Charles F. Goetz

Senior Lecturer in Organization & Management and Distinguished Lecturer in Entrepreneurship · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Entrepreneurship Innovation Business Start-Ups Business Development Product Design Development and Market Entry

Michael Hess

CEO/Founder · Skooba Design

Founder/CEO Skooba Design, CBS/Business Writer, Speaker

Entrepreneurship Product/Brand Development Creative Marketing Public Relations Customer Service

Lance Laking

Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Advisory Services · MaRS Cleantech

Entrepreneur, Advisor, Angel Investor, Board Director in technology-based businesses

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

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

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

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

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

Vinny Lingham

Co-founder & CEO · gyft

Silicon Valley based Technology Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship Small Business Startups Freemium Mobile

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

Greg Overholt

Executive Director · Students Offering Support

Executive Director at Students Offering Support

Social Enterprise Social Entrepreneurship Generation Y

Pedro Sarmento

Head of Product · PriOps

Unlocking data for Innovation

Entrepreneurship Strategic Planning Masterplanning

Peter Evans

Co-Founder & CEO · ExpertFile

Recognized speaker on expertise marketing, technology and innovation

Expertise Marketing Innovation Business Model Innovation Marketing Thought Leadership

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

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

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

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

Dan Li

L. Leslie Waters Chair in International Business · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Dan Li's research focuses on global strategy by both established multinational enterprises and international new ventures.

Management of Multinational Enterprises International Strategic Alliances Internationalization Process

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