Kelly Herd, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Herd focuses on creativity and product design as they relate to social cognition, identity, and emotions

Emotions Product Design Social Cognition Consumer Behavior Creativity

Michael Fabiano

Vice President, Revenue-Local Media · THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

An established leader in the media industry with an extensive understanding of digital, broadcast and print.

Publishing Financial Planning Business & Strategic Planning Negotiating Agreements Business Process Engineering

Ken Bator

Owner · BTC Small Business

Owner at BTC Small Business

Strategic Planning Marketing Strategy Branding and Culture Building

Omar Rodríguez-Vilá

Professor in the Practice of Marketing ; Academic Director of Education, Business & Society Institute · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Educator and scholar on modern marketing practices including how sustainability and technology have changed the pursuit of firm growth.

Marketing Strategy Sustainability Social Purpose Modern Marketing Marketing Capabilities

Gary Szenderski

Partner/Owner · SZEN Marketing

Marketing Solutionist/Author specializing in brands and organizations going through transition - market changes and new products etc.

Branding Marketing Through Transition Leadership in Difficult Times Developing A Vision Personal Branding

Surupa Gupta

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Gupta is an expert on Indian politics and economics, international political economy, gender and development, and South Asian politics.

Indian Politics and Economics International Political Economy Politics of Economic Development South Asian Politics Global Economic Governance

Andrew Deener, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

Andrew Deener is a professor of sociology at the University of Connecticut.

Food Systems Gentrification Economic Sociology Culture City Development

Liangfei Qiu

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Liangfei Qiu is an expert in social technology, including social media and social networks, as well as artificial intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence Gig Economy Prediction Markets Healthcare Analytics Telecommunications Networks

Josephine Fairley

Co-Founder · Green & Black's

Entrepreneur and branding expert who co-founded Green & Black's chocolate - the world's first global Fairtrade brand

Entrepreneurialism Ethical Business Women in Business Branding Business Success

Christopher Reiff

Lead Generation Expert · Media Antics Inc

Lead Generation Experts | B2B - B2C

Affiliate Marketing B2b Marketing B2c Marketing

Kasper Klaarenbeek

development partner, public speaker and change agent · Kasper Klaarenbeek

challenger of reality in corporate branding and HRM

Corporate Branding HRM Retail Branding Merk-Waardig Gedrag

Edgar Leonard

Associate Professor of Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Marketing Strategy Marketing Planning Marketing Performance Marketing Research

Tom Beakbane

President · Beakbane: Brand Strategies & Communications

Expert on marketing communications innovation and particularly on the intersection of art, science and other human domains (consilience).

Marketing Innovation How to Build A Brand How to Manage New Brand Techniques

Michael Pranikoff

Global Director, Emerging Media · PR Newswire

Speaks on technology trends shaping the future of media and public relations

Social Media Marketing Multimedia Marketing SEO Search Engine Marketing Multimedia Communications

Kari Kammel

Director of the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting & Product Protection, Adjunct Law Professor · Michigan State University

Kari Kammel actively researcheslegal issues pertaining to trademark counterfeiting, U.S. state and federal law and e-commerce.

International Law Intellectual Property Trademark Counterfeiting Trademark Enforcement

C. Michael White, Pharm.D., FCP, FCCP

Head and Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice · University of Connecticut

Dr. White’s research interests are in drug, dietary supplement, and illicit drug safety, quality, and cost

Diet CBD Drug Costs Dietary Supplements Cardiovascular Drugs

Mary Michele Little

Founder and CEO · One Chic Mama, Inc.

Empowering Women through Personal Style

Style Self Image Beauty Branding

Alexander Theodoridis

Associate Professor of Political Science / Co-director of UMass Poll · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Alex Theodoridis looks at the ways in which citizens interact with the political world in an era of hyper-polarization.

Public Opinion and American Politics Political Behavior Polling Public Opinion and Public Policy

Vilma Todri

Associate Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Economics and Machine Learning Digital Advertising Digital Strategy Online Consumer Behavior Social Media

Sarah Igo

Andrew Jackson Chair in American History; Professor of Law; Professor of Political Science; Professor of Sociology; Director, American Studies Program · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the history of American privacy, social security, big data, survey data and the public sphere.

Modern U.S. History History of the Public Sphere History of the Human Sciences History of Survey Research Opinion Poll