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

Heidi Tworek

Assistant Professor of History · University of British Columbia

Professor Tworek's current research focuses on communications, international organizations, history, and transatlantic relations.

News and Media International Relations International Organizations Legal History Germany and Europe

Wayne Roberts

principal · Will Work for Food Policy

engaging speaker; expert on food issues ; connects local food, jobs, health and environment

Local Food Production Sustainable Food Green Jobs Food Charters Community Organizing & Development

Terrence Hendershott

Professor | Willis H. Booth Chair in Banking and Finance II | Faculty Director, Master of Financial Engineering Program · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Information Technology in Financial Markets Financial Market Regulation Over-the-Counter Markets High-frequency Trading Algorithmic Trading

Eric Weaver

CEO · Transparent Path

Bringing IoT, blockchain and AI together to reduce risk, loss and waste in the food supply.

Social Business Consumer Behavior Social Media Social Media Analytics Big Data Analytics

Aneil Mishra

Managing Partner · Total Trust Coaching & Consulting

Internationally experienced speaker that shows how leaders can build trust for lasting positive change.

Leading With Trust Improving Health-Care Outcomes Through Trust-Based Leadership

Bland Simpson

Kenan Distinguished Professor, Department of English & Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Bland Simpson is an award-winning author, musician, playwright and songwriter and an expert on N.C.'s coast and waterways.

Creative Writing North Carolina's coast and waterways Writing on the Natural World Coastal Studies Playwriting

Marc Freedman

CEO and Founder · Encore.org

An award-winning social entrepreneur, frequent commentator in the national media, and the author of multiple books

Retirement Baby Boomers Aging Careers

Ekaterina Walter

Chief Marketing Officer · WOMMA - Word of Mouth Marketing Association

Social Innovator, Author, Speaker

Social Media Marketing Strategy Relationship Building Word of Mouth Marketing Facebook

Kimberley Pickett

Principal and Creative Director · KIMBO Design

Creative Principal of award-winning design firm, KIMBO Design Inc., based in Vancouver, B.C.

Design Graphic Design Marketing & Advertising Marketing & Branding Online Advertising

Alfonso J. Pedraza-Martinez

Associate Professor of Decision and Information Technologies · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Alfonso is the current president of the College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management at POMS.

Global Supply Chains Sustainability Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management Operations Management in Emerging Markets

Susan Prentice

Professor · University of Manitoba

Professor Prentice's primary specialization is contemporary and historical childcare policy and advocacy

Social Inequality Social Change Systemic Discrimination Historical Sociology Childcare Policy

Gary Firestein

Director, Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute · UC San Diego

Dr. Gary Firestein's research interests focuses on the pathogenesis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

Biomarkers Metalloproteinase and Cytokine Gene Regulation Epigenetics Rheumatic Diseases Rheumatoid Arthritis

Emily Deering Crosby

Assistant Professor of Communication · University of Mary Washington

Emily Deering Crosby is a rhetorical critic of popular culture with research concentrations in feminist criticism.

Popular Culture Feminist Criticism Critical Sport Study Digital Rhetoric Women in Country Music

David Stroupe

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Education expert, focusing on the intersections between STEM disciplines, social issues, history, and philosophy

STEM Education Teacher Education Science Education

Ruth Panofsky

Professor of English / Graduate Program in Communication & Culture · Ryerson University

Dr. Panofsky specializes in Canadian women in publishing and Canadian Jewish women writers

English Research Higher Education Literature Media & Culture

Charlotte Westerhaus-Renfrow

Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Law and Management · Kelley School of Business at Indiana University

Management and corporate leadership expert, with a penchant for theorizing new modes of conflict resolution

Team Performance and Group Processes Dispute Resolution Negotiations Conflict Management Cultural Competencies in Organizations

Donald F. Kuratko (Dr. K)

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

Dr. Kuratko (Dr. K) is a prominent scholar and leader in entrepreneurship and corporate innovation authoring over 200 articles and 30 books.

Entrepreneurship Corporate Innovation

Sameer Srivastava

Associate Professor | Harold Furst Chair in Management Philosophy and Values | Co-Director, Computational Culture Lab | Co-Director, Berkeley Culture Initiative · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Pioneering the use of computational methods to study culture and cognition

Culture and Cognition Organizational Sociology Organizational Theory Network Analysis Economic Sociology

Dr Jakob Vinther

Senior Lecturer · University of Bristol

Pioneer of ‘palaeocolour’ – studying and reconstructing fossil colour patterns

Dinosaur Camouflage Macroevolution Paleontology Dinosaurs Fossils