David J. Teece

Thomas W. Tusher Professor in Global Business | Faculty Director, Tusher Center for The Management of Intellectual Capital · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

International authority on industrial organizations and technological change, antitrust policy, and intellectual property

Competitive performance of firms in the global marketplace Intellectual capital management Innovation Intellectual Property Technology and intellectual property

Robert Karlicek

Director, Center for Lighting Enabled Systems & Applications (LESA) & Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Develops advanced optoelectronic systems for lighting and display applications.

Optoelectronics Advanced Sensor Technology Advanced Display Technologies Advanced Lighting Systems Lighting and Biological Applications

Richard Appelbaum, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Globalization; social and ecological sustainability; world-systems theory; the globalization of business and workers' rights

Global Political Economy World Systems Labor Markets and Global Production East Asia and the Global Economy Technology and Development

Teresa Coffman

Professor of Education · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Coffman’s research focuses on educational theory, pedagogy and teacher preparation.

Educational Theory Pedagogy Technology in Instruction Teacher Preparation Distance Learning

C. Martin Harris, MD, MBA

Chief Information Officer · Cleveland Clinic

Using IT strategically and effectively is the prescription for improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare costs

Healthcare Management Healthcare Technology Medical Informatics Healthcare Information and Management Systems Ehealth Trends and Innovations

Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia

President & CEO · Digital Nova Scotia

Multilingual senior level ICT executive with over 20 years in the private, public and academic sectors, spanning five geographic regions.

ICT/Digtal Startups, SMEs & Multinational Corporations Diversity, Inclusion, Immigration & Global Talent Public Speaking & Presentation STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) Education Stakeholder & Government Relations

Jennifer Parga

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Emerging expert on identifying, integrating and harnessing technology opportunities to prepare students to improve their local communities.

Distance Education and Technology Data and Technology for Social Good Technology Integration in Education Non-Profit Administration & Management Board Development

Lars Goransson

Managing Director, Canada · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Lars Goransson is responsible for IDC's Canadian operation as Managing Director.

Competitive Intelligence Competitive Analysis Business Strategy Market Research Market Intelligence

Supathorn Phongikaroon, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of Nuclear Engineering Programs · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Phongikaroon's research focuses on pedagogy and experimental studies in used nuclear fuel reprocessing.

Nuclear and chemical separation technology in fuel cycle research and development Electrochemical processes Special material detection and analysis via laser and mass spectroscopy techniques

Dimitrios Buhalis

Professor and Leader of eTourism Lab · Bournemouth University

Experienced, dynamic speaker that connects Tourism/Travel - Technology/Social Media and Management and Marketing ss

Etourism Social Media and Strategy Trends Tourism Travel

David Levin, MD

Chief Medical Information Officer · Cleveland Clinic

Challenging audiences to discover how analysis of “big data” can be used to transform healthcare, from practice redesign to new markets

Healthcare Information Technology Clinical Decision Support: From Alerts to Watson Emr and Related Clinical Systems-Strategy Selection and Physician Adoption Analytics: Data Strategies

Abe Usher

Chief Innovation Officer · HumanGeo Group

Chief Technology Officer at HumanGeo Group

Hadoop Social Network Analysis Big Data Data Science Data Analysis

Dr Steve Wright

Senior Research Fellow in Avionics and Aircraft Systems · UWE Bristol

He has worked in the aerospace industry for 25 years and now studies drones, electric vertical take-off and more.

Flight Safety Avionics Aerospace Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Drones

Robert Stephens

Founder · The Geek Squad

Founder of The Geek Squad & former CTO of Best Buy discusses service culture, branding, customer experience, and the future of technology.

Technology Retail Consumer Services Trends

Candice Odgers

Professor Psychological Science · UC Irvine

Candice Odgers is a developmental psychologist who studies adolescents’ mental health and development.

Early Adversity Quantitative Psychology Social Inequality Technology and Young People Digital Inequality

Rebecca Natow

Assistant Professor of Specialized Programs in Education · Hofstra University

Dr. Natow teaches higher educational leadership and policy in the Department of Specialized Programs

Program Evaluation Qualitative Research Methods Higher Education Educational Policy Student Affairs

Nilanjana Dasgupta

Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Institute of Diversity Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Nilanjana "Buju" Dasgupta studies how implicit or unconscious bias influences people’s first impressions and behavior toward others.

STEM Education Stereotypes Social Identity Diversity in Science Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Peter Evans

Co-Founder & CEO · ExpertFile

Recognized speaker on expertise marketing, technology and innovation

Expertise Marketing Innovation Business Model Innovation Marketing Thought Leadership

Jed McCaleb

CTO and Cofounder · Stellar Develoment Foundation

Recognizing that the world’s financial infrastructure is broken and that too many people are left without resources, I cofounded Stellar.org

Entrepreneur Startup Nonprofit Tech Technology

Rima Taher

Senior University Lecturer · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Taher focuses on structural technology, stability of structures, architectural cognizance and engineering standards

Hurricanes Structural Engineering Engineering & Technical Design Structural Design Engineering