Jean Philippe Bouchard

Vice-President, Data & Analytics · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Leads the Data & Analytics research group at IDC Canada

Canadian AR/VR Market Tablets Mobile Phones Wearables Forecasting & Modeling

Steve Yang

Research Manager, Consumer Devices · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research Manager, Consumer Devices

Wireless Consumer Telecom Services Smartphone Pricing Mobile Phones Slate Tablets

Manish Nargas

Research Manager, Knowledge Platform and Consumer Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Manish provides a unique lens on the Canadian consumer technology and services markets.

Consumer Services Consumer Technology Smart Home Technology Connected Consumer Consumer Wireline Services

Randy Beaudry

Professor of Horticulture · Michigan State University

An expert in modified atmosphere packaging, controlled-atmosphere storage, non-destructive quality assessment, and flavor analysis.

Storing Apples Horticulture Harvesting Preserving

Alicia Partnoy

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

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Writing and Political Repression Testimonio Women Writers Social Semiotics Contemporary Latin American Literature

Thomas Kostigen

Writer · Thomas Kostigen

Climate Risk // NYT Bestselling Author

Journalism Environment Financial Services Weather Climate

Shahd ElAshri

Research Analyst, Consumer Devices · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Shahd examines the consumer mobility, wearable device and AR/VR markets in Canada

Wearables Consumer and B2B Buyer behaviour Augmented Reality (AR) Business Intelligence

Sandy Jap

Sarah Beth Brown Professor of Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

B2B expert on channel management, strategic partnerships, omnichannel strategies, and social media selling

B2B Routes to Market Strategic Partnerships Omnichannel Strategy B2B and Channel Analytics Social Media Selling

Alex Cequea

Editor in Chief · iPhone Life magazine

Speaker, entrepreneur, curious journalist.

Mobile Tech Trends Getting Publicity Mobile Tech Activism Public Speaking Publishing

Walter Isaacson

University Professor · Tulane University

Walter Isaacson is the chair emeritus of Teach for America and has been the chairman and CEO of CNN and the editor of TIME magazine.

News Media American History History

Mark Longstroth

Small Fruit Extension Educator · Michigan State University

An expert in fruit production and pest management.

Blueberries Strawberries Fruit Production Pest management Raspberries

Jeanette Bicknell

Workplace Mediation & Investigation · Bicknell Mediation

Less Conflict. More Success.

Workplace Investigations Partnership Disputes Non Profit Academia Higher Education

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

Jeffrey Cohn

Managing Partner · Elevate Partners (A DHR Company)

Expert in leadership, assessment and corporate culture. Author, Wall Street Journal & Huffington Post Contributor.

Leadership Development Succession Planning Executive Coaching Talent Management Organizational Design

Xin Xin

Lecturer of Studio Arts, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Lecturer of Studio Arts

Sandra M. Chafouleas

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor Chafouleas is an expert on whole child, school mental health, behavioral assessment, and K12 tiered systems of support.

Multi-Tiered Frameworks Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model Social-Emotional-Behavioral Assessment School Mental Health Trauma-Informed Schools

Bert Cregg

Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in horticulture industry trends and carbon sequestration by trees.

Trees and Weather Tree Selection Fall Color Christmas Trees Tree Care

Wujie Zhang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Wujie Zhang is an expert in biomaterials, tissue engineering, stem cell-based medicine, micro/nanotechnology, and drug delivery.

Biomaterials Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Micro/Nano-technology Drug Delivery Stem Cell Research

Emily Taylor

Director, Custom Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Director, Custom Solutions

Project Management Virtual Reality (VR) Consumer Tech Connected Life Wearables

Gokila Dorai, PhD

Assistant Professor · Augusta University

Dr. Dorai’s area of expertise is mobile/IoT forensics research and developing a targeted data extraction system for digital forensics.

Algorithms Mobile Computing loT forensics research Mobile Research Digital Crimes