David Luenberger, Professor, Department of Management Science & Engineering, Stanford
University. Professor Luenberger is the author of the widely used text Investment Science. His current research
has two primary objectives: (1) extending real-options methods to business problems in which there is not a clear
underlying security, and (2) making real-options theory more practical without sacrificing rigor.
Marius Holtan, Ph.D., is a consultant with Onward Inc. with more than 5 years of experience
with bringing real options concepts and ideas to bear on investment problems facing industry. In addition to regular
consulting engagements he is also deeply involved in the design and implementation of tools and methods that facilitate
the application of real options thinking to issues relevant to business.
Jose Carlos Garcia Franco