Aparna Gupta

Professor, Lally School of Management; Director, Center for Financial Studies · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading quantitative finance and risk management expert advancing cutting-edge solutions to address risk challenges of the 21st century.

Networked Systems Analytical Methods Financial Engineering Risk Management Quantitative Finance

Brian Clark

Assistant Professor, Lally School of Management · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Quantitative finance expert with extensive experience in risk management and machine learning in the banking and credit card industries.

Financial Regulation Financial Intermediation Quantitative Finance Machine Learning in Finance Risk Management

Nicolae Gârleanu

Professor | The Paul H. Stephens Chair in Applied Investment Analysis | Director, PhD Program · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Economics Risk Management Finance

Kelly Welch, PhD

Professor of Sociology and Criminology | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Kelly Welch, PhD, is an expert on racial and ethnic profiling, racial disparities in school discipline and public punitiveness toward crime.

Criminology Racial Profiling School-to-Prison Pipeline Race and Justice Social Justice

Amir Kermani

Associate Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Household Finance Securitization Macroeconomy and Housing Monetary Policy

Christina Gipson

Assistant Professor of Sport Management · Georgia Southern University

Christina Gipson researches underserved populations in after school settings, event risk management, body image issues, and fitness programs

Fitness programs Event risk management Underserved populations in after school settings Body image issues

Bryan Strawser

Principal Consultant & CEO · Bryghtpath LLC

Experienced dynamic speaker & trainer. A leading expert on organizational resiliency, crisis management, & business continuity.

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Crisis & Emergency Management Enterprise Risk Management Crisis Communications Crisis and Issues Management

Dr. Ron Dembo

Founder and CEO · Zerofootprint Software Inc.

Easily filling even the biggest shoes and still leaving no mark, the CEO of Zerofootprint developed software to reduce environmental impacts

Energy Management Carbon Measurement and Management Renewable Energy Green Buildings Enterprise Risk Management

Jana Steele

Partner, Pensions & Benefits · Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Partner at Osler in Toronto with extensive knowledge and experience with shared risk, target benefit and other innovative plan designs.

Pension and Benefits Pension Plan Shared Risk and Target Benefit Plans Pension Plan Structure Pension Plan Governance Pension Plan Compliance

Matt Devost

President & CEO · FusionX LLC

Dynamic Speaker on Terrorism and Cyber Security Issues

Cyber Security Risk Management Terrorism Intelligence & Analysis Homeland Security

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

Andrew Ellul

Professor of Finance · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Ellul's research interests focus on empirical corporate finance, especially ownership structures and their impact on firms’ decisions.

Institutional Investors Ownership Structure Corporate Governance Market Microstructure Financial Economics

Jim Ketterson

Senior Director of Senior Living · Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.

Jim Ketterson can speak to risk management at senior living facilities, including approaches to safety and preventing falls for seniors.

Risk Management of Healthcare Facilities Risk Management Senior Living Centers Insurance Counseling Preventing Falls for Seniors

Mark Abkowitz

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert in enterprise risk management, hazardous materials transportation, and impacts of extreme weather on infrastructure adaptation.

Extreme Weather and Infrastructure Enterprise Risk Management Spatial Analysis Infrastructure Resilience Risk Assessment

NK Shrivastava

Vice President · Farragut Systems

Experienced, entertraining speaker on Project Management topics who brings real life examples from his own projects into his presetations th

Project Risk Management Troubled Project Recovery Estimation & Planning

Lisa Faille, PhD, MPH, ABPP

Adjunct Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Board Certified Licensed Clinical Psychologist

strengths based approaches to teaching and learning Emotional Intelligence Racial Bias Clinical Psychology Forensic Psychology

Kelly Goonan

Assistant Professor of Outdoor Recreation · Southern Utah University

Dr. Goonan shares her outdoor recreation expertise with tips to stay safe while hiking, visiting national parks & exploring the backcountry.

Americans in the Outdoors Climbing Human Dimensions of Ecosystems National Park Sustainability Outdoor Recreation Management

Guy A. Russ

Assistant Vice President — Risk Control · Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.

Guy can speak to impacts on houses of worship during COVID, armed intruder prevention, cyber risks & sexual abuse prevention.

Cyber Risks Armed Intruder Preparation and Prevention New Normal During COVID-19 Protection Against Natural Disasters

Robert Traver, PhD

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Director of the Villanova Center for Resilient Water Systems | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Robert Traver, PhD, PE, WRE, is an expert on green stormwater infrastructure.

Stormwater Management Bmp Green Infrastructure Urban Watersheds Flooding Water Resources

Erich Bublitz

Risk Management Expert

Experienced Risk Management Professional

Underwriting Insurance Security Assessments Risk Management