Elizabeth Cannon

President and Vice-Chancellor · University of Calgary

Dr. Elizabeth Cannon is the eighth president and vice-chancellor of the University of Calgary

Higher Education Leadership Geomatics Engineering Board Leadership Community Relations Executive Leadership

Antino Kim

Assistant Professor of Decision and Information Technologies · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Expertise in: Digital piracy, fake news & social media, supply chain of information goods, AI & human interaction & IT & worker displacement

Cloud Computing IT and Worker Displacement Social Media Fake News Digital Piracy

Shonda Buchanan

Senior Lecturer of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Shonda Buchanan is an award-winning poet and educator who explores race, ethnicity, migration, class, community and culture in her work.

Strategic Communications Public Speaking English with Creative Writing Creative Writing Copy Editing

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

Iñaki Alday

Dean, Richard Koch Chair in Architecture · Tulane University

Iñaki Alday utilizes a multidisciplinary global vision and social and environmental ethics to examine the role of architecture in society

Sustainable Architecture Eco-ethics Architecture and the Built Enivronment Architecture River City Urban Planning

Russell Johnson

Associate Professor of Management · Michigan State University

Expert on psychology of the workplace, employee-management relationships, motivation, leadership

Emotion Personality Organizational Commitment Self-Regulation Research

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

James Roberts, Ph.D.

Director, Centre for Nonprofit Leadership and Service, Professor - Marketing · Baylor University

Expert on consumer behavior, human-computer interaction, compulsive buying, and effects of consumerism & technology on individual happiness.

Consumer Psychology Consumer Behavior Marketing Consumer Culture Materialism

Emily A. Greenfield, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Social Work · Rutgers

Dr. Greenfield's research addresses how early life experiences matter for aging. She also studies age-friendly community change processes.

Ageing Life Course Human Development Social Services Theory Development Loneliness

Douglas Johnson

Managing Director · Cranganore Inc

Investment Banker and Portfolio Strategist

Emerging Markets Islamic Finance Behavioral Finance Venture Capital Cryptocurrencies

Michael Kang

Visiting Professor · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Producing Writing Directing

Juliana Schroeder

Associate Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Judgment and Decision Making Social Cognition Interpersonal and intergroup processes

Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa) AKA Don Trent Jacobs, PhD, EdD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Sustainability; counter-hegemonic education; social justice; contrasting Indigenous ways of knowing with Western ones

Counter-Hegemonic Education Peace and Justice Studies Ecological Justice Indigenous Studies Indigenous Ways of Knowing

Shobha Gurung

Professor of Sociology · Southern Utah University

Specializes in gender and labor, comparative family and community, migration, globalization, and transnationalism, and civic engagement.

Global Civic Citizenship Human Rights and Social Justice Gender and Labor Studies Immigrant, Migrant, and Refugee Community Gender and Society

Dr. Sarah Richardson

Professor, History · University of Warwick

Sarah Richardson is an expert in 18th and 19th century British political, monarchical, and parliamentary history.

Higher Education 18th Century Britain Women in History British History Monarchy

Elizabeth Olson

Associate Professor of Anthropology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in medical and environmental anthropology, ethnobotany, and Indigenous medicinal plants

Rural Humanitarian Aid in Guatemala Traditional Healing Systems Sustainable Development Public Health Medicinal Plants

Thara Pillai

Director - Alumni Programs and Engagement · Harvard Innovation Labs

Thara Pillai is a marketing and business development professional who mentors and advises companies and entrepreneurs.

Brand Management Start-Ups Entrepreneurship Strategy Social Media

William Heyborne

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in reptile and amphibian natural history, biological pedagogy, and animal venoms

Ecology and Evolution of Insects and Arachnids Herpetology Entomology Zoology Amphibians

Hylton Gudmanz

Director · Focused People Consulting

Executive Coach, Leadership Facilitator, Team Engager

Leadership Development Executive Coaching Strategy Execution Employee Engagement Identity

Ford Saeks

Business Growth Innovator · Prime Concepts Group Inc

Business Growth Innovator|Keynote Speaker |Consultant

Innovation Marketing & Sales Business Success Franchise Consulting Business & Leadership