Howard (Shih-Ming) Hu

Professor of Hotel, Resort, Hospitality Management · Southern Utah University

Specializing in international cuisine, hospitality management, and culinary science

Food Service Preparation Techniques International Cuisine Culinary Tourism Culinary Programs Hospitality Management

Diego Bufquin, PhD

Professor of Practice and Director of Hospitality Certificate · Tulane University

Diego Bufquin is an expert in Hotel Management, Restaurant Management, Consumer Behavior, Organizational Behavior and Social Psychology.

Hospitality and Tourism Hotel Management Restaurant Management Consumer Behavior Organizational Behavior

Sheryl F. Kline

Professor, Hospitality · University of Delaware

Prof. Kline's research focuses on organizational behavior and training in the hospitality, meeting and event industry.

Economics Organizational Behavior Hospitality Sport Business Management Hospitality Management

Bruce McAdams

Professor · Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship

McAdams joined the faculty in January of 2009 after more than twenty years leadership experience in the Ontario hospitality industry

Operations & Training Operations Analysis Sustainability in the Foodservice Industry

Stan Suboleski

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Stan Suboleski is an expert in hospitality training and strategic management.

Hospitality Asset Design & Openings (Hotels, Restaurants) Hospitality Training Hospitality Operational Auditing Room Service Best Practices Multi-Unit Management

Kathleen McCallops, Ph.D

Senior Research Associate · ChristianaCare

Kathleen McCallops, Ph.D, is a Senior Research Associate for Community Health at ChristianaCare.

Youth Development Housing Instability Community Health Family Health Food Insecurity

Rigoberto A. Lopez, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Lopez is an expert in food systems, marketing, and industrial organization.

Food Systems Marketing Industrial Organization Public Policy

Aidin Namin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Marketing Analytics, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Marketing Analytics Data Analytics Modeling Econometrics Retailing

Hillary Berman

Founder · Popcorn & Ice Cream

Small business marketing. Passionate about customer engagement, customer experience, small/local business, startups and entrepreneurship.

Small Business Marketing Women in Business Startup Marketing Customer Engagement & Retention Customer Experience

Karthik Namasivayam

Director · Michigan State University

Karthik Namasivayam's research explores the intersection between service provider and consumer.

Hospitality Leadership Information Technology Systems Innovation Sustainability Restaurant Management

Theresa Syer

Founding Partner, Professional Speaker · Syer Hospitality Group Inc.

Theresa Syer is one of today's most influential voices on Creating Renowned Customer Experiences. As a Professional Speaker she inspires and

Service Loyalty Maximizing Your Networking Skills

Dimitrios Buhalis

Professor and Leader of eTourism Lab · Bournemouth University

Experienced, dynamic speaker that connects Tourism/Travel - Technology/Social Media and Management and Marketing ss

Etourism Social Media and Strategy Trends Tourism Travel

Jasmine Kerrissey

Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of the Labor Center · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jasmine Kerrissey is an expert on labor movements, work and inequality

Worker Strikes Labor Studies Labor Movements Social Movements and Collective Behavior Political Sociology of Health

Frank Felker

Founder & President · Digital Media Positioning

Highly-reviewed speaker with scores of presentations to business groups nationwide on entrepreneurship, digital marketing & direct sales.

Sales Marketing Entrepreneurship Social Media Digital Publishing

Yu-kai Chou

CEO · RewardMe

Rated a Top 20 Gamification Guru. Regular Speaker/Lecturer at Stanford, Google etc on Gamification and Social Media.

Restaurant and Retail Marketing Gamification

Bill Mase

Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management · Georgia Southern University

Bill Mase has conducted studies and taught courses in public health, ethics and health policy.

Food Safety Evidence-Based Public Health Health Policy Ethics Epidemiology

Kwabena Boakye

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Professor Boakye's research interest includes quality improvement, service innovation, and applied statistics

IT Post-Adoption Quality Management Service Operations

Curtis Carlson Nelson

Travel & Hospitality Executive · Curtis Carlson Nelson

Curtis Carlson Nelson has 20 years of management experience with a focus on the travel and hospitality industries.

Marketing Management Travel Hospitality

Jennifer Dolman

Partner, Litigation · Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Commercial litigator with deep expertise in advising Canadian and international franchisors with all manner of business disputes.

Class Actions Defamation Law Franchise Law Employment & Labour Law Hospitality and Leisure

Julie Downs

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Julie Downs studies social influences on decisions, particularly the impact of social norms.

Social Norms Decisions Processes Public Policy Social Psychology Judgement and Decision Making