Vinny Lingham

Co-founder & CEO · gyft

Silicon Valley based Technology Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship Small Business Startups Freemium Mobile

Alon Rozen

Assistant Dean & Visiting Professor of Marketing & Management · MMarketing

Asst Dean, Professor, Consultant, Trainer, Wine enthusiast

Wine Marketing Business Models

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

Donald Sull

Professor · London Business School

One of the ten new management gurus you should know--Fortune Magazine

Executing Strategy for Results Thriving in Turbulent Markets Strategy and Execution Simple Rules for A Complex World

Tamara Franz-Odendaal

Professor, Faculty of Biology, NSERC Chair Women in Science and Engineering- Atlantic Canada; Principal Investigator - Bone Development Laboratory · Mount Saint Vincent University

Developmental biologist / Anatomist; Advocate for the Advancement of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Morphology Embryology Molecular Biology Anatomy Genetics

David Noble, Ph.D.

Director · University of Connecticut

Professor Noble focuses on digital entrepreneurship, higher education innovation, and futurist development

Financial Technology Higher Education Innovation Digital Transformation Blockchain Venture Capital

Greg Coakley

Consultant / Analyst Music Industry · The Coakley Group, LLC

Music Industry Strategist

The Future of Music Indie Music Music 2.0

Don Duval

Chief Executive Officer · NORCAT

Experienced, dynamic, and engaging speaker on an array of topics related to innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship

Turnaround Strategies Entrepreneurship Academic Research Commercialization

Peter G. Klein, Ph.D.

Professor of Entrepreneurship · Baylor University

Peter G. Klein is an economist who studies managerial and organizational issues, with a special interest in entrepreneurship and innovation

Entrepreneurship Innovation Diversification Vertical Coordination Public Policy

Robbin Phillips

Courageous President

The Firestarter! Putting a match to word-of-mouth marketing campaigns that ignite a sustainable movement of brand identity & loyal support

Creating Movements Branding and Identity Content Development & Management Community Management and Word of Mouth Marketing Customer Engagement & Retention

Sumi Olson

Speaker, Author, Consultant, Trainer · Olson Sales & Marketing Services

Experienced, approachable, inspiring speaker on social media, publishing & content creation who reduces overwhelm & turns aha-s into actions

Social Media Marketing Publishing Content Creating an Online Brand Social Media Networking Creating Content for Online Branding

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

Fiachra Ó Comhraí

Founder · PipelineCheck.com

Supercharge your B2B sales team with secrets from salesforce.com and other successful startups.

Marketing Strategy Gamification Sales B2b Sales Startup

Daneal Charney, CHRL

Executive in Residence for high-growth tech companies · MaRSDD - Largest Urban Innovation Hub

Award-Winning Human Resources Leader| Growth Coach for Start-ups| Keynote Speaker on AI, Future of Work, Employee Experience.

People Analytics Hr & Talent Management global skills Employment Brand Leadership Entreprenership Startups

Clem Leveau-Vallier

Head of Marketing · Arrive

Clem Leveau-Vallier is a marketing professional with corporate and start-ups experience and a passionate supporter of newcomers to Canada.

Newcomer Challenges Online Advertising Marketing Content Marketing Online Marketing

Julie Schoenfeld

CEO · Perfect Market, Inc.

Electric speaker who tells it like it is in start ups today

Entrepreneurship High Performance At Work How to Raise Capital

Anita Anantharam

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Anita Anantharam’s research interests include nationalism and feminism in South Asia, women's movements, food and cultural studies.

Women and Business Inclusion Diversity Developing World Emerging Markets

Margo Crawford

President & CEO · Business Sherpa

A flood of applause! The Business Sherpa will lead you to higher ground with expertise in handling critical business priorities and HR needs

Human Resources and Management Corporate Transactions Contracts Management Corporate Governance Corporate Communications

Henry Chesbrough

Adjunct Professor | Mike and Carol Meyer Fellow | Faculty Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Innovation thought leader who launched the "Open Innovation" paradigm

Open Innovation Open Innovation and Business Models Comparative Industry Evolution Innovation Innovation Strategy

Megha Kumar

Research Director, Software and Cloud Services · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Megha helps vendors and end-users navigate the cloud services and digital innovation landscape in Canada

Cloud Services Enterprise Applications PaaS (Platform as a Service) Saas (Software as A Service) Digital Transformation