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

Aronte Bennett, PhD

Associate Professor of Marketing & Business Law; Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Aronte Bennett, PhD, specializes in consumer behavior, information processing and brand relationships

Marketplace Inclusion/Exclusion Business Corporate Social Responsbility Marketing Research Information Processing

Edward Truant

Chief Executive Officer · Slingshot Capital

Ed founded the world's first litigation finance fund-of-funds and is an active investor, both personally and professionally.

Litigation Funding Litigation Finance Finance Corporate Finance Mergers & Acquisitions

Peter Ricchiuti

Senior Professor of Practice · Tulane University

Professor Ricchiuti is an expert in finance, investments, valuation, equity research, financial modeling and financial analysis.

Stock Market and Investments Financial Analysis Research Valuation Finance

Nicholas Valerio

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

Financial Markets Financial Asset Pricing Investment Management Quantitative Equity Investing Derivative Financial Assets

James C. Kaufman, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Kaufman's research focuses on creativity and educational psychology.

Creativity and Personality Creativity and Equity Creativity and Meaning Creativity and Positive Psychology

Eileen Parsons, Ph.D.

Professor of Science Education · UNC-Chapel Hill

Associate Professor of Science Education

Broadening participation in STEM STEM Education policy African American education Racial equity

Debra Furr-Holden

C.S. Mott Endowed Professor of Public Health · Michigan State University

Debra Furr-Holden is an epidemiologist with expertise in drug and alcohol dependence epidemiology and prevention science.

Health Equity Prevention Science Drug and Alcohol Dependence Epidemiology Public Health

Christopher J. Cormier

Associate Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Education Policy Equity in Education History of Education International and Comparative Education Psychchology

Preston Green, J.D., Ed.D.

John and Maria Neag Professor of Urban Education · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on charter school regulation and industry oversight.

School Choice Educational Equity Industry Oversight Charter School Regulation Educational Leadership

Moira Vetter

Founder & CEO · Modo Modo Agency

Founder & CEO of Modo Modo Agency; Inc. 5000 founder; former Forbes Contributor; B2B Branding & Value Creation for Fortune500 & Mid-Market

Family Business Strategies Employee Branding sales marketing product management and channel strategies Brand Management & Marketing Becoming A New Brand

Kirk Wakefield, B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.

Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing · Baylor University

Dr. Wakefield is the Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business.

Sports Marketing Sports Branding Sports Psychology Team Sports Marketing Entertainment Marketing

Jess Weiler

Assistant Professor · Western Carolina University

Jess Weiler's research focuses upon leadership competence and educator-teaming for equitable and socially just schools.

Ivona Hideg

Assistant Professor of OB/HRM · Lazaridis School of Business & Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University

Professor Hideg examines issues of equality and diversity in the workplace, focusing on gender, culture, accent, and socio-economic status

Gender and Cultural Diversity in the Workplace Social Effects of Emotions Effects of Culture on the Social Effects of Emotions Industrial Psychology Organizational Psychology

Gulzar Shah

Department Chair & Professor, Health Policy and Behavior · Georgia Southern University

Gulzar Shah works to explore the fields of health informatics.

Social Determinants of Health Public Workforce Needs and Interests Community Health Health Policy and Behavior Health Informatics

Jay Ritter

Eminent Scholar · University of Florida

Jay Ritter studies IPOs, asset pricing, valuation, investment banking and capital structure.

Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Initial Public Offerings Investment Banking Capital Structure Asset Pricing

Vishal Patel, M.D., MBA

Associate Medical Director · ChristianaCare

Dr. Patel is focused on providing highly personalized, accessible, and affordable care to all enabled by digital technology.

Digital Health Preventive Health Population Health Primary Care Consumer Engagement

Sean Valles

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

I study the interplay of ethics and scientific evidence in population health, including race and migration issues and climate change issues.

Philosophy of Population Health Race in Science Health Justice Climate Change Philosophy Population Health Ethics

David Blake Willis, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Professor of anthropology and education

Transcultural Studies Ethnography and Narrative Research Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods Educational Administration and Policy - Japan, USA Multicultural Education

Beth Herbel-Eisenmann

Professor · Michigan State University

Beth is interested in issues of equity that concern authority, positioning, & voice in mathematics classrooms & professional development.

Mathematics Mathematics Education