David Wagner, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Wagner is an expert in caterpillars, butterflies, moths, insect conservation, global insect decline

Butterflies and Moths Caterpillars Entomology Invasive Species Impacts Insects

Amita Chudgar

Associate Professor of Education Policy · Michigan State University

Amita Chudgar's long-term interest focuses on ensuring that all learners have equal access to high-quality learning opportunities.

Education Policy Comparative and International Education Development and Education Economics and Education

Ryan Poissant

Senior Advisor: IT, Communications & Entertainment Practice · MaRS Discovery District

When it's time for your growth-oriented, technology-focused company to get in the game, you can rely on the Tech Start-up Coach from MaRS

Entrepreneurship Ecommerce Wireless Technologies Marketing and Business Development

Jacqualine Grant

Associate Professor of Biology / Museum Curator · Southern Utah University

Conservation biologist whose work focuses on green infrastructure and organismal biology.

Genetics Wildlife Conservation Wildfire Restoration Wildfire Water Conservation

Mark Zimmerman

Advisor: IT, Communications and Entertainment · MaRS Discovery District

The Entrepreneurs Lifeguard! Experienced advisor who has successfully steered many start-ups through the rough seas of business development

Start-Ups Product Strategy Software as A Service Entrepreneurship Product Management

Kara Lefevre, Ph.D.

Expert in ecology, ornithology and conservation biology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Kara Lefevre researches the consequences of human activity on biological diversity.

Conservation Biology Biodiversity Ecology Ornithology Environmental Studies

Heidi Jo Newberg

Professor, Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Studies the formation and structure of the Milky Way and other galaxies

Physics Color Selection of QSOs Supernova Phenomenology Astronomy Galaxy Photometry

Karen Sedatole

Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Accounting · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Executive Compensation Performance Evaluation Reward Systems Performance Measures Interorganizational Collaboration

Wesley Longhofer

Goizueta Foundation Term Associate Professor of Organization & Management; Executive Academic Director, Business & Society Institute · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Organizational Sociology Business and Society Social Enterprise Philanthropy and Non-Profits Climate Change

Elisabeth Gugl

Associate Professor · University of Victoria

Dr. Gugl's main research is in family economics, an area that investigates issues such as family formation and dissolution

Family Economics Microeconomic Theory Public Finance Labour Economics Family Formation and Dissolution

Arvind Malhotra

Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Malhotra studies innovation, crowdsourcing and the future of work.

Open Innovation Future of Work Effects of Social Media on Business Crowd Sourcing Knowledge Management

Andrew Noymer

Associate Professor of Public Health · UC Irvine

Andrew Noymer is an epidemiologist and demographer with an expertise in pandemics and post-pandemic social recovery.

Mathematical Sociology 1918 Influenza Pandemic Pandemic response Health and Mortality Demography

Luigi Vanfretti

Associate Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on synchrophasor technology applications and cyber-physical system modeling, simulation, stability, and control

Electrical Engineering System Identification Synchophasors Stability and Control Cyber-Physical Systems

Ram B. Gupta, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Affairs | Professor of Chemical & Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Research interest: batteries, electrochemistry, sustainable energy, biofuel, biomaterials, supercritical extraction, and nanomedicine.

Batteries Electrochemical engineering Bio-carbon Supercritical carbon dioxide technology Nanotechnology

Jeremy Quastel

Professor · University of Toronto, Department of Mathematics

Jeremy Quastel researches probability, stochastic processes, and partial differential equations.

Probability Stochastic Processes Partial Differantial Equations

Mark Litwak

Attorney at Law · Law Offices of Mark Litwak & Associates

Author and Attorney that addresses Entertainment Law issues s

Risky Business Financing and Distributing Independent Films Protecting Film Investors Film Finance

Avi Savar

Founding Partner · Big Fuel

Founder and Chairman of Big Fuel. Inaugural Cannes Lions Branded Content Jury President. Sought-after industry spokesperson and author.

Branded Content Original Programming for Broadcast & Web Brand Strategy Marketing and Content Creation Social Media & Branding

Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences · UC San Diego

Veerabhadran Ramathan discovered the greenhouse effect of CFCs

Lightweight Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles as Research Platforms Clouds, aerosols, greenhouse gases, and climate Atmospheric Brown Clouds (ABC) Air-sea interactions Climate Change Mitigation

Bryan Roth, Ph.D., M.D.

Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Roth and his colleagues are engaged in drug discovery and synthetic biology research

Immunohistochemistry In Vitro Pharmacology Molecular Biology Cell Culture

Kathleen Iacocca, PhD

Associate Professor of Management & Operations | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Kathleen Iacocca, PhD, is an expert on supply chain management, business analytics and optimization with a focus on healthcare industries.

Business Healthcare Economics and Policy Pharmaceutical Industries Applications in Healthcare Operations Management