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

Dr. Goldie Nejat

Associate Professor · Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto

Goldie Nejat, PhD, P.Eng. is the Founder and Director of the Autonomous Systems and Biomechatronics (ASBLab) Laboratory

Biomedical Engineering Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Applied Mechanics and Design Robotics, Mechatronics and Instrumentation Human Factors/Ergonomics

Alice Armitage

Associate Professor of Practice | Director, Startup Legal Garage · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: armitagea@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4827 / Office 112-200

Legal Innovation Corporate Law Intellectual Property Law Legal Issues Facing Early-Stage Startup Companies Regulation Theory

Mike Rea

CEO · IDEA Pharma

The Change Maker: How Innovation Makes It To Market In Pharma

Innovation Strategy Lifecycle Product Design Path-To-Market

Renee Smith-Maddox

Clinical Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Smith-Maddox interests include teaching diversity, social innovation, and the capacity-building needs of nonprofit organizations

Advocacy and Social Justice Corporate Social Responsbility Race Gender and Class in Organization Processes Social Work Education Social Work

Jeffrey Baumgartner

Founder/Managing Director · Jpb.com

Hyperactive, thought provoking speaker on creative thinking

Creative Thinking Business Innovation

Radenka Maric, Ph.D.

Vice President for Research and Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor · University of Connecticut

Maric researches novel materials for fuel cell & battery manufacturing, nanomaterials, sensors, hydrogen generation & biofuels.

Nanomaterials Engineering Sensors Sustainable Energy Manufacturing Fuel Cells

Michael Katz

Professor Emeritus, Haas School of Business & Department of Economics | Sarin Chair in Strategy and Leadership · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Cooperative Research and Development Intellectual Property Licensing Economics of Networks Industries Telecommunications Policy

John McCulloch

Founder & Managing Director · Burloch Group Inc.

Engaging and knowledgeable speaker with deep expertise in biotechnology investment.

Biotechnology Pharmaceuticals Innovation Investment

Sophie Bacq

M&E, Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Sophi Bacq is an expert in social entrepreneurship, social innovation, catalytic innovation and qualitative research.

Higher Education Social Sciences Research Entrepreneurship Qualitative Research

Joan C. Williams

Distinguished Professor of Law, UC Hastings Foundation Chair and Director of the Center for WorkLife Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: williams@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4706 / Office 402-100

Property Law Feminist Legal Theory Work Life Balance Gender and Sexuality in the Law Work Conflict

Catherine Warren

President · FanTrust

Veteran media, technology & entertainment strategist. C-level public company leadership. Board directorships & international publications.

Entertainment Leadership Media & Technology Strategy Board Governance Publicly-traded Company Management Fan Culture

Lindsay Collier

President · Creative Edge Associates

Highly experienced, unique, and entertaining speaker on topics related to creativity, innovation, and humor in organizations.

Humor in the Workplace Creativity and Innovation in Your Work and Life Dealing With Loss in Your Life

Bernadette Musetti

Professor and Director of Liberal Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Teacher Preparation English Language Learners & Specially Designed Instruction Education Reform Professional Learning for Schools and Districts

Peter Adams

Vice President · VieLight

Innovation commercialization, Innovation acquisition, innovation community creation

Neurological Technology Mobile Health Technologies Healthcare Efficiency and Technology Healthcare 2.0 Life Sciences

Anatoly Zhuplev, Ph.D.

Professor of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Chair, Department of Management

Russia International Business International Entrepreneurship International Development

Lawrence Surtees

Research Vice President, Communications · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Over thirty years of experience advising clients on new technologies and trends impacting the Canadian communications market

Canadian Communications Policy and Regulatory Issues Canadian Communications Service Providers Wireless Communications Telecom Industry Structure and Trends Optical Network Technology

Rachel O'Neill, Ph.D.

Professor, Molecular & Cell Biology and Institute for Systems Genomics · University of Connecticut

Dr. O'Neill's research projects use molecular genetic approaches to study centromere function and evolution

Genome Stability Genomics Cancer Susceptibility

Deborah J. Rhea

Professor, Associate Dean of Health Sciences & Research, Director LiiNK Project · Texas Christian University

Deborah J. Rhea, Ph.D. is a full professor in Kinesiology and associate dean of Research and Health Sciences at Texas Christian University.

Social Emotional Learning Eating Disorders Unstructured Play Children and Physical Activity Childhood Obesity

Jeff Karp

Professor · Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School

Dr. Jeff Karp is a leading researcher in the fields of drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics, and tissue adhesives.

Biomaterials Stem Cell Therapeutics Drug Delivery Medical Devices Biomedical Engineering