Caroline Kealey

Founder and Principal · Ingenium Communications

An internationally-recognized expert speaker and trainer in strategic communications and evaluation. Fluently bilingual in English & French

Communications Strategy Strategic Planning Change Management Internal Communications Training Social Media Communications

Stéfan Danis

CEO & Chief Talent Officer · Mandrake

25 years of experience in executive recruiting & has led 100's of executive engagements in Finance, Sales, HR, Marketing, & Strategy.

Career Transitions Leadership Development Succession Planning Organizational Development and Change Management Overcoming Adversity

Ryan Poissant

Senior Advisor: IT, Communications & Entertainment Practice · MaRS Discovery District

When it's time for your growth-oriented, technology-focused company to get in the game, you can rely on the Tech Start-up Coach from MaRS

Entrepreneurship Ecommerce Wireless Technologies Marketing and Business Development

Mark Zimmerman

Advisor: IT, Communications and Entertainment · MaRS Discovery District

The Entrepreneurs Lifeguard! Experienced advisor who has successfully steered many start-ups through the rough seas of business development

Start-Ups Product Strategy Software as A Service Entrepreneurship Product Management

Esther Lim

CEO and Chief Experience Architect · The Estuary, LLC

Passionately exploring the convergence of social media, storytelling, big data and emerging tech in marketing and digital entertainment

Transmedia Storytelling Digital Narratives: Co-Created Storyworld Communities Social Media Analytics Big Data Narrative Gamification

Sue McGill

Executive Director & Co-founder · JOLT Accelerator at MaRS Discovery District

The Kickstarter! Moving from idea through to planning and then on to successful implementation, Jolt's Executive Director makes it happen

Digital Media Mobile Technology Emerging Technologies Entrepreneurship

Dr. Ilse Treurnicht

CEO · MaRS

This extraordinary CEO and Rhodes Scholar leads an organization dedicated to developing the next generation of Canadian growth companies

Venture Capital Management Advanced Technologies Emerging Technologies Entrepreneurship & Innovation Innovation & Economic Development

Herman Knopf

Senior Research Scientist · University of Florida

Herman Knopf researches child care accessibility and parent selection of child care.

Early Childhood Education

Eric Yttri

Assistant Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Eric Yttri's research goal is to establish how neural circuits lead to these action selection decisions.

Motor Coordination Cognitive Brain Function Neural Circuits Neuroscience

Asoo Vakharia

Professor · University of Florida

Asoo Vakharia's research and areas of expertise include sustainability, channel selection, green product design and supply chains.

Information Systems and Operations Management Supply Chain Management Environmental Operations Green Product Design Sustainability

Paul M. Collins, Jr.

Professor of Legal Studies and Political Science / Director of Legal Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Paul Collins' research focuses on bias and inequality in the legal system, the selection and work of judges and social movement litigation.

Bias in Judicial Appointments Judicial Appointments Public Law Inequality in the Legal System American Politics

Lisa Taylor

Assistant Research Scientist · University of Florida

Lisa Taylor researches biodiversity and the extravagant and brilliantly colored displays that arthropods use to communicate.

Animal Behavior Animal Cognition Animal Coloration Animal Communication Spider Biology

Simon Nash

HR Director · Carey Olsen

Leading professional services firms for profit - the People : Performance Strategy

Strategy Law Firms People Paradigms Measurement

Carrie Stevenson

Coastal Sustainability Agent · University of Florida

Carrie Stevenson has expertise in a variety of subjects pertaining to hurricane preparation, mitigation and recovery.

Hurricane-Resilient Trees Hurricane Preparation Coastal Ecosystems Tropical Storms Flooding

Hannes Baumann, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Hannes Baumann is an expert in coastal fish ecology and effects of marine climate change

Evolution Oceanography Marine Science Fish Populations Marine Climate Change

C. Ray Chandler

Professor · Georgia Southern University

C. Ray Chandler is an expert in the ecology of coastal plains

Biology Ecology of the Coastal Plain Birds

Margaret Graziano

Founder & CEO · KeenHire Talent Management

Margo has her expertise in Strategic planning and Organizational effectiveness positioning her in a senior level executive advisory role.

Talent Management/ Strategy Workforce Optimization 5% Factor Human Resources Employee Retention

Melanee Thomas

Professor, Department of Political Science · University of Calgary

Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science

Research Methodology Public Opinion and Policy Gender and Politics Political Psychology and Behaviour Comparative and Canadian Politics

David Sikora

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

David Sikora is an expert in human resource management and employee management.

Organizational Behavior Human Resource Management Employee Management

Marshall Jones

Assistant Professor and Director | School of Psychology · Florida Tech

Dr. Jones is a recognized innovator in public safety and law enforcement, both as a practitioner and applied researcher.

Organizational Behavior Implicit Bias Training Law Enforcement Policies and Procedures Leadership Pathfinding Leadership Development