Lisa D. Cook

Associate Professor of Economics and International Relations · Michigan State University

Expert in global economic growth and development, financial institutions and markets, innovation and economic history

International Finance Innovation Macroeconomics Development Economic History

James Hendler

Director, Institute for Data Exploration and Applications · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading researcher in the Semantic Web and artificial intelligence

Cybersecurity Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning Semantic Web Computer Science

Lorynn Divita, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Apparel Merchandising · Baylor University

Dr. Divita's areas of research are fashion forecasting and trend contagion; and textile, apparel and retailing industry topics.

Retailing Fashion Merchandising Apparel Textile Sciences Fashion Forecasting

Jeffrey Morosoff

Associate Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University

Chair, Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations. He blogs about the PR industry at publicrelationsnation.com

Public Relations Crisis Communication Reputation Management Community & Government Relations Public relations campaigns

Dr. Andrew Glencross

Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations · Aston University

Dr. Andrew Glencross' research interests include European integration, especially the Brexit negotiations and issues to do with the Eurozone

The Eurozone European Politics European Integration Brexit UK Politics

Bruce Burke

President & Founder · Gulf Bay Consulting

Exploring the convergence of social media, mobile connectivity and payments technology.

Social Media Marketing Brand Development Mobile Technologies Mobile Connectivity Technologies Marketing Communications & Content Development

Philip Weiss

Founder and CEO · ZN Consulting

Phil Weiss is an entrepreneur and strategic thinker who has been working with leading corporations for the past two decades.

Digital Communication Personal Branding Enterpreneurship Hyperthinking Anti-vaxxers

Sarah Rees

Director, Cyber Workforce Academy · Augusta University

The Cyber Workforce Academy offers training for state and local government information security professionals

Information Assurance Satellite Communications Voip Network Administration Computer Security

Dr. Alex Mihailidis

Associate Professor · Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto

Dr Mihailidis has been conducting research in the field of pervasive computing and intelligent systems in health for the past 15 years,

Applied Technologies Intellegent Systems Pervasive Computing Re-enablement Rehabilitation Engineering

Michael J. McClure, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | BE, Vanderbilt University | Ph.D, Virginia Commonwealth University · VCU College of Engineering

Understanding the role of extracellular matrix and mechanical forces to regulate skeletal muscle structure, function, and innervation.

Muscle aging Cell-matrix interactions Integrin-mediated signaling Myoblast fusion Regenerative rehabilitation in skeletal muscle trauma

Darren Lawson

Founder + Principal Recruiter · hire.ventures

Founder + Principal Recruiter at hire.ventures

Inbound Recruiting Recruiting Best Practices Staff Efficiency Talent Acquisition Talent & Gamification

Carlos Keener

Managing Partner · Beyond the Deal

Helping businesses around the world improve acquisition value and performance through merger & acquisition integration

M&A Integration Mergers & Acquisitions

Cameron Ward

Innovation Leadership Council, CATAAlliance // Senior Vice President, Global Electronics · Allied Electronics and lead executive for RS Components North America

Passionate about the unique opportunity global distributors and the supply chain have to enable innovation

Sustainability Technology Evolution Entrepreneurship Supply Chain Sourcing Market Dynamics

Nigel Collin

CEO · Thinkativity

Nigel Collin CSP - Helping businesses generate profitable ideas

Leading Innovators

Cynthia Reinhart-King

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Director of Graduate Studies in Biomedical Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Biomedical engineering expert whose research focuses on reducing cancer metastasis and artery hardening.

Metastasis Cancer Cell-Based Movement Arthrosclerosis

Kate O'Neill

Founder/CEO · KO Insights

Tech Humanist / Cultural Strategist. Expertise in meaningful experiences for customers/users/patients/students/humans.

Digital & Mobile Strategy Strategic & Business Planning Strategy & Market Planning Marketing & Branding Digital & E-Commerce Search

Melissa Singh

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Melissa Singh is a Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Pharamaceuticals Online Pedagogy Social Work Field Instruction Non Profit Management

Dayna Nadine Scott

Associate Professor · Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

Dr.Dayna Scott works in the areas of environmental law and policy; critical risk theory; environmental justice; and trade and globalization.

Environmental Law and Justice Gender and Environmental Health Toxic Substances Regulation Feminist Theory of the Body Pollution

Jeff Vankooten

Motivational Keynote Speaker · Jeff Vankooten.com

Re-imagining a hope-filled world

Resilience Leadership Management Change Communication