Kyle William Bishop

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in British Gothic literature, film and television studies, cinematic adaptation, and pop culture

Video Games Visual Literacy Saxophone American Studies Music

Amy Gravino

Relationship Coach · Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services

President, A.S.C.O.T. Consulting, Autism Sexuality Advocate, Writer, International Speaker

Autism and Behavior Analysis Public Speaking Writing Blogging Sexuality

Linda Naiman

Founder & President · Creativity at Work

Design Thinking, Arts in Business, Leadership Development, Creativity and Innovation skills development, Coaching, Training, Facilitating

Creativity Innovation Design Thinking arts based learning Leadership Development

Kevin Dougherty, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Sociology · Baylor University

Dr. Dougherty focuses on the impact of religion on other realms of social life such as community involvement, politics, and work

Religious Education Religion Sociology of Religion Religion Politics & Culture Facebook in Education

Huan Chen

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Dr. Chen’s research interests include AI and communication, new media and advertising, social media and health communication.

International and Intercultural Communication Digital and Mobile Media Communication Integrated Communication Strategic Communication A.I. and Communication

Rick Rasmussen

Managing Director · Concordia Ventures

Silicon Valley industry Expert. International Business Development, Venture Capital and Angel Investing, Incubators and Accelerators

Venture Capital & Private Equity International Business Development Incubators and Accelerators Corporate & Business Strategy

John Chappelear

Prinicpal · Changing the Focus, LLC

Change: Permanent and Positive

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

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

Deb Kalmbach

President · Real Hope for Real Life Ministries

Engaging, vibrant speaker who gives hope and practical solutions for difficult relationships.

Difficult Relationships (Marriage) Surviving A Spouse's Alcoholism Personal and Spiritual Growth

Dr. Jane Barratt

Secretary General · International Federation on Ageing

As Secretary General of the IFA Dr Barratt is an internationaly respected speaker on age related issues across the globe.

Fostering Healthy Ageing Healthy Ageing Public Policy and Advocacy Population Ageing Women's Rights

Patrick Flavin, Ph.D.

Professor, Political Science · Baylor University

Dr. Flavin focuses on political inequality, the impact of politics and public policies on citizens’ quality of life, and state politics.

Politics Inequality State Politics Teachers' Unions and Politics Quality of Life

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

Frank Martell

Director - Fine & Rare Wine · Heritage Auctions

Fine & Rare Wine Specialist

Wine Investment Counterfeit Wine Wine Logistics Moderated Wine Tasting

Mr. Don M. Blandin

President and CEO · Investor Protection Trust

Don M. Blandin was appointed President and CEO of the Investor Protection Trust in June 2004

Pensions Retirement Public Policy Coalitions Elder Fraud and Financial Exploitation

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

Kristal Brent Zook

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

Prof. Zook is an award-winning journalist and author who covers social justice, race, and gender issues in media and politics.

Journalism Media Analysis Social Justice Issues Politics Race and Gender Relations

Mark Lukasiewicz

Dean, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication · Hofstra University

Veteran journalist and media executive; now shaping the vision of one of the country's top communication schools.

news platforms news industry Digital Media Broadcast News Media Ethics

Carlos de la Torre

Director · University of Florida

De la Torre is an expert in Latin American populism from a global perspective and in racism and citizenship in Ecuador.

Racism and Citizenship in the Americas Populism Latin American Studies Democratization Authoritarianism