Valerie Karplus

Associate Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Valerie Karplus studies resource and environmental management in organizations operating in diverse national and industry contexts.

Strategy Political Economy Globalization Energy Economic Development

Melissa Alvarez Mangual, Ed.D.

Associate Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

I cultivate bravery & strategic action in people to be inclusive & equitable leaders who shift organizational culture, practices, & systems.

Consulting Nonprofits Organizational Development Leadership Development Coaching

Navid Asadi

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Navid Asadi works on approaches to secure microelectronics and PCBs using advanced physical methods based on imaging and characterization.

Microscopy Failure Analysis AI Computer Vision Reliability

Sunny G. Hallowell, PhD

Associate Professor | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Sunny G. Hallowell, PhD, APRN, PPCNP-BC is an expert in human milk and lactation, neonatal care, and children’s health policy.

Human Milk Health Policy Nursing Workforce Issues Neonatal Intensive Care Perinatal Outcomes

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

Eddie LeMoine

Author/Keynote Speaker · Eddie LeMoine Consulting Inc

"Eddie inspires people to achieve results. He is frequently described as authentic, inspiring, motivating, caring and approachable. His unpr

A Journey to Engagement

Yixuan Li

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Yixuan Li's research agenda focuses on how to enhance workplace diversity and inclusion and promote organizational learning and innovation.

Diversity and Inclusion Learning and Innovation Strategic Human Resource Management Work Groups and Teams

Dale Carpenter

Professor · Western Carolina University

Dale Carpenter's research interests include special education, assessment, diversity, program accountability and teacher education.

Dispositions Program Accountability Assessment Special Education Diversity

Laura Hernandez, J.D.

Professor of Law · Baylor University

Expert litigator, focusing on immigration law, insurance law, Civil Rights Actions, and separation of Church and State

Immigration Law Insurance Law Civil Rights Actions Separation of Church and State DACA

Jim Stikeleather

Chief Innovation Officer · Dell

Rev up the engines of your event and glimpse the future with Dell's Chief Innovation Officer, who explains & evaluates emerging technologies

Software Development Environments and Methods Software as A Service Product Management Process Engineering Cloud Computing

Lee Branstetter

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Lee Branstetter's research interests include the economics of technological innovation, and economic growth in East Asia.

East Asia and the Global Economy International Economics Business and Economics Economics Technological Innovation

H. Kenny Cheng

Chair · University of Florida

H. Kenny Cheng’s research is focused on the impact of internet technology and software development.

Information Systems and Operations Management Internet Software Development and Marketing Information Technology Strategy Information Systems Policy Supply Chain Management

Leslie Yerkes

President / Founder · Catalyst Consulting Group, Inc.

Thought Leader, Consultant, Author and Speaker on creating organizational cultures that fully engaged the best of the whole person.

Managing for Motivation - Beyond Kicks and Carrots Managing the Generations; the Ins and Outs of Intergenerational Motivation 10 Tips for Finding Your Balance When the World is Rocking and Rolling! Developing Advanced Workplace Culture Leadership Teamwork and Change

Chester Elton

Author, Speaker and Consultant · The Culture Works

Let the “apostle of appreciation,” bestselling author Chester Elton inspire your employees to enviable heights of accomplishment

Human Resource Issues Leadership Motivation Peak Performance Workforce Issues

Amanda L. (Glaze) Townley

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Amanda Townley's research centers on the intersections of science and society, specifically the acceptance and rejection of evolution.

Pre-Service Teacher Education Intersections of Science and Society Worldview Theory Evolution Education Conceptual Change

Denise Amyot

President and CEO · Colleges and Institutes Canada

Denise Amyot is President and CEO of CICan, the national voice of Canada's public colleges, institutes, cegeps and polytechnics.

Postsecondary Education Non - Profit Organization Non Profit Advocacy Postsecondary Education Administration Public Administration

Christopher Westley, Ph.D.

Expert in regional economic trends · Florida Gulf Coast University

Dr. Westley studies and researches the economics of the free society.

Finance Economics Public Economics Austrian Economics Political Economy

Professor Susan Watkins

Professor · Leeds Beckett University

Professor Susan Watkins is an expert in contemporary women's fiction and feminist theory.

Contemporary Women's Dystopian and Apocalyptic Fiction Doris Lessing Gender Culture Ageing

Eva Maria

Blogger · Trust Your Future

Professional Speaker, Trainer, Bestselling Author: Inter-Generational Relationships, Youth at Work and Social Media Expert

Parenting Teenagers Youth in the Workforce Social Media Inter-Generational Relationships

Jim Finkelstein

President and CEO · FutureSense, LLC

A contrarian who is a stimulating speaker; an expert in people and organization strategy and a "millennial in boomer clothing"

Compensation: Reward and Motivation in the 21st Century Organization Communications: Effective Employee Engagement The New Cogenerational Workplace: From 18-80 Boards of Directors: Ethics and Responsibilities The People Dimension: Environment