Ray Toal

Chair and Professor of Computer Science · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Computer Science Programming Languages Compilers and Interpreters Software Architecture Database Systems

Guy Martin

Managing Principal Architect & Open Source Consultant · Red Hat

Experienced speaker bringing a mix of Open Source, Community, Government 2.0 & Social Media to the table.

Open Source Software Strategy Government 2.0/Community Management Social Media

Jerod Brennen

Founder and Principal Consultant · Brennen Consulting

Storyteller, Teacher, Speaker, Advisor, & Security Architect (@slandail)

Cyber Security Web Application Security Identity and Access Management Information Security

Hal Gottfried

Founder · Level Up Labs

Strategic Coach, Mentor, Open Source Hardware Advocate, Educator and IT Ninja

Integration Telecommunications Encryption Startups Non Profit

Joyce Kim

Stellar cofounder · Stellar

“Dream big and dare to fail.” – Norman Vaughan

Financial Inclusion Distributed Systems Nonprofit Leadership fintech Technology

Steve Holden

President · The Open Bastion

Experienced technology speaker with the ability to relate technology to the wider world

The Internet Open Source Community Information Security

Sascha Meinrath

PALMER CHAIR IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS, Telecommunications · Pennsylvania State University

Meinrath is a renowned technology policy expert and is internationally recognized for his work as a social entrepreneur and angel investor

Open Technology Public Interest Sector Internet of Things Civil Liberties Distributed Communications

Edd Wilder-James

VP Strategy · Silicon Valley Data Science

Expert in emerging technologies and how they change the world, specializing in big data & data science

Emerging Technologies Future of It Data Science Big Data Open Source

John David Dionisio

Professor of Computer Science · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Computer Science Interaction Design Computer Graphics

Dr Phil Porter

Reader in Geoscience and Geoscience Education · University Alliance

Phil studies the response of glaciers to a warming world. He’s led expeditions to some of the last true wilderness areas on our planet.

Meltwater Global Warming Geoscience Glaciers Ice Sheets

Vish Krishnan

Jacobs Family Chair in Management and Engineering Leadership & Professor of Innovation, Technology & Operations · UC San Diego

Vish Krishnan has developed unparalleled expertise in researching and teaching innovation, entrepreneurship, and product management.

Science and Technology New Product Development Innovation & Change Management Operations Management Commercialization

Rosemary Kim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Accounting, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Paul A. Grosch Professor of Accounting

Internal Controls in Systems Accounting Information Systems Auditing

Jed McCaleb

CTO and Cofounder · Stellar Develoment Foundation

Recognizing that the world’s financial infrastructure is broken and that too many people are left without resources, I cofounded Stellar.org

Entrepreneur Startup Nonprofit Tech Technology

Rommie Amaro

Professor and Shuler Scholar, Chemistry and Biochemistry · UC San Diego

Her research focuses on development of computational methods in biophysics for applications to drug discovery.

H1N1 Computational Methods in Drug Discovery COVID-19 Biochemistry Chemistry

Jay Goldman

Vice President, Innovation and Emerging Channels · Klick Health

Klick Health's VP spearheads improvements and innovations in user experience that are designed to expand the human side of technology

Digital Strategy and Insights Mobile and Mhealth Social and Online Media New Models of Web Application Development Intranets and Internal Collaboration

Michael Prietula

Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Public Health & Emergency Response Theatre, Performance & Leadership Decision Making & Expertise Public Health & Technology Semantic Web Ontologies

Seena Sharp

Principal · Sharp Market Intelligence

Custom in-depth intelligence to reduce risk, find opportunities, confirm assumptions, make better decisions based on today’s reality

Strategy Decision Making Marketing Today's Business Reality Competitive Intelligence

Petra Molnar

Associate Director · Refugee Law Lab, Osgoode Hall Law School

Refugee and migration issues; technology and human rights; immigration detention; and the relationship between law, society, and culture

Technology and human rights Anthropology of Migration Ethnography and Ethnographic Writing Women's Rights Refugee and Human Rights Issues

Bridget McInnes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. McInnes' research is in the area of Natural Language Processing (NLP) with a particular interest in semantics.

Natural Language Processing Biomedical Text Processing Information Retrieval Machine Learning

Dr. Ryan Stables

Senior Lecturer, Digital Audio Processing and Subject Leader, Sound Technology, School of Computing and Digital Technology · Birmingham City University

Ryan Stables is an expert in the areas of digital audio effects, digital signal processing and audio software development.

Music Informatics Digital Signal Processing Audio Engineering Maching Learning