Brian Alvey

Serial entrepreneur and startup advisor

Brian Alvey is a leader in online publishing. His software makes creative people more powerful.

Cloud Computing Startups Entrepreneurship Digital Media Software Platforms

Hillol Bala

Associate Professor of Information Systems · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Information technology expert, focusing on the implementation of enterprise systems that radically change organizational business processes.

IT-Enabled Business Process Change and Management IT Use and Impacts Strategic Use of IT in Health Care Enterprise Systems Implementation

Kari Watkins

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Kari Watkins' research interests revolve around multi-modal transportation planning and the use of technology in transportation.

Complete Streets Design Traveler Information Transportation Planning Smart Cities Sustainable Communities

Thomas Hynes

Manager, Blogger Relations · PR Newswire

Have something to say? Publishing first-rate content not only keeps your audience informed but it engages them in an ongoing conversation

New Media Strategies Blogging & Blogger Relations Corporate Social Media Strategic Brand Positioning Social Media Strategies

Gautam Hans

Associate Clinical Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in first amendment and telecommunications law, including social media. Directs Vanderbilt's First Amendment law clinic.

Civil Liberties Social Media First Amendment Privacy and Survelliance Law and Technology

David Weintraub

Professor of Astronomy; Director of Undergraduate Studies; Director of Program in Communication of Science & Technology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in astrophysics who also writes about extraterrestrial life, human space travel and space colonization.

Space colonization Extraterrestrial life Mars colonization Mars Space travel

Jessalynn Keller

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, Media and Film · University of Calgary

Expert in girls'/youth media, digital cultures, contemporary feminisms, & celebrity

Girls' media cultures Celebrity Culture Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods and Analysis Digital Media Feminisms and Gender Studies

Derek Dunham

Vice-President, Client Services · Varsity Branding

Derek Dunham brings over 20 years of experience in branding, marketing and communication.

Direct Advertising Social Media Marketing Integrated Marketing Brand Development Creative Direction

Craig Santy

Founder · Great Eastern International Inc.

Film, Television, Digital, Events, Branded Entertainment, Asian Media Specialist, Creative Services & IP Development

Television Television Series Film Film & Video Production Film Director

Lisa Platt

Assistant Professor & Research Faculty · University of Florida

Lisa Platt’s research focuses on using artificial intelligence and dynamic modeling to evaluate designs that reduce risks to human health.

Systems Design for Public Health Prevention Through Design Human Factors Safety Climate Change Interior Design

Dave Pearson

Research Vice President, Infrastructure Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research VP for IDC Canada's Infrastructure Solutions Research Group

Platform as a Service Enterprise Storage Datacentre Networking Big Data and Analytics Infrastructure

Randy Magiera

Adjunct professor of information security and cybersecurity · Tulane University

Randy Magiera is a cybersecurity expert in security management, risk analysis and vulnerability assessments.

Risk Analysis Vulnerability Assessments Information Security Information Technology Cybersecurity

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

Testing · Thomson Reuters

Technically sound and dynamic speaker in Software Test Management

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

Terry Taylor

Milton W. Terrill Chaired Professor of Business Administration · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Marketing-operations interface Economics of operations management Social responsibility in operations management On-demand service platforms Supply Chain Management

Mr. Rodd Bond

Director · Netwell Centre

Mr. Rodd Bond is the Director of the Netwell Centre, and an architect by background.

Age Friendly Environments Public Policy Built Environment Active Ageing Education and Training

Samar Ali

Research Professor of Political Science and Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the intersection of conflict mediation, national security, economic development and human rights.

Human Rights National Security Polarization Cybersecurity Law and Government

Marsha MacDowell

Professor and Curator · Michigan State University

Marsha MacDowell is an expert in museums and communities, traditional material culture studies and digital preservation

Women's Art Art and Health Folklife and Museums Quilt Studies Community-Engaged Museum Work

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

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