Mae Kuykendall

Professor of Law · Michigan State University

Professor Kuykendall has a scholarly interest in the relationship between legal definitions of marriage and the common usage of the word.

Organizational Governance and Dissent First Amendment Corporate Finance Corporate Law & Policy Marriage

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

Lucy Chen, PhD

John M. Cooney Endowed Professor in Accounting | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Lucy Chen, PhD, is an expert in international accounting, mergers and acquisitions, goodwill impairment and fair value accounting.

Business International Accounting Goodwill Impairment Fair Vaue Accounting Accounting Regulation

Peter D. Goodson

Distinguished Teaching Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

International thought leader on private equity, mergers & acquisitions, operational value creation, and corporate governance

Private Equity Mergers & Acquisitions Value creation through innovation and operational improvements Corporate Governance Effective Leadership

Andrea C. Johnson

Partner · Dentons Canada LLP

Lead counsel on many of the largest VC financings in Canada. Invaluable insight for startups, IPOs, technology & emerging growth companies.

Private Equity & Venture Capital Securities & Corporate Finance Tech Companies and Venture Capital Mergers & Acquisitions

Victor Assad

CEO · Victor Assad Strategic HR Consulting

I consult, speak, and write about improving recruiting, HR operations, leaders, teams, and cultures. My new book is, "Hack Recruiting."

Executive Search Recruiting and Hiring Executive Coaching Strategy Execution Human Resource

Gary Bishop

Vice President, Business Development · Optikos Corporation

Gary Bishop is an expert in business development, including acquisition identification, growth marketing, product marketing and operations.

Mergers & Acquisitions Product Development Manufacturing P&L Responsibility Strategic Planning

Trevear Thomas

Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP · Deloitte Services LLP

Deloitte LLP's wellspring of knowledge drills down to uncover the most insightful analysis into M&A activities in the oil and gas sectors

Mergers & Acquisitions M&a Financing Oil and Gas Industry

Mylany David

Partner · Dentons Canada LLP

One-to-watch leader in renewable energy & real estate law, with expertise in the hot topics of wind farm development & strategic financing.

Mergers & Acquisitions Cleantech & Environmental Law Leasing and Real Estate Law Public-Private Partnerships Land Use Planning

Sydney Finkelstein

Associate Dean for Executive Education; Steven Roth Professor of Management · Dartmouth College

Leadership and strategy expert focusing on the strengths and weaknesses of executive talent

Corporate Strategy Strategic Leadership Mergers & Acquisitions Executive Talent Board Effectiveness

Lewis Jaffe

Entrepreneurship Senior Lecturer, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Part-Time Faculty

Leadership Entreprenership Startups Business Development Strategy Strategic Planning Brand Building

Mark Walsh

Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP · Deloitte Services LLP

Need a connector? Deloitte LLP's IT industry mergers & acquisitions specialist will plug you in to all things related to the M&A life cycle

Program Management Information Technology Order Management and Fulfillment It Integration and Divestiture Mergers & Acquisitions

Randall A. Heron

Professor of Finance · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Randall Heron's research interests include corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, and takeover defenses.

Corporate Governance Corporate Finance Mergers and Acquisitions

Jana Steele

Partner, Pensions & Benefits · Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Partner at Osler in Toronto with extensive knowledge and experience with shared risk, target benefit and other innovative plan designs.

Pension and Benefits Pension Plan Shared Risk and Target Benefit Plans Pension Plan Structure Pension Plan Governance Pension Plan Compliance

Jessica Kosmowski

Principal, M&A Consultative Services, Deloitte Consulting LLP · Deloitte Services LLP

Plant the seeds of growth! Deloitte LLP's M&A gardner will cultivate the soil to ensure your organization finds the synergies it needs

Mergers and Acquisitions Sales Marketing and Customer Integration and Divestiture

Naveen Khanna

Professor of Finance · Michigan State University

Khanna is the A.J. Pasant Endowed Chair Professor in Finance and Chairperson of the Finance Department.

Board of Directors Optimal Contracting Product Market Competition Mergers and Acquisitions Price Bubbles

Tammara Kennelly

President · FriesenPress

Banking and foreign exchange expert, turned book publisher, with a passion for helping authors share their story with the world.

Self-Publishing Leadership Development Mergers and Acquisitions career pathing, coaching for performance Leadership, culture development, succession planning, organizational development

Geoffrey Creighton

Senior Vice-President, General Counsel and Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer · IGM Financial Inc.

International legal and compliance expert working with billion dollar companies

Corporate Law Compliance Mergers and Acquisitions Corporate Finance International Securities Transactions

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

Ed Reilly

Mentor · NORCAT

Managing Partner | Freelandt Caldwell Reilly LLP

Accounting Assurance Business Advisory Tax Planning Business Start Up Planning