology transfer office, facilitating research-based startups. Atkinson has been a visiting scholar at the Austin Technology Incubator at the University of Texas at Austin.

Eve E. Buckley, University of Delaware, Newark
Eve E. Buckley received her Ph.D. in history and the sociology of science from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006. She teaches Latin American history and the history of medicine at the University of Delaware. Her research concerns the social and environmental impact of technological-development and public-health projects in twentieth-century Brazil. She can be reached at <>.

Aitor Anduaga, Ikerbasque researcher, Gipuzkoa, Spain
Aitor Anduaga is an Ikerbasque researcher. He holds a Ph.D. in physics and a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. He has been a visiting scholar at the universities of Oxford, Sydney, Montreal, and Toronto, the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. Anduaga has published extensively on the social history of geophysics, physics, and technology. He can be reached at <>.

John P. DiMoia, National University of Singapore
John P. DiMoia is an assistant professor of history at the National University of Singapore, and is affiliated with the STS Research group at the university. He completed his M.A. (2003) and Ph.D. (2007) degrees in the history of science at Princeton University, with a dissertation on U.S.–South Korea technical exchange during the cold war titled “Korean–American Cooperation and the Origins of South Korean State Science, 1945–1975.” He is currently working on two book projects: the first on the transformation of South Korean medicine (1945–present), and the second on energy issues—electricity, hydroelectric power, and atomic energy—in Northeast Asia (1876–present). He can be reached at <>.

Junbo Yu, Regional Research Institute, West Virginia University, Morgantown
Junbo Yu is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Regional Research Institute of...


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