Amanda Hooykaas

Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Association · University of Guelph

Bridge-builder, experiential educator, wilderness guide, lover of heritage, gardens, stories, and community.

Geography Sense of Community Sense of Place Belonging Creative Destruction

Michael Pranikoff

Global Director, Emerging Media · PR Newswire

Speaks on technology trends shaping the future of media and public relations

Social Media Marketing Multimedia Marketing SEO Search Engine Marketing Multimedia Communications

Ahu Yildirmaz, Ph.D.

Vice President, Head of ADP Research Institute · ADP

PhD economist with global background and insight on employment, big data, healthcare and workforce demographics

Big Data Business Intelligence Employment Jobs Creation Workforce Demographics

Sarah Skerik

Vice President, Social Media · PR Newswire

Helping communications pros tune in to customer conversations and trends to drive brand awareness and audience engagement

Digital Marketing Online Pr Seo Strategies Strategic Communications Media Relations

Veronika Sonsev

CEO & Founder · inSparq

An inspirational personality in the mobile and digital technology field who is pioneering new business opportunities for women entrepreneurs

Startups and Investment Management Entrepreneurship Mobile Technology and Wireless Financial Forecasting and Planning Operations Management

Grant Borbridge, Q.C.

Executive VP, Investments & Chief Counsel · MEG Energy

International expert with vast experience in global private equity, venture capital investment, corporate governance and legal compliance

Competitive Analysis Company Restructuring Divestitures Financial Analysis Financial Modeling

Kelly Marchese

Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP · Deloitte Services LLP

Hiya!! Deloitte's certified Master Black Belt in Lean/Six Sigma provides supply chain and process analysis for your operations success

Supply Chain & Operations Lean Operations Managing Supply Chain Risk

Brian Ardinger

Co-founder · Econic

Forward Thoughts: Software, Technology, Marketing, & Startups. Founder @NMotionStartup, @econicco, & @theiopodcast, former CMO @Nanonation

Customer Experience Motivation Tedx Startup Acceleration Innovation & Creativity

Paul Chelminski, MD, MPH, FACP

Director and Clinical Professor of Allied Health-PA Program and Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine · UNC-Chapel Hill

Expert in pain-management with a focus on deprescribing opioids while finding what works best for each individual patient.

Primary Care Resident Education Genreal Internal Medicine Pain Management Opioid Management

Tai Goodwin

Owner and Collaborative Catalyst · Launchology 101

Purpose, Passion and Practical Action!

Entrepreneurship Social Media Women Small Business Social Networking

Sherry Truhlar

President · Red Apple Auctions

Benefit auctioneer & mentor to PTA Moms and savvy volunteers planning school auctions & charity auctions that raise MORE money.

Charity Auctions School Auctions Benefit Auctions Fundraisers Fundraising

Christopher Ryan

Vice President, Strategic Advisory Services · ADP

Senior Executive with more than two decades of experience in human capital, health benefits, and population health

Human Capital Management Healthcare Consumerism Health Policy Talent Management Succession Planning

Michalle Mor Barak

Dean's Professor of Social Work and Business · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Social work and management expert, focusing on global workforce diversity

Global Inclusive Workplace Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace Social Work and Business Inclusion and exclusion of women and minorities in workplace Support systems in crisis situations

Lawrence Levy

Vice President, Economic Development and Professional Studies; Executive Dean, National Center for Suburban Studies · Hofstra University

Dean Levy works close with Hofstra’s academic community to shape an innovative agenda for suburban study

Suburban Spaces and Development Suburbs Education Taxation Politics of the Suburbs

Stephen Huddart

President and CEO – The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation · Social Innovation Generation

Best job in the world! Improving the present and renewing the future of all our communities with empowering social innovation initiatives

Social Innovation Non-Profit and Leadership Social Finance Social Innovation and Resilience

Anil Jain

University Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science · Michigan State University

Expert in biometrics (pattern recognition, computer vision and biometric recognition)

Pattern Recognition Computer Vision Biometrics Markov Random Fields Clustering Data

Jay Goldman

Vice President, Innovation and Emerging Channels · Klick Health

Klick Health's VP spearheads improvements and innovations in user experience that are designed to expand the human side of technology

Digital Strategy and Insights Mobile and Mhealth Social and Online Media New Models of Web Application Development Intranets and Internal Collaboration

Barry Adams

SEO Consultant · Polemic Digital

Founder at Polemic Digital, Co-Chief Editor at State of Digital

SEO Digital Marketing Google Adwords Digital Marketing Strategy Ecommerce

Daniel Cornfield

Professor of Sociology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the American labor movement, the creative class, and work and occupation issues generally.

labor & employment Creative Class Unionization Labor Unions Musicians

Ben Depoorter

Distinguished Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Email: depoorter@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4675 / Office 208-198

Copyright Law Property Law Law and Economics Intellectual Property International Intellectual Property Law