Dr. Pamela B. Teaster

Dean of Research · Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Dr. Pamela Teaster professor in the Department of Human Development in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Human Rights Frailty

Amber Naslund

President · SideraWorks

Experienced, in-demand keynote speaker on social business and social media

Social Media Social Business Community Management Social Media Marketing Strategies Social Media Measurement

Ana Maradiaga-Bunker

Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures - Spanish · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Second Language Acquisition Spanish for Heritage Speakers

Ann Douglas

Author, Magazine Writer, On-Air Parenting Columnist, Speaker · Independent

A bestselling author and the weekend parenting columnist for CBC Radio, Ann has been called "Canada's most trusted parenting writer."

Parenting Pregnancy Children Babies Mental Health

David Grossman

Founder and CEO · The Grossman Group

David Grossman, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA, CSP, is one of America’s foremost authorities on communication inside organizations

Leadership Communications Communications Strategies and Best Practices Effective Management Communications Employee Engagement Internal Branding

Tai Goodwin

Owner and Collaborative Catalyst · Launchology 101

Purpose, Passion and Practical Action!

Entrepreneurship Social Media Women Small Business Social Networking

Jim Fruchterman

CEO · Benetech

Top social entrepreneur and exciting, experienced keynoter

Socially Beneficial Applications of Technology Technology for People With Disabilities Geeks Serving Human Rights Activists Rocket Scientist to Entrepreneur to Social Entrepreneur

Sandra Hughes-Hassell, Ph.D.

Professor, School of Information & Library Science · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Hughes-Hassell's research focuses on social justice issues in youth library services

Library and Information Science Social Justice Youth Literature Education Reforms Academic Librarianship

David Sperling

President · DEFIANT LOVE

David J. Sperling

Addiction & Recovery Tactical Communication & Crisis Intervention Success & Failure Video Production & Editing Screenplay Writing

Peter Coclanis, Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A.

Distinguished Professor; Director, Global Research Institute, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D · UNC-Chapel Hill

Albert R. Newsome Professor Professor and Director of the Global Research Institute

Southern Economy Asian Studies Globalization Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods Economic Development

James Konow

Professor of Economics · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Economics and Ethics Behavioural Economics Experimental Economics Public economics Economics of happiness

Hessie Jones

CEO · ARCOMPANY

Author, Digital Strategist: Generational insights, Big Data Strategy and Performance, Customer Centricity

Generational Differences Generation Y Generation X Marketing Advertising

Dr. Loretta Faith Harris

Certified Life Coach · Coaching by Faith

Speaker, Author, Life Coach, and Entrepreneur

Workshop Presenter Creative Writing Public Speaking Fitness Training Lifestyle Coaching

Lori Webb

Founder, Speaker & Trainer · International Speaker Collective

Enthusiastic, engaging and knowledgeable speaking professional with five decades of varied experience under her belt.

Experience Design Public Speaking & Presentation Philosophy of Entrepreneurial Spirit Tech for the Technologically Challenged The Abc's of Social Media

Nigel Collin

CEO · Thinkativity

Nigel Collin CSP - Helping businesses generate profitable ideas

Leading Innovators

Elizabeth Croft

Associate Dean, Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Applied Science; Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering; Director, Collaborative Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory · University of British Columbia

Professor Croft's research investigates how robotic systems can operate efficiently and effectively in partnership with people

Robotics Mechanical Engineering Human Robot Interaction Community Outreach Student Recruitment

John David

Strategic Communications Consultant, Author, Speaker · David PR Group

Speaker on Online Reputation Issues and Crisis Communications

Online Reputation Management Public Relations Online Reputation Repair Social & Digital Media

Mike Margolies

Mental Coach, Sport Psychology Consultant, Author and Public Speaker, Radio Host · The Mental Game

Want to build a better team that performs under pressure? Let Mike Margolies show you the Game within the Game!

Emotional Intelligence Mental Toughness Sport Psychology Mental Training in Business & Sports Team Building

Solomon Darwin

Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation | Executive Director, Center for Growth Markets · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Hailed as the “Father of the Smart Village Movement”

Open Innovation Smart Villages / Smart Cities Business Models Innovation Strategies for Emerging Economies Business Ecosystems

Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore

Author, Psychologist, Parenting Expert

nationally recognized authority on children's social and emotional development ---- "inspiring audiences with wisdom, compassion, & humor"

Parents Parenting Children Child Development Children's Friendships