Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia

President & CEO · Digital Nova Scotia

Multilingual senior level ICT executive with over 20 years in the private, public and academic sectors, spanning five geographic regions.

ICT/Digtal Startups, SMEs & Multinational Corporations Diversity, Inclusion, Immigration & Global Talent Public Speaking & Presentation STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) Education Stakeholder & Government Relations

Jason Bremner

Research Vice President, Industry and Business Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Jason Bremner leads team of experts helping clients succeed in the software and services markets in Canada.

Precision Agriculture Outsourcing Enterprise Applications Cloud Services Digital Transformation

Robert Coleman

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Coleman is both a research scientist and an entrepreneur. He is a founding member of Codagenix, a biotech start-up company.

Biotechnology Start Up Companies Infectious Diseases Vaccines Biology

Richard K. Lyons

Chief Innovation and Entrepreneurship Officer, UC Berkeley | Professor & Former Dean | William & Janet Cronk Chair in Innovative Leadership · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Leadership and Culture Cryptocurrencies Microstructure Finance Exchange Rate Economics International Finance

Veronika Sonsev

CEO & Founder · inSparq

An inspirational personality in the mobile and digital technology field who is pioneering new business opportunities for women entrepreneurs

Startups and Investment Management Entrepreneurship Mobile Technology and Wireless Financial Forecasting and Planning Operations Management

Daniel Kreiss, Ph.D., M.A.

Assistant Professor, School of Media and Journalism · UNC-Chapel Hill

Kreiss’s explores how technology and social media impact the public sphere and political practice.

Campaigns Social Movements Elections Data Science Qualitative Research

David J. Teece

Thomas W. Tusher Professor in Global Business | Faculty Director, Tusher Center for The Management of Intellectual Capital · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

International authority on industrial organizations and technological change, antitrust policy, and intellectual property

Competitive performance of firms in the global marketplace Intellectual capital management Innovation Intellectual Property Technology and intellectual property

Scott Annan

Founder · Accel.io

Founder at Accel.io

Startups Self-Promotion Self-Publishing

Claire Topalian

Director, PR and Communications · Transpose

Startup PR, Strategic Communications, Community Building.

Public Relations Startups Diversity Initiatives Non-Profit Communications Strategic Messaging

Mark Maalouf

VP, Digital Health · Teva Pharmaceuticals

Mark Maalouf is an expert in digital health, product management, start-ups, software development, and software engineering.

Product Management Software Development Integrated Analytics Startups Pharma

Dave Knox

Chief Marketing Officer · Rockfish

Dynamic speaker who provides an insider's view on the intersection of brand marketing, startups, and digital technology

Brand Management Digital Marketing Startups Brand Manager 2.0

Pierre Villeneuve

Founder & General Partner · Equity Management Partners, LLC

Pierre Villeneuve is an expert in the startup world, bringing technology and entrepreneurial leadership to investing and advisory roles.

Telecommunications Semiconductors Industrial Process Analysis Venture Capitalism Startups

Vinny Lingham

Co-founder & CEO · gyft

Silicon Valley based Technology Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship Small Business Startups Freemium Mobile

Paul Hanson

Founder and CEO, bbotx Inc.

Founder and CEO, bbotx Inc.

Applied Technology Startups International Business and Sales Large Scale System Design and Sales Deal Making

Barbara Seymour Giordano

Communication Strategist · StoryWorksLA

Communication Strategist specializing in Business Storytelling, Speechwriting and Presentation Skills

Business Storytelling Leadership Image Academia Corporate Commuinications Startups

Erin Griffith

Writer · PandoDaily

Just add water! PandoDaily's resident gardner digs beneath the roots to find the latest stories on the New York startup and technology scene

Entrepreneurship Startups Journalism Technology and Digital Media Technology Startups

Richard Dale

Managing Director · Big Data Boston Ventures

Experienced entrepreneur turned venture capitalist, specializing in understanding the dynamics in very early stage ventures.

Venture Capital Mentorship Entrepreneurship Business Models Finance

Rachid Sefrioui

Managing Director · Finaventures

Anchor your Leadership. Motivate your Team. Boost your Entrepreneurship.

Venture Capital Growth Capital Fundraising Entrepreneurship Rollups

Scott Yates

Founder · Blogmutt

Founder, CEO at Blogmutt. Author and Speaker

Startups Brain Pr and Marketing Today Patents and Ip Management of Different Generations

Patrick Millegan

Product Manager/Co-Founder · about.me

Product Manager at Disney Interactive

Inspiration Startups Motivation