Dr. Alex Mihailidis

Associate Professor · Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto

Dr Mihailidis has been conducting research in the field of pervasive computing and intelligent systems in health for the past 15 years,

Applied Technologies Intellegent Systems Pervasive Computing Re-enablement Rehabilitation Engineering

Charles F. Goetz

Senior Lecturer in Organization & Management and Distinguished Lecturer in Entrepreneurship · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Entrepreneurship Innovation Business Start-Ups Business Development Product Design Development and Market Entry

Dr. Scott J. Edgett

CEO and Co-Founder · Stage-Gate International

World's Leading Expert in Product Innovation

Product Innovation New Product Development Innovation Management

Andrey Schukin

Innovation Management · bytics engineering ag

New Product Development | Creativity and Problem Solving | Innovation Management | Innovation Process

Product Innovation Problem Solving Innovation

Jana Steele

Partner, Pensions & Benefits · Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Partner at Osler in Toronto with extensive knowledge and experience with shared risk, target benefit and other innovative plan designs.

Pension and Benefits Pension Plan Shared Risk and Target Benefit Plans Pension Plan Structure Pension Plan Governance Pension Plan Compliance

Dr. Eric Leuthardt

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery and Biomedical Engineering · Movable Type Management

Who needs hands anyway! Researcher advancing neuroprosthetics is developing medical devices and brain–computer interface technologies

Brain Computer Interfaces Neural Technologies Brain 2.0 Neuroprosthetics Innovation

David A. Aaker

E.T. Grether Professor Emeritus of Marketing and Public Policy · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Hailed as the "father of modern branding"

Branding Brand Portfolio Strategy Global Brand Management Brand and Brand Building Storytelling

Warren Schirtzinger

Chief Strategy Officer · High Tech Strategies, Inc.

A highly regarded market- and product-strategy consultant to emerging high-technology businesses.

Product Strategy Diffusion of Innovation Technology Adoption Start Ups Strategic Marketing

Lucy Gilson

Associate Dean · University of Connecticut

Gilson studies how creativity, employee empowerment, diversity, leadership, & virtual communication influence team effectiveness.

Organizational Psychology Virtual Teams Leadership Women and Leadership Team Effectiveness

Jeffrey G. Covin

Professor of Strategic Management · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Dr. Covin is a leading scholar in the fields of entrepreneurship, strategic management, and technology management.

Strategic Management Entrepreneurship Business Management University Teaching Higher Education Administration

Noah Stoffman

Associate Professor of Finance · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Noah Stoffman's research focuses on decisions of investors, mutual fund managers, and technological innovations and asset prices.

Finance Commerce Capital Finance Mutual Funds

Rob Salkowitz

Principle/Strategist · MediaPlant, LLC

How is the Young World changing business?

Entrepreneurship Globalization Innovation Youth Emerging Economies

Ginger Grant

Professor (Marketing and Innovation) · Sheridan College

Innovation Management, Leadership Development, Strategy, Corporate Anthropology, Organizational Design, Scenario Planning, Storytelling

Experiential and Archetypal Marketing Scenario Planning Revisioning Retirement Innovation Culture Design Thinking

Joseph DeSimone, Ph.D.

Chancellor's Eminent Professor of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

DeSimone’s lab uses nanotechnology to engineer new disease treatment approaches, as well as 3D printing to engineer novel medical devices.

3-D Printing Nanotechnology Innovation Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering

Tim Brodhead

Senior Fellow (SiG National) · Social Innovation Generation (SiG)

A non-profit pioneer who continues working to create a more resilient society by enhancing inclusion, sustainability, and social innovation

Philanthropy Non-Profit Management Social Innovation Social Finance Sustainability

Lee McKnight

Kauffman Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation · Syracuse University

Visionary Inventor of Cloud to Edge Software Applications - Edgeware Wiglets and Gridlets

Virtual Markets and Wireless Grids Social Radio Social Emergency Response Edgeware Creative Destruction

Dr Giles Birchley

Research Fellow in Population and Health Sciences · University of Bristol

Specialist in medical ethics with a core focus on the decision-making processes that impact children's treatment

Adult Decisions on Child Healthcare Health Law Bioethics Health Sciences Medical Ethics

Tony Young

Director of Medical Innovation · Anglia Ruskin University

As Clinical Lead, Tony provides clinical leadership and support in delivering improved health outcomes in England.

Physiology Urology Medicine Social Care Medical Innovation

Andres Jordan

Founder and Managing Partner · Arcus Advisors

Dynamic, passionate speaker with expertise at the intersections of innovation, technology and culture.

Innovation Management Technology and Culture Marketing and Communications Digital Disruption

Julie Manning Magid

Professor of Business Law · Kelley School of Business at Indiana University

Leadership and business law expert focusing on social impact, innovation, and inclusion.

Employment Contracts and Restrictive Covenants Workplace Gender and Inclusion Issues Innovation and Privacy Law Privacy and Ethics Executive and Board Leadership