Robert L. Joss Joins SRI International's Board of Directors

         Robert L. Joss Joins SRI International's Board of Directors

PR Newswire

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 7, 2013

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert L. Joss, Ph.D., has
been elected to the Board of Directors of SRI International, a prestigious
research and innovation center. Joss is an expert in management, business
education, and finance.

Joss has been recognized as a visionary leader who nurtured collaboration and
a direction for the 21^st century during his tenure as dean of Stanford
University's Graduate School of Business (GSB). During his 10 years as dean,
Joss oversaw a new MBA curriculum and planning and fundraising for a new
business school campus. He continues to teach general management and
organizational leadership courses at GSB.

"Robert Joss is a renowned organizational leader and an educator who shares
SRI's commitment to collaborative and multidisciplinary problem-solving," said
Curtis R. Carlson, Ph.D., president and CEO of SRI International. "He is a
valuable addition to our Board as SRI continues to address important client
and societal needs worldwide."

Prior to joining the GSB as dean, Joss was CEO of Westpac Banking Corporation,
one of Australia's largest banks. He has held a variety of executive posts at
Wells Fargo Bank and has worked at the U. S. Treasury, first as a White House
Fellow and then as deputy to the assistant secretary for economic policy.

In addition to his SRI Board affiliation, Joss is a director of Citigroup,
Bechtel Group, Makena Capital Management, and CM Capital. He is active in
Australian-American affairs, serving as co-chair of the Advisory Board for the
U.S. Studies Center at Sydney University. In 2001, he received the Centenary
Medal for service to Australian society. He is the 42nd recipient of the
Ernest C. Arbuckle Award conferred by the Stanford Business School Alumni

Joss has a B.A. (magna cum laude) from the University of Washington. His Ph.D.
and MBA are from Stanford University.

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