Steve Barrett

Mentor | CBASE · Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship

Steve has a proven track record for conceiving, funding, launching and commercializing early stage technology companies

Raising Capital Building High Performance Teams Managing Technical Development Government Approvals Creating Strong Vendor Partnerships

Lisa Smith

Executive Vice President of Research and Development · Thought Leader Select

Award-winning journalist, researcher, and consultant available for company training/workshops for key opinion leader engagement strategies

Kol Strategies Kol Profiling Kol Identification Kol Mapping Centers of Excellence

Sheema Khan

Patent Agent · Shapiro Cohen LLP

Patent Agent. Writer. Speaker (Tedx)

Science and Technology Human Rights Muslim Current Affairs' Muslim Feminism Intellectual Property

Zayna Khayat

Senior Advisor, Health System Innovation · MaRS Discovery District

One of Canada's leading thinkers and "do-ers" in health innovation

Health Innovation Health Technologies Health startups Startups Medical technology

Dr. Raphael (Rafi) Hofstein

President & CEO · MaRS Innovation

Turning academic ideas into commercial realities

Corporate & Business Strategy Early-Stage Investing Life Sciences and Healthcare Technology Transfer Commercialization of Innovation

Stephen Black

Professor of Law · Texas Tech University School of Law

Engaging expert on entrepreneurship, tax, IP, and innovation - I see possibilities and opportunities everywhere and can help your organizati

Ip Taxation Failure and How to Learn From It The Legal End of Lean Startups

Judith Blumstock

Senior Director, Corporate Development · MaRS Innovation

Senior Director, Mars Innovation

Investing in Life Sciences Making Investments and Overseeing Existing Portfolio Companies

Dr. Eric Leuthardt

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery and Biomedical Engineering · Movable Type Management

Who needs hands anyway! Researcher advancing neuroprosthetics is developing medical devices and brain–computer interface technologies

Brain Computer Interfaces Neural Technologies Brain 2.0 Neuroprosthetics Innovation

Robert J. Sawyer

Science Fiction Writer · SFWRITER.COM Inc.

"Canada's foremost futurist" -- CBC Radio

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

Adam Little

Mentor | CBASE · LifeLearn, Inc.

Adam is a veterinarian and entrepreneur with a passion for applying his diverse experience towards tackling big problems.

Global Health Dogs Epidemiology Animal Nutrition Community Outreach

Rich Lenski

Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics · Michigan State University

“The Man Who Bottled Evolution”

Experimental Evolution Bacteria Digital Organisms Dynamics of Evolution Microbiology

M. Eric Benbow

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Insect - Microbe interactions in aquatic ecology, forensics, and human health.

Forensic Sciences Infectious Disease Ecology Aquatic Entomology Aquatic Ecology Microbial Ecology

Mike Rea

CEO · IDEA Pharma

The Change Maker: How Innovation Makes It To Market In Pharma

Innovation Strategy Lifecycle Product Design Path-To-Market

Paul Copcutt

Personal Brand Architect · Square Peg

It's up to you to own the definition of who you are

The 8 Pillars of Personal Brand Leadership Personal Branding for Career Success Personal Leadership Brand Personal Branding for Job Search Success – Maximising Your Most Important Asset – You!

Kristen Smithwick

Vice President of Business Development, Marketing, and Strategic Planning · Thought Leader Select

Healthcare research and consulting leader available for corporate training/workshops on thought leaders in medicine

Key Opinion Leaders Centers of Excellence Kol Identification Kol Mapping Kol Engagement

Krzysztof Przybylski

Council Member | Sales Manager · Canon, Inc. | GLG|

Council Member |Sales Manager | Medical Devices | High-tech | Canon | GLG | 15+ years of expertise

Medical Devices Sales Operations Market Development Optical Diagnostics and Imaging Brand & Identity Development and Execution

Jack Whelan

Research Advocate - Event Speaker · Jack-Whelan.com

Inspire audience: see Clinical Trials as safe & effective treatment option vs conventional chemo as we travel road to Personalized Medicine

Clinical Trials Personalized Medicine Genomics Based Therapy Novel Molecular Targeting Agents to Treat Rare Incurable Cancer

Dr Sumeet Bharadwaj sharma

vice chairman · PANACEA GLOBAL GROUP INC

DR SUMEET BHARADWAJ SHARMA

Prof. Chris Nugent

Professor of Biomedical Engineering · University of Ulster

Chris received a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Systems and DPhil in Biomedical Engineering both from the University of Ulster

Development and Evaluation Technologies Assisted Living Re-enablement Technology Adoption Modelling Health Innovation