Gregory DeFreitas

Professor of Economics · Hofstra University

Prof. DeFreitas is an expert on labor studies.

Labor Economics Research Methods Urban Economics Microeconomics African Economic Development

Monica Escaleras, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of the Business and Economics Polling Initiative · Florida Atlantic University

Monica Escaleras is an expert in natural disasters and political economy.

Decentralization Business Administration Business and Economics Polling Natural Disasters Political Economy

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

Richard V. Poirier

President and CEO · Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.

Rich can speak to senior leadership perspectives, top needs of houses of worship today, leading companies through crisis & insurance trends.

Insurance in COVID-19 Insurance Trends Digital Business Executive Leadership Perspectives Diversity and Inclusion

Lori Webb

Founder, Speaker & Trainer · International Speaker Collective

Enthusiastic, engaging and knowledgeable speaking professional with five decades of varied experience under her belt.

Experience Design Public Speaking & Presentation Philosophy of Entrepreneurial Spirit Tech for the Technologically Challenged The Abc's of Social Media

Yuan Gao

Senior Research Associate · University of East Anglia

She uses data to examine the financial profiles of companies, to study their patents, & to examine their research and development processes.

Recombination Remote Work Economics Financial Profiles of Companies Online Gig Economy

Mark Schrutt

Strategic Advisor, Public Sector & Innovation Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Mark is a Strategic Advisor on innovation for IDC. He is an expert in the areas of digital transformation, analytics, and decision-making.

Innovation Data Decision-Making Analytics

Norman Garrick, Ph.D.

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department · University of Connecticut

Professor with a focus on civil engineering, transportation behaviors, parking, public transit, and bicycle lanes.

Bicyclist and Pedestrian Facility Design and Planning Urban Street Networks Civil Engineering Urban Planning Transit Planning

Prof. Sarah Harper

Director and Professor of Gerontology · Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, Oxford University

Sarah trained as an ethnographer and her early research focused on migration and the social implications of demographic change

Addressing Inequalities Global Migration Public Policy Longevity Global Population Ageing

Lorynn Divita, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Apparel Merchandising · Baylor University

Dr. Divita's areas of research are fashion forecasting and trend contagion; and textile, apparel and retailing industry topics.

Retailing Fashion Merchandising Apparel Textile Sciences Fashion Forecasting

Alexander Simopoulos

Cosmetic Surgeon · FPA Women's Health

Dr. Alexander Simopoulos is a cosmetic surgeon in West Hollywood, California

Cosmetic Surgery plastic surgery liposuction vaginal rejuvenation

Hayden Wimmer

Associate Professor, Department of Information Technology · Georgia Southern University

Hayden Wimmer is an expert in Information Systems based in data mining and artificial intelligence applied to financial data.

Financial Data Data Mining Information Systems Artificial Intelligence

Nicole Jolley

Director, Nonprofit + Human Services · Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.

Nicole offers an inside look at risks and liabilities nonprofits face, especially within food banks, homeless shelters and group homes.

New Technology and Automation for Nonprofits Nonprofit Operations Nonprofits Human Services Emerging Trends to Support Nonprofits

Jan Smith

CEO · S3, Inc.

Leading Provider of Technical, Training, and SETA Services

technical services training services SETA services

Charles Ballard

Professor of Economics · Michigan State University

Charles Ballard is a professor of Economics at Michigan State University.

Trade Finance Public Policy Analysis Trade Reform National Economies Wealth Distibution

Catherine Connelly

Associate Professor, Human Resources and Management · DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University

Dr. Catherine Connelly's research focuses on the attitudes, behaviours, and experiences of non-standard workers.

Non-Standard Employee Contracts Organizational Behaviour Organizational Health and Safety Management Organizational Justice Organizational Citizenship

Charlene Weaving

Associate Professor, Human Kinetics · St. Francis Xavier University

Leading researcher on gender and sport analysis

gender and sport Hockey and gender LFL Beach volleyball Olympics and ethics

Prof. Ariela Lowenstein

Head, Social Gerontology Center for Research · University of Haifa

Professor Lowenstein's research specializes in intergenerational family relations and caregiving

Carers and Caregiving Intergenerational Family Relations Elder's Quality of Life Gerontological Education Policy Development

Donald DePamphilis

Professor Emeritus of Computer Information Systems & Finance · Loyola Marymount University

Donal DePamphilis is an expert in mergers, acquisitions and other restructurings.

Finance Mergers & Acquisitions Restructurings

Joseph F. Coughlin

Director, MIT AgeLab · Massachusetts Institute of Technology

You're not getting older, you're getting better! MIT's AgeLab Director explains how changing demographics will impact business & government

Aging Social Innovation Gerontology New Technology Understanding the Impact of Place On Well-Being