Nigel Wallis

Research Vice President, IoT & Industries · International Data Corporation (IDC)

IDC Canada's Research Vice President for Internet of Things and Industries

Internet of Things Vertical Markets Software Markets Economic Analysis

Hessie Jones

CEO · ARCOMPANY

Author, Digital Strategist: Generational insights, Big Data Strategy and Performance, Customer Centricity

Generational Differences Generation Y Generation X Marketing Advertising

Laura D. Tyson

Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Influential scholar of economics and public policy; expert on trade and competitiveness

Future of Work Disruption Global Economy U.S. Trade Policy High-Technology Competition

Tony Olvet

Group Vice President, Worldwide C-Suite and Canadian Future Enterprise Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Group Vice President, Worldwide C-Suite and Canadian Future Enterprise Research at IDC

Canadian ICT Market Trends Top Executive Priorities Digital Transformation IoT & Mobility

Tom Plate

Distinguished Scholar of Asian and Asian American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Asian Media

Jagdish N. Sheth

Charles H. Kellstadt Chaired Professor of Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Globally known for scholarly contributions in consumer behavior, relationship marketing, competitive strategy, and geopolitical analysis

Emerging Markets Geopolitical Analysis Relationship Marketing Marketing Theory Global Competitive Strategy

Megha Kumar

Research Vice President, Software and Cloud Services · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Megha helps vendors and end-users navigate the cloud services and digital innovation landscape in Canada

Cloud Services Enterprise Applications PaaS (Platform as a Service) Saas (Software as A Service) Digital Transformation

James Ware

Executive Director · The Future of Work...unlimited

Experienced speaker and futurist; focused on the changing nature of work, the workplace, and the workforce. Change management specialist an

The Future of Work Organizational/Cultural Change Managing People You Can't See Talking About Tomorrow: Conversations About the Future of Work Your Last Bad Meeting!

Lawrence Surtees

Research Vice President, Communications · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Over forty years experience following new technologies and trends and providing thought leadership on the Canadian communications market

Canadian Communications Policy and Regulatory Issues Canadian Communications Service Providers Wireless Communications Telecom Industry Structure and Trends Optical Network Technology

Brett C. Hoover

Associate Professor and Graduate Director of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Pastoral Theology Parish life Sociological of religion in theological research American Catholicism

Ayelet Baron

Futirist · Simplifying Work

Futurist. Keynote Speaker and Author.

How Collaboration Can Change the World Social Business: Hype or Leadership The Multi Generational Workplace The Future of Work Leading By Example

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

Rob Salkowitz

Principle/Strategist · MediaPlant, LLC

How is the Young World changing business?

Entrepreneurship Globalization Innovation Youth Emerging Economies

Lars Goransson

Managing Director, Canada · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Lars Goransson is responsible for IDC's Canadian operation as Managing Director.

Competitive Intelligence Competitive Analysis Business Strategy Market Research Market Intelligence

Don Duval

Chief Executive Officer · NORCAT

Experienced, dynamic, and engaging speaker on an array of topics related to innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship

Turnaround Strategies Entrepreneurship Academic Research Commercialization

Joe Testani

Associate Vice Provost for Career Education Initiatives; Assistant Dean & Executive Director, Gwen M. Greene Center for Career Education + Connections · University of Rochester

Joe Testani is an expert in career education, student advocacy, issues involving equity and access, and the future of the workplace.

Higher Education Job Market Strategic Planning Career Education Change Management

James Hendler

Director, Institute for Data Exploration and Applications · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading researcher in the Semantic Web and artificial intelligence

Cybersecurity Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning Semantic Web Computer Science

Randy Rayess

Cofounder · VenturePact

Cofounder at VenturePact, Tech Entrepreneur, Angel Investor

Entrepreneurship Valuation Remote Work Software Development Software Developer Hiring

Patrick L Young

Executive Director · Derivatives Vision

Understand the future of finance through history & IT to appreciate opportunities for successful investment in developed & emerging markets.

Anything Related to the Future of Finance & Investment (Including Technology) Brexit & the future of the EU Entrepreneurship & Innovation Startups Emerging Markets Investment

Nicholas Canfield Read Brown

Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Bioethics - Minor · Loyola Marymount University

The Bioethics Institute Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts