Edward M. Feasel, PhD

Vice President for Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officer, Professor of Economics · Soka University

Professor Feasel is responsible for academic affairs at Soka University.

Foreign Aid Economic Growth Economic outcomes and societal values Foreign aid, international trade and foreign direct investment Orange County Economy

Shane Barter, PhD

Associate Professor of Comparative Politics · Soka University

Professor Barter focuses on Southeast Asian politics, Civilians in war, as well as autonomous areas and conflict resolution

Minorities Separatism Indonesia Conflict Resolution Southeast Asia

John A. Haslinger

VP, Benefits Consulting Services, Strategic Advisory Services · ADP

Benefits and human resources executive, leading expert on health care reform impact and strategies for success.

Health Care Reform Affordable Care Act (Aca) Health Care Costs Benefit Plan Design Defined Contribution

Ace Vo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Big Data Machine Learning Data Mining Spatial Analytics

Ryan Unger

Co-Founder & CTO · Punchkick Interactive

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Punchkick Interactive

Mobile Marketing Mobile Strategy Recruiting Mobile Social Media

Aparna Gupta

Professor, Lally School of Management; Director, Center for Financial Studies · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading quantitative finance and risk management expert advancing cutting-edge solutions to address risk challenges of the 21st century.

Networked Systems Analytical Methods Financial Engineering Risk Management Quantitative Finance

Russell Burke

Professor of Biology · Hofstra University

Dr. Burke's current research involves diamondback terrapins at Jamaica Bay, wood turtles in northern NJ and the coyote invasion of LI

Urban Ecosystems Urban Environments Suburban Spaces and Development Ecology Evolution

Boleslaw Szymanski

Claire and Roland Schmitt Distinguished Professor of Computer Science; Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Director, Network Science and Technology Center · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Specializes in network science with a current focus on social and computer networks

Computer Wireless Computation & Information Technology Computer Networks Network Science Energy and the Environment

Caspar Berry

Motivational and Keynote Speaker and Trainer · Caspar Berry Ltd

Keynote and Motivational Speaker and Trainer on the subject of Risk Taking and Decision Making

Risk Decision Making Uncertainty Change Motivation

John Renesch

author, futurist · The Great Growing Up

Senior, experienced global expert on large scale social and organizational transformation.

Bringing Consciousness to Large Scale Social Change Consciousness Conscious Evolution Paradigm Change Paradigm Shifts

Bruce Armitage

Professor and Co-Director · Carnegie Mellon University

Bruce Armitage’s current research interests include the use of PNA for sequence-specific recognition of DNA and RNA.

Peptide Nucleic Acids DNA Nanotechnology Bioorganic Chemistry Fluorescent Dyes Molecular Evolution

Dr Muhammad Azmat

Assistant Professor in Logistics and SCM · Aston University

Dr Azmat's interests include Drone & Drone Swarms, Autonomous & Connected Vehicles, Supply Chain, and Humanitarian Logistics.

Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Innovation in Mobility Supply Chain Management Transport H Social Sciences (General)

Steve Holland, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Steve Holland's areas of expertise include electromagnetics, antennas, and microwave/radio frequency circuits.

Antennas Electromagnetics RF/Microwave Engineering Analog Electronics Engineering Education

Hanne M. Hoffmann

Assistant Professor of Animal Science; Expert in Neuroendocrinology · Michigan State University

Dr. Hoffmann’s research program is focused on how light changes your well being, motivation, fertility and pregnancy success.

Light Contamination Impact of Light on Physiology Development Molecular Biology Preterm Labor

Katherine Wikoff, Ph.D.

Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Katherine Wikoff focuses her work on user experience, technical communication, humanities and literature.

User Experience Technical Communication Humanities Literature Higher Education

Michael Weiner, PhD

Professor and Assistant Dean of Faculty · Soka University

Professor of East Asian History and International Studies, Associate Dean of Faculty and Director of Faculty Research and Development.

Race, Ethnicity and Migration in Modern and Imperial Japan Japan's Minorities Economic and Social History of Modern Japan

Juliana Trichilo Cina

Solutions Director · Learnography | Curriculum Standards Canada

A leader in strategic communications | Learnography.ca

Strategic Communications Corporate Communications Blogging Marketing Communications Strategy

Carl Zimmer

Columnist · The New York Times

Columnist at The New York Times

Books Magazine Articles Newspaper Science Biology

Katherine Eisen

Assistant Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Evolutionary Biology Plant - Insect Interactions Evolutionary Ecology Chemical Ecology

David McCord

Professor · Western Carolina University

Personality Theory Psychological Assessment Evolutionary Psychology