Jean Philippe Bouchard

Vice-President, Data & Analytics · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Leads the Data & Analytics research group at IDC Canada

Canadian AR/VR Market Tablets Mobile Phones Wearables Forecasting & Modeling

Dr Afzal-Ur-Rahman Mohammed

Professor, Pharmacy · Aston University

Afzal-Ur-Rahman Mohammed's research interests include formulation development and optimization of orally disintegrating tablets.

Dry Particle Coating Technology Tablets Pharmacy Pharmaceuticals Stability Testing

Bryan Segal

Senior Vice President · comScore

Segal brings over 20 years of business development, operational acumen, and client relationship expertise to his role at comScore.

Strategic Planning Market Research Business Development Media and Technology Digital Media

Steve Yang

Research Manager, Consumer Devices · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research Manager, Consumer Devices

Wireless Consumer Telecom Services Smartphone Pricing Mobile Phones Slate Tablets

Randy Nelson

Professor and Chair | Department of Neuroscience · The Ohio State University

Expert in biological rhythms, sleep, neuroinflammation and behavioral endocrinology.

Behavioral endocrinology Neuroinflammation Sleep Biological rhythms Nighttime light exposure

Alan R. Dennis

John T. Chambers Chair of Internet Systems · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Dennis is an expert on teams, fake news and AI-controlled digital humans.

Teams Fake News Digital Humans Artificial Intelligence Collaboration

Baratunde A. Cola

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Dr. Cola brings science to energy and thermal management solutions.

Applications of Carbon Nanotubes Thermal Management of Electronics Combustion and Energy Systems Heat Transfer Micro and Nano Engineering

Shel Holtz

Principal · Holtz Communication + Technology

A unique ability to make the impact of technology meaningful to organizational leaders

Social Media Public Relations Social Business Communications Leadership

Shahd ElAshri

Research Analyst, Consumer Devices · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Shahd examines the consumer mobility, wearable device and AR/VR markets in Canada

Wearables Consumer and B2B Buyer behaviour Augmented Reality (AR) Business Intelligence

Oliver Buckley

Associate Professor in Cyber Security · University of East Anglia

He is researching technology systems that shape people’s lives, often on how computers are capturing insights & steering choices & decisions

Biometrics Privacy Web Applications Computer Habits Computer Sciences

Derek Dunham

Vice-President, Client Services · Varsity Branding

Derek Dunham brings over 20 years of experience in branding, marketing and communication.

Direct Advertising Social Media Marketing Integrated Marketing Brand Development Creative Direction

Ugochukwu 'Ugo' Etudo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Operations and Information Management · University of Connecticut

Ugochukwu Etudo is an expert on using software to learn about the online activities of fringe groups.

Terrorist Propaganda Advanced Database Systems Data Analytics Online Activity of Terrorists Internet Dissemination of Ideologies

Manish Nargas

Research Manager, Knowledge Platform and Consumer Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Manish provides a unique lens on the Canadian consumer technology and services markets.

Consumer Services Consumer Technology Smart Home Technology Connected Consumer Consumer Wireline Services

Hadis Morkoç, Ph.D.

Founders Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Professor Morkoç researches nitride semiconductor heterostructures and devices

Group III-V Semiconductors Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) Nitride Semiconductor Heterostructures

Jason Mihalik, Ph.D., CAT(C), ATC

Associate Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science & Co-Director, Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Mihalik's research interests include sport-related concussions and the biomechanics related to head trauma.

Biomechanics of head trauma Sport-related traumatic brain injury Concussion management Postconcussion Syndrome Concussion Rehabilitation

Alexander Lentjes

3D Stereoscopic & 3D CGI Animation Producer & Consultant · Gamaneri Film

3D Stereoscopic & 3D CGI producer & consultant since 1999. For film, television, specials and advertisement (lentjes [at] gamaneri.com)

Animation 3D Stereoscopic

David Schweidel

Rebecca Cheney McGreevy Endowed Chair and Professor of Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Marketing analytics expert focused on the opportunities at the intersection of marketing and technology

Marketing Technology AI Social Media Political Marketing Customer Analytics

Brian Alvey

Serial entrepreneur and startup advisor

Brian Alvey is a leader in online publishing. His software makes creative people more powerful.

Cloud Computing Startups Entrepreneurship Digital Media Software Platforms

Keith Sawyer, M.A, Ph.D.

Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations · UNC at Chapel Hill

Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations, with focus on creativity, innovation, and learning.

Anthropology Sociology Psychology Pedagogy Ethnography and Participant Action Research

Bret Myers, PhD

Professor of the Practice, Management & Operations | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Bret Myers, PhD, utilizes analytics to improve decision processes for sports businesses on-field and in the management of operations.

Business Management Business Analytics Business Operations Sports Analytics