Thomas Ksiazek, PhD

Professor of Communication; Director of Graduate Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Thomas Ksiazek's, PhD, research is focused on the media industry's constant evolution to satisfy the needs of its audience.

Communication Media Industries Cross-Platform Audience Behavior Network Analysis of Digital Media Use News Audiences

Ruth Braunstein, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Braunstein is a cultural sociologist interested in the role of taxes, taxpaying, religion, and morality in American political life.

Taxes and Taxpaying Religion Politics & Culture Faith-based Communities Religious Studies Cultural Sociology

Reza Mohammadi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor with Tenure, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Mohammadi researches Materials Science and Engineering, Surface Engineering, Wetting Phenomena, Metal Forming, Materials Chemistry

Ultra-incompressible superhard materials Superhydrophobic materials Thin film deposition and characterization Tearing energy of sheet metals Metal forming and shaping

Emma Shaw Crane

Assistant Professor of Urban and Environmental Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

U.S. Empire

Marsha Banks

Founder/Executive Director · Amiracle4sure, Inc.

Dynamic Speaker specializing in Offender Reentry and Mentoring

Corrections Reentry Domestic Violence Women's Issues Children of Incarcerated Parents Overcoming Barriers to Success

Monder Ram

Director, Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship & Professor of Small Business · Aston University

Professor Ram is an authority on small business & ethnic minority entrepreneurship research & has appeared frequently in the media.

Industrial Sociology Migrant and Refugee Entrepreneurship SMEs in the West Midlands Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship SMEs

Abhishek Jain

Visiting Bhagwan Mallinath Assistant Professor of Jain Studies and Indic Theology · Loyola Marymount University

Classical Indian Studies Translation Theory Literary Studies Jain Studies South Asian Languages and Literatures

Matthew Pauly

Associate Professor of History · Michigan State University

Matthew Pauly is an expert on the history Russia & Eastern Europe.

Russian History Russian Politics Ukranian History Ukrainian Politics Eastern European History

Peter Anderson

Founder & President of Team Care Medicine, LLC · Team Care Medicine, LLC

Industry Speaker - Healthcare Innovator - Primary Care Advocater

Patient-Centered Medical Homes (Pcmh) Healthcare Industry Clinical Practice Operations

Dolores Delgado Bernal

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Chicana/Latina Feminist Theories Ethnic Studies & Femenista Pedagogies Anti-Racist & Social Justice Education Chicanx/Latinx Educatonal Pathways Critical Race Theories, Methodologies & Praxis

Dr Elisabeth Schimpfössl

Senior Lecturer · Aston University

Dr Schimpfössl's research interests are the sociology of elites as well as power and social inequality.

Philanthropy Social Inequality Sociology Elites Russia

Paul Labarge

Board Chair, CATAAlliance // Founding Partner · LaBarge Weinstein LLP

Paul C. LaBarge, C.M. is a founding partner of LaBarge Weinstein LLP, a corporate law boutique nestled in the nation’s capital since 1997.

IPOs Trade Mergers and Acquisitions Taxation Financing

Carlos Castano, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Castano specializes in tailoring surface properties of materials for applications in energy, transportation, and manufacturing.

Surface Engineering Functional Coatings Nanomaterials Engineering Corrosion Engineering Thin film deposition and characterization

John Baumann

National Speakers Association Inspirational Speaker · JK Success Enterprises, LLC

Embrace Adversity & Reclaim Positive Perspective Inspirational Speaker

Reclaiming Posi-Spective (Positive Perspective)

Ken Howard

Founder & President · FaithX.net - Resources, Services, Online Network

Creating Christian Community Beyond Us & Them

Creating Christian Community Beyond Us & Them Non-Proselytizing Evangelism Conflict Transformation in Spiritual Communities Schism-Proof Your Church Through Conflict Transformation Re-Paradigming Church Systems

Rich Rorem

Principal and U.S. Finance Transformation Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP · Deloitte Services LLP

Need a whole new look? Outfit your organization with a mindset for sustainable growth & success with Deloitte's renaissance business leader

Finance Transformation Organizational Design International Financial Reporting Standards Enterprise Cost Management

Victor Assad

CEO · Victor Assad Strategic HR Consulting

I consult, speak, and write about improving recruiting, HR operations, leaders, teams, and cultures. My new book is, "Hack Recruiting."

Executive Search Recruiting and Hiring Executive Coaching Strategy Execution Human Resource

Tricia Wachtendorf

Director / Professor, Disaster Research Center / Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice · University of Delaware

Prof. Wachtendorf expertise lies in the social, organizational, and decision-making aspects of disasters.

evacuations Multi-organizational coordination and responses in disasters Transnational crises Improvisation and adaptation Community-based approaches to preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation

Kelly Goldsmith

Professor of Marketing · Vanderbilt University

Expert in marketing, market research, and consumer behavior focusing on the impact of scarcity and sales on shoppers' mindsets.

Sales Consumer Behavior Market Research Marketing Scarcity

Rachid Sefrioui

Managing Director · Finaventures

Anchor your Leadership. Motivate your Team. Boost your Entrepreneurship.

Venture Capital Growth Capital Fundraising Entrepreneurship Rollups