Ken Ryalls

President · IDEA

Ken Ryalls is dedicated to the improvement of learning in higher education through research, assessment, and professional development

Higher Education Adult Education Public Speaking Distance Learning Program Development

Tammy Clifford

Chief Scientist and Vice President, Evidence Standards · Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH)

Supporting evidence-informed decisions in Canadian health care as CADTH's Chief Scientist and Vice President, Evidence Standards.

Epidemiology Evidence-Based Medicine Health Health & Healthcare Law and Policy health technology assessment

Mike Brock

Associate Professor in Behavioural Economics · University of East Anglia

He explores how (and why) people behave in a more sustainable or environmental way.

Human Behaviour Towards Wildlife Behavioural Economics Economics Microeconomics Wildlife

Jesika Briones

Business Development Manager · MaRS Cleantech

Business Development Manager, Advanced Energy Centre

Entrepreneurship Industry Analysis Business Development Cleantech Business Planning

David Stewart-Patterson

Vice-President, Public Policy · The Conference Board of Canada

No dragon in this den! Combining policy analysis & advocacy, the CBoC's VP of Public Policy enthusiastically supports young entrepreneurs

Public Policy

Evan Hardie

Research Director, Future of Work, Printers & Digital Displays · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research Director within IDC Canada's Future of Work Practice and Printers/Digital Displays Markets

Digital Displays 3D Printers Hardcopy Peripherals Large Format Printers Managed Print Services

Norman Lewis

Crowdsourced innovation advisor · PwC

Experienced inspirational speaker on social media behaviours and enterprise innovation

Open Innovation Crowdsourced Innovation R&d and Innovation Future of Work Mobility

Kelly Herd, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Herd focuses on creativity and product design as they relate to social cognition, identity, and emotions

Identity Creativity Consumer Behavior Social Cognition Product Design

Rachid Sefrioui

Managing Director · Finaventures

Anchor your Leadership. Motivate your Team. Boost your Entrepreneurship.

Venture Capital Growth Capital Fundraising Entrepreneurship Rollups

Tamara Erickson

Founder & CEO · Tammy Erickson Associates

Top 50 global business thinker, award-winning author, and expert on organizations, the changing workforce, and generations at work

Executive Development Organizational Leadership Leadership Education Strategic Planning Management Consulting

Lawrence Husick

Sr. Fellow · Foreign Policy Research Institute

Experience, dynamic, humorous and knowledgable on a stunningly wide range of topics.

Cyberwar Cyberterrorism Cybercrime. Innovation History and Practice.

Kim Saxton

Clinical Professor of Marketing · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Expert Marketing Strategist

Marketing Strategy Database Marketing Digital Marketing Branding and Corporate Reputation Data-Driven Marketing

Jeremy Pressman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science, Director of Middle East Studies · University of Connecticut

Dr. Pressman specializes in the Arab-Israeli peace process, US foreign policy, and the scope of political protests in the United States.

Arab-Israeli Conflict Middle East Peace Process Political Protests

Randall Howard

General Partner · Verdexus

Senior serial technology executive working to build world leading, high growth technology organizations

Building Enterprise Software Venture Capital Investments Infrastructure Software High Growth Technology Enterprise 2.0

Marc Stoiber

Creative Director / Brand Strategist · Consultant

The Futureproof Brand Expert

Futureproof Brands Creating Green Innovation Green Brand Leadership Out of the Jar Thinking Building Platforms for Great Ideas

Helen Boswell-Taylor

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in sharing the complexities of biology and how all living forms are connected

Evolutionary Biology Medical Ethics Environmental Adaptation Biomedical Ethics Education

Kathryn Libal, Ph.D.

Director, Human Rights Institute and Associate Professor, Social Work & Human Rights · University of Connecticut

Professor Libal researches human rights norms and practices, including the ability to secure adequate food and housing.

Asylum Seekers Women's Rights Refugees and resettlement Social Mobilization Refugees

Chris Manning, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Real Estate and Finance, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Real Estate Investment Entrepeneurship Corporate Finance Business Valuation Executive Education

Chris Webber

Director, Strategic Alliances · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Chris Webber is Director of Strategic Alliances at IDC.

Channels and Alliances Trends Strategic & Business Planning Competitive Intelligence

Gary Vaynerchuk

Co-Founder and Owner · VaynerMedia

Find your social media voice and build your digital brands with New York Times and Wall Street Journal Best-Selling author

Social Media Brand Management Customer Engagement & Retention Word of Mouth Marketing Ecommerce