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

Rhianna Collier

Vice President, Software Division · Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)

Stay above the Cloud and on top of new tech trends with strategic market research & analysis from SIIA's voice in the software industry

Program Management Business Intelligence Strategic Business Alliances Mobile Marketing Integrating Enterprise Saas With Mobile

Ugo Mattei

Distinguished Professor of Law and Alfred and Hanna Fromm Chair in International and Comparative Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: matteiu@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4646 / Office 623-200

Comparative Law Economics and the Law European Community Law African Law Anthropological and Ecological Approaches to Law

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

Rebecca Spencer

Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Rebecca Spencer is one of the nation's leading researchers exploring the relationship between sleep and brain function.

Behavioral Neuroscience Sleep Memory and Learning Cognition Learning and Memory Sleep and Learning

Geno Church

Word of Mouth Inspiration Officer · Brains on Fire

No passion, no conversation. No conversation, no word of mouth. No word of mouth, no successful business.

Word of Mouth Marketing Content Strategy Social Media Strategies Creative Direction Marketing Strategy

Dr Eric Hill

Stem Cell Biologist · Aston University

Dr Eric Hill's research interests include the development of tissue engineering strategies to model stem cell behaviour.

Cell Culture Molecular Biology Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Technology (iPSC) Stem Cells

Lynn Blanchard, Ph.D.

Director, Carolina Center for Public Service · UNC-Chapel Hill

Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Director of the Carolina Center for Public Service at UNC

Community Engagement Civic Engagement Philanthropy Education Community and Team Building Public Service

Bern Grush

Strategy | Vice President Innovation · Grush Niles Strategic | PayBySky

Transportation innovator, writer, speaker. Deployment and social policy: automated vehicles, parking, mobility as a service, & road tolling.

Autonomous Vehicles Self-driving cars Driverless cars Parking Reform Road Tolling

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

John McCulloch

Founder & Managing Director · Burloch Group Inc.

Engaging and knowledgeable speaker with deep expertise in biotechnology investment.

Biotechnology Pharmaceuticals Innovation Investment

Bret Myers, PhD

Professor of the Practice, Management & Operations | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Bret Myers, PhD, utilizes analytics to improve decision processes for sports businesses on-field and in the management of operations.

Business Management Business Analytics Business Operations Sports Analytics

Jim Finkelstein

President and CEO · FutureSense, LLC

A contrarian who is a stimulating speaker; an expert in people and organization strategy and a "millennial in boomer clothing"

Compensation: Reward and Motivation in the 21st Century Organization Communications: Effective Employee Engagement The New Cogenerational Workplace: From 18-80 Boards of Directors: Ethics and Responsibilities The People Dimension: Environment

Dr Timothy Whitehead

Lecturer in Product Design, Mechanical Engineering & Design · Aston University

Timothy Whitehead's research interest is in developing approaches to improve the design of products distributed in low income countries.

Industrial Design Low Income Countries 3-D Printing Product Design Waste Plastic Filaments

Dr. Ron Dembo

Founder and CEO · Zerofootprint Software Inc.

Easily filling even the biggest shoes and still leaving no mark, the CEO of Zerofootprint developed software to reduce environmental impacts

Energy Management Carbon Measurement and Management Renewable Energy Green Buildings Enterprise Risk Management

Lisa Kramer

Professor of Finance · University of Toronto

Lisa Kramer studies the way human characteristics play a role in investor decisions and financial markets

Behavioral Finance Investment Financial Market Seasonality Empirical Finance Behavioral Economics

Alison Fragale

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC-Chapel Hill

Alison Fragale studies power, status and influence in organizations and conflict resolution and negotiation.

Business Leadership Negotiating Conflict and Negotiation Power and Leadership

Samar Ali

Research Professor of Political Science and Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the intersection of conflict mediation, national security, economic development and human rights.

Human Rights National Security Polarization Cybersecurity Law and Government

Sophie Bjork-James

Assistant Professor of the Practice in Anthropology · Vanderbilt University

Expert on the U.S.-based religious right and the white nationalist movement, particularly online communities.

Conservative Christianity Religion White Nationalism Reproductive Politics Race and Racism

Sean Wise

Professor · Ryerson University

Empowerment through Entrepreneurship

Social Network Enterprise Analytics