Christopher D. Carothers

Director, Center for Computational Innovations (CCI) & Professor, Computer Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Researches massively parallel computer systems with a focus on modeling and simulation systems

Information and Computer Science Parallel Discrete-Event Simulation Computer Science Massively Parallel Systems Modeling and Simulation Systems

Rami Rahal

Vice-president, Cancer Systems, Performance & Innovation · Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Rami Rahal leads improvements in Canada’s cancer system through data, research, economic modelling and innovations.

Population Health Cancer Screening Health Policy Performance Measurement Change Management

Rick Copeland

Principal Consultant · Arborian Consulting

Experienced speaker and author who specializes in Python and MongoDB

Python Programming Mongodb Database Real-Time Web

Reza Azarderakhsh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and I-SENSE Fellow · Florida Atlantic University

Reza Azarderakhsh's primary research interests are in cryptography and security.

Post-Quantum Cryptography Elliptic Curve Cryptography Cryptographic Engineering Finite Field

Pauline Barmby

Professor · University of Western Ontario

I use big data from the world's largest telescopes to figure out galaxies.

Space and Astrophysics Physics Astronomy Science Education Astroinformatics

Jan Hux

Chief Science Officer · Diabetes Canada

Providing scientific and strategic direction to Diabetes Canada.

Diabetes Public Health Epidemiology Internal Medicine Healthcare Communications

David Harlow

Principal · The Harlow Group LLC

Health care thought leader on the bleeding edge - Engaging speaker, expert insights

Health Reform Social Media for Regulated Industries Accountable Care Organizations Privacy and Security of Health Information Digital Health

Charis Kubrin

Professor · UC Irvine

Charis E. Kubrin is Professor of Criminology, Law and Society and (by courtesy) Sociology.

Race, Ethnicity, and Crime Crime Trends Crime Immigration and Crime Rap Music and Media

Yogesh Shivhare

Senior Analyst, Security and Infrastructure · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Professional analyst with experience in Market Research and Advisory within the IT Infrastructure and security industry

Cybersecurity and Risk Management Network Infrastructure Datacentre Networking Enterprise Systems Market Research

Dan Work

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert in self-driving cars and traffic management.

Adaptive Cruise Control Traffic Inverse modeling Connected and autonomous vehicles Traffic estimation and control

Claudiu Popa

CEO · Informatica Corporation

Data Protection Evangelist. Trusted Risk Advisor. Relentless Educator.

Big Data Global Privacy Social Media Security

Tanya Harrison

Director of Science Strategy · Planet Labs

Professional Martian who has worked on rocks and robots on the Red Planet.

Space and Astrophysics Climate Change Satellite Based Remote Sensing of the Earth/atmosphere System Earth Science Women in STEM Careers

Jeffrey Ulmer

PROFESSOR, Sociology and Criminology · Pennsylvania State University

Dr. Ulmer is Associate Head of the Department

Organizations Social Psychology Criminology Sociology of Religion integration of qualitative and quantitative methods

Andrea Welker, PhD

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Andrea Welker, PhD, PE, is an expert in geotechnical engineering, stormwater management, and sustainability

Stormwater Management Geotechnical Engineering Sustainability Rain Gardens

Peter Roberts

Professor of Organization & Management; Academic Director of Specialty Coffee Programs at The Roberto C. Goizueta Business & Society Institute · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Micro-Business Development Specialty Coffee Entrepreneurship Social Enterprise

Harry Reis

Professor of Psychology and Dean's Professor in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering · University of Rochester

Professor Harry Reis' research interests involve social interaction and close relationships.

Marriage and Close Relationships Health and Psychological Well Being Social interaction Intimacy Emotion Regulation

Richard Dale

Managing Director · Big Data Boston Ventures

Experienced entrepreneur turned venture capitalist, specializing in understanding the dynamics in very early stage ventures.

Venture Capital Mentorship Entrepreneurship Business Models Finance

Lauren B. Price

Assistant Professor, Biology · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Price’s main area of research is the biology, behavior, and evolution of South American primates, both living and extinct.

Skeletal Biology Human Anatomy Evolutionary Biology Human Evolution Paleoanthropology

Gregory DeFreitas

Professor of Economics · Hofstra University

Prof. DeFreitas is an expert on labor studies.

Labor Economics Research Methods Urban Economics Microeconomics African Economic Development

Hayden Wimmer

Associate Professor, Department of Information Technology · Georgia Southern University

Hayden Wimmer is an expert in Information Systems based in data mining and artificial intelligence applied to financial data.

Financial Data Data Mining Information Systems Artificial Intelligence