James Hendler

Director, Institute for Data Exploration and Applications · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading researcher in the Semantic Web and artificial intelligence

Cybersecurity Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning Semantic Web Computer Science

Warren Shiau

Research Vice-President · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Warren Shiau is a Research Vice-President with IDC Canada.

Analytics Qualitative Market Research Business and Consumer Buying Behaviour PR/communications support Thought leadership research

Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD

Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology| College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Sister Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD, works to find a new unity and synthesis in science and religion.

Theology Neuroscience Artificial Intelligence and Becoming Culture and Religion Catholicity

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

Eric Rice

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

Social work expert, focusing on community outreach, network science, and the use of social networking technology by high-risk youth

Artificial Intelligence for Social Good Homelessness HIV Prevention Application of social networking methods to social work research Social Network Theory

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

Dr. Alex Mihailidis

Associate Professor · Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto

Dr Mihailidis has been conducting research in the field of pervasive computing and intelligent systems in health for the past 15 years,

Applied Technologies Intellegent Systems Pervasive Computing Re-enablement Rehabilitation Engineering

Krista Jones

Managing Director, Work & Learning · MaRS Discovery District

Bridging the gaps between people, technology and automation.

Product Marketing Technology Commercialization Technology Strategy Development Enterprise Software Future of Work

Meng Cong

Manager, Market Insights and Analytics · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Meng Cong is the Manager of the Market Insights and Analytics team at IDC Canada

Smart Cities Risk Analysis Economics and Behaviour Forecasting & modeling Measurement Models

Luke Dicken

Founder · Robot Overlord Games

Expert in Artificial Intelligence Applied to Games and Simulated Worlds

Artificial Intelligence Game Development Education

Mehrdad Sharbaf, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer, Information Systems and Business Analytics, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Part-time Faculty

Management Information Systems Information Systems Security Information Security Technology Business Intelligence Systems Quantum Cryptography

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

Selmer Bringsjord

Director, Rensselaer AI & Reasoning Lab; Professor, Cognitive Science and Computer Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Expert in logic and philosophy, specializing in AI and reasoning

Artifical Intelligence Philosophical Foundations of AI Computational Economics AI Systems Formal Logic

Roxanne Mykitiuk

Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School · York University

Roxanne Mykitiuk investigates the legal, ethical and social implications of assisted reproductive and genetic technologies.

Health Law Disability Law Feminist Legal Theory Family Law Genetics and the Law

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

Suibhne Cullen

Director, Digital Delivery, Australia & New Zealand · Mott MacDonald

Digital Transformation Advisory. Specialising in the construction sector with strong BIM & IPD experience.

Building Information Modelling BIM Transformational Change Digital Information Management Digital Transformation and Organizational Readiness

Vijay Kumar

Senior Analyst · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Vijay Kumar is a Senior Analyst in the Industry and Business Solutions Group at IDC Canada.

Cloud Services Forecasting & Modeling Market Sizing & Forecasting Cloud software Market segmentation and analysis

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD

Thomas G. Labrecque Professor of Business Technology | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD, is an expert in emerging technologies and business technology strategy

Emerging Technology Trends Technology Adoption Virtual & Augmented Reality Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Social Media Analytics

Laura D. Tyson

Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Influential scholar of economics and public policy; expert on trade and competitiveness

Disruption Global Economy U.S. Trade Policy High-Technology Competition Automation

Andrew Forney

Assistant Professor of Computer Science · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Identity Mapping Decision Theory Artifical Intelligence Causal Inference Experimental Design