BOOTSTRAP ALLIANCEBootstrap Alliance - Organization
The Board of Directors of the Bootstrap Alliance has been formed, and the Advisory Council is now being recruited.
Board of Directors
Dr. Henry Braun, Vice President
Educational Testing Service
Dr. Douglas C. Engelbart, Director
Mr. Martin Haeberli, Director
Netscape Communications Corporation
Mountain View, CA
Dr. Johns F. Rulifson, Director
Menlo Park, CA
Advisory Council (partial list)
Dr. John Byrne, Director
Kellogg Commission on the Future of
State & Land Grant Colleges; also
President Emeritus, Oregon State U.
Chuck House, President
ACM; also General Manager
Santa Barbara, CA
Dr. Robert Johansen, President
Institute for the Future
Menlo Park, CA
Larry Koskinen, Vice President
Council for Excellence in Government
Patricia Seybold, President
Patricia Seybold Group
The Bootstrap Alliance (BA) is incorporating as a non-profit 501(c)(3) in the State of California. American Technology Alliances
(AmTech) has been retained to set up and manage the legal, fiscal, and business affairs of the BA. AmTech is a non-profit whose business is to facilitate the formation and ongoing business operations of formal collaborative alliances, largely for NASA.
Howard Rheingold, noted journalist and author of The Virtual Community,
is hosting our members-only BA discussion forums on Electric Minds along with Doug Engelbart, guest moderator Patricia Seybold, and a host of others.
The BA collaborative website, available throughwww.bootstrap.org, is running on a Netra 150 server from Sun Microsystems, over a twin T3 internet access channel provided by Internet Services Inc. The evolving suite of collaboration tools is being supplied pro bono by the respective software providers.