Silvia Console Battilana, CEOSilvia is a Stanford Economics PhD, co-founder of high stakes auctions company Auctionomics with Stanford Professor Paul Milgrom, co-founder of the Samasource gala (in which she was also the auctioneer for the live charity auction), co-founder Stanford Rotaract, founding team TEDxSV, and organizer of networking events and fundraisers with use of facebook and twitter. Silvia has always been passionate about helping charities in a way that is self rewarding and fun for everyone involved. (wired.it: "queen of networking in the Silicon Valley", quora "most connected people under 40 in the valley"). Silvia has been running xswan in her free time to satisfy her passion to help charities.
Anusheel BhushanAnusheel has more than 6 years experience develping high performance distributed systems at eBay, which is the world's largest auctions website. Prior to that, Anusheel was an active researcher in Computer Graphics and Geometry at UC Irvine and has 5 peer-reviewed publications in the area. He has also done multiple entrepreneur adventures in areas ranging from iPhone apps, travel search, non-profits.
Ulrich GallUlrich has been designing auction software for the past 10 years and is the CTO of Power Auctions, the world's largest high-stakes auction design company. Ulrich led software development for auction software selling 7% of the world's production of rough diamonds, procuring all of New England's electricity, and more than 100 successful high-stakes auctions. Ulrich and his team provided the software, which they developed abroad.
Daniele Alberti, UIDaniele is an Italian entrepreneur, specialized in web 2.0 and Marketin. He founded several companies, including Vinswer and Bakeca.it (the Italian craigslist). Daniele reached the valley as a Fullbright best scholar. Daniele provided his design expertise on a volunteer basis for this effort.