Regis McKenna founded Regis McKenna, Inc., a high tech marketing firm, over 35 years ago. Companies that Regis and his firm assisted in their formative years included America Online, Apple Computer, Electronic Arts, Genentech, Intel, National Semiconductor, Silicon Graphics, and 3Com Corporation. Retired from active consulting since 2000, Regis is a seed-investor in high tech ventures, the author of five books on technology marketing and an active lecturer. In addition to recently serving on the International Advisory Board of Toyota Motor Company, Regis is a founding member of the Santa Clara University Center for Science, Technology & Society and a trustee of Santa Clara University. He serves on numerous Boards of Directors including Nanosys and Golden Gate Software. Regis has been honored by the San Jose Mercury News as one of the 100 people who made Silicon Valley what it is today.