Austin Marx retired after serving as co-founder of Corporate Planning at Hewlett-Packard Company for 25 years. He was Treasurer of IONS 1979-96. He is presently on the boards of the Santa Clara Valley Club of American Youth Hostels, promoting international travel and understanding; and the Foundation for Mind-Being Research, exploring exceptional human capabilities. He also is a volunteer at the nonprofit Sustainable Business Institute, helping CEOs exchange profitable environmentally sustainable business practices. He is especially interested in the environment, sustainability, business as nourishment for all life, Native American wisdom, music, and hiking.