Eric Simanek

Robert A. Welch Chair of Chemistry · Texas Christian University

Dr. Simanek’s interests include whiskey, science education and basic scientific research aimed at the design of new medicines.

Medicinal Chemistry Whiskey Intellectual Property & Patent Management Expert Witness Interdisciplinary Education

Gordon Tredgold FInstLM

Visiting Professor Faculty of Business, Education and Law · Staffordshire University

International Speaker, Author, Leadership Expert, Consulting, Visiting Professor

Business Transformation Strategic Leadership Organizational Effectiveness Leadership Management

Karl Zelik

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert on exoskeletons, human movement, biomechanics and prosthetic limbs

Assistive Devices Mechanical Engineering Biomechanics Exoskeletons Human movement

Tai Goodwin

Owner and Collaborative Catalyst · Launchology 101

Purpose, Passion and Practical Action!

Entrepreneurship Social Media Women Small Business Social Networking

Jonathon Colman

Senior Design Manager, Keynote Speaker · Intercom

I lead content design at Intercom. I'm a Webby Award winner and keynote speaker who’s appeared at over 80 design & tech events.

Content Content Strategy Writing Product Design User Experience

Carly Alyssa Thorne

CEO - Collaborative Empowerment Implementer & Muse · Linked Local Network

Multi-Sensory, Multi-Media Conscious Business Transformations - Link Locally - Connect Globally

We Leadership Social We Media Paying It Forward the Ripple Effect Conscious Business Collaborations Compassionate Passionate Communications

Nikki Koontz

Assistant Vice President of Marketing Communication · Southern Utah University

Specializing in branding, integrated marketing and communication planning, and crisis communication

Higher Education Marketing Crisis & Emergency Management Crisis Communication Strategic Marketing and Communications Reputation Management

Christopher Fettweis

Associate Professor · Tulane University

Christopher Fettweis researches international relations and US foreign policy

Strategy and Politics International Security International Relations Us Foreign Policy Weapons of Mass Destruction

Myo Thwin Myint, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics; Training Director, Triple Board (Pediatrics/ Psychiatry/ Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) Residency and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Programs · Tulane University

Dr. Myint is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and pediatrician who specializes in LGBTQ health, medical education and advocacy.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Family Violence Adolescent Psychiatry Psychiatry LGBTQ Health

Karen Sedatole

Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Accounting · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Executive Compensation Performance Evaluation Reward Systems Performance Measures Interorganizational Collaboration

Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Chancellor's Professor · UC Irvine

Jeffrey specializes in modern Chinese cultural history & world history, who has written on many contemporary as well as historical issues

Urban Globalization China Protest Gender

Ginger Grant

Professor (Marketing and Innovation) · Sheridan College

Innovation Management, Leadership Development, Strategy, Corporate Anthropology, Organizational Design, Scenario Planning, Storytelling

Experiential and Archetypal Marketing Scenario Planning Revisioning Retirement Innovation Culture Design Thinking

Gina Rippon

Professor of Cognitive Neuroimaging · Aston University

Professor Rippon has been at the forefront of the study of the brain and gender for many years.

Cognitive Neuroimaging Electroencephalography Magnetoencephalography Psychophysiology Neuroscience

Doug Knuth

Athletic Director · Southern Utah University

Talent identifier, recruiter, and program builder with nearly 30 years in higher ed, including nine as a Division I athletic director.

Campaign and Annual Fundraising Athletic Conference Relations Collegiate Athletics Sports Administration Division I Athletics

Derek Livingston

Director of New Play Development & Artistic Associate · Utah Shakespeare Festival

Accomplished theatre professional with nearly three decades experience producing, directing, and providing artistic oversight in theatre.

Production and Set Design Film Production Stage Management Fund Development and Fundraising Artistic Management

Ken Catania

Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on sensory systems' impact on animal behavior, particularly naked mole rats, star-nosed moles, cockroaches and eels.

spatial maps rodents Biological Sciences neural processing mammals

Randy Collins

Dean · Western Carolina University

Randy Collins is a distinguished engineer who has long experience combining student work in the classroom and collaboration with industry.

Aviation Student Success Electrical and Computer Engineering

Claire Vallotton

Associate Professor of Child Development · Michigan State University

An expert in early childhood education and intervention; parent-child interaction and communication; early development of social skills

Childcare Infant Mental Health Parenting Early Childhood Education Child Development

Drue De Angelis

Managing Partner · The De Angelis Group

Revolutionary speaker who is reshaping the world of executive search and placement

Retained Search Exclusive Search Consulting

Paul Kramer

Associate Professor of History · Vanderbilt University

Expert in modern U. S. history, with an emphasis on transnational histories, American social thought and the politics of inequality.

Refugees Immigration U.S. History Foreign Policy