Paul J. Gertler

Professor | Li Ka Shing Professor of Economics | Professor, School of Public Health | Faculty Director, Institute for Business & Social Impact | Scientific Director, Center for Effective Global Action · University of California, Berkeley

Labor Markets Poverty Alleviation Impact Evaluation Health Economics Early Childhood Development and Education

Michael Lynch, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy · University of Connecticut

Dr. Lynch's research focuses on truth and fake news.

Truth Fake News Democracy and Public Discourse Information Technology and Knowledge

Veronica Stecker

Media Manager · Gordmans, Inc.

Grounded in new media and marketing strategies, Veronica can successfully guide both social media and traditional advertising campaigns

Retail Marketing Digital Advertising Social Media Marketing Mobile Advertising Email Marketing

Robert Bird

Eversource Energy Chair in Business Ethics · University of Connecticut

Robert Bird is an expert in corporate compliance, employment law, legal strategy, business ethics, and corporate governance.

Corporate Governance Employment Law Business Law Corporate Compliance Business Ethics

Jay Samit

CEO · SocialVibe

Top Industry expert on how Brands can leverage Social Media

Social Media Roi Engaging the Consumer Secrets of Successful Brands in Social Media

James Hudnut-Beumler

Anne Potter Wilson Distinguished Professor of American Religious History · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the history of religion in the American South.

Religion and philanthropy History of religion in the U.S. Religion in the American South Religious symbolism in the U.S.

Amy Lenzo, MA

Adjunct Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Specializing in hosting World Café and other dialogic participatory practices in an online environment

Social Innovation Systemic Social Change Distance Learning Online Environments Social Technologies (Participatory & Dialogic Processes like World Café etc.)

Kelly Fallis

CEO · RS Muskoka

Founder & CEO of Design, Build, Furnish firm in majestic Muskoka, Canada. Canadian Entrepreneur, Mentor, Advisor & Speaker

Small Business/Entrepreneur Online Retail Bootstrapping Furniture Failing

Suzanne Fanning

President · WOMMA - Word of Mouth Marketing Association

Unleashing the Power of Word of Mouth Marketing

Social Customer Care Social Media Word of Mouth Marketing Influencer Marketing Social Media Measurement

Amber Osborne

Vice President of Head of Lettuce Media · Head of Lettuce Media

Inspiring social media innovator, specialzing in storytelling and online brand management.

Brand Development Social Media Product Evangelism Online Marketing Location Based Services

Gina Watkins

Regional Development Director · Constant Contact, Inc.

Educational Marketing Expert - DC, MD, WV

Event Marketing Social Media Marketing Email Marketing Engagement Marketing Customer Engagement

Arnold Weinfeld

Associate Director · Michigan State University

Connector. Convener. Working to build problem-solving relationships with policymakers and university-community partners.

Community Outreach Program Development Program Management Legislative Relations Public Policy

Ellen Woodsworth

Chairperson · Women Transforming Cities International Society

Ellen Woodsworth is an international speaker and urban consultant on gender and intersectional planning

Women Public Speaking Gender Intersectional Planning Cities

Brad Fay

Chief Operating Officer · WOMMA - Word of Mouth Marketing Association

Author & Word of Mouth Marketing Expert

Social Media Online Wom Branding Best Practices Financial Services

Frances J. Richmond, PhD

Director of the International Center for Regulatory Science & Professor of Regulatory and Quality Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in implantable medical devices, clinical trial regulatory issues, and regulation of pharmaceuticals and medical device products.

Regulatory Science Implantable Medical Devices Regulatory Issues and Clinical Trials Regulation of Medical Products

"Dr. Woody" Woodward, Ph.D.

Organizational Psychologist & Media Personality · Dr. Woody Media

Author of "The YOU Plan", Management & Leadership Coach, and Media Commentator on Workplace Issues

The Psychology of Effective Management Player to Coach Management Transition

Nancy Pire-Smerkanich, DRSc, MS

Assistant Professor of Regulatory and Quality Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Nancy Pire-Smerkanich brings over 30 years of industry experience in drug development to academia

Regulatory Filing Strategy Clinical Regulatory Guidance Drug Development

Kathy Rapp

VP · hrQ

Engaging former HR pro speaking on all things talent related, with the street cred to back it all up.

Talent Acquisition Leadership Development Hr Trends Working With Retained Search Firms Social Media

Patricia Thornley

Director of EBRI, Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute · Aston University

Patricia Thornley works in assessing the environmental, economic and social imapcts of renewable energy technologies.

Chemistry Supergen Project Climate Change Bioenergy Environmental Sciences

Dr. Trevor McCrisken

Associate Professor, Politics and International Studies · University of Warwick

US presidential politics, US foreign policy, US elections; politics in popular culture; US military force, counterterrorism and drones

US-Russia Relations US-Europe Relations Presidential Election Politics Drones for Targeting Killing US Policy Towards Iraq