Greg Garrett, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of English · Baylor University

Popular theologian and cultural critic, exploring the intersections between film and popular culture, literature, religion, and politics.

Public Speaking Media Resource Creative Writing Religion and Culture Popular Culture and Society

Jim Signorelli

CEO/Chairman · ESW Partners/StoryLab

Understanding how stories work can help marketers, advertisers and sales people become powerfully persuasive.

Persuasion Marketing Advertising Entertaining Story

Florian Mueck

Speaker & Trainer · The Seven Minute Star

Boosting your Charisma

Public Speaking Charisma Networking

Laurie Rozakis

Professor, English/Humanities · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Laurie Rozakis has published more than 100 books internationally, and is a frequent guest on news and talk shows.

Writing Grammar and Style Teaching Publishing Libraries

Mark Katz, Ph.D.

Ruel W. Tyson Jr. Distinguished Professor of Humanities and Director, Institute for the Arts and Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Katz teaches courses on music and technology, popular music and modern art music

Musicology Music Theory Music Education Academic Writing Chamber Music

Naomi Loomis

Researcher · Osteoporosis

Naomi Loomis is a researcher helping to raise awareness about bone health and the risks of osteoporosis.

Research Osteoporosis

Scott Berkun

Author and Speaker · Berkun Consulting

Now that's a perspective! Best-selling author and speaker will provocativelly, yet delightfully, challenge you to think outside the box

Leading Breakthrough Projects How to Manage Innovation Mistakes Managers Make Advanced Topics in Project Management Integrating Design and Software Development

Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick

Professor | School of Communication · The Ohio State University

Communications expert, focusing on the politics of media

Media Selection New Media Political Communication Health communication News

Garrison Wynn

Owner at Wynn Solutions · Garrison Wynn, CPS

Motivational Keynote Speaker & Best Selling Author

Communication Customer Service Leadership Sales Sales Management

Pamela Usukumah

Associate · Weil Gotshal and Manges

Business Professional in Boston, Massachusetts with interests in pro bono work, world travel, and international business.

Politics Editing Leadership Management Nonprofits

Todd Robert Petersen

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in formal structures of visual storytelling, creative writing, film theory, and aesthetics

Traditional and Contemporary Models of Successful Writing Creative Writing Techniques Coming-of-Age Storytelling Project-Based Learning in HIgher Education Project Management

Carl Rollyson

Professor of Journalism · Baruch College, The City University of New York

Professor of Journalism at Baruch College, The City University of New York

Marketing Quality Work

Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa) AKA Don Trent Jacobs, PhD, EdD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Sustainability; counter-hegemonic education; social justice; contrasting Indigenous ways of knowing with Western ones

Counter-Hegemonic Education Peace and Justice Studies Ecological Justice Indigenous Studies Indigenous Ways of Knowing

Rob Brown

CEO · Rob Brown International

"WORLD-LEADING NETWORKING AUTHORITY. Bestselling author. Founder of the Global Networking Council. Motivational speaker on trust, executive

Business Networking & Connecting Reputation Building Referrals & Word of Mouth Executive Presence Influence & Personal Impact

Leah Newman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Leah Newman's research interests include industrial engineering and engineering education.

Ergonomics and Inclusive Design Research Engineering Industrial Engineering Data Analysis

Sarah Maclay

Clinical Assistant Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

English Poetry Poetry and Creativity Poetry and Writing Poetry Writing

Thomas Kostigen

Writer · Thomas Kostigen

Climate Risk // NYT Bestselling Author

Journalism Environment Financial Services Weather Climate

Avelardo Valdez

Cleofas and Victor Ramirez Professor of Practice Policy Research and Advocacy for the Latino Population Professor of Social Work and Sociology · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Valdez is an expert on the relationship between substance abuse and violence and health issues among high-risk groups.

Substance Abuse Hiv/Aids Behavioral Health Social Development and Policy

Michael A. Genovese

Professor of Political Science and International Relations, President of Global Policy Institute at LMU, Loyola Chair of Leadership Studies, Director of Institute for Leadership Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

American Politics The American Presidency Law and Presidential Power British Politics

Robert Bryce

Senior Fellow · The Manhattan Institute

One of America’s most prominent energy journalists, a dynamic public speaker, and a regular commentator on national television.

Energy Green Energy Technology Oil and Gas