Alan P. Zelicoff, M.D., is a physician and physicist, and was formerly a Senior Scientist at Sandia National Laboratories, an engineering and science lab operated by Sandia Corporation for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration. He is now Senior Scientist at Ares Corporation, a project and risk management firm that works with the U.S. Departments of Energy and Defense and NASA. The inventor of the Syndrome Reporting Information System for the rapid dissemination of disease information, he has testified before Congress about bioweapon proliferation, and has written for The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. He lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Michael Bellomo holds an MBA from UC Irvine, a Juris Doctor in Law from the University of California, San Francisco, and a Black Belt certification in Six Sigma project management. He currently serves with ARES Corporation as their Contracts and Proposals Manager. He has worked on projects relating to the International Space Station and been featured as the narrator for a multimedia presentation sent to Congress on the development of NASA's Orbital Space Plane. Bellomo is author of twelve books in the areas of technology and business. His books have been published in Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, French, Dutch, German, Russian, and Japanese. He lives in Los Angeles, California.