Jon Metzler

Lecturer · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Expert on strategy for the networked economy, competitive advantage in technology markets, and international business

Clusters Business in Japan Sharing Economies and Aging Economies Tech, Telecom and Media Strategy Competitive Strategy

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

Jean Philippe Bouchard

Vice-President, Future of Work and Mobility Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Leads the Future of Work & Mobility research group at IDC Canada

Canadian AR/VR Market Tablets Mobile Phones Wearables Forecasting & Modeling

Johannes M. Bauer

Quello Chair in Media and Information Policy and Director, James H. and Mary B. Quello Center · Michigan State University

Expert in the digital economy, including digital innovation, information and media policy, Internet governance including net neutrality

Media Economics Media Policy Net Neutrality Information Policy Digital Economy

Professor Frank De Vocht

Professor In Epidemiology & Public Health · University of Bristol

Examining diseases caused by radiation and excessive alcohol consumption

Evaluations Non-Communicable Diseases Drinking Alcoholics 5G Networks

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

Vladimer Botsvadze

World's No. 1 Marketing, AI and Management Thought Leader by Thinkers 360 · Botsvadze Marketing Solutions

Award-Winning Entrepreneur | Top 1% Global Social Media Influencer | Fortune 500 Consultant | Professor | Startup Advisor | Keynote Speaker

21st Century Workforce Digital Marketplace Software as A Service Enterprise Architecture Remote Work

Liran Ma

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Computer science expert, specializing in security and reliability of networked information systems

Mobile Health and Safety Wireless Networks Security Systems

Steve Yang

Senior Analyst, Communications & Mobility · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Senior Analyst, Communications & Mobility

Mobile Phones Smartphone Pricing Consumer Telecom Services Wireless Slate Tablets

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

Shahd ElAshri

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

Shahd examines the consumer mobility and wearable device markets in Canada

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

Landon Frim, Ph.D.

Expert in philosophy of politics, religion and ethics · Florida Gulf Coast University

Landon Frim studies Enlightenment philosophy, Judaism, political toleration of minorities and religious freedom.

Antisemitism Catholicism Islam Middle East Philosophy

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

David J. Teece

Thomas W. Tusher Professor in Global Business | Faculty Director, Tusher Center for The Management of Intellectual Capital · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

International authority on industrial organizations and technological change, antitrust policy, and intellectual property

Competitive performance of firms in the global marketplace Intellectual capital management Innovation Intellectual Property Technology and intellectual property

Jim Westcott

Research Manager, Application Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research Manager for the Canadian Digital Transformation: Application and Professional Services program

Systems Integration & Consulting SMB market trends Application outsourcing & BPO Digital Transformation

Nigel Wallis

Research Vice President, IoT & Industries · International Data Corporation (IDC)

IDC Canada's Research Vice President for Internet of Things and Industries

Internet of Things Vertical Markets Software Markets Economic Analysis

Andrew Ellis

Professor of Optical Communications/Deputy Director of the Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT) · Aston University

Currently researching optical superchannels and advanced passive optical networks for the delivery of Tbit/s class broadband.

5G Broadband Optical communications Photonics Signal Processing

Lars Goransson

Managing Director, Canada · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Lars Goransson is responsible for IDC's Canadian operation as Managing Director.

Competitive Intelligence Competitive Analysis Business Strategy Market Research Market Intelligence

Erdem Topsakal, Ph.D.

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

Erdem Topsakal received multiple degrees in electronics and communication engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul

Microwave Early Cancer Detection and Monitoring Microwave Hyperthermia and Ablation Wireless Medical Telemetry (Implantable and Body-centric) and E-Health Medical Applications of Microfluidics (Microfluidic Antennas and Sensors) Novel Microwave Antennas and Arrays

Laura D. Tyson

Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Influential scholar of economics and public policy; expert on trade and competitiveness

Disruption Global Economy U.S. Trade Policy High-Technology Competition Automation