Lewis Franklin Bost, MBA, IDSA, FAIMBE

Professor | Co-director, VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine | Bachelor Product Design, NCSU l Masters of Business Administration, UNC · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Bost's research focuses on innovation, device design and development processes

Innovation Device Design Development Processes Entrepreneurial Business Strategy Commercialization

Shelley Foster

Business Lead · Tech4Life Enterprises

An entrepreneur with over 17 years combined experience across varies industries.

Entrepreneurship Sports & Fitness Products Infant Products Medical Devices New Business Development

Scott Thorp

Associate Vice President for Research / Chair, Depart of Art and Design · Augusta University

At Augusta University, Scott Thorp seeks to create a creative community around a nationally ranked art and design department.

User-Centered Design Concept Development Contemporary Art Digital Photography Creativity Research

Garland Kirkpatrick

Professor of Graphic Design, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Professor of Graphic Design

Typography Adobe Creative Suite Concept Development Product Design User Experience

Alex (Alexander) Nizini

Technology Consultant in the digital and industrial domain / Creative Digital and Industrial Services · NAR / HAR

Product leader, user experience designer, strategist, friendly geek, entrepreneurial thinker, real estate investor

Research Business Development & Partnerships Economic Analysis and Forecasting Healthcare Education

Saeri Dobson

Professor of Graphic Design and Chair of Studio Arts, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Professor of Graphic Design

Typography Digital Illustration Layout Concept Design Motion Graphics

Massimo Noja De Marco

COO · Positive Hospitality

COO Positive Hospitality / Serial Entrepreneur, Speaker and Strategic Business Consultant

Hospitality Getting the Most From Your Team Motivation for A Happier Life