Alice Armitage

Associate Professor of Practice | Director, Startup Legal Garage · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: armitagea@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4827 / Office 112-200

Legal Innovation Corporate Law Intellectual Property Law Legal Issues Facing Early-Stage Startup Companies Regulation Theory

Bernard Moon

Co-founder · SparkLabs

Co-founder of SparkLabs Global (global seed fund) & Co-founder SparkLabs (startup accelerator in Korea)

Strategic Planning Fundraising Business Planning Internet Wireless

Bill Pearce

Continuing Professional Faculty | Assistant Dean, Chief Marketing Officer · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Industry expert on marketing, strategy, and innovation

Marketing Digital Marketing Corporate Innovation Growth Startups

Kim Walsh

Global Vice President · HubSpot for X

Kim serves as Global VP, HubSpot for Startups, a business designed to help startups grow and scale

Analytics Social Media Monitoring SEO Marketing Automation Growth

Raghupathy Sivakumar

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Raghupathy Sivakumar and his students do research in the areas of wireless networking and mobile computing.

Network Quality of Service Wireless Networks Student Startups Student Entrepreneurship Computer Networks

William Mougayar

Founder & CEO · Engagio

"They said what about me?" Manage your social network conversations and startup your entrepreneurial spirit with the Founder of Engagio

Entrepreneurship Startups Social Engagement Social Commenting Future of Social Web

Leland Sandler

Executive Advisor · The Sandler Group

Leland Sandler has been an executive advisor with the Sandler Group for over 17 years.

Executive Advising Business & Leadership Business Leadership Start Up Business

Karri Ojanen

UX and Interaction Design Lead, Strategist, Speaker · Finnformation

UX and Interaction Design Lead, Strategist, Speaker

User Experience Design Design Strategy Startups and Design

Brett Petersel

Founder and Creator of AlleyWatch

Founder / Creator of AlleyWatch

Community Management Online Communities Events News & Digital Media News Writing

Lewis Franklin Bost, MBA, IDSA, FAIMBE

Professor | Co-director, VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine | Bachelor Product Design, NCSU l Masters of Business Administration, UNC · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Bost's research focuses on innovation, device design and development processes

Innovation Device Design Development Processes Entrepreneurial Business Strategy Commercialization

Rajah Lehal

Founder · Clausehound

Clausehound

Corporate Law Start-Ups Intellectual Property Mergers & Acquisitions Cross-Border Transactions

Krista Jones

Managing Director, Work & Learning · MaRS Discovery District

Bridging the gaps between people, technology and automation.

Product Marketing Technology Commercialization Technology Strategy Development Enterprise Software Future of Work

Shari Hughson

Director, Master of Entrepreneurship & Innovation · Smith School of Business, Queen's University

Entrepreneur, Corporate & Social Innovator, Passionate about sustainable wellness for people & the planet.

Sustainable Lifestyles Adventure Travel Entrepreneurship Innovation Senior Aging At Home

Francois Byrne

CEO · Hybrid Power Solutions

Hybrid Power Solutions was founded in 2015 in response to a pressing need for safer, cleaner and more effective portable electric systems

Battery Systems Engineering portable power battery banks generators off grid batteries

Maurice Suckling

Assistant Professor, Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Writer and historian specializing in narrative for video games and board game design.

Game Design & Development Board Games Narrative and Dialogue in Video Games Videogame Design History of Games

Kenneth Rosen

Chair, Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics | Professor Emeritus · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Rental Housing and Rent Control Commercial Real Estate Market Natural Vacancy Rate Mortgage Market Real Estate

Timothy B. Folta, Ph.D.

Professor of Management; Thomas John and Bette Wolff Family Chair in Strategic Entrepreneurship; Academic Director, Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation · University of Connecticut

Prof Folta is an expert in entrepreneurship and corporate strategy, analyzing decisions around entry, exit, and diversification.

Strategic Management Market Entry and Exit Corporate Strategy and Diversification Innovation Policy Managing Uncertainty

Peter Roberts

Professor of Organization & Management; Academic Director of Specialty Coffee Programs at The Roberto C. Goizueta Business & Society Institute · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Micro-Business Development Specialty Coffee Entrepreneurship Social Enterprise

Lew Lim

Founder and CEO · VieLight

Lew Lim is the founder and CEO of VieLight

Medical Devices Phototherapy Start-Ups Corporate Planning Entrepreneurship

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