Steven Rodin

President and CEO · Storagepipe

Technology entrepreneur with extensive start-up experience. Learn from real-life trials and tribulations of a software exec.

Strategic Management for Startups Technology Solutions for Business Success Data Protection for Business Cloud Computing & Storage Archiving and Data Management

Sally J. Kenney

Executive Director, Newcomb College Institute and Newcomb College Endowed Chair Professor · Tulane University

Sally Kenney's research interests include gender and judging, sexual assault on campus, and women’s imprisonment.

Judicial Selection Women and Leadership Sexual Assault On Campus Women’s Imprisonment Gender and Judging

Ming Hsu

William Halford Jr. Family Chair in Marketing | Associate Professor of Business Administration · University of California, Berkeley

Leading expert in neuromarketing and the application of biological methods to understand consumer behavior

Neuromarketing Neuroeconomics Consumer Neuroscience Behavioral Economics

Daryl L. Davies, PhD

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education & Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Daryl Davies is working to discover and develop novel therapeutics for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and alcoholism.

Purinergic receptors Opioid abuse Neuro-psychiatric Disorders Drug Safety Pharmacology and Toxicology Drugs of Abuse Pharmacology and Toxicology

Krzysztof “Krys” Cios, Ph.D., D.Sc., M.B.A.

Professor and Chair · VCU College of Engineering

Research in data mining, machine learning and biomedical informatics.

Data Science Data Mining Machine Learning Computational Neuroscience Biomedical Informatics

Dr. TR Hudrlik

CSO · Sensory Seed

Dr. TR Hudrlik has been a Biomedical/Biophysics Research Scientist and Inventor for over 35 years.

Electrode Electrolyte Interface Advanced Mathematics Biochemistry Cardiac Pacemakers Cardiac Sensing

Nigel Wallis

Research Vice President, IoT & Industries · International Data Corporation (IDC)

IDC Canada's Research Vice President for Internet of Things and Industries

Internet of Things Vertical Markets Software Markets Economic Analysis

Leena Pendharkar

Assistant Professor, School of Film and Television · Loyola Marymount University

Leena Pendharkar is an award-winning writer/director/producer working in new media and traditional film

Directing/Producing Independent Film Directing/Producing Digital Media Web TV Film/Media Financing Asian American Cinema

Gilvan C. Souza

Professor of Operations Management · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Souza researches operations management and supply chain management

Operations Management Supply Chain Management Closed-Loop Supply Chains Sustainable Operations Remanufacturing

Alex Frias

Co-Founder and President · Track Marketing Group

VP, Digital @ FILA North America // brand builder

Experiential Marketing Hispanic Marketing Influencer Brand Experience Nightlife Marketing

Tony Olvet

Group Vice President, Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Group Vice President of the research domains team at IDC Canada

Canadian ICT Market Trends Digital Transformation IoT & Mobility Top Executive Priorities

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

David Garber

Lecturer · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Writing/Producing for TV and Feature Film Writing for MMOG Video Games

Jennifer Puetzer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S. Biomedical Engineering, NC State | Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Puetzer focuses on musculoskeletal tissue engineering for meniscus, tendon, and ligament replacement and repair.

Musculoskeletal Mechanobiology Biomechanics Collagen Fiber Development Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Extracellular matrix biology

Dmitry Pestov, Ph.D.

NCC Scientist · VCU School of Engineering

Chemical engineering expert, with a focus on X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy

Electron beam-assisted polymerization Electron beam lithography for graphene electronics Molecularly imprinted polymers for sensor applications Chemical and biological miniature sensors Polymer nanomaterials developed by supercritical fluids and solid-state photopolymerization

Deke Simon

Lecturer in Production · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Producing for Fiction and Non-Fiction Writing for Non-Fiction/Documentary

Doug Williams

CEO · Blackberry Records, Inc.

Singer, Songwriter, Music Producer, Motivational Speaker, Artist Development, Music Industry Trainer, Music Panelist

Music Business Motivational Speaking Celebrity Speaker

Valentin Soloiu

Allen E. Paulson Distinguished Chair of Renewable Energy and Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Southern University

Valentin Soloiu is an expert in Renewable and Sustainable, Biofuels Advanced Combustion Technologies, and Heat Transfer and Emissions.

Heat Transfer and Emissions Renewable and Sustainable Biofuels Advanced Combustion Technologies

Todd R. Boyette, Ph.D.

Director, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Todd Boyette is an expert in university-based informal science education and a co-founder of the North Carolina Science Festival.

Global leadership in university-based science outreach Working with scientists to engage the public Astronaut training at Morehead Planetarium and Science Center Informal science education Science centers and museums in North Carolina

Linda Sharkey

Executive Director · Executive Networks, Inc.

HR specialist who develops high potential leaders through proven talent processes that yield improved capabilities and business results

Executive Development and Staffing Six Sigma Leadership Strategies Leadership Development Performance Management Innovative Approaches to Resource Constraints