Amrou Awaysheh

Assistant Professor of Operations Management · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Expert in Sustainable Business Practices

Environmental Performance Corporate Social Responsibility Big Data Sustainable Development Operations Strategy

Al Etmanski

President and Co-Founder – Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN) · Social Innovation Generation

No money will change hands, but you are sure to profit from the social innovation wisdom of Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network's Co-Founder

Social Finance Social Entrepreneurship Human Rights

Byron Mouton

Director of URBANbuild, Lacey Senior Professor of Practice - Architecture · Tulane University

Byron Mouton is an expert in the areas of architecture, construction and collaborative planning approaches.

Social Innovation Collaborative Planning Architecture Construction Social Entrepreneurship

Allyson Hewitt

Director, SiG@MaRS and Director, Social Entrepreneurship · MaRS Discovery District

Creating the conditions that expand the realm of entrepreneurship so it incorporates a strong social component is what SiG@MaRS achieves

Social Innovation Social Finance Nonprofit Management Fundraising Social Enterprise

Charles Vance, Ph.D.

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

International Human Resource Management Training Design & Development Creativity and Innovation Management & Leadership Development Performance Management

Sophie Bacq

M&E, Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Sophi Bacq is an expert in social entrepreneurship, social innovation, catalytic innovation and qualitative research.

Higher Education Social Sciences Research Entrepreneurship Qualitative Research

Bruce Hecht

CEO and CTO · VG2PLAY

Bruce Hecht is an expert at advancing architectural and design methodologies in hardware, software, and systems.

Integrated Circuit Local Engagement Electrical Engineering Hardware Design Technology Development

Dayle M. Smith. Ph.D.

Dean, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Contact Dean Smith at dayle.smith@lmu.edu.

Leadership and Team Development Organizational Behavior Design Thinking and Innovation Culture Executive Coaching Organizational Communication

Marc Freedman

CEO and Founder · Encore.org

An award-winning social entrepreneur, frequent commentator in the national media, and the author of multiple books

Retirement Baby Boomers Aging Careers

Dr. Frances Westley

JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation, University of Waterloo · Social Innovation Generation

Putting the SOCIAL in change is the JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation at SiG@Waterloo, which builds capacity for social innovation

Sustainable Development Social Innovation Social Finance Engagement and Social Change Social Innovation and Resilience

Dr. Ilse Treurnicht

CEO · MaRS

This extraordinary CEO and Rhodes Scholar leads an organization dedicated to developing the next generation of Canadian growth companies

Venture Capital Management Advanced Technologies Emerging Technologies Entrepreneurship & Innovation Innovation & Economic Development

Sascha Meinrath

PALMER CHAIR IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS, Telecommunications · Pennsylvania State University

Meinrath is a renowned technology policy expert and is internationally recognized for his work as a social entrepreneur and angel investor

Open Technology Public Interest Sector Internet of Things Civil Liberties Distributed Communications

Greg Overholt

Executive Director · Students Offering Support

Executive Director at Students Offering Support

Social Enterprise Social Entrepreneurship Generation Y

Fabian Nuen

Founder and Chief Operating Officer · Fair Observer

The Gardner of News: Fair Observer's CEO cuts through the global media landscape to ensure that a broad range of narratives are represented

New Venture Development Global Partnerships Global Business Development Global Finance Policy Analysis

Eric Zhao

Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship; Institute for Entrepreneurship and Competitive Enterprise Faculty Fellow · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Expertise: Strategy and Organization Theory, Optimal Distinctiveness, Institutional Theory, Social Entrepreneurship

Cross-National Comparative Analysis Institutional Theory Organization Theory Strategy Optimal Distinctiveness

Tim Draimin

Executive Director, Social Innovation Generation (SiG) National · Social Innovation Generation (SiG)

SiG tackles social & ecological challenges by creating a culture of social innovation that develops entrepreneurship for the common good

Social Innovation and Finance Social Enterprise Social Finance Cooperatives and Economic Development Social Entrepreneurship

David Y. Choi, Ph.D.

Conrad N. Hilton Chair of Entrepreneurship, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Director, Fred Kiesner Center for Entrepreneurship

Financing of Entrepreneurial Companies Entrepreneurship Business Management Job Creation Small Business

Jeffery Scott McMullen

Dale M. Coleman Chair of Management · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Strategic management expert with a focus on the social implications of entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Social Entrepreneurship Strategic Management

Vickie Cammack

Social Innovator and Care Activist · A Good Life Consulting

Vickie Cammack is the Founder of Tyze Personal Networks that helps people to care as a network

Social Innovation Social Entrepreneurship Public Speaking Community Development Caregiving

Michael Margolis

President and founder · Get Storied

Motivational Keynote that teaches transformational storytelling, marketing, disruptive innovation, and social media

Storytelling Personal Branding Innovation Anthropology Social Entrepreneurship