Witnesses:

Dr. Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Distinguished Professor of Risk Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York University

Dr. Richard Bookstaber
Financial Author

Dr. Gregg Berman
Head of Risk Business, RiskMetrics Group

Dr. James G. Rickards
Senior Managing Director, Omnis Inc.

Mr. Christopher Whalen
Managing Director, Institutional Risk Analytics

Dr. David Colander
Christian A. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Economics, Middlebury College