Dr. John Endriz spent his career in engineering and technical management in the field of physical electronics. John has worked as guest researcher at the University of Linköping (L.T.H.), Sweden; project manager at RCA Sarnoff Laboratories (flat-screen TV); division engineering manager at Varian Image Tube Division (night vision); and vice president of engineering at SDL, Inc. (later JDSU, Inc.) (communications lasers). Since retiring in 1999, John has been active in charities involved with inner-city K–12 education (Big Shoulders Fund, Chicago) and higher education (Stanford Multiple Sclerosis Research, ISI, NAS, ACTA). He is also a contributing member of the Heritage Foundation and the Hoover Institution. John received his BSEE and MSEE from MIT, and his PhD (EE) from Stanford University.