Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences · UC San Diego

Veerabhadran Ramathan discovered the greenhouse effect of CFCs

Lightweight Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles as Research Platforms Clouds, aerosols, greenhouse gases, and climate Atmospheric Brown Clouds (ABC) Air-sea interactions Climate Change Mitigation

Lauren Stewart

Associate Professor, Director of Structural Engineering/Materials Laboratory, Civil Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Lauren Stewart is considered by many to be among the top blast researchers in the US.

Computational Mechanics Mechanical Shock/Impact Blast Engineering Hazard Engineering

Mark Jamison

Director, Public Utility Research Center; Gerald L. Gunter Memorial Professor · University of Florida

Mark Jamison’s current research interests include competition and regulation in emerging technologies.

Telecommunications Cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency Network Effects Regulation

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

Kelly Fallis

CEO · RS Muskoka

Founder & CEO of Design, Build, Furnish firm in majestic Muskoka, Canada. Canadian Entrepreneur, Mentor, Advisor & Speaker

Small Business/Entrepreneur Online Retail Bootstrapping Furniture Failing

Thang Dinh, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Computer scientist focusing on security and optimization challenges in complex systems including social networks.

Network vulnerability assessment Security and privacy in social networks and wireless networks Combinatorial Optimization Approximation algorithm

Simon J Anderson

Strategic Foresight Consultant and Speaker · Venture Foresight, LLC

Keynote Speaker | Applied Foresight Consultant | Award-Winning Author

Future of Work Emerging Technology Change Management Retail Trends Fintech

Dave Pearson

Research Vice President, Infrastructure Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research VP for IDC Canada's Infrastructure Solutions Research Group

Platform as a Service Enterprise Storage Datacentre Networking Big Data and Analytics Infrastructure

Benn R. Konsynski

George S. Craft Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Electronic data interchange (EDI) Channel systems Electronic integration Information partnerships Digital Commerce

Andrew Smyk

Coordinator, Interactive Multimedia Graduate Certificate · Sheridan College

Coordinator, Interactive Multimedia at Sheridan College

Curriculum Design Instructional Design Mobile Design

Gary M. Atkinson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Professor Atkinson specializes in microelectromechanical systems

Microelectromechanical Systems Biochip Smart materials Micro and Nanofabrication Energy Conversion Devices

Ümit Özgür, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Özgür specializes in optical spectroscopy and photonic devices

Ultrafast spectroscopy Group III-nitride and zinc oxide optoelectronics Light emitting diodes III-V and II-VI semiconductor heterostructures Nonlinear optics

Afroditi V. Filippas, Ph.D.

Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Electrical and Computer

Professor Filippas' research focuses on signal processing and nonlinear statistical analysis techniques

Microwave and RF Modeling and Simulation Signal Processing Medical Devices

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

Shahd ElAshri

Associate Analyst, Wearables, AR/VR and Consumer Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Shahd examines the consumer mobility, wearable device and AR/VR markets in Canada

Augmented Reality (AR) Consumer and B2B Buyer behaviour Wearables Business Intelligence

Tony Olvet

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

Group Vice President of the research domains team at IDC Canada

Canadian ICT Market Trends Digital Transformation IoT & Mobility Top Executive Priorities

Patrick Mercier

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · UC San Diego

Patrick Mercier specializes in low-power electronics for wearable computing.

Wearable Technology Low Power Electronics for Wearable Computing Electronics Wearable Sensing

Peter Popplewell

Chief Technology Officer · Canopy Growth

Leading the design and engineering of numerous high-volume consumer cannabis delivery devices

Cannabis Vaporizer Devices Cannabis Delivery Systems Research and Development Design Engineering Vaping

Jay Ritter

Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar · University of Florida

Jay Ritter studies IPOs, asset pricing, valuation, investment banking and capital structure.

Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Initial Public Offerings Investment Banking Capital Structure Asset Pricing

Erik Oros

Application Development Consultant · BlackBerry

We're at a point where web development is evolving to whole new level. To be at the forefront of such a movement is truly an exciting thing.

Java and Html5 Applications Mobile Technology Mobile Software Applications