Nick Drydakis

Director of the Centre for Pluralist Economics (CPE) · Anglia Ruskin University

Nick is spokesperson at the IZA World of Labor for areas such as inequality, poverty & discrimination.

Labour Markets Economics of Inequality Labour Economics Population Economics Economic Crises

Reshma Shah

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

Relationship Marketing Customer and Partner Retention Integrated Marketing Communications Brand and Category Management Marketing Processes and Performance

David Ciccarelli

Chief Executive Officer · Voices

David Ciccarelli is the CEO and founder of Lake

Corporate Culture Start Up Start Up Business Start Up Companies Product

Jay Samit

CEO · SocialVibe

Top Industry expert on how Brands can leverage Social Media

Social Media Roi Engaging the Consumer Secrets of Successful Brands in Social Media

Kaitlynn Furse

Director, Corporate Communications · CAA South Central Ontario

Media spokesperson and subject matter expert on winter driving, road trips and travel.

Winter Driving Travel and Tourism Strategic Communications Road Trips

Gerald Kauffman

Project Director, Water Resources Center, Institute for Public Administration; Assistant Professor, Biden School of Public Policy and Administration · University of Delaware

Prof. Kauffman focuses on drinking water: water supply, water quality, policy, handling droughts and floods.

Public Policy Water Policy Water Supply Water Quality Watershed Planning

Nadia Matos

Manager, External Communications · CAA South Central Ontario

Media spokesperson and subject matter expert on winter driving, road trips and travel.

Road Trips Travel and Tourism Winter Driving Strategic Communications

Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Institute for Engineering and Medicine | B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rice University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Boyan specializes in cell and tissue engineering

Cell and Tissue Engineering Response of Cells to Biomaterials Mechanisms of Action of Hormones and Growth Factors in Cartilage and Bone Normal and Pathological Calcification Stem Cell Delivery Technologies

Roy C. Vella

Managing Director · Vella Ventures Ltd.

Digital Strategy Expert, NED/Advisor & Entrepreneur

Innovation Digital Transformation Business Development & Partnerships Business Strategy

Kent Messer

Professor, Applied Economics · University of Delaware

Prof. Messer specializes in topics in the nexus of agriculture and the environment and the economics of stigma.

Agri-Environmental Policy Food Labeling Stigma Water Recycling Behavioral Economics

Greg Stewart, MD

W. Kennon McWilliams Professor of Sports Medicine; Chief, Section of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery · Tulane University

Dr. Stewart specializes in sports medicine, physical medicine, rehab and age-related research of former NFL players and military veterans.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Orthopedic Surgery Rehabilitation Sports Medicine Physical Medicine

Michael Hess

CEO/Founder · Skooba Design

Founder/CEO Skooba Design, CBS/Business Writer, Speaker

Entrepreneurship Product/Brand Development Creative Marketing Public Relations Customer Service

Robert Bryce

Senior Fellow · The Manhattan Institute

One of America’s most prominent energy journalists, a dynamic public speaker, and a regular commentator on national television.

Energy Green Energy Technology Oil and Gas

Jess Joss

Executive Director · York Angel Investors

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Robert Novy-Marx

Lori and Alan S. Zekelman Distinguished Professor of Finance · University of Rochester

Robert Novy-Marx is an award-winning expert on empirical asset pricing, empirical methods, and public finance.

Public Finance Empirical Asset Pricing Empirical Methods

Ronald Schurin, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus · University of Connecticut

Expert in the politics of presidential campaigns

American Politics and Elections Connecticut Politics Electoral Politics American Politics Education Policy

Martha Buell

Professor, Human Development and Family Sciences · University of Delaware

Research focuses on policies related to early childhood care and education.

Teacher Education Teacher Development Literacy Development Early Childhood Education Childcare

Matt Barton

Professor of Communication, Department Chair · Southern Utah University

Specializing in rhetoric and persuasion in public discourse, communication theory, and critical thinking

Communication Theories Professional Writing and Presentations Public Discourse Teaching Communication Theory Conflict and Communication in Relationships

John Taylor

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in bat research, collegiate program development, STEM education, and professional development

Herpetology Impact of Biological Problems on Human Affairs Collegiate Program Development STEM Education and Policy Biological Education

Laurence Ales

Associate Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Laurence Ales' research interests include macroeconomics, optimal taxation, and contract theory.

Disruptive Technologies Tax Policy Economics Optimal Taxation Macroeconomics