Ivan Hernandez

EMEIA Digital & Emerging Tech Community Leader · EY

Former Flying Trapeze Artist turned Change Catalyst. Speaker on IoT, Customer Experience, Digital Transformation, Business Development.

Digital Transformation Customer Experience Experience Design Internet of Things IoT & Mobility

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

Jason Hallstrom, Ph.D.

Executive Director · Florida Atlantic University

Jason Hallstrom is an expert in the design, deployment, and operation of large-scale sensing and analytics infrastructure.

Data Analytics Communication The Internet of Things Embedded Network Systems Internet-scale Sensing Infrastructure

Tony Ulwick

Founder & CEO · Strategyn

Tony is the pioneer of Jobs-to-be-Done Theory and the inventor of Outcome-Driven Innovation® (ODI).

Outcome-Driven Innovation Marketing Strategy Innovation Management Strategy Innovation Consulting

Professor Robert Piechocki

Professor of Wireless Systems · University of Bristol

Exploring how connected technologies contribute to effective road management systems for driverless vehicles

Patient Monitoring Signal Processing Traffic Management Systems Driverless cars Autonomous Vehicles

Ali Bigdeli

Associate Professor (Reader) in Industrial Service Innovation · Aston University

Dr Ali Z. Bigdeli is an expert in servitization and advanced services in manufacturing.

Manufacturing Strategy Business Model Innovation Servitization Service Innovation Organisational Change

Mehrdad Sharbaf, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer, Information Systems and Business Analytics, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Part-time Faculty

Management Information Systems Information Systems Security Information Security Technology Business Intelligence Systems Quantum Cryptography

Panagiotis (Panos) Adamopoulos

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

Social Media Information Systems Recommender Systems Social Commerce Word of Mouth

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

Miriam Capretz

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Western University

Professor of Software Engineering at Western University who conducts research in energy management, smart buildings and online advertising.

Software Engineering – Architecture & Design Methodologies. Software Development Lifecycle. Software Research Graduate Education Teaching in Software Engineering Software Development

James MacLennan

Chief Information Officer · IDEX Corporation

Chief Information Officer at IDEX Corporation

Interaction Design Digital Strategy System Architecture

Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences · UC San Diego

Veerabhadran Ramathan discovered the greenhouse effect of CFCs

Lightweight Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles as Research Platforms Clouds, aerosols, greenhouse gases, and climate Atmospheric Brown Clouds (ABC) Air-sea interactions Climate Change Mitigation

Tim Baines

Professor of Operations Strategy · Aston University

Professor Tim Baines specialises in the realisation of competitive manufacturing operations.

Business Models Advanced Services Servitization Manufacturing Operations Strategy

Ramnath K Chellappa

Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management; Associate Dean & Academic Director, MS in Business Analytics · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Pricing Digital Product Pricing and Piracy Economics of Privacy Electronic Markets and US Airline Pricing Management of Information Security and Privacy

Guy A. Russ

Vice President — Innovation and Data · Church Mutual

Guy can speak to impacts on houses of worship during COVID, armed intruder prevention, cyber risks & sexual abuse prevention.

Cyber Risks Armed Intruder Preparation and Prevention New Normal During COVID-19 Protection Against Natural Disasters

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

Johannes M. Bauer

Quello Chair in Media and Information Policy and Director, James H. and Mary B. Quello Center · Michigan State University

Expert in the digital economy, including digital innovation, information and media policy, Internet governance including net neutrality

Media Economics Media Policy Net Neutrality Information Policy Digital Economy

Michael Lynch, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy · University of Connecticut

Dr. Lynch's research focuses on truth and fake news.

Information Technology and Knowledge Democracy and Public Discourse Fake News Truth

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

George Easton

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

The Impact of Quality Management on Corporate Performance The Development of Quality Management Systems Strategic and Business Planning Robust Estimation Graphical Methods for High Dimensional Exploratory Data Analysis