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With Deep Gratitude to our Distinguished UK Founding Leadership Team, the UK Committee, Patron Hosts & Partners and Collaborating Organizations.

Host Patrons:

  • Host/Patron Paul Atherton, CEO, Nanoventures
  • Host/Patron Howard Cash, CEO, Gene Codes
  • Host/Patron Riaz Valani, CEO, Global Asset Capital

The Steuben Medallion was made possible through the generous gifts of the following International Council Member Patrons:

  • Maryles Casto, CEO, Casto Travel San Francisco (US)
  • Deborah Trudeau, Vice President, Trudeau Corporation, Canada
  • Peggy Czyzak-Dannenbaum, Governor, London Business School (UK)

Special thanks to:

  • E. Marie McKee, President and Chief Executive Officer, Steuben Glass, and Senior Vice President, Corning, Inc. (developer of technologies for glass, ceramics, fiber optics, and photonics)

Patrons, Partners, & Friends of the Kilby Awards Foundation:

  • Nobuo Fujiwara, President, Japan Israel Chamber of Commerce, Japan
  • Peter Riddleberger, World Bank, retired, Philanthropist: Russia
  • Robert Estep, Sr. Partner, JonesDay (US)
  • Rolf Haberecht, CEO, VLSIP (US)
  • Don Hodges, CEO, First Dallas Securities (US)
  • Steve Jenkins, Managing Director, Hewlett Packard (US)
  • George Warren, Director K-12 Education, Hewlett Packard (US)
  • John Kelly Technology Colleges (UK)
  • Kilby Education Network, US, UK, & Africa
  • Dr. Malcolm Longair, Dean, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge
  • St. Edmundfs College, University of Cambridge
  • NESTA, National Endowment for Science, Technology & the Arts
  • World Bank Video- Tech Team / Nairobi & Washington, D.C.
  • Connexus, Intl. Video Team (US)
  • Texas Instruments

We regret any omissions and welcome corrections.


  • American Airlines
  • Connexus, Inc.
  • Dallas Independent School District
  • Gamma Wealth Strategy & Research, LLC
  • Hewlett Packard Compaq
  • Jones Day
  • Microtune
  • O'Donnell Foundation
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Texas Instruments


  • The Center for Rural Development, Kentucky
  • Connexus, Inc.
  • Reed, Conner, & Birdwell
  • University of Southern California
  • VTEL Technologies
  • Walt Disney Imagineering R&D
  • Zada Ventures, LLC

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