Klaas Baks

Professor in the Practice of Finance; Executive Director, Center for Alternative Investments · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Alternative Investments Private Equity Entrepreneurship Investment Banking Mergers & Acquisitions

Micheal Burch

FCPA, FCA, CFP, Managing Partner · Welch LLP

Family Wealth Advisory Group, Associate

Income Taxation Professional Service Firm Management Leadership Audit Taxes

Tony Pellegrini

Department Chair of Teacher Education/Professor of Education · Southern Utah University

Specializing in online learning strategies in higher education, asynchronous learning, and web-based instructional tools

Information and Technology in Education Family and Parent Involvement in Education Higher Education Leadership Online Learning Strategies in Higher Education Higher Education

Thomas D. Shohfi

Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading research into Alternative Data sources in analysis of stock markets. Director of the Student Managed Investment Fund at Rensselaer.

Financial Analysts Textual Analysis Alternative Data in Finance Quantitative Finance Investor Behavior

L. Todd Wood

Editor-in-Chief · Creative Destruction Media/Tsarizm.com

Specialist in the National Security Threat from Economic Weakness and Sovereign Debt/The Russian Situation

National Debt Bond Market Russian Issues

Cary Krosinsky

Senior Vice President, North America · Trucost

The ROI? Saving the planet! Your event will take on a wonderful shade of green with author, professor and expert on sustainable investing

Sustainability & Investing Institutional Ownership Analysis Clean Energy Greening the Supply Chain

Teri Kirk

President & CEO · Fundingportal

Founder & CEO at Fundingportal

Public Policy Venture Capital Business Funding Exempt Markets Government Funding

Ann E. Harrison

Bank of America Dean | Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Renowned economist and dean of the Haas School of Business

India Emerging Markets Foreign Direct Investment Multinational Firms International Trade and Global Strategy

Krista Jones

Managing Director, Work & Learning · MaRS Discovery District

Bridging the gaps between people, technology and automation.

Product Marketing Technology Commercialization Technology Strategy Development Enterprise Software Future of Work

Muriam Cinevert

Speaker · Haitian Inspiration

To help people to understand the economy should not stop you from living life

Bad Credit Self Esteem Self Love

Shimon Sheves

Co-Founder and Chairman · HolistiCyber

Chairman of RSLB Partners in Washington D.C. was a key political figure in Israel in 1990's, served in the government of Yitzhak Rabin.

Financial Management Real Estate financial specialist Business Development

Patrick Schwerdtfeger

Author & Speaker · Patrick Schwerdtfeger

America's Most Inspiring Small Business Speaker

Social Media Business Marketing

Russ Roberts

Innovation Leadership Council, Innovation Policy and SR&ED · Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance)

29 years of experience with Canada’s SR&ED Tax Incentive Program, from the perspective of both the public and private sectors

Change Management Entrepreneurship SR&ED Tax Credits Management Consulting

Jonathan Oberlander, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of Social Medicine & Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management · UNC at Chapel Hill

Jonathan Oberlander is professor and chair of Social Medicine and professor of Health Policy & Management.

Political Science Social Medicine Health Care Policy Health Care Politics Healthcare Reform

Julian Zhang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Finance, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Machine Learning Structure Modeling Corporate Finance Empirical Investment Market Micro-Structure

Usha Rackliffe

Associate Professor in the Practice of Accounting · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Accounting Accounting Education

Lana Gilbertson

Senior Vice-President · MNP Ltd.

Licensed Insolvency Trustee with experience in speaking & media on consumer bankruptcy and insolvency, and personal finance.

Insolvency & Restructuring Bankruptcy Consumer Proposals Personal Finance Financial Literacy

Minor Myers

Professor of Law · University of Connecticut

Minor Myers is a leading expert in corporate law and governance.

Corporate Finance Mergers & Acquisitions Law Corporate Law Executive Compensation

Tarun Chordia

R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Chaired Professor of Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Chordia's research interests include empirical asset pricing, market microstructure, and the impact of liquidity in markets.

High Frequency Trading Market Microstructure Empirical Asset Pricing Liquidity

Howard E. Johnson

Managing Director · Veracap Corporate Finance

A leading expert in M&A and shareholder value, Howard is renowned for his lively presentations without a lot of technical jargon.

Mergers & Acquisitions Business Valuation Corporate Finance Building Value in Your Company Selling Your Company