Robert Aumann, Center for Rationality, The Hebrew University
He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the US National Academyof Sciences, the British Academy, and the Israel Academy of Sciences. He holds honorarydoctorates from the Universities of Chicago, Bonn, Louvain, City University of New York, and Bar Ilan University. He has received numerous prizes, including the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for 2005. Download the slides WINE 2014_Keynote_Backward_Induction.pdf
Xiaotie Deng, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
He was inducted as a Fellow of the ACM in 2008 for contributions to the interface of algorithmic methodology and game theory and a member of IFIP TC1 (InternationalFederation for Information Processing, Technical Committee 1 on Foundations of Computer Science) in 2007. Download the slides WINE 2014_keynote_Strategic Plays in Economic Equilibrium and its Applications_1217.pdf.
Noam Nisan, Microsoft Research
He won an ACM Distinguished Dissertation Award for his Ph.D. thesis, on pseudorandomnumber generators. He won the Michael Bruno Memorial Award in 2004. In 2012 he won the Gödel Prize, shared with five other recipients, for his work with Amir Ronen in which he coinedthe phrase "algorithmic mechanism design" and presented many applications of this type of problem within computer science. Download the slides WINE 2014_Keynote_Economic Efficiency Requires Interaction.pdf
Christos Papadimitriou, University of California at Berkeley
He was inducted as a Fellow of the ACM in 2001 and awarded the Knuth Prize in 2002. He became a fellow of the US National Academy of Engineering for contributions to complexity theory, database theory, and combinatorial optimization. In 2009 he was elected to the US National Academy of Sciences. In 2012, he, along with Elias Koutsoupias, was awarded the Gödel Prize for their joint work on the concept of the price of anarchy. Download the slides WINE 2014_Keynote_When Algorithmic Game Theory met Machine Learning_1216.pdf.
Andrew Chi-Chih Yao, Tsinghua University
He is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He received many honors and awards such as the George Polya Prize and the Donald Knuth Prize. In 2000, he received the A.M. Turing Award for outstanding contributions to the theory of computation, including pseudorandom number generation, cryptography, and communication complexity.