Solomon Darwin

Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation | Executive Director, Center for Growth Markets · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Hailed as the “Father of the Smart Village Movement”

Open Innovation Smart Villages / Smart Cities Business Models Innovation Strategies for Emerging Economies Business Ecosystems

Nigel Wallis

Research Vice President, IoT & Industries · International Data Corporation (IDC)

IDC Canada's Research Vice President for Internet of Things and Industries

Internet of Things Vertical Markets Software Markets Economic Analysis

Professor Dimitra Simeondiou

Professor of High Performance Networks and Director of the Smart Internet Lab · University of Bristol

Leading on mobile communications, 5G networks and the internet

Logistics Digital Transformation in Vertical sectors including smart cities optical communication IT Networks Telecommunications

Jeffrey Blessing, Ph.D.

Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Jeffrey Blessing is an expert in artificial intelligence, deep learning, cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT), & entrepreneurship.

Technology Entrepreneurship Deep Learning Cybersecurity Science in New Product Management Business Administration

Joris Claeys

Managing Director - Chief Engagement Officer - Principal Partner · ecoNVERGE – CAPix - ViVaTicA - ecoNOVATE - ARTconnectsLIFE - ARTronomy | PORT[expertise] | eco.AHCIL

Change Cultivator | Think, act & lead WITHOUT the box! Promoting 5P's of sustainable thrivability! Coaching OD-WST-AI-TEAL – ARTconnectsLIFE

Change Facilitation Organizational Development Whole Systems Transition Change Facilitation – Appreciative Inquiry Whole Systems Transformation Organizational development TEAL reorganization Corporate & public sustainability management resilience building to thrivability intellectual- social- & natural capital

Kari Watkins

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Kari Watkins' research interests revolve around multi-modal transportation planning and the use of technology in transportation.

Complete Streets Design Traveler Information Transportation Planning Smart Cities Sustainable Communities

Lawrence Surtees

Research Vice President, Communications · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Over thirty years of experience advising clients on new technologies and trends impacting the Canadian communications market

Canadian Communications Policy and Regulatory Issues Canadian Communications Service Providers Wireless Communications Telecom Industry Structure and Trends Optical Network Technology

Vladimer Botsvadze

World's No. 1 Marketing, AI and Management Thought Leader by Thinkers 360 · Botsvadze Marketing Solutions

Award-Winning Entrepreneur | Top 1% Global Social Media Influencer | Fortune 500 Consultant | Professor | Startup Advisor | Keynote Speaker

21st Century Workforce Digital Marketplace Software as A Service Enterprise Architecture Remote Work

Ivan Hernandez

EMEIA Digital & Emerging Tech Community Leader · EY

Former Flying Trapeze Artist turned Change Catalyst. Speaker on IoT, Customer Experience, Digital Transformation, Business Development.

Digital Transformation Customer Experience Experience Design Internet of Things IoT & Mobility

Lea Deesing

Assistant City Manager, former CIO · City of Riverside

Motivate staff and spark innovation. Encourage kids to pursue STEM fields. Increase government transparency and improve cyber security.

Information Technology Innovation Leadership STEM Education Government

Raheem Beyah

VP Interdisciplinary Research, professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Raheem Beyah is an expert in the intersection of the networking and security fields.

Energy Grid Security Network Security Cyber-physical systems security Privacy Network Monitoring and Performance

Teresa Scassa

Professor, Faculty of Law · University of Ottawa

Teresa Scassa is the Canada Research Chair in Information Law at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Common Law

Legal issues in Digital Cartography Citizen Science Intellectual Property Freedom of Expression Open Government

Milos Manic, Ph.D.

Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Manic conducts research in the areas of machine learning, software defined networks and human-machine interfaces.

Computational Intelligence Techniques (Machine Learning) with Applications in Energy Cybersecurity and Human Machine Interfaces Software Defined Networks Fuzzy Neural Data Mining Techniques Energy Security Human-machine Interfaces

Erdem Topsakal, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Erdem Topsakal received multiple degrees in electronics and communication engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul

Microwave Early Cancer Detection and Monitoring Microwave Hyperthermia and Ablation Wireless Medical Telemetry (Implantable and Body-centric) and E-Health Medical Applications of Microfluidics (Microfluidic Antennas and Sensors) Novel Microwave Antennas and Arrays

Ashraf Tantawy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Tantawy's research focuses on AI-Enabled Cyber Physical Human Systems (CPHS), Cyber Security, and Reinforcement Learning.

Modeling and Simulation Model-Based Design Safety & Security of Cyber Physical Systems Embedded Computing Cyber Physical Systems

Nikolas Badminton

Futurist · Futurist

World-respected futurist speaker, author, and researcher.

Stuart Taylor

Managing Director, Service Provider Transformation Group · Cisco

Stuart Taylor has expertise in executing pragmatic and winning technology-centric business strategies.

Civil and Environmental Engineering IT Communications Staffing Business Strategy

Francis Ortiz Ocaña

Ceo & Founder · Crea Solutions

A Smart Citizen in an Augmented World. Geolocated, Virtualized and ready to share knowledge about Disruptive Tech and Smart Everything.

Governance Internet of Things (IoT) Destination Marketing Virtual Reality (VR) Geolocation