Will Bermender

Managing Director · Will Bermender Equity Partners, LLC

Business Leader, Board Director, Investor, Author

M&A M&a Financing Merger & Acquisitions Decision-Making and Performance Mergers & Acquisitions Post-Merger Integration

Dr. Debra Whitman

Chief Public Policy Officer · AARP

Dr. Debra Whitman is an authority on aging issues with extensive experience in policymaking, research and the political process.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Retirement Human Rights

Rubsun Ho

Co-Founder · Cognition LLP

Highly regarded corporate lawyer specializing in providing quality legal services forf startups.

Entrepreneurship Commercial Agreements Employment Law Financial Management for Business Start-Ups Mobile Technology

Allyson Hewitt

Director, SiG@MaRS and Director, Social Entrepreneurship · MaRS Discovery District

Creating the conditions that expand the realm of entrepreneurship so it incorporates a strong social component is what SiG@MaRS achieves

Social Innovation Social Finance Nonprofit Management Fundraising Social Enterprise

Jagdish Sheth

Charles H. Kellstadt Chair in Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Consumer Psychology Demographics Geopolitics Global Competitive Strategy Marketing Theory

Tim Draimin

Executive Director, Social Innovation Generation (SiG) National · Social Innovation Generation (SiG)

SiG tackles social & ecological challenges by creating a culture of social innovation that develops entrepreneurship for the common good

Social Innovation and Finance Social Enterprise Social Finance Cooperatives and Economic Development Social Entrepreneurship

Ramani Varanasi

President and CEO · X-Biotix Therapeutics

Ramani Varanasi is a biopharmaceutical expert with experience structuring, negotiating and executing successful strategic alliances.

Clinical Trials Molecular Biology Oncology Pharmaceutical Industry Biotechnology

Lisa Fazio

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development · Vanderbilt University

Expert on how people process true and false information, and how to mitigate the effects of reading and sharing false information.

How to prevent sharing false information online Lies Fake News Developmental Science Cognition

J.B. Kurish

Professor in the Practice of Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Finance Investment Banking New Venture Financing Investment Banking Mergers and Acquisitions Financial Markets

Lori Karpman

Founder CEO Lori Karpman & Associates Ltd · Lori Karpman & Associates Ltd

CEO, Lori Karpman & Associates Ltd.

Marketing Strategy for Small Business Financing for Growing Businesses How to Recruit Franchisees or Licencees Finding Alternative Revenue Streams in Your Business Professional Coaching and Sales Training

David Y. Choi, Ph.D.

Professor of Entrepreneurship, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Director, Fred Kiesner Center for Entrepreneurship

New Venture Creation and Design Financing of Enterpreneurial Companies Management of High Tech Ventures Social Entrepreneurship Small Business

Brent Beshore

Founder & CEO · AdVentures

Forward-thinking visionary possessing the tools to create, enable, or acquire companies that offer transformative communications solutions.

Strategic Planning Software/Web/Mobile Development Search Engine Marketing Public Relations Business Financing and Equity Investment

Josh Sookman

CEO · Guardly

CEO at Guardly. VC experience. Mentor at JOLT Accelerator and INcubes. Toronto StartupDigest co-curator.

Raising Seed Financing (For Startups) Employee Safety Campus Safety Workplace Violence Working Alone

Dr. Xenia Scheil-Adlung

UN Rep for Geneva · International Federation on Ageing

Dr. Xenia Scheil-Adlung is a UN Representative for Geneva / International Federation on Ageing

Decent Work for All International Health Partnerships Workforce shortages and other issues in the health and social sectors Economic impacts of social protection Social protection financing and coverage

Raymond Hill

Senior Lecturer in Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Project Finance Macroeconomic and Monetary Policy Energy Economics and Finance

Eric Seiber

Associate Professor I Health Services Management and Policy · The Ohio State University

Dr. Seiber’s research interests focus on health care financing for vulnerable populations.

Public Health Data Analysis Stroke Depression Health Care Financing for Vulnerable Populations

Salim Hajje

Regional Director · Business Unlimited

An Adviser & Trainer to private and government institutions among which "The Lebanese Parliament", "The Lebanese Franchise Association-LFA",

Strategic Planing Family Business Planning Wholesale & Retail Sales Management Marketing & Media Strategy Franchising

Grant Borbridge, Q.C.

Executive VP, Investments & Chief Counsel · MEG Energy

International expert with vast experience in global private equity, venture capital investment, corporate governance and legal compliance

Competitive Analysis Company Restructuring Divestitures Financial Analysis Financial Modeling

Ian Sutcliffe

Partner · Sutcliffe & Associates, Management Consultants

Highly rated business speaker and entrepreneur who conects strategy to execution

Service Quality - Driving Satisfaction & Profitability Web 2.0 Strategies and Tactics That Work Linking Social Media and Profitability Effective Relationship Marketing for Technology Companies Marketing Performance - Be Where the Customer Is

Chris Hogg

CEO · Digital Journal Inc.

Don't just catch up on the latest developments. Let Digital Journal's technology-enabled citizen journalists breathe life into news content

User Generated Content Digital Media Citizen Journalism Online Journalism Content Management