Mary Anne Trasciatti

Director of Labor Studies; Professor of Rhetoric and Public Advocacy · Hofstra University

Dr. Trasciatti is the Director of Labor Studies. She also studies the role of public protest in social advocacy and building community.

Persuasion Women's Studies Public Space and Public Expression Triangle Shirt Factory Fire Public Protest

Leigh Potvin

Assistant Professor, Community Studies · Cape Breton University

Educator, activist, academic. Interests: straight privilege, urban farming, backyard chickens, fat activism & active transportation.

gender studies (feminism) Queer Theory Privilege in Society White Privilege straight privilege

Betty Jo Barrett

Associate Professor, Women's and Gender Studies Program · University of Windsor

Research specialization: Gender Based Violence

Gender based violence Violence against women and children Domestic violence in LGBTQ2A+ communities Domestic violence against women Domestic violence and animal abuse

Jeff Hoffman

Partner & Co-Founder · ColorJar, LLC

Internationally recognized public speaker on the topics of innovation, leadership, entrepreneurship, and more.

Entrepreneurship New Media Leadership Branding Futurist

Ronald Shapiro

Speaker & Consultant · Ronald G. Shapiro, Ph. D.

Improve job or school performance, educate, and entertain at the same time!!! Learning which is applicable and a ton of fun!!!

Human Factors/Ergonomics Leadership/Management/Teamwork Career Development Understanding Human Capabilities and Limitations Special Recognition

Sam Angus

Partner, Corporate Group · Fenwick & West LLP

Entrepreneurship and venture financing for start-ups have been long-standing specialties for this lawyer and conference panel moderator

Start-Up/Venture-Backed Companies Equity and Debt Financings Mergers and Acquisitions Securities Matters Intellectual Property Licensing

Brian Edwards

Dean & Professor of English School of Liberal Arts · Tulane University

Brian Edwards examines U.S. literature and culture in a global context, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa.

Middle East Studies Higher Education Administration

Benn R. Konsynski

George S. Craft Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Electronic data interchange (EDI) Channel systems Electronic integration Information partnerships Digital Commerce

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

Rob Salkowitz

Principle/Strategist · MediaPlant, LLC

How is the Young World changing business?

Entrepreneurship Globalization Innovation Youth Emerging Economies

Atul Singh

Founder & Editor-in-Chief · Fair Observer

Trying to make sense of it all? Fair Observer's Editor-in-Chief can provide your audience with insights on issues of global significance

World Economy & International Business News & Digital Media Entrepreneurship & Leadership U.S. European & Indian Politics and Foreign Policy

Greg Verdino

Founder & CEO · VERDINO LLC

Seasoned marketing advisor to 49 of the Fortune 500. Leading thinker on marketing strategy & innovation.

Marketing Social Media Social Business Digital Marketing Branding

Erik Nisbet

Associate Professor | School of Communication · The Ohio State University

Expert in communication focused on non-democratic contexts, public diplomacy, foreign policy, public opinion and global problems.

Political Communication Public Opinion Science Communication

William D. Parham

Professor of Counseling · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

Sport Psychology Multicultural Counseling Foundations of Counseling Trauma Counseling: Theories and Interventions Interplay Between Sports Psychology

Kevin Curran

Clinical Assistant Professor of Journalism in Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Dual appointment: Instructor in Communication Studies, LMU College of Communication & Fine Arts

Business Communication Media History Media Management Journalism

Chris Lincoln

Writer - Speaker - Educator · Lincoln Educational

Humorous speaker on Teenage Issues, The Modern Man, and the British Isles. Associate Trainer for "Time To Teach!"

Teen Talk - for and About Teen Issues

Krystyn Moon

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Moon is an expert in U.S. immigration history, popular culture, race and ethnic studies, foodways, gender and sexuality, & consumerism.

Consumerism Foodways Popular Culture U.S. Immigration History Race and Ethnic Studies

Bryan Fulton

Co Founder & CEO · Bullet Point Branding

Experienced VP of Talent & Social Media Solutions Consultant

Social Media Social Media Marketing Social Networking Entertainment Casinos & Gaming

Marie-Line Germain

Professor, Professor of Human Resources and Leadership · Western Carolina University

Marie-Line Germain specializes in psychosocial risks, mental health in the workplace and personality disorders of corporate leaders.

Consulting Leadership Human Resource Development Organizational Behavior Psychosocial Risks

John Mathieu, Ph.D.

Professor & Friar Chair in Leadership & Teams, Management, School of Business (Affiliate) · University of Connecticut

Dr. Mathieu's research focuses on teamwork, leadership, and organizational behaviors.

Multi-level Theories, Designs, and Analyses Leadership Teamwork Organizational Behavior