Don Duval

Chief Executive Officer · NORCAT

Experienced, dynamic, and engaging speaker on an array of topics related to innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship

Turnaround Strategies Entrepreneurship Academic Research Commercialization

Christopher McKinney

Associate Vice-President, Office of Innovation Commercialization · Augusta University

Dr. Christopher McKinney specializes in marketing and commercializing innovative new technologies.

Business Management Innovation Commercialization Entrepreneurship

Judith Cone, M.S.

Vice Chancellor for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, UNC-Chapel Hill · UNC-Chapel Hill

Putting important ideas to use for the public good

Entrepeneurship Innovation & Economic Development Management & Leadership Humanitarian Affairs Commercialization

Lewis Franklin Bost, MBA, IDSA, FAIMBE

Professor | Co-director, VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine | Bachelor Product Design, NCSU l Masters of Business Administration, UNC · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Bost's research focuses on innovation, device design and development processes

Innovation Device Design Development Processes Entrepreneurial Business Strategy Commercialization

Janine D. Liburd, PhD CAPM

Research and Commercialization Manager · VieLight

Dr. Liburd supports clinical and preclinical studies with proven success leading projects and establishing key collaborations.

Alzheimer's Disease Global Health Medical Devices Diagnostics Commercialization

Karen Bogart, PhD

Board Chair · Fielding Graduate University

Works with firms on business growth or turn-around, marketing, commercialization, and organizational effectiveness

Global Business Management Board Leadership Marketing Innovation Operations

Niall Wallace

CEO · Infonaut

CEO at Infonaut Inc. - Evidence-based Hospital Infection Control

Infection Control Infectious Diseases Concept to Commercialization Hospital Hand Hygiene Compliance Disease Surveillance

Dr. Ilse Treurnicht

CEO · MaRS

This extraordinary CEO and Rhodes Scholar leads an organization dedicated to developing the next generation of Canadian growth companies

Venture Capital Management Advanced Technologies Emerging Technologies Entrepreneurship & Innovation Innovation & Economic Development

Hamid Akbari, PhD

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Business and Information Technology · University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Entrepreneurial trailblazer brings proven track-record of successful business and technology based start-ups

Commercialization of Innovation Innovation and Knowledge Flows International Mergers and Acquisitions Strategic Alliances International Strategy

Phil Tinmouth

Vice President & Head, Business Development & Alliance Management · Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Phil Tinmouth manages highly valuable and strategic collaborations in the biotechnology industry.

Commercialization Pharmaceutical Industry Business Development Strategy Biotechnology

Krista Jones

Managing Director, Work & Learning · MaRS Discovery District

Bridging the gaps between people, technology and automation.

Product Marketing Technology Commercialization Technology Strategy Development Enterprise Software Future of Work

Greg Waite

CEO · InventionShare

Greg Waite is an entrepreneur, inventor and angel investor

Financial & Social Leverage Spin-out Breakthrough Technologies Breakthrough Invention Fund Technology Commercialization

Joshua E. Perry

Associate Professor of Business Law and Ethics · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Josh Perry's expertise is in Ethical and legal commentary and analysis across all professions and industries, especially health care.

Higher Education Professional Responsibility Pharmaceuticals Ethics Health Care

Henry Kay

Angel Investor and Board Member · Boston Harbor Angels

Henry Kay is on the Boards of Directors of several Life science companies in the US and Canada and is an active angel investor.

Commercialization Medical Devices Investing Venture Capital Strategy

Michael Ehrlich

Associate Professor of Finance and Co-Director of NJ Innovation Acceleration Center · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Ehrlich's research focuses on financial markets and institutions, with an emphasis on market failures

Innovation Commercialization of Innovation Market Failures Financial Crises Financial Markets

Barry Elkind

Manager, Technology & Venture Development (Head, Molecular Diagnostics) · MaRS Innovation

Commercializing life science technologies in the areas of molecular diagnostics, medical devices and therapeutics

Molecular Cell Biology Molecular Diagnostics Life Sciences Commercialization Project and Program Management

Gerry Brunk

Managing Director · Lumira Capital

Gerry Brunk expertise lies in investment, consulting and entrepreneurial work in the health care and life science sectors.

Business Strategy Medical Devices Pharmaceutical Industry Drug Development Commercialization

Rick Pierce

CEO and Co-founder · SanaRx Biotherapeutics

Rick Pierce is a senior level executive and advisor, with expertise in attracting capital, forging transformative strategic alliances .

Strategic Planning Medical Devices Technology Transfer Lifesciences Pharmaceutical Industry

Stacey Ivanchuk

Director, Intellectual Property · MaRS Innovation

Experienced and strategy-minded director with extensive experience managing commercially driven programs

Intellectual Property Strategy Access to Essential Medicines Biotechnology Patent Protection Early Stage Commercialization

Alana Cattapan

Assistant Professor · Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan

Alana Cattapan researches women's engagement in public policy making, focusing on health and reproductive biotechnologies

Public Policy Reproductive Technologies Women's Health Canadian Politics Feminism & Gender Studies

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