Donna Wear, PhD

Professor · Augusta University

Professor Wear studies watershed ecology

Ecology Urban Ecology Conservation Issues Endangered Species Animal Behavior

Don Duval

Chief Executive Officer · NORCAT

Experienced, dynamic, and engaging speaker on an array of topics related to innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship

Turnaround Strategies Entrepreneurship Academic Research Commercialization

Adriana Lacy

Lecturer of Journalism · Loyola Marymount University

Journalism Audience Engagement African American Studies Social Media Platforms Technology

Ethan Zuckerman

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Communication and Information · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ethan Zuckerman's work focuses on building alternatives to the commercial internet.

Social Media Governance Technology and Social Change Digital Public Infrastructure Online Community Governance Social Media

Randy Gaboriault, MS, MBA

Chief Digital and Information Officer; Senior Vice President · ChristianaCare

Randy Gaboriault has been dubbed “exceedingly rare, triple threat CIO” by the media and is highly sought after for interviews.

Medical technology Innovation Strategic Development Health Information Exchange Health Information Technology Power and Potential

Dr. PANKAJ DHUSSA Ph.D. & Sc.D.

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION · NASA

Research Scientist & iNaturalist

Astronomy iNaturalist Futuristic Thinking Research & Development Technology & Innovation

Jeff Karp

Professor · Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School

Dr. Jeff Karp is a leading researcher in the fields of drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics, and tissue adhesives.

Biomaterials Stem Cell Therapeutics Drug Delivery Medical Devices Biomedical Engineering

Howie Choset

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Howie Choset's research reduces complicated high-dimensional problems found in robotics to low-dimensional simpler ones.

Field & Service Robotics Applied Mathematics Robotics and Autonomous Vehicles Computer Science Mechanical Systems

Professor Marina Novelli

Professor of Tourism and International Development · University of Brighton

She is committed to generating new knowledge on ways in which tourism can play a key role in sustainable development.

Travel Policy Tourism in Africa International Tourism Sustainable Tourism International Development

David Woods

Professor, Integrated Systems Engineering | College of Engineering · The Ohio State University

Releasing the adaptive power of human systems & innovating at the intersections of people, technology and work

Critical Care Medicine Human Centered Autonomy Nuclear Power Safety Military Command and Control Space Operations

Matthew Robinson

Professor, Sport Management · University of Delaware

Prof. Robinson is an expert on international sport development.

Coaching Sports as a Diplomatic Tool International Sports Governance U.S. Sports Model Olympics

Sarah Lambert

CEO & Co-Founder · Ora Medical

Revolutionizing physical rehabilitation for patients with walking disabilities

Rehabilitation Physical Therapy Artifical Intelligence Mechanical Engineering

Monder Ram

Director, Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship & Professor of Small Business · Aston University

Professor Ram is an authority on small business & ethnic minority entrepreneurship research & has appeared frequently in the media.

Industrial Sociology Migrant and Refugee Entrepreneurship SMEs in the West Midlands Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship SMEs

Michael Savarese, Ph.D.

Expert in sea-level rise and environmental change · Florida Gulf Coast University

Michael Savarese studies the history of environmental change in coastal areas and how this can inform the future.

Conservation Paleobiology Geologic History of Southwest Florida Climate Change Coastal Geology Sea Level Rise

Sunil Sharma

Managing Director and Chief Connector · Extreme Startups

He always loved Lego! A natural fit for your event is Extreme Startups Chief Connector extraordinaire and mentor to budding entrepreneurs

Venture Capital Private Equity Entrepreneurship Management Consulting for Startups

Erin Griffith

Writer · PandoDaily

Just add water! PandoDaily's resident gardner digs beneath the roots to find the latest stories on the New York startup and technology scene

Entrepreneurship Startups Journalism Technology and Digital Media Technology Startups

Avi Savar

Founding Partner · Big Fuel

Founder and Chairman of Big Fuel. Inaugural Cannes Lions Branded Content Jury President. Sought-after industry spokesperson and author.

Branded Content Original Programming for Broadcast & Web Brand Strategy Marketing and Content Creation Social Media & Branding

David Oludotun Fasanya

Chief Terrain Officer · Junglepreneur.com

Founder/Chief Terrain Officer of Junglepreneur.com

Business Process Improvement Enterprise Risk Management Emerging Markets (Africa) Entrepreneurship & New Business Development International Business

Kevin Newman

Digital News Evangelist & Anchor: CTV 'Question Period' · CTV News / Bell Media

Award-winning International Journalist, Producer & Digital 'Evangelist'

Digital Media Technologies Journalism Digital Technologies and Journalism

James Cortese

Director, Clean Tech Practice · Zeno Group

Corporate communications for clean tech, biotech and high tech

Content Development Media Relations Public Relations Storytelling Social Media Development