Arjun Krishnan

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Arjun Krishnan develops and applies computational data-driven approaches to unravel how our genome relates to health and disease.

Precision Medicine Big Data Genome-wide molecular networks Computational Biology Machine Learning

Gerry Brunk

Managing Director · Lumira Ventures

Gerry Brunk is a venture capital investor with expertise in biotechnology, medical devices, start-ups and corporate strategy.

Business Strategy Medical Devices Pharmaceutical Industry Drug Development Commercialization

Parimal Nathwani

Vice President, Life Sciences · MaRS Innovation

Parimal Nathwani received his M.Sc. from the University of British Columbia and his M.B.A. from Simon Fraser University

Forming Start-Up Companies Raising Early-Stage Capital Managing Intellectual Property

Sheema Khan

Patent Agent · Shapiro Cohen LLP

Patent Agent. Writer. Speaker (Tedx)

Science and Technology Human Rights Muslim Current Affairs' Muslim Feminism Intellectual Property

Metin Duran, PhD

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Metin Duran, PhD, is an expert on using beneficial microorganisms to re-mediate pollutants and remove harmful microorganisms from water.

Water Pollution Water Treatment Wastewater Treatment Renewable Energy from Waste Water Quality

Neil Mellor

Global Business Development Consultant · Thought Leader Select

20-year pharmaceutical industry veteran available for company training/workshops in support of KOL strategies/compliance

Key Opinion Leaders Centers of Excellence Payer Key Opinion Leaders Kol Profiling Kol Engagement

Kellie Watson

Head of Licensing, Corporate Development · LabCorp

Kellie Watson is an expert in biotechnology, scientific communications, and assisting biotechnology companies.

Diagnostics Life Sciences Cellular Biology Molecular Biology Biology

Colin Brenan

CEO and Founder · 1CellBiO Inc.

Colin Brenan is a serial entrepreneur with expertise in research, project management, and financing of early-stage life science companies.

Business Development Commercialization of Life Science Technologies Product Development Lifesciences Start-Ups

Anil Jain

University Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science · Michigan State University

Expert in biometrics (pattern recognition, computer vision and biometric recognition)

Pattern Recognition Computer Vision Biometrics Markov Random Fields Clustering Data

Xiaobo Tan

Foundation Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Michigan State University

Expert in robotic fish, mobile sensing in aquatic environments

Soft Robotics Underwater Robotics Underwater Sensing

Victor Assad

CEO · Victor Assad Strategic HR Consulting

I consult, speak, and write about improving recruiting, HR operations, leaders, teams, and cultures. My new book is, "Hack Recruiting."

Executive Search Recruiting and Hiring Executive Coaching Strategy Execution Human Resource

Rick Pierce

CEO and Co-founder · SanaRx Biotherapeutics

Rick Pierce is a senior level executive and advisor, with expertise in attracting capital, forging transformative strategic alliances .

Strategic Planning Medical Devices Technology Transfer Lifesciences Pharmaceutical Industry

Aydogan Ozcan

HHMI Professor · Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Chancellor's Professor at UCLA & HHMI Professor

Microscopy Start-Ups Patents Telemedicine Mobile Health

Kelly Petrock

Change Facilitator, Teambuilder & Leadership Coach · The LEAD Institute

Interactive, thought provoking and dynamic speaker that helps individuals, teams and organization achieve peak potential.

Strategy & Execution: Six Key Disciplines Transformational Leadership Change Management Leadership Organizational Culture & Culture Change

Barry Elkind

Manager, Technology & Venture Development (Head, Molecular Diagnostics) · MaRS Innovation

Commercializing life science technologies in the areas of molecular diagnostics, medical devices and therapeutics

Molecular Cell Biology Molecular Diagnostics Life Sciences Commercialization Project and Program Management

Steve Barrett

Mentor | CBASE · Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship

Steve has a proven track record for conceiving, funding, launching and commercializing early stage technology companies

Raising Capital Building High Performance Teams Managing Technical Development Government Approvals Creating Strong Vendor Partnerships

Lisa Smith

Executive Vice President of Research and Development · Thought Leader Select

Award-winning journalist, researcher, and consultant available for company training/workshops for key opinion leader engagement strategies

Kol Strategies Kol Profiling Kol Identification Kol Mapping Centers of Excellence

Zayna Khayat

Senior Advisor, Health System Innovation · MaRS Discovery District

One of Canada's leading thinkers and "do-ers" in health innovation

Health Innovation Health Technologies Health startups Startups Medical technology

Dr. Sima Salahshor

Principal, Shiruy, Inc · Adjunct Professor, University of Toronto

Health Innovation Advisory and Program Design & Management

Program Implementation Health Technologies Health Innovation Medical Genetics Marketing & Corporate Strategy

Xiaoming Liu

MSU Foundation Professor · Michigan State University

Xiaoming Liu works on computer vision, machine learning, and biometrics, especially on face related analysis.

Deepfake Detection Biometrics Computer Vision Machine Learning Pattern Recognition