Christopher Hansen, M.F.A.

Chairman and Professor for Film & Digital Media · Baylor University

Digital media expert and filmmaker, working on new feature and short projects

Mass Communication Screenwriting Postproduction Film & Video Directing Field Production

Esther Lim

CEO and Chief Experience Architect · The Estuary, LLC

Passionately exploring the convergence of social media, storytelling, big data and emerging tech in marketing and digital entertainment

Transmedia Storytelling Digital Narratives: Co-Created Storyworld Communities Social Media Analytics Big Data Narrative Gamification

Joshua W. Walker, PhD

President & CEO · Japan Society

Walker leads Japan Society to create deep bonds between the US & Japan through programs in culture, education, business, policy & technology

UN Conflict Diplomacy Asia Minor Japanese Language

Brad Szollose

CEO · Brad Szollose International

Cross-Generational Leadership Development. Customized Workshops, Training & Executive Coaching for Talent Development.

Millennials Generation Y Baby Boomers Generation X 21st Century Management

Fatimah Tuggar

Artist & Assistant Professor of Contemporary Issues of Representation · OCAD University

artist working with technology as both medium and subject to address issues of social and environmental justice

Art and Creativity Art Education Art & Technology Installation Art Sculpture

Verity Mathis

Mammals Collections Manager · University of Florida

Verity Mathis manages the Florida Museum Mammalogy Collections, taking care of over 35,000 specimens of mammals from around the world.

Bats General Mammal Information Museum Collections Natural History Museums rodents

Joshua Bard

Associate Professor and Associate Head · Carnegie Mellon University

Joshua Bard is an architectural educator conducting applied research at the intersection of construction culture and robotic technology.

Architectural Robotics Robotic Technology Computational Methods Sustainable Architecture Design

Stacey Steinberg

Director/Professor · University of Florida

Stacey Steinberg's research explores the intersection of a parent's right to share online and a child's interest in privacy.

Family Law Child Welfare Online Safety Sharenting Children's Privacy

Dr Breno Nunes

Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Operations Management · Aston University

Dr Nunes investigates sustainability strategies, environmental decision making processes, and green technology management.

Sustainable Development Policies Green Technology Management Green Operations Sustainability Strategies Sustainable Production Systems and Supply Chains

Dave Kusek

Senior Partner · Digital Cowboys

Ed Tech and Business Consultant - Future of Education and Digital Media

Future of Media Future of Education Digital Music

James Kendrick, Ph.D.

Professor, Film & Digital Media · Baylor University

Expert on Spielberg films, cult and horror films, post-Classical Hollywood film history, and new cinema technologies.

Cult film Steven Spielberg Film History Film and Media Theory Violence in the media

Frank Felker

Founder & President · Digital Media Positioning

Highly-reviewed speaker with scores of presentations to business groups nationwide on entrepreneurship, digital marketing & direct sales.

Sales Marketing Entrepreneurship Social Media Digital Publishing

Alex Frias

Co-Founder and President · Track Marketing Group

VP, Digital @ FILA North America // brand builder

Experiential Marketing Hispanic Marketing Influencer Brand Experience Nightlife Marketing

Mike Hewitt

Managing Director · Adaugeo Media Ltd

Managing Director at Adaugeo Media Ltd

Publishing Online Publishing Digital Media Futures

Alexandra Samuel

Technology writer and strategist · Social Signal

Technology speaker; Wall Street Journal contributor; Author of the Harvard Business Review's "Work Smarter with Social Media"

Data Analysis and Interpretation Internet and Society Digital Parenting Data Analysis Social Media

Laura Huaracha

Associate Professor of Communication and Digital Media · Carthage College

Communicators shouldn’t fear science; they should embrace it. Professor Laura Huaracha is adamant about that.

Curriculum Development Student Development Graphic Design Illustrator Indesign

Tricia Jenkins

Professor · Texas Christian University

Tricia Jenkins is an expert in the US government's relationship to Hollywood, critical media theories, and media genres.

The Marvel Cinematic Universe Television and Film Genres Hollywood and the CIA Russian Trolls International Film Festivals

Walter Isaacson

University Professor · Tulane University

Walter Isaacson is the chair emeritus of Teach for America and has been the chairman and CEO of CNN and the editor of TIME magazine.

News Media American History History

Julie McCown

Associate Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in early American natural history, post-humanism, and digital humanities theory

Artifical Intelligence Ecocriticism Race and Nature in Early American Literature Early American Novels Composition

Kelly Grindrod

Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy · University of Waterloo

Kelly Grindrod's areas of expertise include medication use, digital health technology and pharmacy education

Pharmacy Education Digital Health Technology Medication Use