Tony Ulwick

Founder & CEO · Strategyn

Tony is the pioneer of Jobs-to-be-Done Theory and the inventor of Outcome-Driven Innovation® (ODI).

Outcome-Driven Innovation Marketing Strategy Innovation Management Strategy Innovation Consulting

Jeffrey G. Covin

Professor of Strategic Management · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Dr. Covin is a leading scholar in the fields of entrepreneurship, strategic management, and technology management.

Strategic Management Entrepreneurship Business Management University Teaching Higher Education Administration

Warren Shiau

Research Vice-President, AI & Analytics · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Warren Shiau is a Research Vice-President, specializing in AI & Analytics at IDC Canada.

Artifical Intelligence Quantitative Surveying Market assessment and segmentation Message and value proposition testing Thought leadership research

Donald F. Kuratko

Jack M. Gill Chair of Entrepreneurship · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Dr. Kuratko has authored over 190 articles on aspects of entrepreneurship and corporate innovation.

Entrepreneurship Corporate Entrepreneurship Corporate Innovation Leadership Business Administration

Marie Wiese

President · Marketing CoPilot

Marie Wiese is a senior marketing executive with 20+ years’ experience in strategic marketing

Online Marketing Marketing Strategy Lead Generation Social Media Marketing Digital Marketing

April Dunford

Independent Marketing Executive · Rocket Launch Marketing

Aim for the sky but shoot for the stars! Rocket Launch Marketing's experienced startup marketing executive helps expansion-stage startups

Corporate Communications Marketing Strategy Startup Marketing Brand Development & Marketing Product Marketing Strategies

Bryan Eisenberg

Partner · Eisenberg Holdings, LLc

New York Times Bestselling author on Marketing Optimization and Online Marketing

Web Analytics Online Marketing A/B Testing Multivariate Testing Persuasion

Joseph Wilson

Senior Strategist, Education · MaRS Discovery District

Senior Strategist, Eduction, MaRS Discovery District

Education Innovation Technology

Pauline Weger

ceo · Signature thinkers

thought leadership | helping leaders become thought leaders

Thought Leadership Content Marketing Branding Becoming the Visible Expert.

Stefan Savage

Professor · UC San Diego

Stefan Savage specializes in computer engineering with a focus on cybersecurity.

Security Cybersecurity Computer Engineering Computer Science

Emily Taylor

Consulting Manager · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Consulting Manager

Project Management Virtual Reality (VR) Consumer Tech Connected Life Wearables

Sydney Finkelstein

Associate Dean for Executive Education; Steven Roth Professor of Management · Dartmouth College

Leadership and strategy expert focusing on the strengths and weaknesses of executive talent

Corporate Strategy Strategic Leadership Mergers & Acquisitions Executive Talent Board Effectiveness

Lawrence Surtees

Research Vice President, Communications · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Over thirty years of experience advising clients on new technologies and trends impacting the Canadian communications market

Canadian Communications Policy and Regulatory Issues Canadian Communications Service Providers Wireless Communications Telecom Industry Structure and Trends Optical Network Technology

Meng Cong

Manager, Market Insights and Analytics · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Meng Cong is the Manager of the Market Insights and Analytics team at IDC Canada

Smart Cities Risk Analysis Economics and Behaviour Forecasting & modeling Measurement Models

Manish Nargas

Senior Analyst, 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

Mark Schrutt

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

Mark has recently changed roles at IDC Canada and is now a Strategic Advisor for Public Sector & Innovation Research

Outsourcing Enterprise Applications Cloud Services Data centres ICT Trends & analysis

Joan C. Williams

Distinguished Professor of Law, UC Hastings Foundation Chair and Director of the Center for WorkLife Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: williams@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4706 / Office 402-100

Property Law Feminist Legal Theory Work Life Balance Gender and Sexuality in the Law Work Conflict

Mohan V. Tatikonda

Professor of Operations Management · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Expert on issues of global competition, international trade, corporate strategy, manufacturing employment, & health care supply chains.

International Trade Lean Six Sigma Complex New Product and Service Development Start-Up Firms Supply Chain Management

Shannon Phillips, MD, MPH

Quality and Patient Safety Officer · Cleveland Clinic

Healthcare audiences are eager to learn how metrics, performance improvement and outcomes can help ensure the success of an organization

Quality and Patient Safety Culture of Safety Leadership: Role of A Leader to Develop Culture Leading By Influence Performance Improvement & Safety/Quality

Aidin Namin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Marketing, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Marketing Analytics Data Analytics Modeling Econometrics Retailing