Tim Baines

Professor of Operations Strategy · Aston University

Professor Tim Baines specialises in the realisation of competitive manufacturing operations.

Business Models Advanced Services Servitization Manufacturing Operations Strategy

Hashem Ashrafiuon, PhD

Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Director of the Center for Nonlinear Dynamics & Control | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Hashem Ashrafiuon, PhD, is an expert on robotics, autonomous vehicles, and nonlinear dynamics and control.

Drones Advanced Dynamics Robotics System Dynamics Multibody Dynamics

Joelle Pineau

Associate Professor, School of Computer Science; Co-director, Reasoning and Learning Lab · McGill University

Machine Learning Researcher; Professor of Computer Science and William Dawson Scholar at McGill University; Senior Fellow at CIFAR

Reinforcement learning and probabilistic inference Deep Learning Natural Language Processing Robotics Adaptive treatment design

Denise Amyot

President and CEO · Colleges and Institutes Canada

Denise Amyot is President and CEO of CICan, the national voice of Canada's public colleges, institutes, cegeps and polytechnics.

Postsecondary Education Non - Profit Organization Non Profit Advocacy Postsecondary Education Administration Public Administration

Serge Thomas, Ph.D.

Expert in the ecology of aquatic environments · Florida Gulf Coast University

Serge Thomas specializes in the consequences of natural and human stresses in aquatic ecosystems.

Ecological Engineering Hydrosystems Technologies to Clean Water Microplastics Algal Blooms

Randall Howard

General Partner · Verdexus

Senior serial technology executive working to build world leading, high growth technology organizations

Building Enterprise Software Venture Capital Investments Infrastructure Software High Growth Technology Enterprise 2.0

Rachel O'Neill, Ph.D.

Professor, Molecular & Cell Biology and Institute for Systems Genomics · University of Connecticut

Dr. O'Neill's research projects use molecular genetic approaches to study centromere function and evolution

Genome Stability Genomics Cancer Susceptibility

Adrian Marchetti, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Marine Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Adrian Marchetti investigates how phytoplankton are affected by their environment and in turn, influence ocean biogeochemistry.

Microbial Ecology Molecular Biology Biological Oceanography Marine Ecology Aquatic Biogeochemical Processes

Aron Solomon

Founder · Aron Brand Ventures EU

Startup founder, advisor, investor, board member. Education and legal innovator. FASTCASE 50.

Motivating and Training Leaders Change Management Building & Leading Global Teams Team Building and Motivation Through Personal Challenge and Incentives Legal Technology

Dr Ahmad Beltagui

Senior Lecturer · Aston University

Experienced researcher with expertise in Advanced Services, Innovation & Design Management and 3D Printing.

Manufacturing Management Innovation 3d Printing Services

Tarun Bhasin

Research Director, Datacentre Infrastructure · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research Director for Datacentre Infrastructure at IDC Canada.

Servers Converged Architecture Virtualization Enterprise It

Bharath Reddy

Senior Analyst, Networking and Infrastructure · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Bharath has experience in strategic advisory research in digital/business transformation, digital infrastructure, and cybersecurity.

Security Strategy Competitive Analysis IT Infrastructures Cybersecurity Digital Transformation

Yogesh Shivhare

Senior Analyst, Security and Infrastructure · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Professional analyst with experience in Market Research and Advisory within the IT Infrastructure and security industry

Cybersecurity and Risk Management Network Infrastructure Datacentre Networking Enterprise Systems Market Research

Amir AghaKouchak

Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering · UC Irvine

Amir AghaKouchak studies how climate change and variability influence extreme events (flood/drought/heatwaves) and compound hazards.

Climate Extremes Climatology Climate Change Flood Drought

Chris Webber

Director, Strategic Alliances · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Chris Webber is Director of Strategic Alliances at IDC.

Channels and Alliances Trends Strategic & Business Planning Competitive Intelligence

David Wagner, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Wagner is an expert in caterpillars, butterflies, moths, insect conservation, global insect decline

Butterflies and Moths Caterpillars Entomology Invasive Species Impacts Insects

Dr Kate Hendry

Associate Professor · University of Bristol

Using isotopic fingerprinting to track the flow of nutrients that are important for algae and marine ecosystems

Geochemistry Nutrients Isotopic Fingerprinting Oceans Chemical Oceanography

Jacqualine Grant

Associate Professor of Biology / Museum Curator · Southern Utah University

Conservation biologist whose work focuses on green infrastructure and organismal biology.

Genetics Wildlife Conservation Wildfire Restoration Wildfire Water Conservation

Christopher Key Chapple

Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology, and Director, Master of Arts in Yoga Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Sanskrit Literature Samkhya Philosophy Yoga Jainism Buddhism

Sarah Hooper

Executive Director of UCSF / UC Hastings Consortium and Adjunct Professor · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: hoopers@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4831 / Office 377-200

Health Equity Health Law Comprehensive and Coordinated Care Health and Access to Civil Justice Elder Financial Abuse