Adam Mount, Ph.D., is a senior fellow and the director of the Defense Posture Project at the Federation of American Scientists. Previously, he was a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and a Stanton nuclear security fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. In 2015–16, he directed the CFR Independent Task Force on U.S. Policy Toward North Korea, a group of seventeen experts chaired by Admiral Mike Mullen and Senator Sam Nunn. Dr. Mount’s writing has been published by Foreign Affairs, The Atlantic, Survival, Democracy, and other outlets. His analysis is regularly cited by the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Politico, AFP, AP, and Reuters, and he has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, BBC, NPR, and CNBC. He has testified before the House Armed Services subcommittee on strategic forces. He holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from the Department of Government at Georgetown University, and a B.A. from Reed College. 

Kee B. Park, M.D., is the director of North Korea Program at the Korean American Medical Association. He has led the collaboration between US and DPRK physicians since 2007. He has made 18 visits to DPRK, most recently in May 2018. His academic interests include DPRK public health and the role of international organizations, factors influencing humanitarian aid, and the relationships between international security, health, and human rights. He is a member of the National Committee on North Korea and the North Korea Committee at the Council of Korean Americans. He is the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Scholar at Harvard Medical School and a consultant with the Emergency and Essential Surgical Care Programme at the World Health Organization. He received his medical degree from Rutgers Medical School and neurosurgical training at Temple University Hospital. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery.