Megha Kumar

Research Director, Software and Cloud Services · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Megha helps vendors and end-users navigate the cloud services and digital innovation landscape in Canada

Cloud Services Enterprise Applications PaaS (Platform as a Service) Saas (Software as A Service) Digital Transformation

Eric Weaver

CEO · Transparent Path

Bringing IoT, blockchain and AI together to reduce risk, loss and waste in the food supply.

Social Business Consumer Behavior Social Media Social Media Analytics Big Data Analytics

David Noble, Ph.D.

Director · University of Connecticut

Professor Noble focuses on digital entrepreneurship, higher education innovation, and futurist development

Financial Technology Higher Education Innovation Digital Transformation Blockchain Venture Capital

Maura O'Neill

Lecturer | Distinguished Teaching Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Expert in entrepreneurship, leadership, blockchain, and policy

Women and Racial/Ethnic Equity Breakthrough Innovation in Private & Private Sectors Blockchain & Cryptocurrency: Strategy, Regulatory Policy & Opportunity Identification Entrepreneurship & New Venture Finance Executive Leadership

Gregory La Blanc

Lecturer| Distinguished Teaching Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Data Analytics Blockchain Complex adaptive systems Behavioral law and economics Alternative Investment Strategies

Dr Ahmad Beltagui

Senior Lecturer · Aston University

Experienced researcher with expertise in Advanced Services, Innovation & Design Management and 3D Printing.

Manufacturing Management Innovation 3d Printing Services

Robert Dahlberg, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Computer Science Capstone Coordinator and Computer Science teaching faculty

Cybersecurity – Information and System Security emphasis on Access Control Blockchain – Blockchain management and utilities. Application of blockchain technology. Software Engineering – Architecture & Design Methodologies. Software Development Lifecycle.

John Zhang

Research Analyst · International Data Corporation (IDC)

John Zhang is a research analyst on the Industry and Business Solutions team at IDC Canada.

Transportation Precision Agriculture Digital Transformation Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions Digital Media

Kurt Rohloff

Associate Professor, Computer Science · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Rohloff focuses on encrypted computing, homomorphic encryption, lattice-based and applied cryptography, and cybersecurity

Contact Tracing Software Engineering Cryptography Computer Security and Privacy Cybersecurity Cryptography

Jim Westcott

Research Manager, Application Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research Manager for the Canadian Digital Transformation: Application and Professional Services program

Systems Integration & Consulting SMB market trends Application outsourcing & BPO Digital Transformation

Douglas Schmidt

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Computer Science · Vanderbilt University

Expert in mobile cloud computing, cyber-physical systems, information technology and data privacy.

Computer Science Risk and Reliability Big Data Digital Learning Cyber-Physical Systems

Manoj Viswanathan

Associate Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: viswanathanm@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4694 / Office 314-200

Tax Policy Economic Development The Regulation of Tax Exempt Organizations Community Development

Antino Kim

Assistant Professor of Decision and Information Technologies · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Expertise in: Digital piracy, fake news & social media, supply chain of information goods, AI & human interaction & IT & worker displacement

Cloud Computing IT and Worker Displacement Social Media Fake News Digital Piracy

Edward Sweeney

Professor of Logistics & Systems · Aston University

Ed Sweeney leads a multidisciplinary group of academics with interests in logistics, transport, supply chain systems and allied fields.

Supply Chain Learning Logistics Supply Chain Design and Integration Environmentally Sustainable Third Party Logistics Logistics and Supply Chain

Christine Parlour

Professor | Sylvan C. Coleman Chair in Finance and Accounting | Distinguished Teaching Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Fintech Digital Payments Credit Markets Finance Microstructure

Ken Bodnar

Chief Technology Officer · SelectBidder.com

Technology Maven & Evangelist For Transformative Digital Design.

AI Chatbots Digital Design Machine Learning Machine Learning On Real Data. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Steven Melnyk

Professor of Supply Chain Management · Michigan State University

Expert on supply chain implementation and impact, risk and resilience, strategic supply chain management and behavioral research.

Supply Chain Management Metrics Process Management and Improvement Supply Chain Risk and Resilience Certified Management Standards

Bill Maurer

Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Professor, Anthropology and Law · UC Irvine

Bill Maurer is an anthropologist and expert on money’s artifacts and technologies, from cowries to credit cards and cryptocurrencies.

Payments Industry Law Anthropology Cryptocurrencies Money and Finance

Bill Pearce

Continuing Professional Faculty | Assistant Dean, Chief Marketing Officer · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Industry expert on marketing, strategy, and innovation

Marketing Digital Marketing Corporate Innovation Growth Startups

Henry Chesbrough

Adjunct Professor | Mike and Carol Meyer Fellow | Faculty Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Innovation thought leader who launched the "Open Innovation" paradigm

Open Innovation Open Innovation and Business Models Comparative Industry Evolution Innovation Innovation Strategy