Douglas Schmidt

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Computer Science · Vanderbilt University

Expert in mobile cloud computing, cyber-physical systems, information technology and data privacy.

Computer Science Risk and Reliability Big Data Digital Learning Cyber-Physical Systems

Seena Sharp

Principal · Sharp Market Intelligence

Custom in-depth intelligence to reduce risk, find opportunities, confirm assumptions, make better decisions based on today’s reality

Strategy Decision Making Marketing Today's Business Reality Competitive Intelligence

Diane Beckett

sustainability consultant · independent

Diane Beckett has more than three decades of experience addressing the human and environmental dimensions of sustainability

Low Carbon Energy Urban Environments Climate Natural Resource Management Gender Equality

Matthew Hughey, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

A scholar of racism and racial inequality in identity formation, organizations, media, politics, science, religion, and public advocacy.

Religion Fraternities and Sororities Organizations Whiteness Media

Tracy Sharpley-Whiting

Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Distinguished Professor of African American and Diaspora Studies · Vanderbilt University

Expert in comparative Black cultural movements and African American literature and culture.

African American Literature African American History Black Culture African American Diaspora

Shibo Li

Professor of Marketing · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Shibo Li is a marketing and industrial administration expert, with a penchant for consumer dynamics.

Consumer Dynamics Customer Relationship Management Interactive Marketing Digital Marketing Analytical and Empirical Analysis of Signaling Models

Derek Riley, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Derek Riley's is an expert in big data, artificial intelligence, computer modeling and simulation, and mobile computing/programming.

High-Performance Computing Machine Learning Deep Learning Computational Science Computer Science

Dave Pearson

Research Vice President, Infrastructure Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research VP for IDC Canada's Infrastructure Solutions Research Group

Platform as a Service Enterprise Storage Datacentre Networking Big Data and Analytics Infrastructure

Ryan Poissant

Senior Advisor: IT, Communications & Entertainment Practice · MaRS Discovery District

When it's time for your growth-oriented, technology-focused company to get in the game, you can rely on the Tech Start-up Coach from MaRS

Entrepreneurship Ecommerce Wireless Technologies Marketing and Business Development

Erin Bemis, IOM

Professional Speaker | Consultant · Bemis Consulting

Professional Speaker with years of experience educating thousands of small businesses across North America on all things digital marketing.

Google Public Speaking Engagement Marketing Email Marketing Online Marketing for Nonprofits

Amber Fox

National Director of Sales - Hospitality · Signature Worldwide

Keep 'em coming back for more with Signature Worldwide's hospitality industry consultant and business solutions expert

Customer Experience Reputation Management Sales Strategy Customer Service Best Practices Social Media

Michael C. Slattery

Professor and Chair, Director of the Institute for Environmental Studies · Texas Christian University

Mike has worked in diverse landscapes ranging from the Namib Desert in southern Africa to the cloud forests of Costa Rica.

Mercury Contamination from Coal-fired Power Plants Wind Research Rhino Conservation Human Impact to Coastal Plains, Rivers and Sediment Pathways

Dr. Maged Beshai

Data Network Designer · AcceleRoute

Dr. Beshai is an expert in large scale data network design

Switch/Router Design Coherent Global Networks Large-Scale Data Centers Telecommuncations Electrical Engineering

Chris Treadaway

Chief Executive Officer · Polygraph Media

Experienced speaker and best selling author with experience & success speaking to large groups of small businesses & Fortune 500 clients.

The Social Media Revolution for Small Businesses Social Advertising -- Tips & Tricks The Next Gold Rush -- Social Data Mining Data and Advertising -- the Holy Grail for Cmos

Risa Cohen

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Risa Cohen is an expert in biology, aquatic ecology and water quality.

Aquatic Ecology Environmental Biology Toxicology

Victoria Harres

Director, Audience Development · PR Newswire

Duchess of Twitterville! An organization's online voice is a key to building brand awareness, authenticity, and audience engagement

Social Media Content Marketing Pr & Communications Strategies Social Media for Business Digital Media Strategies

Christine Saulnier

Nova Scotia Director · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Christine Saulnier serves as the Nova Scotia director for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Research Women and Politics Canadian Public Policy Social Policy Antipoverty

Saad Bhamla

Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

The Bhamla Lab explores fundamental and applied research questions through the development of new experimental tools and techniques.

Materials and Nanotechnology Biotechnology Organismic Physics Global Health Complex Systems

David Victor

Professor of International Relations; Co-director, Laboratory on International Law and Regulation · UC San Diego

David Victor's research focuses on highly regulated industries and how regulation affects the operation of major energy markets.

Energy Development Energy Markets Energy Policy Climate Change Sustainable Development

Laura Bowater

Professor of Microbiology Education and Engagement · University of East Anglia

Her interest is in antibiotic resistance and infection control – and the public understanding of science and health issues.

Biochemistry Science Communication Microbiology Antibiotic Resistance Microbial Biochemistry