Ryan Thornburg, M.A.

Associate Professor, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media · UNC-Chapel Hill

Thornburg is an expert in data-driven reporting and media economics.

Digital Elections Engagement Local news Fake News

Narayanan Palani

Engineering Lead · Lloyds Banking Group

Technically sound and dynamic speaker in Software Test Management

Test Tools Test Plan Emerging Methods in Testing Test Management Psychological Leadership and Decision Making

Matt Golden

Founder and Managing Partner · Golden Venture Partners

Content that sparkles! Golden Venture Partners founder tells you how he turns nuggets to diamonds for early stage mobile-focused startups

Venture Capital & Private Equity Early Stage Mobile-Focused Startups Entrepreneurship Mobile Technologies Digital Technologies

Chris Byrd

Senior Consultant · EY

I advise professionals and companies on how to differentiate themselves by providing a unique customer experience.

Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Implementation of It Platforms It Audit and Security

Pablo Veliz

VP of Technology · US Media Consulting

IT and Mobile Consultant

Mobile and Webmobile Platforms Agile Project Management Digital Marketing

Lisa Fazio

Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development · Vanderbilt University

Expert on how people process true and false information, and how to mitigate the effects of reading and sharing false information.

How to prevent sharing false information online Lies Fake News Developmental Science Cognition

Robbie Albert

Managing Partner · The Riverdale Group

An innovator that works at the intersection of information services, digital media and SaaS software

Business Development Strategic Planning Go to Market Strategies Marketing Strategy Brand Strategy

Jesse Bockstedt

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

Behavioral Economics Online Consumer Behavior Electronic Commerce Crowdsourcing Cybersecurity

Sophie Bjork-James

Assistant Professor of the Practice in Anthropology · Vanderbilt University

Expert on the U.S.-based religious right and the white nationalist movement, particularly online communities.

Conservative Christianity Religion White Nationalism Reproductive Politics Race and Racism

Vladimir Dimitroff

Director · PRISM Consulting (UK) Ltd

Popular highly insightful and captivating speaker on CRM and Customer Experience, Segmentation, Loyalty, Social business and Innovation

Customer Segmentation Customer Retention and Loyalty Social Business and Innovation Customer-Centric Strategy and Operations Customer Experience

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

Jagdish N. Sheth

Charles H. Kellstadt Chaired Professor of Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Globally known for scholarly contributions in consumer behavior, relationship marketing, competitive strategy, and geopolitical analysis

Emerging Markets Geopolitical Analysis Relationship Marketing Marketing Theory Global Competitive Strategy

David Meerman Scott

Marketing Strategist, Keynote Speaker, Bestselling Author

Leading Social Media and Marketing Speaker for Companies and at Conferences Worldwide

Marketing Leadership Social Media Public Relations Newsjacking

Frederick W. Gooding, Jr.

Dr. Ronald E. Moore Professor in Humanities · Texas Christian University

Race, Racism and Discrimination in Pop Culture and/or Mainstream Media (e.g., movies, music and sports).

Sports Movies Discrimination Representations of Race Mainstream Media

Nathaniel Kinsey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Nathaniel Kinsey's research broadly lies in the field of nanophotonics, studying the interaction of light with materials on the nanoscale.

Nanophotonics/Plasmonics Nonlinear optics Optical Materials Integrated Optics Consumer Nanophotonics

Kurt Dewhurst

Director, Curator, and Professor · Michigan State University

Expert on: Museum Studies, Folklore, Folk Art, Intangible Cultural Heritage, Cultural Policy, International Cultural Engagement

Cultural Heritage Practice International Engagement Cultural Policy Folklore and Folklife Museum Studies

Marc Stoiber

Creative Director / Brand Strategist · Consultant

The Futureproof Brand Expert

Futureproof Brands Creating Green Innovation Green Brand Leadership Out of the Jar Thinking Building Platforms for Great Ideas

Bjoern Hamberger

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry · Michigan State University

Hamberger's research focuses on the discovery of plant pathways for bioactive diterpenoids found in medicinal plant species.

Synthetic Biology Plant Specialized Metabolites Terpenes

Richard A. Wilson, Ph.D.

Gladstein Distinguished Chair of Human Rights and Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Wilson is an expert on hate speech and incitement on social media.

Human Rights Truth and Reconciliation Commissions Anthropology Human rights trials International Human Rights

Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences · UC San Diego

Veerabhadran Ramathan discovered the greenhouse effect of CFCs

Lightweight Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles as Research Platforms Clouds, aerosols, greenhouse gases, and climate Atmospheric Brown Clouds (ABC) Air-sea interactions Climate Change Mitigation