Melissa Dodaro

Product Manager · MaRS Discovery District

Product Manager on the Data Catalyst team at MaRS Discovery District

Sandi Gilbert

Founder & CEO · SeedUps Canada

Sandi has been active in the startup ecosystem for over a decade

Asli Aslan

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Asli Aslan specializes in Environmental Health Sciences

Watershed Management Wastewater Treatment Global Environmental Health Environmental Molecular Microbiology Environmental Health Sciences

Sarah Bittick

Assistant Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

College of Science and Engineering

Marine Ecology Marine Biology

Rob Darling

CTO · Communitech

Rob Darling is currently the CTO of Communitech — one of the leading tech support organizations in North America.

Boris Mann

Managing Partner · Full Stack

Boris Mann is founder and managing partner of Full Stack, an angel investment firm that works with early stage technology companies.

Monica Granados

Post-doctoral fellow · University of Guelph/Wildlife Conservation Society Canada

Conservation through open science.

Ecology Invasive Species Conservation Biology Food webs Open Science

Abhishek Tiwari

Head of Solutions/Engineering · Isentia

I build real-time polyglot applications with big data in the cloud. #data #architecture #engineering #technology #machine #intelligence.

Amazon Web Services Solutions Architecture Marketing Technologies Big Data Digital Advertising

Joe Testani

Associate Vice Provost for Career Education Initiatives; Assistant Dean & Executive Director, Gwen M. Greene Center for Career Education + Connections · University of Rochester

Joe Testani is an expert in career education, student advocacy, issues involving equity and access, and the future of the workplace.

Higher Education Job Market Strategic Planning Career Education Change Management

Jill Earthy

Chief Growth Officer · FrontFundr

Jill Earthy is an entrepreneurially minded leader with a passion for supporting small business

Sarah Applebaum

Director of Pangaea Spark · Pangaea Ventures

Investing in early stage materials, chemistry, and biology technology companies.

Seed-stage investing Startups Cleantech Hard-tech Investing Venture Capital

Alexander MacDonald

Director - Emerging Space Office · NASA

Alexander MacDonald is recognized as an expert on the economic history of American space exploration.

Commercial Spaceflight Future of Space Exploration Space Policy

Jim Sullivan, Ph.D.

Research Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Jim Sullivan is an expert in biological and physical mechanisms controlling the spatial-temporal dynamics of plankton populations.

Sampling Instrumentation Harmful Algal Bloom Dynamics Spatial-temporal Dynamics of Plankton Bioluminescence in the Ocean

Hans Paerl, Ph.D.

William R. Kenan Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Marine Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Hans W. Paerl is Kenan Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences, at the UNC-Chapel Hill Institute of Marine Sciences.

Hurricanes Tropical Cyclones Estuaries Harmful Algal Blooms Nutrient Pollution

Jeff Newton

Research Director, Infrastructure Channels & Ecosystems · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Jeff Newton is a Research Director within IDC's Worldwide Channels & Alliances team & is a seasoned alliance manager

Customer Experience Solution Selling Strategic Alliances and Partnerships Strategy

Ryan Schram

Board Member · IZEA, Inc.

Chief Operating Officer, Board Member, & Advisor

Native Advertising Influencer Marketing Culture & Creativity

Marcela Mandeville

CEO · Alberta Women Entrepreneurs

Advocate for women entrepreneurs and female business leaders

Entrepreneur Business Start Up Women Business & Leadership

Lincoln Murphy

Principal Owner · Sixteen Ventures

SaaS Marketing & Business Model Expert, revolutionizing the industry as a Growth Hacker & Customer Success Strategist

Marketing Growth Hacking SaaS

Brian E. Gray

Emeritus Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contact: 415.565.4719 / grayb@uchastings.edu

Property Rights and the Constitution Public Lands and Natural Resources Management Environmental Law Water Resources Management Endangered Species

John Fuller

Principal Designer · Phoenixfire Solutions

Principal Designer at Phoenixfire Solutions / Design for Good Director AIGA Charlotte

Graphic Design Non-Profits Social Media Social Good