Charles Araujo

Principal Analyst · Intellyx

Best Selling Author • Expert in Digital Transformation • Principal Analyst, Intellyx • Founder, The Institute for Digital Transformation

Itsm Service Management Organizational Management It Transformation Digital Transformation

Sarah Knutie, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Knutie focuses on host-parasite systems

Invasive Species Parasite manipulation of host behavior Parasite Interactions

Ian O. Williamson

Dean of the Paul Merage School of Business · UC Irvine

Ian O. Williamson is a globally recognized expert in the area of human resource management.

Social Networks Organizational Theory Human Resource Management Recruitment Workplace Motivation

Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia

President & CEO · Digital Nova Scotia

Multilingual senior level ICT executive with over 20 years in the private, public and academic sectors, spanning five geographic regions.

ICT/Digtal Startups, SMEs & Multinational Corporations Diversity, Inclusion, Immigration & Global Talent Public Speaking & Presentation STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) Education Stakeholder & Government Relations

Thomas Smith

Professor in the Practice of Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Cultural Economics Economics of the Arts Economics of Sports Economics of Religion Urban and Real Estate Economics

Hiba Baroud

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert in risk, reliability and resilience of critical infrastructure against climate change and natural disasters, particularly flooding.

Climate Change Flood Mitigation Natural Disasters Resilience modeling Interdependent Systems Data Analytics

Tony Ulwick

Founder & CEO · Strategyn

Tony is the pioneer of Jobs-to-be-Done Theory and the inventor of Outcome-Driven Innovation® (ODI).

Outcome-Driven Innovation Marketing Strategy Innovation Management Strategy Innovation Consulting

Anjana Susarla

Omura-Saxena Professor in Responsible AI · Michigan State University

Anjana Susarla's research includes the economics of information systems, social media analytics and economics of artificial intelligence.

Responsible Artificial Intelligence (AI) Digital Transformation Social Media Analytics Machine Learning Causal Inference

Marta Baltodano

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Anthropology of Education Globalization Social Justice Diversity

Scott Ellis

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Scott Ellis’s research interests center on the study of purchasing and supply management processes and functions

Operations Management Automotive Industry Global Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Management Manufacturing Management

Doug Williamson

President and Chief Executive Officer · The Beacon Group

A bold thinker and dynamic speaker, with extensive global experience, who can provide unique insights into today's business challenges.

Megatrends & Seismic Shifts - Coping With the New Reality Leading Through Chaos & Disruption Innovation & Design Thinking Global Leadership in A Modern World Science of Strategic Thinking

Bryan Strawser

Principal Consultant & CEO · Bryghtpath LLC

Experienced dynamic speaker & trainer. A leading expert on organizational resiliency, crisis management, & business continuity.

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Crisis & Emergency Management Enterprise Risk Management Crisis Communications Crisis and Issues Management

Steven Matson, Ph.D.

Dean, The Graduate School, Professor, Biology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dean, The Graduate School, Professor, Biology Department

Biology Cells Genetics Molecular Biology Graduate Education

Mark Schrutt

Strategic Advisor, Public Sector & Innovation Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Mark is a Strategic Advisor on innovation for IDC. He is an expert in the areas of digital transformation, analytics, and decision-making.

Innovation Data Decision-Making Analytics

Stephen Farnsworth

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

American Elections American Government The American Presidency Internet Politics Mass Media and Politics

Jason Bremner

Research Vice President, Industry and Business Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Jason Bremner leads team of experts helping clients succeed in the software and services markets in Canada.

Outsourcing Enterprise Applications Cloud Services Digital Transformation Precision Agriculture

Professor Tina Miller

Professor of Sociology · Oxford Brookes University

Her research interests include family lives, intimate relationships, gender, parenthood, & reproductive health.

Gender Parenthood Families Transition into Stages of Family Life

Joseph Katz

Professor · University of Florida

Joseph Katz bridges the gap between medicine and dentistry by teaching, conducting clinical research and participating in patient care.

Oral Cancer Dentistry Oral Manifestation of COVID-19 Oral Medicine Oral Systemic Connection

Steffanie Scott

Professor, Department of Geography & Environmental Management · University of Waterloo

Leading international scholar on food security, food system change, and COVID-19 impacts on the food suppy.

Food Agriculture & Environment COVID-19 (Coronavirus) China Food Policy Local Food Systems

James Bullock

Dean, School of Physical Sciences, Professor Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy · UC Irvine

James Bullock studies how galaxies and their constituent dark matter halos have formed and evolved over billions of years of cosmic time.

Dark Matter Star Formation Astronomy Galaxy Dynamics Physics