Shubo Rakhit

Partner, Advisory Services, KPMG Corporate Finance · KPMG

Well-versed in corporate finance with proven track record of guiding media, telecom and technology companies to successful restructuring

Corporate Finance Business Valuation Project Finance Financial Restructuring M&a and Capital Raising for Public Companies

William Schmidt

University Distinguished Professor of Education and Statistics · Michigan State University

Professor Schmidt's research focuses on policy issues related to K-12 math education and the effects of curriculum on academic achievement

Opportunity to Learn Mathematics Assessment and Psychometrics International Mathematics Education Studies Statistics Educational Policy

Xiaoyun Yu

Associate Professor of Finance · Kelley School of Business at Indiana University

Expert in theoretical and empirical corporate finance, focusing on the nuances of information economics and the politics of economy finance

Information Economics Security Design Initial Public Offering Financial Institutions and Systems Political Economy of Finance

Stephen Schwarz

Emeritus Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: schwarzs@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4681 / Office 624-200

Taxation Law Nonprofit Organizations Estate Planning Federal Income Taxation Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships

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

Diana C. Parry

Professor, Applied Health Sciences, Special Advisor to the President, Women's and Gender Issues · University of Waterloo

Dr. Diana C. Parry research explores the roles of leisure in women’s health and wellbeing through a feminist lens.

Women's Leisure Gender Leisure Health and Well-Being Qualitative Inquiry Feminist Theory

Renee Smith-Maddox

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

Dr. Smith-Maddox interests include teaching diversity, social innovation, and the capacity-building needs of nonprofit organizations

Advocacy and Social Justice Corporate Social Responsbility Race Gender and Class in Organization Processes Social Work Education Social Work

Leo Martinez

Albert Abramson Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: martinez@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4683 / Office 360-200

Taxation Law Insurance Law and Regulations Contracts Communications Law Federal Taxation

Ruomeng Cui

Associate Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Cui's research focuses on how operations strategies create and deliver value in companies' digital transformation

Causal Inference Digital Retail Platform Markets Operations Strategy Supply Chain

David Sraer

Associate Professor | James J. and Marianne B. Lowry Chair in Business · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Macroeconomics Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Behavioral Finance Corporate Finance

Paul Matsen

Chief Marketing Officer · Cleveland Clinic

Paul Matsen oversees one of the most recognizable healthcare brands in the world

Brand Strategy Digital and Social Media Building Brand in Healthcare Healthy Metrics Marketing in A Digital World

Laura Reese

Director and Professor · Michigan State University

Laura Reese is an expert in animal welfare policy, animals in the city, animal sheltering, local economic development

Local Economic Development Animals in the City Animal Welfare Policy Animal Sheltering

Jennifer Dolman

Partner, Litigation · Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Commercial litigator with deep expertise in advising Canadian and international franchisors with all manner of business disputes.

Class Actions Defamation Law Franchise Law Employment & Labour Law Hospitality and Leisure

Messod Daniel Beneish

Professor of Accounting · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Messod D. Beneish’s professional interests include detecting financial statement fraud, mergers and acquisitions, and financial distress.

Financial Distress Accounting Financial Statement Fraud Mergers and Acquisitions Economics

Kyle Berner

Founder · Feelgoodz

Kyle Berner is the founder of Feelgoodz, a travel-inspired lifestyle brand that produces casual footwear and accessories.

Travel Entrepreneurship Collegiate Motivation

Ted Thornhill, Ph.D.

Expert in race, racism, higher education and sociology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Ted Thornhill is a scholar of racism who is particularly focused on the impact white supremacy has on Black people.

Critical Race Theory Higher Education Racism in America Racism White Supremacy

Tyan Parker Dominguez

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

Health care systems expert, focusing on persistent racial/ethnic disparities in infant mortality, pre-term delivery, and low birthweight

Inpatient and outpatient medical settings Community mental health clinics

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD

Professor, Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology · Tulane University

Dr. Ferdinand focuses on cardiac risk factor evaluation and control, including communities of racial and ethnic minorities.

COVID-10 (Coronavirus) Nuclear Cardiology Hypertension Cardiology Hyperlipidemia

Henry Juszkiewicz

Chairman and CEO · Gibson Guitar Corp.

Hittin' The Best Note! Gibson's CEO plucks just the right strings as an experienced & energetic speaker on consumer branding, marketing

Fan Based Marketing How to Grow A Company How to Deal With A Government Investigation Marketing Your Brand Strategies for Leadership

Nilanjana Dasgupta

Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Institute of Diversity Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Nilanjana "Buju" Dasgupta studies how implicit or unconscious bias influences people’s first impressions and behavior toward others.

STEM Education Stereotypes Social Identity Diversity in Science Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)