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

Sarah Prevette

Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Named by Inc Magazine as one of the top entrepreneurs in North America & recognized as a futurist/early-supporter of emerging technology

Failism: the Art of Strategic Evolution Tech Startups The Entrepreneur Journey Entrepreneurial Networking & Collaboration Setting Direction and Strategy for Companies

Jean-Pierre Lacroix RGD

President · Association of Registered Graphic Designers

President and Owner of Shikatani Lacroix

Structured Authoring Packaging Brand Strategy Strategic Thinking Innovation

Billie Murray, PhD

Associate Professor of Communication; Inaugural Faculty in Residence, Center for Peace and Justice Education | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Billie Murray, PhD, explores the timely territory of community responses to hate speech, and on issues of rhetoric and social justice.

Rhetoric and Social Justice Rhetoric of Protest Movements Community Responses to Hate Speech Civic Engagement Communication

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

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

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

Michael Kang

Visiting Professor · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Producing Writing Directing

Dr James Brown

Associate Professor in Ageing and Metabolism, ARCHA Director, Associate Dean External Engagament · Aston University

Dr. James Brown is a lecturer in biology and biomedical science and a researcher into obesity, diabetes and healthy ageing.

Breast Cancer Exercise in PCOS Healthy Ageing Type 2 Diabetes in Young Adults Type 2 Diabetes in Older Adults

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

Sylvia Bawa

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology · York University

Dr. Bawa teaches sociology at York University

Human Rights Women's Empowerment postcolonial feminisms African feminisms Development Theory

Solomon Darwin

Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation | Executive Director, Center for Growth Markets · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Hailed as the “Father of the Smart Village Movement”

Open Innovation Smart Villages / Smart Cities Business Models Innovation Strategies for Emerging Economies Business Ecosystems

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

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

Shonda Buchanan

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

Taryn Allen

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Taryn Allen researches the educational experiences of traditionally under-represented students, particularly Latino, in higher education.

Qualitative Research Methods Inclusion in Higher Education Diversity in Higher Education Equity in Higher Education Higher Education Leadership

Bree E. Holtz, PhD

Assistant Professor of Advertising and Public Relations · Michigan State University

Expert in information communication technologies (EMRs, telehealth, mobile health, etc.) and public relations

Mobile Health (mhealth) Telemedicine Public Relations Telehealth Electrical Medical Records

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

Christopher (Cal) Lee

Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science · UNC-Chapel Hill

An expert on the curation of “born digital” materials and use of digital forensics to redact sensitive information in digital collections.

Electronic Records Management Digital Preservation Archives Digital Forensics

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