Toby Ruckert

Founding CEO · Unified Inbox

Global Entrepreneur & Musician

Startup Leadership Entrepreneur

Ryan Poissant

Senior Advisor: IT, Communications & Entertainment Practice · MaRS Discovery District

When it's time for your growth-oriented, technology-focused company to get in the game, you can rely on the Tech Start-up Coach from MaRS

Entrepreneurship Ecommerce Wireless Technologies Marketing and Business Development

Bruce Hecht

CEO and CTO · VG2PLAY

Bruce Hecht is an expert at advancing architectural and design methodologies in hardware, software, and systems.

Integrated Circuit Local Engagement Electrical Engineering Hardware Design Technology Development

The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson

President · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Serves as the 18th President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the oldest technological research university in the United States

Research Women in STEM Science Innovation Leadership

Andréa Livi Smith

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Smith is an urban planner, preservationist and architectural historian whose research focuses on urban design and preservation.

Gamification Graves and Burial Sites Walkability Preservation Urban Design

Timothy B. Folta, Ph.D.

Professor of Management; Thomas John and Bette Wolff Family Chair in Strategic Entrepreneurship; Academic Director, Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation · University of Connecticut

Prof Folta is an expert in entrepreneurship and corporate strategy, analyzing decisions around entry, exit, and diversification.

Strategic Management Market Entry and Exit Corporate Strategy and Diversification Innovation Policy Managing Uncertainty

Jim Stikeleather

Chief Innovation Officer · Dell

Rev up the engines of your event and glimpse the future with Dell's Chief Innovation Officer, who explains & evaluates emerging technologies

Software Development Environments and Methods Software as A Service Product Management Process Engineering Cloud Computing

Dr. Patrick Dixon

Chairman · Global Cahange Ltd.

Patrick Dixon is an author and business consultant, often described as a futurist.

Connected Technologies Retirement Public Policy Work Active Ageing

Vijay Khatri

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

Information technologies expert, specializing in cognitive aspects of data management

Data Lifecycle Management Data Visualization Predictive Analytics Semiotics and Database Design Cognitive Aspects of Data Management

Dr. Akramul Azim

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science · University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Computer science expert, exploring the advantages of state-based communication scheduling and network code in real-time systems

Mark Schrutt

Strategic Advisor, Public Sector & Innovation Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Mark is a Strategic Advisor on innovation for IDC. He is an expert in the areas of digital transformation, analytics, and decision-making.

Innovation Data Decision-Making Analytics

Josh Dry

Business Development Manager · ShowGizmo

Josh is the Business Development Manager at SmartShow Ltd who mobilise events with their event app ShowGizmo

Event Apps Social Media Event Marketing Event Technology Hybrid Events

Vandana (Ana) Mangal, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Incoming Co-Program Director, MSBA Program

Project Management and Databases Business Continuity Business impacts with emerging technology deployment Disruption in sector value chains Women in Technology

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

Donghee Yvette Wohn

Assistant Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Dr. Wohn studies the role of algorithms and social interactions in livestreaming, esports, gaming, and social media.

Algorithm and Society eSports Social Media Human-Computer Interaction

Treena Arinzeh

Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Arinzeh specializes in stem cell tissue engineering, developing biomaterial repair of bone, cartilage and musculoskeletal tissues

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Musculoskeletal Injuries Stem Cell Biology and Engineering Biomedical Engineering STEM Cell

James P. Evans, Ph.D., M.D.

Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Evans directs the Clinical Adult and Cancer Genetics Services at the University of North Carolina

Medical Genetics Clinical Cancer Genetics Pharmacogenomics Genetic and Genomic Testing

Cynthia Okolo

Professor of Special Education · Michigan State University

Special education expert, focusing on content-area literacy for students with learning problems and disabilities

Learning Among Students with Disabilities Special Education History

Leyda Hernandez

Director of Marketing · Priori Legal

Director of Marketing | Growth Strategist | Board Member | Adjunct Faculty | Consultant

Social Media Integrated Marketing Digital Marketing E-Commerce

H. Kenny Cheng

John B. Higdon Eminent Scholar; Chair, Information Systems and Operations Management Department · University of Florida

H. Kenny Cheng’s research is focused on the impact of internet technology and software development.

Information Systems and Operations Management Internet Software Development and Marketing Information Technology Strategy Information Systems Policy Supply Chain Management