William G. Bowen is president emeritus of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Princeton University.
Andrew Delbanco is Mendelson Family Chair of American Studies and Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University.
Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at Harvard University and senior director of Harvard Project Zero.
John L. Hennessy is the president of Stanford University.
Daphne Koller is the Rajeev Motwani Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University and cofounder of Coursera.