Dong Chen, Ph.D.

Professor of International Business, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

International Business Global Strategic Management Business in China International Joint Ventures Strategic Alliances

Dr Prasanta Dey

Professor in Operations and Information Management · Aston University

Prasanta Dey specializes in low carbon supply chain management and project management.

Environmental Management Total Quality Management Service Operations Management Project Management Supply Chain Management

Ali Bigdeli

Associate Professor (Reader) in Industrial Service Innovation · Aston University

Dr Ali Z. Bigdeli is an expert in servitization and advanced services in manufacturing.

Manufacturing Strategy Business Model Innovation Servitization Service Innovation Organisational Change

Gregory F. Udell

Professor of Finance · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Udell has more than sixty publications on topics such as contracting, credit, monetary policy and financial intermediation.

Finance Banking Economics Entrepreneurial Finance Credit Research

Jay P. Kennedy

Assistant Professor, School of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Jay Kennedy is an expert on employee theft with a particular focus on small and medium enterprises.

Occupational Deviance Business Ethics Product Counterfeiting Corporate Crime Organizational Deviance

Jun Du

Professor of Economics · Aston University

Jun Du's main research interest is to understand the driving forces and impediments of productivity enhancement and economic growth.

Economics Trade

Mark Hart

Professor, Economics, Finance and Entrepreneurship Deputy Director, Enterprise Research Centre (ERC) Associate Director, Aston Centre for Growth · Aston University

Mark Hart has worked and published extensively in the areas of entrepreneurship, enterprise and small business development and policy.

Economic Performance Business Policy SMEs Small Business Entrepreneurship

Barry Adams

SEO Consultant · Polemic Digital

Founder at Polemic Digital, Co-Chief Editor at State of Digital

SEO Digital Marketing Google Adwords Digital Marketing Strategy Ecommerce

Anatoly Zhuplev, Ph.D.

Professor of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Chair, Department of Management

Russia International Business International Entrepreneurship International Development

Vladlena Benson

Professor of Cybersecurity Management · Aston University

Vladlena is an industry-recognised expert in cybersecurity management and governance.

Emergent Technologies Cybersecurity and Risk Management Digital Transformation

Stephanie Wang

Assistant Professor of International Business and Strategy · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Wang focuses on the rise of emerging market multinationals

Emerging Market Businesses Multinational Management Capability Upgrading Sustainability Issues

Henrik Christensen

Director, Contex Robotics Insitute · UC San Diego

Henrik Christensen is a national policy leader for the field of robotics and has testified before Congress on the subject.

Artificial Intelligence Human Robot Interaction Cognitive Robotics Robotics Autonomous Vehicles

Naresh Pandit

Professor of International Business · University of East Anglia

His current research examines industrial clusters – thriving locations where businesses settle, congregate, & feed off collective success.

Corporate Insolvency Industrial Clusters Business International Business Finance Industry

Tony Young

Director of Medical Innovation · Anglia Ruskin University

As Clinical Lead, Tony provides clinical leadership and support in delivering improved health outcomes in England.

Physiology Urology Medicine Social Care Medical Innovation

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

Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia

President & CEO · Digital Nova Scotia

Multilingual senior level ICT executive with over 20 years in the private, public and academic sectors, spanning five geographic regions.

ICT/Digtal Startups, SMEs & Multinational Corporations Diversity, Inclusion, Immigration & Global Talent Public Speaking & Presentation STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) Education Stakeholder & Government Relations

John Bowen

Managing Director · Gulfhaven Ltd

Let me know where and when you need me. Happy to speak in the UK, Europe or the USA

Leadership Procurement Facilities Management Crisis Management Procurement Audit

Clare Beckton

Executive Director · Carleton University Centre for Women in Politics and Public Leadership

Author, researcher, motivational speaker, consultant, coach and leader

Women's Leadership Strategic Planning Risk Management Aboriginal Policy Issues Inclusion and Diversity

Dr Neha Prashar

Research Fellow · Aston University

Neha Prashar has worked in the areas of development, entrepreneurship, SMEs and productivity since joining the ERC in 2017.

Job Destruction Labour SMEs Productivity Development

Niall Wallace

CEO · Infonaut

CEO at Infonaut Inc. - Evidence-based Hospital Infection Control

Infection Control Infectious Diseases Concept to Commercialization Hospital Hand Hygiene Compliance Disease Surveillance