Harmony Rhoades

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

Harmony Rhoades's research centers on homelessness, housing, substance use, mental health, and other factors that influence health outcomes.

Mental Health Substance Abuse Hiv/Aids Health Homelessness

Eva Gantz

Social media and community specialist · Giving Books a Voice

Every good idea deserves a voice.

Twitter Facebook Reddit Tumblr Snapchat

A.V. Powers

Managing Partner · ExecPointe, LLC

PERFORMANCE STRATEGIES | CHANGE MANAGEMENT | EVENT PRODUCTION | INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Leadership Coaching Relationship Empathy High Performing Teams Social & Digital Media Communication & Behaviour Event and Protocol Management Group Dynamics

Jessica Smith Schwind

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology · Georgia Southern University

Jessica Smith Schwind researches emerging infectious diseases in global health settings

Coronavirus Global Health Emerging Infectious Diseases Disease Detection and Response COVID-19

Samantha Bradshaw

Doctor of Philosophy Candidate · Oxford Internet Institute

Samantha Bradshaw is a D. Phil. candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute, working on the Computational Propaganda project.

Government Internet Governance Cyber Security Social Media and Democracy Computational Propaganda

Christina L. Christian

Senior Community Marketing Manager · Yelp.com

Will Somebody Yelp Me? Freshen up the podium and give your event creative & engaging content that will have your audience Yelping for more!

Media Relations Event Planning Corporate Communications Social Media Marketing Digital Marketing

Bijan Zakeri

Global Technical Marketing Manager · BASF

Bijan Zakeri is a pharmaceutical industry professional with a strong business acumen, scientific expertise and technical marketing.

Drug Discovery Pharmaceutical Industry Biochemistry Protein Chemistry Biotechnology

Lee Jarvis

Professor of International Politics · University of East Anglia

His global research explores terrorism, counterterrorism and cyber security.

Political Violence Counterterrorism International Politics Terrorism Cyber Security

Margot E. Patterson

Counsel · Dentons Canada LLP

A Law Society of Upper Canada Certified Specialist in copyright who can discuss all aspects of this hot topic.

Intellectual Property Copyright Crtc Applications Media & Entertainment Law Anti-Spam

Dr. Bradley Willcox

Professor and Director of Research · Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

Dr. Willcox is also an author of a NY Times best-selling book on healthy aging

Long Term Care Geriatric Medicine Internal Medicine

Siobhan Gorman

Partner, Washington, D.C. · Brunswick Group

Siobhan Gorman concentrates on crisis, cybersecurity, public affairs, and media relations.

Cyber Security Cyberattacks National Security Litigation Media Relations

Jed McCaleb

CTO and Cofounder · Stellar Develoment Foundation

Recognizing that the world’s financial infrastructure is broken and that too many people are left without resources, I cofounded Stellar.org

Entrepreneur Startup Nonprofit Tech Technology

Andy Ellwood

Director, Business Development · Gowalla

Telling better stories and inspiring others to come along.

Brand Partnerships Future of Digital Engagement Telling Better Stories

Gary Vaynerchuk

Co-Founder and Owner · VaynerMedia

Find your social media voice and build your digital brands with New York Times and Wall Street Journal Best-Selling author

Social Media Brand Management Customer Engagement & Retention Word of Mouth Marketing Ecommerce

Marc Engelsman

Director, Strategic Marketing Integration · Digital Brand Expressions

Expert and experienced speaker on digital content marketing including SEO, pay-per-click advertising, and social media marketing

Search Engine and Social Media Marketing Marketing Analytics Integrating Online and Offline Marketing Content Marketing Digital Marketing

Vanessa Díaz

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Hollywood Celebrity Culture Cuba Latin America oral & life histories

Benn R. Konsynski

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

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

Herman Knopf

Research Scientist; Member of the Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies · University of Florida

Herman Knopf's current research involves child care accessibility and parent selection of child care.

Early Childhood Education

Sarah Prevette

Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Named by Inc Magazine as one of the top entrepreneurs in North America & recognized as a futurist/early-supporter of emerging technology

Failism: the Art of Strategic Evolution Tech Startups The Entrepreneur Journey Entrepreneurial Networking & Collaboration Setting Direction and Strategy for Companies

Erica Shifflet-Chila

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · Michigan State University

Professor Shifflet-Chila focuses on public policy, homelessness, technology, and social work.

Social Work Homelessness Public Policy Technology