Esther Lim

CEO and Chief Experience Architect · The Estuary, LLC

Passionately exploring the convergence of social media, storytelling, big data and emerging tech in marketing and digital entertainment

Transmedia Storytelling Digital Narratives: Co-Created Storyworld Communities Social Media Analytics Big Data Narrative Gamification

Christopher A. Lemmon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., Lehigh University | M.S., University of Wisconsin | Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Lemmon's research lies in cell-generated traction forces and extracellular matrix biology

Cell-generated traction forces Extracellular matrix biology Cellular mechanotransduction Mechanobiology of fibrosis Matrix mechanics and signaling in the tumor microenvironment;

Andrea L. Dixon, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Keller Center for Research and the Center for Professional Selling The Frank M. and Floy Smith Holloway Professor in Marketing · Baylor University

Dr. Dixon focuses on behavioral issues related to sales, service and customer satisfaction.

Professional Selling Marketing Research Advertising Marketing Strategy Organizational Behavior

Ivan Hernandez

EMEIA Digital & Emerging Tech Community Leader · EY

Former Flying Trapeze Artist turned Change Catalyst. Speaker on IoT, Customer Experience, Digital Transformation, Business Development.

Digital Transformation Customer Experience Experience Design Internet of Things IoT & Mobility

Jennifer Polack

Professor of Computer Science · University of Mary Washington

Professor of Computer Science at University of Mary Washington

Computer Science Computer Science Education Apps for Education

Natasha Chaykowski

Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Natasha Chaykowski is a joint winner of the 2014 Middlebrook Prize.

Art Art History Curatorial Projects Grant Writing Contemporary Art

G Philip (Phil) Robertson

University Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Agriculture and climate change (particularly mitigation strategies), bioenergy sustainability, and greenhouse gas emissions.

Soil Carbon Dynamics Climate Change Mitigation Greenhouse Gas Fluxes from Agriculture Climate change and agriculture Bioenergy Sustainability

Constantinos K. Coursaris

Associate Chairperson, Director of Graduate Studies, and Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Human-Computer Interaction, User Experience, and Social Media researcher and consulting focusing on Digital Transformation and Healthcare.

Digital Transformation Digital Marketing E-Business User Experience Human-Computer Interaction

Stephen Huddart

President and CEO – The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation · Social Innovation Generation

Best job in the world! Improving the present and renewing the future of all our communities with empowering social innovation initiatives

Social Innovation Non-Profit and Leadership Social Finance Social Innovation and Resilience

Paul Labarge

Board Chair, CATAAlliance // Founding Partner · LaBarge Weinstein LLP

Paul C. LaBarge, C.M. is a founding partner of LaBarge Weinstein LLP, a corporate law boutique nestled in the nation’s capital since 1997.

IPOs Trade Mergers and Acquisitions Taxation Financing

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

Sally Blount

Dean · Northwestern University

An internationally recognized expert in the fields of negotiation and behavioral decision making

Organizational Behavior Performance in Intercultural Interactions At Work Individual Temporality in Work Organizations: Implications for Work Groups Fair Market Ideology

Terry Horton, M.D.

Chief of Division of Addiction Medicine · ChristianaCare

Terry Horton, M.D., is a national expert on addiction and substance abuse.

Substance Use Disorders Addiction Medicine Internal Medicine Addiction and Primary Care Withdrawal Management

Evan Hardie

Research Director, Future of Work, Printers & Digital Displays · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research Director within IDC Canada's Future of Work Practice and Printers/Digital Displays Markets

Digital Displays 3D Printers Hardcopy Peripherals Large Format Printers Managed Print Services

James Ware

Executive Director · The Future of Work...unlimited

Experienced speaker and futurist; focused on the changing nature of work, the workplace, and the workforce. Change management specialist an

The Future of Work Organizational/Cultural Change Managing People You Can't See Talking About Tomorrow: Conversations About the Future of Work Your Last Bad Meeting!

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

Dra. Celia Alpuche Aranda

Directora Ejecutiva del Centro de Investigación sobre Enfermedades Infecciosas (Executive Director) · Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública

Director of Research Center for Infectious Diseases at the National Institute of Public Health

Immunization Infectious Diseases Bacterial Pathogenesis Epidemiological and Molecular Mechanisms Vaccination

Bettina von Stamm

Director & Catalyst · Innovation Leadership Forum

Inspiring, engaging and thought provoking insights on and around innovation

Innovation Design Thinking Future of Work Future of Innovation Innovation

Tammy Clifford

Chief Scientist and Vice President, Evidence Standards · Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH)

Supporting evidence-informed decisions in Canadian health care as CADTH's Chief Scientist and Vice President, Evidence Standards.

Epidemiology Evidence-Based Medicine Health Health & Healthcare Law and Policy health technology assessment

Sridhar Balasubramanian

Professor of Marketing, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC-Chapel Hill

Sridhar Balasubramanian is an award-winning professor of marketing.

Marketing Innovation Marketing Strategies Human Resource Management Education and Training