MORLEY WINOGRAD is the executive director of the Center for Telecom Management at the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business. He is also the president and CEO of Morwin, Inc., a government reform consulting company. He served as senior policy advisor to Vice President Al Gore and director of the National Partnership for Reinventing Government (NPR) from December 1, 1997, until January 20, 2001. He is co-author of Taking Control: Politics in the Information Age. His comments on technology, politics, and government reform have appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers. Winograd earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan in 1963 and attended law school there as well.
MICHAEL D. HAIS retired as vice president, Entertainment Research, at Frank N. Magid Associates, where he conducted audience research for hundreds of television stations, cable channels, and program producers in nearly fifty states and more than a dozen foreign countries. Prior to joining Magid in 1983, he was a political pollster for Democrats in Michigan and served as an assistant professor of political science at the University of Detroit. He received a B.A. from the University of Iowa, an M.A. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, all in political science.