Ken Hitz, Los Altos, California, is a computer systems architect and winemaker. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis. He was a manager for Price Waterhouse Management Consulting specializing in large system architecture and implementation before becoming an independent consultant. He has worked in numerous U.S. cities, Venezuela and Hong Kong. Mr. Hitz is currently serving on the boards of Chamber Music San Francisco, the Foundation for Anthropological Research and Environmental Studies and the Hitz Foundation. Mr. Hitz is the winemaker for Chteau dHitz winery in Los Altos Hills, California. He travels extensively and is fluent in both Spanish and French. Mr. Hitz and members of his family have been attending OSF for many years; the family foundation is a member of the Artistic Directors Circle.