About us


AA-STS Pamphlet 2024

At the American Associates of the STS forum (AA-STS), our mission is to support the Science and Technology in Society forum (STS forum), a worldwide movement of top leaders from different constituencies to discuss “Lights and Shadows of Science and Technology” from the long-term viewpoint of humankind, by securing the best contents and fund-raising opportunities from the U.S.

Board of Directors

  • Henry A. McKinnell, Chairman Chairman Emeritus, Moody's Corporation; Chairman and CEO Emeritus, Pfizer Inc
  • Marcia McNutt, Vice Chairman/Treasurer President, National Academy of Sciences
  • Rita Colwell Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland; former US Science Envoy; Former Director, National Science Foundation
  • Nicholas B. Dirks  President and Chief Executive Officer, The New York Academy of Sciences
  • Keoki Jackson  Senior Vice President and General Manager, MITRE National Security Sector, The MITRE Corporation
  • Ray O. Johnson  Chief Executive Officer, Technology Innovation Institute; former SVP and CTO, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Pradeep K. Khosla  Chancellor, University of California, San Diego
  • Steven Koonin  University Professor, NYU; former Under Secretary for Science, DOE
  • Thomas Mason  Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Eric Mazur Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics and Area Chair of Applied Physics, Harvard University
  • Bernard Meyerson Chief Innovation Officer Emeritus, IBM Corporation
  • Hugh Thompson  Managing Partner, Crosspoint Capital Partners
  • Keith Williams  Former President and Chief Executive Officer UL Inc.
  • Deborah Wince-Smith President and CEO, United States Council on Competitiveness
  • Thomas Zacharia  Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Elias Zerhouni  Professor Emeritus, Johns Hopkins University; Former Director, National Institutes of Health

Life Director
Jerome Friedman, Institute Professor and Professor of Physics Emeritus, MIT; Nobel Laureate, Physics 1990


American Associates of the STS forum

405 Lexington Ave 9th Floor New York, New York 10174 Tel: 646-812-0982 / Fax: 646-607-5467

Website: http://www.aa-stsforum.org

Sachiko Oba-Coté, Executive Director

secretariat@aa-stsforum.org / sachiko.cote@aa-stsforum.org

Legal Adviser: Covington & Burling LLP

Getting to STS forum (NPO) Secretariat

By Tokyo Metro (Subway)

From Akasaka-Mitsuke Station on Marunouchi Line /Ginza Line
Take Exit 11 (1 minute on foot)
Take Exit 10 (3 minutes on foot)

From Nagatacho Station on Hanzomon Line/Yurakucho Line/Namboku Line
Take Exit 8 (5 minutes on foot)