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

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

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

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

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

Marc Kleinmaier

Head of Operator Ecosystem, North America · Nokia

Head of Operator Ecosystem, North America at Nokia

Mobile Industry Media Trained Public Speaking Wireless LBS

Frances (Jack) Putz

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

Frances "Jack" Putz applies science to real-world problems related to ecosystem management and conservation.

Plant Ecology Indonesian Consevation Issue Economic Botany Applied Ecology Florida Natural History

Kelli Hunsucker, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Hunsucker investigates biofouling prevention methods for marine growth and eco-engineering techniques for ecosystem enhancement.

Marine Education Oceanography UVC Biofilms Biofouling

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