Kimberley Pickett

Principal and Creative Director · KIMBO Design

Creative Principal of award-winning design firm, KIMBO Design Inc., based in Vancouver, B.C.

Design Graphic Design Marketing & Advertising Marketing & Branding Online Advertising

Kevin Dougherty, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology, Graduate Program Director · 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

Tomeka Robinson

Senior Associate Dean, Professor of Writing Studies and Rhetoric · Hofstra University

Dr. Robinson is an expert on effective public debate as well as health communication. She directs Hofstra's award-winning forensics team.

Public/Social Advocacy Rhetoric Health Communications Argumentation and Debate Intercultural Communication

Sascha Usenko B.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Environmental Science. Director, Environmental Science Graduate Program · Baylor University

Dr. Usenko is the Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Director, Environmental Science Graduate Program at Baylor University.

Anthropogenic Contaminants Spatial and Temporal Scales The Transformation and Bioavailability of Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic Chemicals in the Environment Environmental Forensic Chemistry Identifying Unique Chemical Fingerprints

Fei Fang

Assistant Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Fei Fang's research lies in the field of artificial intelligence and multi-agent systems, focusing on computational game theory.

Multi-Agent Systems Optimization Artificial Intelligence Game Theory Computer Science

Michael C. Slattery

Professor, Department Chair and Director of the Institute for Environmental Studies · Texas Christian University

Mike has worked in diverse landscapes ranging from the Namib Desert in southern Africa to the cloud forests of Costa Rica.

Mercury Contamination from Coal-fired Power Plants Wind Research Rhino Conservation Human Impact to Coastal Plains, Rivers and Sediment Pathways

Dan McCole

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on tourism, wine tourism, and social entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneruship Wine Tourism Tourism Sustainable Tourism Social Enterprise

Professor Ralph Tench

Director of Research · Leeds Beckett University

Ralph Tench's research focuses on two communications strands, for social impact and in organisational strategy, behaviour and performance.

Corporate Social Responsibility Public Relations Communications Health

Dr Oscar Rodriguez-Espindola

Senior Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management · Aston University

Dr Rodriguez-Espindola researches supply chain management, operational research, humanitarian logistics and project management.

Supply Chain Management Humanitarian Logistics Operational Research Project Management Operations

Rob McMurray

Chief Financial Officer · ChristianaCare

Rob McMurray is the Finance leader at ChristianaCare and is a nationally recognized public speaker.

Finance Planning Envirommental, Social, and Governance Financial Strategy Financial Reporting Enterprise Risk

Warren Schirtzinger

Chief Strategy Officer · High Tech Strategies, Inc.

A highly regarded market- and product-strategy consultant to emerging high-technology businesses.

Product Strategy Diffusion of Innovation Technology Adoption Start Ups Strategic Marketing

Alexandros Tsamis

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture; Graduate Program Director; Associate Director, Center for Architecture, Science, and Ecology (CASE) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Architect focused on composite materials, building energy systems and advanced manufacturing technologies for the built environment.

Manufacturing Technologies for the Built Environment Tectonics Composite Materials Ecology Material and Energy-based Computational Design

Dr. Ilse Treurnicht

CEO · MaRS

This extraordinary CEO and Rhodes Scholar leads an organization dedicated to developing the next generation of Canadian growth companies

Venture Capital Management Advanced Technologies Emerging Technologies Entrepreneurship & Innovation Innovation & Economic Development

Steve Munton

Director of Sales, Warehouse & Systems Group · Equipment Depot, a Pon Company

Sustainability & Business Development at Equipment Depot, a Pon Company

Energy Sustainability Energy Management & Efficiency Green Technology Utilities / Power Companies

Angela Danyluk

Biologist/Sustainability specialist · local government

Ecologist who connects information and people to make change, solve problems and find solutions within the local government sector.

Reducing greenhouse gases Fish Ecology Agriculture Climate Change Adaptation

Tim Brodhead

Senior Fellow (SiG National) · Social Innovation Generation (SiG)

A non-profit pioneer who continues working to create a more resilient society by enhancing inclusion, sustainability, and social innovation

Philanthropy Non-Profit Management Social Innovation Social Finance Sustainability

Cameron Ward

Innovation Leadership Council, CATAAlliance // Senior Vice President, Global Electronics · Allied Electronics and lead executive for RS Components North America

Passionate about the unique opportunity global distributors and the supply chain have to enable innovation

Sustainability Technology Evolution Entrepreneurship Supply Chain Sourcing Market Dynamics

Jane Kearns

Senior Advisor · MaRS Cleantech

Successful entrepreneur with extensive experience in sustainable innovation

Sustainability Renewable Energy Energy and Resource Efficiency Relationship Management Strategy Development

Bassam Farah, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Emerging Markets International Banking Strategy Ethics Global Leadership

Serge Thomas, Ph.D.

Expert in the ecology of aquatic environments · Florida Gulf Coast University

Serge Thomas specializes in the consequences of natural and human stresses in aquatic ecosystems.

Ecological Engineering Hydrosystems Technologies to Clean Water Microplastics Algal Blooms