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

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

Ruben Martinez

Professor of Sociology and Director of the Julian Samora Research Institute · Michigan State University

Ruben Martinez is an expert in race and ethnic relations, education of ethnic minorities, and environmental justice.

Race in America Institutional Change Ethnic Minorities Diversity Leadership Latinx Voting Habits

AKEEM ABUJADE

Innovation Idea Officer · SetForth Innovations LLC

Innovation Kick Starter, Organizational Alignment, Strategy, Futurist, AI Researcher, Speaker, and Author

Mobile Shopping Alignment Discovering Jobs Strategic Thinking Perceived Employee Performance

Tim Baines

Professor of Operations Strategy · Aston University

Professor Tim Baines specialises in the realisation of competitive manufacturing operations.

Business Models Advanced Services Servitization Manufacturing Operations Strategy

Jeremy Gutsche

Innovaiton Expert, CEO, Award-Winning Author · TrendHunter.com

Award-Winning Author, Innovation Expert, TV Host, Keynote Speaker, CEO at TrendHunter.com

Innovation Management Management Consulting Strategy Leadership

Janice Beecher

Director of the Institute of Public Utilities · Michigan State University

Expert in economic regulation and pricing of public utilities.

Academic journal management and research editing Environmental and resource policy and regulation Water industry structure, privatization, and pricing Theory and practice of public utility regulation Regulatory institutions, governance, policy, and ethics

Ted Curtin

Chief Brand Strategist and Social Media Medic · I-Marketing Services, Inc

Entertaining and engaging, Ted Curtin speaks to organizations looking to connect with their customers more deeply, tell their brand story mo

Cross-Channel Brand Engagement Social Media Integration Organizational Alignment Creating Great Customer Experiences

Peter Christensen

Assistant Professor of Art History · University of Rochester

Peter Christensen's specialization is modern architectural and environmental history of Germany, Central Europe and the Middle East.

Architectural design theory and history Critical Digital Humanities Historicism 19th Century Architectural History 20th Century Architectural History

David Weintraub

Professor of Astronomy; Director of Undergraduate Studies; Director of Program in Communication of Science & Technology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in astrophysics who also writes about extraterrestrial life, human space travel and space colonization.

Space colonization Extraterrestrial life Mars colonization Mars Space travel

Bonnie Caver

President · Reputation Lighthouse

Corporate Reputation Architect

Ethics Corporate Social Responsbility Online Reputation Management Thought Leadership M&A

Suzanne Tulien, Brand Consultant, Speaker,Author

Principal &Founder · The Brand Ascension Group

Brand Elevation Enthusiast! I align business + personal brands to walk their talk, from the inside out.

Internal Brand Development Employee Engagement & Development Brand Alignment Brand Advocacy Brand Positioning

Michael Sacks

Professor in the Practice of Organization & Management, Goizueta Business School; Professor of Sociology (by courtesy), Emory College of Arts & Sciences; Faculty Director, Woodruff Leadership Academy, Woodruff Health Sciences Center · Emory University

Executive Education Negotiations and Conflict Resolution Strategic Thinking Strategic Alignment Organizational Change

Baratunde A. Cola

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Dr. Cola brings science to energy and thermal management solutions.

Applications of Carbon Nanotubes Thermal Management of Electronics Combustion and Energy Systems Heat Transfer Micro and Nano Engineering

Gustavo Vejarano

Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Wireless Multihop Networks (Wmn) Cognitive Radios and Networking Cross-Layer Design Cyber-Physical Systems: adaptation mechanisms for WMNs to human activity and behavior Self-Organized Communication Networks

Robert Wiseman

Senior Associate Dean · Michigan State University

An expert in Executive compensation and risk attitudes

Decision Making Executive Compensation Agency Theory Risk

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

Julie Cederbaum

Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Cederbaum focuses on family process, childhood adversity, and reproductive and behavioral health risk prevention.

Parenting and Fatherhood Childhood Adversity Parent-child communication Parenting

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

Anna Davis

Trainer, Coach and Consultant · Achieve Balance

Experienced, interactive and thought-provoking speaker who encourages people to make changes to the way they work and live

Motivation Goal-Setting and Alignment NlP