Cynthia Reinhart-King

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Director of Graduate Studies in Biomedical Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Biomedical engineering expert whose research focuses on reducing cancer metastasis and artery hardening.

Metastasis Cancer Cell-Based Movement Arthrosclerosis

Dr. Raphael (Rafi) Hofstein

President & CEO · MaRS Innovation

Turning academic ideas into commercial realities

Corporate & Business Strategy Early-Stage Investing Life Sciences and Healthcare Technology Transfer Commercialization of Innovation

Niall Wallace

CEO · Infonaut

CEO at Infonaut Inc. - Evidence-based Hospital Infection Control

Infection Control Infectious Diseases Concept to Commercialization Hospital Hand Hygiene Compliance Disease Surveillance

Peter Reinhart

Founding Director, Institute for Applied Life Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Peter Reinhart is founding director of the Institute for Applied LIfe Sciences which turns research into innovative products and services

Applied LIfe Sciences Biotechnology Drug Discovery Programs Drug Development Orphan Disease

Bruce Hecht

CEO and CTO · VG2PLAY

Bruce Hecht is an expert at advancing architectural and design methodologies in hardware, software, and systems.

Integrated Circuit Local Engagement Electrical Engineering Hardware Design Technology Development

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

Peter Adams

Technology Commercialization and Strategy · Consultant

Senior executive manager with consistent track record of high achievement in Europe, USA and Canada.

Neurological Technology Healthcare Efficiency and Technology Life Sciences Healthcare Funding International Market Development Strategy

Dr Domenico Vicinanza

Senior Lecturer in Electronics · Anglia Ruskin University

He combines expertise in music and science - and is one of the pioneers of ‘data sonification’ for scientific and artistic purposes.

Mathematical Music Theory South Synthesis Public Engagement in Science Music and Science Data Sonification

John McCulloch

Founder & Managing Director · Burloch Group Inc.

Engaging and knowledgeable speaker with deep expertise in biotechnology investment.

Biotechnology Pharmaceuticals Innovation Investment

Keith Gary

Director of Program Development · Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute

Trained neuroscientist that moved from academia to leveraging regional life sciences assets for economic development.

Biotechnology and Economic Development Science Education and Workforce Development Neuropeptides

Ramani Varanasi

President and CEO · X-Biotix Therapeutics

Ramani Varanasi is a biopharmaceutical expert with experience structuring, negotiating and executing successful strategic alliances.

Clinical Trials Molecular Biology Oncology Pharmaceutical Industry Biotechnology

Mark Namchuk

Executive Director Therapeutics Translation · Harvard Medical School

Mark Namchuk works with scientists to identify and insights into clinical therapies, advancing scientific discoveries.

Clinical Trials Pharamcology Drug Discovery Drug Development Biotechnology

Barry Elkind

Manager, Technology & Venture Development (Head, Molecular Diagnostics) · MaRS Innovation

Commercializing life science technologies in the areas of molecular diagnostics, medical devices and therapeutics

Molecular Cell Biology Molecular Diagnostics Life Sciences Commercialization Project and Program Management

James "Mac" Hyman

Evelyn and John G. Phillips Distinguished Professor in Mathematics · Tulane University

James "Mac" Hyman works to build a solid mathematical foundation for difference approximations to partial differential equations

Coronavirus Epidemics Life Sciences Statistical Modeling Disease Management

Bridget Ross

CEO · ChroniSense Medical

Bridget Ross is a medical devices and pharmaceutical industry expert offering strategic advice and cross-functional team leadership.

Business Strategy Commercialization General Surgery Urology Digital Health

Fumiko Hoeft

Professor and Campus Director, UConn Waterbury · University of Connecticut

Dr. Hoeft is a neurophysiologist, as well as a systems and developmental cognitive neuroscientist.

Neuroimaging Scientific Writing Neuroscience Science Life Sciences

Jonathan Thon

Founder & CEO · STRM.BIO

Jonathan Thon is an accomplished serial biotech entrepreneur, a recognized leader in human cell culture, and the founder of STRM.BIO.

Clinical Research Life Sciences Education Stem Cell Biology Human Cell Culture

Don Duval

Chief Executive Officer · NORCAT

Experienced, dynamic, and engaging speaker on an array of topics related to innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship

Turnaround Strategies Entrepreneurship Academic Research Commercialization

Kellie Watson

Head of Licensing, Corporate Development · LabCorp

Kellie Watson is an expert in biotechnology, scientific communications, and assisting biotechnology companies.

Diagnostics Life Sciences Cellular Biology Molecular Biology Biology

C. Nataraj, PhD

Moritz Endowed Professor of Engineered Systems; Director, VCADS Research Center | College of Engineering · Villanova University

C. Nataraj, PhD, is an expert in unmanned vehicles, robotics, and diagnostic healthcare systems.

Autonomous Vehicles Unmanned Vehicles Robotics Drones Engineering