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- John Christian consulting engineer, chaired the Committee to Review Project Management Practices Employed on the Boston Central Artery ("Big Dig") Project
- Sean P. Murphy reporter, Boston Globe
- Miroslaw Skibniewski A.J. Clark chair professor of construction engineering and project management, University of Maryland; editor, "Automation in Construction"
- Steve Ellis VP, Taxpayers for Common Sense
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