Frank Martell

Director - Fine & Rare Wine · Heritage Auctions

Fine & Rare Wine Specialist

Wine Investment Counterfeit Wine Wine Logistics Moderated Wine Tasting

Kristal Brent Zook

Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University

Author and award-winning journalist whose work on race, women, culture and social justice has appeared in dozens of media outlets.

Journalism Media Analysis Social Justice Issues Politics Race and Gender Relations

Mark Lukasiewicz

Dean, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication · Hofstra University

Dean Lukasiewicz is a veteran producer, journalist, and media executive. Before joining Hofstra, he was SVP of specials at NBC News.

news platforms news industry Broadcast News Digital Media Media Ethics

Carl Rollyson

Professor of Journalism · Baruch College, The City University of New York

Professor of Journalism at Baruch College, The City University of New York

Marketing Quality Work

Nina Amir

Chief Inpiration Officer · Pure Spirit Creations

International speaker, award-winning blogger, bestselling author, Certified High Performance Coach, Author Coach, Blog/Blog-to-Book Coach.

Freelance Writing Online Journalism and Blogging Non-Fiction Writing Journalism and Writing for Publication How to Blog A Book

Lindsay Collier

President · Creative Edge Associates

Highly experienced, unique, and entertaining speaker on topics related to creativity, innovation, and humor in organizations.

Humor in the Workplace Creativity and Innovation in Your Work and Life Dealing With Loss in Your Life

Ana Santos Rutschman, SJD, LLM

Professor of Law · Villanova University

Professor Rutschman, SJD, LLM researches topics in health law, biotech, innovation policy, patent law, and law and technology.

Drug Prices Intellectual Property/Patent Innovation Policy Health/Bio 3D Printing Health AI

Oliver Hahl

Associate Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Oliver Hahl's research interests revolve around how audience perceptions of organizations and individuals influence behavior in markets.

Authenticity Economic Sociology Business and Economics Organization Theory Entrepreneurship

Diane McQuaig

Innovation Keynote Speaker · McQuaig & Company

Are You Paid To Think? Recognize your thinking style, manage the voice of caution, defer judgment and generate brand new ideas on demand!

Six Thinking Hats Think Smarter Not Harder

Lisa Fazio

Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development · Vanderbilt University

Expert on how people process true and false information, and how to mitigate the effects of reading and sharing false information.

How to prevent sharing false information online Lies Fake News Developmental Science Cognition

Eric Lundquist

Vice President and Editorial Analyst · United Business Media

Vice President and Editorial Analyst at United Business Media

Custom Publishing Publishing Technology Social Media Digital Media

David Barrett, PhD

Professor of Political Science | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

David Barrett, PhD, is a presidential historian and leading expert on the CIA’s relationship with presidents and Congress.

Political Science Presidential Decision Making Lyndon Baines Johnson The Central Intelligence Agency United States Presidents

Mary Louise Adams

Professor · Queen's University

Professor, Kinesiology and Health Studies

Physical Activity LGBTQ History Sexuality Studies Walking - history and sociology Fitness cultures

Daniel Paulson

CEO · InVision Business Development

Experienced speaker that through storytelling distinguishes traits business leaders use to become growth companies

Strategy Customer Service Leadership Innovation Leadership Communications

Rajiv Garg

Associate Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Expert on Estimating Economic Value of Information and Algorithms

Economics of Information Social Media Digital Marketing Mobile Economy Business Analytics

Edd Wilder-James

VP Strategy · Silicon Valley Data Science

Expert in emerging technologies and how they change the world, specializing in big data & data science

Emerging Technologies Future of It Data Science Big Data Open Source

Arjun Buxi

Author · Archway Publishing

Executive Coach | Communication, Leadership and Culture Training | Author of 'Communication means Talking Together'

Startup Consulting Training & Development Manager and Supervisor Training Management & Leadership Skills for Women Business & Culture

Todd Robert Petersen

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in formal structures of visual storytelling, creative writing, film theory, and aesthetics

Traditional and Contemporary Models of Successful Writing Creative Writing Techniques Coming-of-Age Storytelling Project-Based Learning in HIgher Education Project Management

Robert Leonard

Professor of Comparative Literature, Languages, and Linguistics · Hofstra University

Professor of Comparative Literature, Languages, and Linguistics

Woodstock music festival Forensic Linguistics Language and the Law Linguistics and Threat Assessment 1960s rock n roll

Adele Lindenmeyr, PhD

William and Julia Moulden Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Professor, Department of History · College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | Villanova University

Adele Lindenmeyr, PhD, is an expert in Russian history, specifically the history of charity and social welfare.

Development of Voluntarism and Civil Societies Women's History Environmental History Russian History Russian and Soviet History