Lynda Gratton

Founder & CEO · Hot Spots Movement

One of 2011's top 50 business thinkers and internationally recognized global authority on the people implications of human resource strategy

Human Resources High-Performing Virtual Teams Flexible Working Valuable Cross-Business Networks and Relationships Corporate Culture

Guy Laporte

Director, Philanthropy and Sponsorship · TVO

TVO's Director of Philanthropy addresses topics ranging from strategic planning of philantrhopy to donor centric fundraising initiatives

Strategic Planning for Fundraising & Development Annual Giving Philanthropy Sponsorship Direct Response Television

Dianne McNair

Speaker/Author/Public Advocate · Independent Platform

Power Speaker/Advocate/Author: (www.echoesfromyourpast.com), www.peoplesrightsadvocate.com

Life Coach at Ground Zero Citizens' Advocacy Congressional Assistance Inspirational Motivation

Mark Deppe

UCI Esports Director · UC Irvine

Mark Deppe's expertise is at the intersection of video games, esports, education, and industry

Public Relations Psychobiology eSports Video Games Operations Management

Hal Gottfried

Founder · Level Up Labs

Strategic Coach, Mentor, Open Source Hardware Advocate, Educator and IT Ninja

Integration Telecommunications Encryption Startups Non Profit

Sunny Hallowell, PhD

Assistant Professor | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Sunny Hallowell, PhD, PPCNP-BC, IBCLC, is an expert in breastfeeding, neonatal care, patient-centered care and children’s health policy.

Health Policy Nursing Workforce Issues Neonatal Intensive Care Breastfeeding Perinatal Outcomes

Thomas Schwartz

Distinguished Professor of History · Vanderbilt University

Historian of U.S. foreign policy, international relations and U.S. presidencies.

Henry Kissinger American Foreign Relations Modern European History International Relations History of U.S. Foreign Policy

Narayana Kocherlakota

Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics · University of Rochester

Professor Kocherlakota's research includes theoretical and empirical contributions to many fields in economics

Central Banks U.S. Federal Reserve Dynamic Games/Contracts Financial Economics Economics of Money and Payments

Cang Ye, Ph.D.

Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Ye's research interests include Simultaneous Localization and Mapping, 3D Computer Vision, Robotics, and Intelligent Systems.

Robert Darden, M.A.

Professor, Journalism, Public Relations and New Media · Baylor University

Darden is a professor in the department of journalism, PR & new media. He directs Baylor's Black Gospel Music Restoration Project.

Journalism Music Public Relations New Media African-American Gospel Music

Michael Savarese, Ph.D.

Expert in sea-level rise and environmental change · Florida Gulf Coast University

Michael Savarese studies the history of environmental change in coastal areas and how this can inform the future.

Conservation Paleobiology Geologic History of Southwest Florida Climate Change Coastal Geology Sea Level Rise

Juan Manuel Benavent

Customer Service & Retail Sales Consultant / Speaker · CV Consulting

Customer Service and Customer Experience Management speaker, trainer and consultant.

Multicultural & Diversity Sales Training and Sales Effectiveness Retail Sales Training Motivating and Inspiring Customer Experience Management

Dr. David Cavan

Director of Policy and Programmes · International Diabetes Federation

Until 2014 Dr David Cavan was a Consultant Physician at the Bournemouth Diabetes and Endocrine Centre Bournemouth, UK

Re-enablement Diabetes Diabetes Education

Gautam Hans

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in first amendment and telecommunications law, including social media. Directs Vanderbilt's First Amendment law clinic.

Civil Liberties Social Media First Amendment Privacy and Survelliance Law and Technology

Sara L. Dolan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Graduate Program Director, Psy.D. program · Baylor University

Research Interests: Neuropsychological functioning and substance abuse treatment

Substance abuse treatment Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Alcoholism Alcohol Abuse Ptsd

Michelle Orihel

Associate Professor of History · Southern Utah University

Specializing in history lessons in pop culture, gender history in the United States, and the English revolution

Women in U.S. History Women in Colonial America Gender History in the United States Political Associations Journalism History

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

Kerri Raissian, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Public Policy · University of Connecticut

Public administration expert, focusing on child and family policy

The impact of early childhood investments on child well-being Role of policy in family violence and contraception subsidies How policy generates family complexity, data collection and decision making in the child protective system

Francis Beckwith, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy and Church-State Studies, Associate Director of Graduate Studies · Baylor University

Dr. Beckwith is a nationally recognized author and speaker in the areas of philosophy, ethics & church-state issues

Faith Law Church and State Issues Philosophical and Theological Ethics Ethics & Values

Chris Tandridge

CEO · VALIDITY Coaching Pty Ltd

Highly Experienced International speaker - Business Leadership, Development and Challenges - Its Not just About YOU !

Leadership Flight Risk Sales Coaching Sales Leadership