Bipartisan Solution to Income Inequality


About the Authors:
Upendra Chivukula was nominated by Governor Chris Christie as a Commissioner to the N.J. Board of Public Utilities on September 18, 2014 and confirmed by the Senate on September 22, 2014. Prior to that, Democrat Upendra Chivukula served as the Deputy Speaker of the New Jersey Assembly, and represented the 17th Legislative District. He was the first South-Asian representative in the state’s history. Born in Nellore, India, Chivukula came to the United States in 1975. He holds a masters degree in electronic engineering, and is one of the New Jersey Legislative’s leading experts on science and technology. He co-chairs the Energy Task Force for the Council of State Governments.

Veny Musum began work in corporate America as district manager for Clairol Inc. where he broke numerous sales records. He moved on to Paul Mitchell Systems in Beverly Hills, CA and quickly rose to become senior vice president. Also a successful real estate and equity investor, Musum has learned firsthand the importance of capital and cash-flow producing assets. Musum received a BA in 1983 from Rutgers College, Rutgers University. Recent Guest Lecturer at RUTGERS – School of Management and Labor Relations. Currently he is serving his eighth term on the Bernards Townships Republican County Committee.