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

Ming Hsu

William Halford Jr. Family Chair in Marketing | Associate Professor of Business Administration · University of California, Berkeley

Leading expert in neuromarketing and the application of biological methods to understand consumer behavior

Neuromarketing Neuroeconomics Consumer Neuroscience Behavioral Economics

Adam Frank

Professor of Physics and Astronomy · University of Rochester

Frank is a leading expert on how stars form and how they die, as well as civilizations before humans

Science and Religion Civilizations and climate change Theoretical Astrophysics Physics and Astronomy Evolution of Stars and Planets

Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan

Professor | Human Development & Family Science Program · The Ohio State University

Developmental Psychology expert, specializing in parental transitions and familial relationships

Coparenting Maternal gatekeeping Father-child relationships Transition to parenthood Child influences on family relationships

Todd Robert Petersen

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in formal structures of visual storytelling, creative writing, film theory, and aesthetics

Traditional and Contemporary Models of Successful Writing Creative Writing Techniques Coming-of-Age Storytelling Project-Based Learning in HIgher Education Project Management

Amber Naslund

President · SideraWorks

Experienced, in-demand keynote speaker on social business and social media

Social Media Social Business Community Management Social Media Marketing Strategies Social Media Measurement

Sally Blount

Dean · Northwestern University

An internationally recognized expert in the fields of negotiation and behavioral decision making

Organizational Behavior Performance in Intercultural Interactions At Work Individual Temporality in Work Organizations: Implications for Work Groups Fair Market Ideology

Dr. Marianne Mader

Managing Director, Earth & Space/Fossils & Evolution, Royal Ontario Museum · Co-Founder & Board Member, STEAMLabs Community Makerspace

Cultivating curiosity. Inspiring passion for exploration. Empowering people to engage with science & tech. www.mariannemader.com

Space Exploration Planetary Science Science Communication Maker Culture STEAM Education

Alison Carson, Ph.D.

Associate Provost for Academic Innovation and Design Thinking · Manhattanville College

Alison Carson focuses on developing problem-solving techniques through thoughtful, creative and empathetic leadership.

Immigration and Acculturation Communities of Practice and Situated Learning Cultural Psychology Culture Learning

Karen Ward

Founder + Managing Partner · Curiosity Inc.

Dynamic speaker that connects the power and importance of curiosity to leadership, innovation and growth.

The Curiosity Crisis: the Truth About A World Without Wonder Curiosity as the Engine of Growth

Cristina Della Coletta

Dean, Division of Arts and Humanities · UC San Diego

Cristina Della Colletta focuses on arts and humanities in higher education, historical fiction, Italian studies and cultural studies.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Women's Studies Film Adaptation Historical Fiction Italian Cinema

Laura Doering

Assistant Professor of Strategic Management · Rotman School of Management

Laura Doering's research examines how micro-level decisions and circumstances affect economic outcomes in developing countries

Qualitative Analytics Qualitative Research Data Analysis Statistic Econometrics

Hessie Jones

CEO · ARCOMPANY

Author, Digital Strategist: Generational insights, Big Data Strategy and Performance, Customer Centricity

Generational Differences Generation Y Generation X Marketing Advertising

Walter Isaacson

University Professor · Tulane University

Walter Isaacson is the chair emeritus of Teach for America and has been the chairman and CEO of CNN and the editor of TIME magazine.

News Media American History History

Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore

Author, Psychologist, Parenting Expert

nationally recognized authority on children's social and emotional development ---- "inspiring audiences with wisdom, compassion, & humor"

Parents Parenting Children Child Development Children's Friendships

Eileen Kennedy-Moore

parenting & child development expert - author, psychologist, speaker

Parenting and Child Development Expert with National Media Experience

Psychology Parenting Child Development Social & Emotional Learning Mental Health

David Sinclair

Director · International Longevity Centre

Particular interests in older consumers, adult vaccination, active ageing, financial services, & the role of technology in an ageing society

Ageing Local Government Stakeholder Engagement Public Policy Policy Analysis

Dave Kusek

Senior Partner · Digital Cowboys

Ed Tech and Business Consultant - Future of Education and Digital Media

Future of Media Future of Education Digital Music

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson

Professor of Psychology · University of Toronto

You can forget the trail of breadcrumbs on this journey since you're going to a place where the cream of the real you shines through!

The Psychology of Personality Intelligence Behavioral and Brain Sciences Cognitive Psychology Neuropsychology

Lisa de Wilde

CEO · TVO

CEO of Ontario's public educational media organization believes in the power of media to engage, to inform and to serve the public good

Telecommunications in Canada Public Broadcasting Education and the Media Mulit-Platform Educational Content Public Television and the Media Landscape