Mark Coopersmith

Lecturer | Senior Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Growth Strategies Governance and Boards Corporate Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Innovation

John Danner

Lecturer (Continuing) | Senior Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Advisor and speaker on entrepreneurship, innovation, leadership and strategy; Wall Street Journal bestselling author

Growth and Employee Engagement Entrepreneurship Innovation and Organizational Change Leadership Styles Failure as a Resource

Sydney Finkelstein

Associate Dean for Executive Education; Steven Roth Professor of Management · Dartmouth College

Leadership and strategy expert focusing on the strengths and weaknesses of executive talent

Corporate Strategy Strategic Leadership Mergers & Acquisitions Executive Talent Board Effectiveness

Kevin Jones

President · Engaged Learning

To the point, common sense speaker who challenges the status quo. Dynamic & thought provoking, I simplify the complex & inspire action.

Innovating Management Collaborative Technologies (Internal Social Media) Failure

Philip La Duke

Safety Iconoclast & Culture Transformation Architect · ERM

One of the most informative, entertaining, and engaging speakers you're likely to ever find

Talent & Gamification Talent Management Cross generational training and management Planning Corporate Culture

Michael Lewis

Professor of Marketing; Faculty Director, Emory Marketing Analytics Center · Goizueta Business School

All Things Fandom and Sports Analytics

Revenue Management & Dynamic Pricing Customer Relationship Management Sports Analytics Sports Marketing Fandom

Karen Christman

Professor, Bioengineering & Associate Dean, Office of the Dean of Engineering · UC San Diego

Karen Christman's research group focuses on developing novel biomaterials for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications.

Biomedical Engineering Heart Attack Regenerative Medicine Heart Failure Bioengineering

Sarah Hainsworth

Pro-Vice Chancellor & Executive Dean · Aston University

She is the first female Executive Dean of the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences. She specializes in forensic engineering.

Dismemberment Knifes Forensic Engineering Stabbing Knife Sharpness

Tien M.H. Ng, PharmD, FHFSA, FCCP, BCPS, FACC

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Tien Ng is an expert in heart failure pharmacotherapy, heart failure pathophysiology and drug-induced QT prolongation.

Clinical Trials Cardiovascular pathophysiology Heart failure pathophysiology Heart failure pharmacotherapy Drug-induced QT prolongation

Jan Hux

Chief Science Officer · Diabetes Canada

Providing scientific and strategic direction to Diabetes Canada.

Diabetes Public Health Epidemiology Internal Medicine Healthcare Communications

David Berri

Professor of Economics · Southern Utah University

Specializing in evaluations of players and coaches in sports, gender issues in sports, and competitive balance in sports

Distrubution of Wealth and Power Unpaid Athletes in the NCAA NBA Salary Caps Sports Economics NCAA

Ibrahim Guven, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Professor Guven specializes in fracture and failure analysis using peridynamics.

Fracture and failure analysis using Peridynamics Impact and penetration mechanics Finite element method Boundary element method Multi-scale modeling of physical phenomena

Kathy Seifert

CEO · ESPS, LLC

Dr. Seifert brings her unique research on the roots and prevention of violent crime and dynamic style to your discussion of today's top issu

Treatment of Trauma and Attachment Problems Assessment and Treatment of Violence Developmental Effects of Trauma Threat Assessment

Charles Kurzman, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Sociology, and co-director of the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Charles Kurzman is a Professor of Sociology at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill specializing in Middle East and Islamic studies.

Sociology of Religion Islam and the Middle East Middle East Studies Democracy Building Terrorism

Sina Shahbazmohamadi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering · University of Connecticut

Hardware security expert

Hardware Security Reliability and failure of micro/nanoscale systems X-ray tomography and applications

Xuan Tian

Professor of Finance · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Dr. Xuan Tian research is based in the areas of corporate finance and financial intermediation, venture capital, and private equity.

Corporate Finance Venture Capital Innovation Finance Financial Development

Shalini Kesar

Associate Professor of Information Systems · Southern Utah University

Dr. Shalini Kesar has found her niche in Utah, motivating young girls to consider technology as a part of their education and career.

Women in Computing & IT Technology Disaster Recovery Gender gap in STEM Fields Electronic Governance Network Administration

Brad Staats

Professor of Operations, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC-Chapel Hill

Brad Staats studies the behavioral science of productivity and teaches analytics, operations and project management at UNC Kenan-Flagler.

Healthcare Productivity Process Improvement Analytics Learning

Theresa M. Winge

Associate Professor of Fashion Design and Theory · Michigan State University

An expert on fashion and dress, Theresa M. Winge focuses her research on the construction of identity within visual and material cultures.

Material Culture Steampunk Subculture Culture Fashion

David Sperling

President · DEFIANT LOVE

David J. Sperling

Addiction & Recovery Tactical Communication & Crisis Intervention Success & Failure Video Production & Editing Screenplay Writing