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Brian Hanley
Founder and Chief Scientist, Butterfly Sciences
Brian Hanley has range of papers in economics, biosciences, terrorism, and policy. He obtained his PhD with honors from UC Davis, has a bachelors degree in computer science, is a multiple entrepreneur and lectured for years to the MBA program at Santa Clara University on terrorism and international business matters.

Written by Brian Hanley