Hugh Jack

Professor · Western Carolina University

Hugh Jack holds degrees in both electrical and mechanical engineering.

Lean Manufacturing Manufacturing Engineering Robotics Higher Education

Martin Tanaka

Professor · Western Carolina University

Martin Tanaka's research interests include biomedical devices, computational modeling and neuromuscular control.

Design For Manufacturing Computational Modeling Material Properties and Behavior Innovation in Engineering Design Product Design and Development

Serdar Ozturk, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Ozturk’s interests include biotechnology, chemical engineering, surface and interfacial chemistry, microfluidics, and material science.

Characterization Biotechnology Microfluidics and Microfabrication Chemical Engineering Biomolecular Engineering

Micah Solomon

Customer service bestselling author & strategist · Http://www.customerserviceguru.com

Customer Service Keynote Speaker

Hospitality Customer Service Customer Services Social Media High-Tech High-Touch Customer Service

Michael Burt

Director, Industrial Economic Trends · The Conference Board of Canada

And now, the weather: Find out which way the wind is blowing when it comes to forecasting trends in the industrial sectors of the economy

Industrial Economic Analysis Private Sector Economic Analysis

Patricia Gauthier

Global Commercialization Lead, Rare Diseases and Latent Virus · Moderna

Patricia Gauthier is actively involved in organizations that are committed to rethinking innovation and inspiring leadership.

Pharmaceutical Sales Government Affairs Strategic Negotiations COVID-19 Response Strategies Vaccine Manufacturing

Andrew (Drew) Marshall

CEO/Principal · Primed Associates LLC

Innovation-capable culture creation and performance

Business Strategy Organizational Development Change Management Innovation Performance Innovation Culture

Dr Ahmad Beltagui

Senior Lecturer · Aston University

Dr Beltagui is an experienced researcher with expertise in Advanced Services, Innovation & Design Management and 3D Printing.

Manufacturing Management Innovation 3d Printing Services

Eric Baumgartner, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President of Academics · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Prior to joining academia, Dr. Eric Baumgartner spent 10 years at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He is an expert in higher ed leadership.

Space Exploration Higher Education Robotics and Automation Manufacturing

Yoann Maingon

Visiting Professor · Minerva

CEO Minerva France

Product Launch Integration Manufacturing

Gary Bishop

Vice President, Business Development · Optikos Corporation

Gary Bishop is an expert in business development, including acquisition identification, growth marketing, product marketing and operations.

Mergers & Acquisitions Product Development Manufacturing P&L Responsibility Strategic Planning

Laurence Ales

Associate Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Laurence Ales' research interests include macroeconomics, optimal taxation, and contract theory.

Disruptive Technologies Tax Policy Economics Optimal Taxation Macroeconomics

Michael C. Slattery

Professor, Department Chair and Director of the Institute for Environmental Studies · Texas Christian University

Mike has worked in diverse landscapes ranging from the Namib Desert in southern Africa to the cloud forests of Costa Rica.

Mercury Contamination from Coal-fired Power Plants Wind Research Rhino Conservation Human Impact to Coastal Plains, Rivers and Sediment Pathways

Jun Du

Professor of Economics · Aston University

Professor Du's main research interest is to understand the driving forces and impediments of productivity enhancement and economic growth.

Economics Trade

Dr Breno Nunes

Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Operations Management · Aston University

Dr Nunes investigates sustainability strategies, environmental decision making processes, and green technology management.

Sustainable Development Policies Green Technology Management Green Operations Sustainability Strategies Sustainable Production Systems and Supply Chains

Baratunde A. Cola

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Dr. Cola brings science to energy and thermal management solutions.

Applications of Carbon Nanotubes Thermal Management of Electronics Combustion and Energy Systems Heat Transfer Micro and Nano Engineering

Radenka Maric, Ph.D.

University President · University of Connecticut

Dr. Maric researches novel materials for fuel cell & battery manufacturing, nanomaterials, sensors, hydrogen generation & biofuels.

Sustainable Energy Technologies Nanomaterials Engineering Sensors Sustainable Energy Manufacturing

Scott Ellis

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Scott Ellis’s research interests center on the study of purchasing and supply management processes and functions

Operations Management Automotive Industry Global Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Management Manufacturing Management

Jagdish N. Sheth

Charles H. Kellstadt Chaired Professor of Business · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Globally known for his scholarly contributions in consumer psychology, competitive strategy, and geopolitical analysis

Consumer Psychology Global Competitive Strategy Marketing Theory Geopolitical Analysis Emerging Markets

Gordon Brent Pierce

Founder and CEO · Pierco Management Inc

Founder and CEO at Pierco Management Inc

Asset and Investment Assessment Business Development Planning Finance Syndication