Prof. H. Paul Shuch has served as executive director of the nonprofit SETI League since he helped found it in 1994. He is a member of the International Academy of Astronautics,  and has long served in a leadership capacity on its SETI Committee.  A retired academic, Paul is widely published in the scientific literature and the popular press. An aerospace engineer with a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, he distinguished himself four decades ago as the developer of the world's first commercial home satellite TV receiver.