Without Bob Klein there would almost certainly be no CIRM. He was the author of and driving force behind Proposition 71, the 2004 California ballot initiative that led to the creation of CIRM. He's also the author of and driving force behind Proposition 14, the ballot initiative that led to CIRM being refunded in November 2020 - you might have missed that because there were a couple of other things on the ballot that day! Bob's a former Navy captain and the was named as one of TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People; and Scientific American's “The Scientific American 50” as a leader shaping the future of science. He's a fascinating chap with a great story to tell. I hope you enjoy it.