Library Advisory Commission Biographies

CHANG, Pancho
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Doug Hagan
HAGAN, Doug

Doug is President of Krytar, an industry leading designer and manufacturer of broadband microwave components.  He also serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors of ZeroDivide, a social enterprise focused on creating social change through the transformative power of technology.  

Doug is a Leadership Palo Alto alum and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Studies with Honors from the University of Pennsylvania and an Master’s in Business Administration in Entrepreneurial Management from Wharton School.

Bob Moss

MOSS, Bob

Robert Moss has served on the Library Advisory Commission since 2010.  His professional career includes positions with Westinghouse, General Dynamics, Aerojet-General, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, TRW Systems, Stellar Solutions, and Space Systems/Loral, including extensive work designing satellites and space exploration vehicles that were the first to travel to the moon and all our planets.  

He has authored more than 25 American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards and had more than 20 technical papers published in scientific journals.  Robert’s civic and community support includes serving with Cable Communications Co-op of Palo Alto, Barron Park Association, Barron Park Association Foundation, Palo Alto Civic League, Friends of the Palo Alto Library, Rancho Palos Verdes Incorporation Committee, Avenidas, and Remedial Action Board for Moffett Field.  He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Metallurgical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology and studied graduate work at Carnegie-Mellon and University of California, in Los Angeles.

MURPHY, Amy
Amy worked in marketing at a financial services firm and owned a local yarn shop in the Washington, DC-area before relocating to Palo Alto in 2016 with her family. 

Amy holds an MBA from Georgetown University and a Bachelor’s degree from Boston University with a major in Psychology.

Amy has been a lifelong library lover and is interested in how technology can keep our libraries relevant and expand our services to all residents. She and her husband Chris have two young children.

Brigham Wilson
WILSON, Brigham

Brigham Wilson is a Project and Process Manager at Google. His prior role was Operations Research Analyst with the United States Air Force at the Pentagon. Brigham studied at BYU and MIT.

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