Annette Bergeron, P.Eng., MBA, FEC

Corporate Director · Electrical Safety Authority, Engineers Canada / Ingénieurs Canada

Experience in speaking & media on topics of women in STEM, women on boards, engineering regulation, advocacy, governance, policy, education

Governance, Not-For-Profit Regulation of Engineering, Regulation of Electrical Safety Advocacy for Engineering Engineering Education, post-secondary and professional development

Al Etmanski

President and Co-Founder – Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN) · Social Innovation Generation

No money will change hands, but you are sure to profit from the social innovation wisdom of Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network's Co-Founder

Social Finance Social Entrepreneurship Human Rights

Greg Overholt

Executive Director · Students Offering Support

Executive Director at Students Offering Support

Social Enterprise Social Entrepreneurship Generation Y

Homa Bahrami

Senior Lecturer · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Expert on organizational flexibility and dynamic leadership

Dynamic Leadership Organizational Flexibility Leading Multi-cultural Knowledge Workers Orchestrating Geo-distributed Teams Impact of Technology on Organizational Design

Kirk Simpson

Co-Founder and CEO · Wave Accounting Inc.

Accounting start-up pioneer and digital media strategist who creates unique opportunities for different products to complement each other

Business Planning Strategic Planning Best Practices Entrepreneurship

Vinny Lingham

Co-founder & CEO · gyft

Silicon Valley based Technology Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship Small Business Startups Freemium Mobile

Li Dai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Political Violence Emerging Markets Multinational Corporations Institutional Theory Firm Strategy in Hostile Contexts

Dr Jonathan Gander

Head of the Department of Creative and Cultural Industries · Kingston University

His research addresses the commercial aspects of self-employed professionals and creative arts companies.

Branding Fashion Industry Freelances Business of Creatives Creative Industries

Peter Evans

Co-Founder & CEO · ExpertFile

Recognized speaker on expertise marketing, technology and innovation

Expertise Marketing Innovation Business Model Innovation Marketing Thought Leadership

Shari Hughson

Director, Master of Entrepreneurship & Innovation · Smith School of Business, Queen's University

Entrepreneur, Corporate & Social Innovator, Passionate about sustainable wellness for people & the planet.

Sustainable Lifestyles Adventure Travel Entrepreneurship Innovation Senior Aging At Home

Neil Kane

Director of Undergraduate Entrepreneurship · Michigan State University

Kane, an experienced entrepreneur, is MSU's first director of entrepreneurship for the Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

Venture Capital Technology Small Business Entrepreneurship Leadership

Keith Sawyer, M.A, Ph.D.

Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations · UNC at Chapel Hill

Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations, with focus on creativity, innovation, and learning.

Anthropology Sociology Psychology Pedagogy Ethnography and Participant Action Research

Lisa Taylor

President · Challenge Factory

Future of Work author, speaker, consultant and researcher

Work and Employment Career Advice Talent Acquisition Employee Retention Aging

Sue McGill

Executive Director & Co-founder · JOLT Accelerator at MaRS Discovery District

The Kickstarter! Moving from idea through to planning and then on to successful implementation, Jolt's Executive Director makes it happen

Digital Media Mobile Technology Emerging Technologies Entrepreneurship

Sunil Sharma

Managing Director and Chief Connector · Extreme Startups

He always loved Lego! A natural fit for your event is Extreme Startups Chief Connector extraordinaire and mentor to budding entrepreneurs

Venture Capital Private Equity Entrepreneurship Management Consulting for Startups

Pedro Sarmento

Head of Product · PriOps

Unlocking data for Innovation

Entrepreneurship Strategic Planning Masterplanning

Michael Sacks

Professor in the Practice of Organization & Management, Goizueta Business School; Professor of Sociology (by courtesy), Emory College of Arts & Sciences; Faculty Director, Woodruff Leadership Academy, Woodruff Health Sciences Center · Emory University

Executive Education Negotiations and Conflict Resolution Strategic Thinking Strategic Alignment Organizational Change

Dan Li

Associate Professor of International Business · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Management expert, focusing on the management of multinational enterprises and international strategic alliances

Management of Multinational Enterprises International Strategic Alliances Internationalization Process

Matthew Josefy

Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Matthew Josefy is an expert in resource acquisition, strategic leadership, organizational survival and strategic entrepreneurship.

Anti-Human Trafficking Strategic Entrepreneurship Organizational Survival Resources Aquisition Strategic Leadership

Vinit Nijhawan

Executive Director · Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center

Vinit Nijhawan is an expert in conceiving and building technology organizations.

Venture Capital Technology Transfer Entrepreneurship Technology Mergers & Acquisitions