Dr. Ilse Treurnicht

CEO · MaRS

This extraordinary CEO and Rhodes Scholar leads an organization dedicated to developing the next generation of Canadian growth companies

Venture Capital Management Advanced Technologies Emerging Technologies Entrepreneurship & Innovation Innovation & Economic Development

John Zhang

Research Analyst · International Data Corporation (IDC)

John Zhang is a research analyst on the Industry and Business Solutions team at IDC Canada.

Transportation Precision Agriculture Digital Transformation Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions Digital Media

Cliff Missen, M.A.

Clinical Associate Professor and Director of WiderNet@UNC · UNC-Chapel Hill

Missen is the Director of the WiderNet Project

Digital Libraries Off-line information access Information technologies for underserved populations Libraries in the developing world Information services for incarcerated populations

Anil Jain

University Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science · Michigan State University

Expert in biometrics (pattern recognition, computer vision and biometric recognition)

Pattern Recognition Computer Vision Biometrics Markov Random Fields Clustering Data

Greg Garner

Design and Computational Thinking Lead · The Friday Institute

I work with teachers, instructional coaches, principals, and district-level teams to create new models of learning.

Educational Technology Teaching Social Media

Dr. Eric Leuthardt

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery and Biomedical Engineering · Movable Type Management

Who needs hands anyway! Researcher advancing neuroprosthetics is developing medical devices and brain–computer interface technologies

Brain Computer Interfaces Neural Technologies Brain 2.0 Neuroprosthetics Innovation

Prof. Chris Nugent

Professor of Biomedical Engineering · University of Ulster

Chris received a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Systems and DPhil in Biomedical Engineering both from the University of Ulster

Development and Evaluation Technologies Assisted Living Re-enablement Technology Adoption Modelling Health Innovation

Tom Rand

Managing Director at MaRS Cleantech Fund I, L.P. · MaRS Cleantech

Experienced, bare-knucked approach to cleantech, finance, policy, climate science and associated global economic opportunities and risks.

Carbon and Climate Science: Industrial Endgame? Cleantech Climate Change Clean Energy Economics

Tony Pellegrini

Department Chair of Teacher Education/Professor of Education · Southern Utah University

Specializing in online learning strategies in higher education, asynchronous learning, and web-based instructional tools

Information and Technology in Education Family and Parent Involvement in Education Higher Education Leadership Online Learning Strategies in Higher Education Higher Education

Richard Cozzens

Director of Thunderworks Innovation Center & Associate Professor of Engineering · Southern Utah University

Specializing in CATIA, civil engineering design, and aerospace manufacturing research and technology

Concurrent Enrollment Residential Building Design Aerospace Technology Curriculum Design, Delivery & Assessment 3D Solid Modeling

Nancy D. Campbell

Professor and Department Head, Science and Technology Studies (STS) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on the history of science, technology, and medicine as it relates to drug policy and the social significance of drugs

Opioid Crisis Harm Reduction Opioid Overdose History of Science & Medicine Gender & Addiction

Suvranu De

Department Head, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering (MANE); Director, Center for Modeling, Simulation and Imaging for Medicine (CeMSIM); & J. Erik Jonsson ‘22 Distinguished Professor of Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Researches novel computational technology to solve challenging and high-impact problems in engineering, medicine, and biology

Haptics Computer Modeling and Simulation Virtual Surgery Health Care Technology

Rajah Lehal

Founder · Clausehound

Clausehound

Corporate Law Start-Ups Intellectual Property Mergers & Acquisitions Cross-Border Transactions

Nishtha Langer

Associate Professor of Business Analytics · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Authority in the field of business and societal value of IT and IT human capital

Social Media Analytics Human Capital Women in IT Business Analytics Information Technology and Business Analytics

Mark Prausnitz

Professor, Director of Center for Drug Design, Development, and Delivery, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Mark Prausnitz and his colleagues carry out research on biophysical methods of drug delivery.

Biotechnology Materials and Nanotechnology Biophysical Methods of Drug Delivery Complex Systems

Wilbur Lam

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech & Emory University · Georgia Tech - COE

Wilbur Lam researches cellular mechanics of hematologic processes and disease.

Childhood Diseases Micro/Nano Technologies Pediatric Cancer Blood Disorders

Manish Nargas

Research Manager, Consumer and Mobile Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Manish provides a unique lens on the Canadian consumer mobility and wearable market.

Wearable Technology Consumer Mobility Usage Trends & Adoption Additive Manufacturing/3d Printing

Laurent Michel, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering · University of Connecticut

Professor Laurent Michel is an expert in the areas of constraint programming, voting technology and cybersecurity

Computer Science Voting Technology & Security Cybersecurity

Don Dingee

Chief Story Officer · Left2MyOwnDevices

Explorer on the IoT

Internet of Things Microcontrollers Mems Sensors Embedded Computing Wireless Sensor Networks

Randy Rayess

Cofounder · VenturePact

Cofounder at VenturePact, Tech Entrepreneur, Angel Investor

Entrepreneurship Valuation Remote Work Software Development Software Developer Hiring