Bijan Zakeri

Global Technical Marketing Manager · BASF

Bijan Zakeri is a pharmaceutical industry professional with a strong business acumen, scientific expertise and technical marketing.

Drug Discovery Pharmaceutical Industry Biochemistry Protein Chemistry Biotechnology

Zeynep Tufecki, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, School of Information and Library Science (SILS) · UNC-Chapel Hill

Faculty associate at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet and Society, inaugural Andrew Carnegie Fellow, New York Times op-ed contributor

Technology Sociology Computer Programming Social Media Twitter

Pamela Radcliff

Professor and Chair · UC San Diego

Professor Radcliff is a historian of Modern Spain, whose research has focused on mass politics, gender and democratic transitions

Fascism Gender History Modern European History European Labor History Modern Spain

Eric Termuende

Founder · Now Innovations

Author, speaker, and entrepreneur focused on people and work

People and Culture Millennials Generation Y Talent Attraction

Jim Fruchterman

CEO · Benetech

Top social entrepreneur and exciting, experienced keynoter

Socially Beneficial Applications of Technology Technology for People With Disabilities Geeks Serving Human Rights Activists Rocket Scientist to Entrepreneur to Social Entrepreneur

Nicholas Leadbeater, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry · University of Connecticut

Dr. Leadbeater specializes in cleaner, greener ways to make molecules.

Organic Chemistry Green Chemistry Metals in Preparative Chemistry Preparing Biofuels Public Communication of Science

Mark Katz, Ph.D.

John P. Barker Distinguished Professor of Music and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Music, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Katz teaches courses on music and technology, popular music and modern art music

Musicology Music Theory Music Education Academic Writing Chamber Music

Thomas Pogge

Director, Global Justice Program ; Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs · Yale University

Examining solutions to issues of global inequality and justice in health care are long-standing concerns for this Yale professor & author

Justice in Health Care Social and Political Philosophy Ethics and Moral Philosophy Globalization and Inequality

Abe Usher

Chief Innovation Officer · HumanGeo Group

Chief Technology Officer at HumanGeo Group

Hadoop Social Network Analysis Big Data Data Science Data Analysis

Jeanne-Marie Stacciarini

Assistant Dean/Associate Professor · University of Florida

Jeanne Stacciarini’s research interests are in the area of mental health promotion and health disparities in various populations.

Diversity Population Health Mental Health

Ariel Garten

Founder and Chief Evangelist Officer · Muse

Global speaker, female tech founder, and expert in brain, neuroscience, psychotherapy, entrepreneurship, innovation, and women in business.

Neuroscience of Meditation Brain Computer Interface Start Up Mindfulness Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

Noam Kostucki

Founder · Redefine Us

Author, Speaker, Business Trainer and Executive Coach

Perception and Important Business Decisions The Role of Social Media / Digital Innovation At Board Level How to Build Relations Face to Face How to Create In-Demand Products & Services Success of Failure

Stephen S. Fong, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Bioengineer who modifies micro-organisms to produce chemicals (e.g. from beer to fuel).

Systems Biology Synthetic Biology Evolutionary Biology Metabolic engineering Molecular engineering

Erika Lust

Filmmaker · Erika Lust Films

Erika Lust is a filmmaker, mother, writer, blogger, owner and founder of Erika Lust Films

Film & Video Directing Feminism Cinema Errotic Filmmaking Movie Producing

Nilanjana Dasgupta

Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Institute of Diversity Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Nilanjana "Buju" Dasgupta studies how implicit or unconscious bias influences people’s first impressions and behavior toward others.

STEM Education Stereotypes Social Identity Diversity in Science Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Dr. Susan Huang

Professor and Director of Epidemiology and Infection Prevention, Department of Medicine, Division of Infection Diseases · UCI Health

Dr. Huang’s is one of the nation's leading experts on clinical epidemiology of highly antibiotic-resistant organisms.

MRSA Pandemics Epidemiology and Infection Prevention Infectious Diseases Antimicrobial Resistance

Michael Neaylon

Accreditation, Sponsorship & Strategic Alliance Manager · MCME Pty Ltd

Brand Speaker, Author and Mentor

Master of Ceremonies Personal Brand Branding & Marketing

Jeff Grabill

Associate Provost for Teaching, Learning, and Technology · Michigan State University

Responsible for facilitating innovation in learning via my role as Director of the Hub for Innovation in Learning and Technology

Community Literacy Professional Development Education/Learning Writing Educational Technology

Jane Landers

Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of History · Vanderbilt University

Expert on digital archives and the history of Colonial Latin America, slavery, early American black history.

Africa Colonial Latin America Caribbean History Comparative Slave Systems The Atlantic World

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering