Abbey Stemler

Assistant Professor of Business Law and Ethics · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Stemler is a leading scholar on the sharing economy and the regulation of platform-based technologies.

Sharing Economy Internet Regulation Technology Law

Yaniv Konchitchki

Tenured Associate Professor | Distinguished Teaching Fellow | Faculty Director, UC Berkeley Exec Ed Financial Technology (Fintech) | Faculty Director, Center for Financial Reporting & Management · UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

Financial Reporting Macroeconomics Technology/Information Systems Financial Technology (Fintech), Innovation, and Related Decision Making Valuation

Ashley Gess

Assistant Professor · Augusta University

Gess is a leading expert in innovation renaissance as it pertains to a post-COVID-19 America.

Integrative STEM Education Project-Based Learning Curriculum Design Curriculum Development Place-based Education

Jay Goldman

Vice President, Innovation and Emerging Channels · Klick Health

Klick Health's VP spearheads improvements and innovations in user experience that are designed to expand the human side of technology

Digital Strategy and Insights Mobile and Mhealth Social and Online Media New Models of Web Application Development Intranets and Internal Collaboration

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

Howard (Shih-Ming) Hu

Professor of Hotel, Resort, Hospitality Management · Southern Utah University

Specializing in international cuisine, hospitality management, and culinary science

Food Service Preparation Techniques International Cuisine Culinary Tourism Culinary Programs Hospitality Management

William B. (Trey) Cade III, Ph. D.

Director, Baylor Institute for Air Science · Baylor University

William B. (Trey) Cade III, Ph.D., is the director of the Baylor Institute for Air Science.

Space Physics Weather Forecasting Space Weather Forecasting Space Weather Science Space Weather Impacts

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

Abhilash Nair

Senior Lecturer in Internet Law · Aston University

Abhilash Nair's principal area of research is in internet law, specifically the regulation of illegal content and internet pornography.

Cybercrime Age Verification Online Child Safety Platform Liability Internet Pornorgraphy

Joshua W. Walker, PhD

President & CEO · Japan Society

Walker leads Japan Society to create deep bonds between the US & Japan through programs in culture, education, business, policy & technology

UN Conflict Diplomacy Asia Minor Japanese Language

Seth Hamman, Ph.D.

Director, Center for the Advancement of Cybersecurity and Associate Professor of Cyber Operations and Computer Science · Cedarville University

Dr. Hamman is interested in helping to shape the young and growing discipline of cybersecurity education.

Cybersecurity Issues and Stories

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

Sarah Jones

Head of School, Birmingham School of Media · Birmingham City University

Sarah Jones' research is focused on immersive realities (VR/AR), experiential film within 360 immersive storytelling

Experiential Films Immersive Reporting VR / AR Immersive Realities Investigative Reporting

Kris Tuttle

Director of Research · SoundView Technology Group

Applied Technology Expert - emerging technology impact on business and investments

Computing Investing Software Cloud Big Data

Daneal Charney, CHRL

Executive in Residence for high-growth tech companies · MaRSDD - Largest Urban Innovation Hub

Award-Winning Human Resources Leader| Growth Coach for Start-ups| Keynote Speaker on AI, Future of Work, Employee Experience.

People Analytics Hr & Talent Management global skills Employment Brand Leadership Entreprenership Startups

David LeDuc

Senior Director, Public Policy · Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)

SIIA's Senior Director of Public Policy tracks the implementation & impact of e-Government policies that streamline how content is delivered

Cloud Computing Information Technology Public Policy Cybersecurity E-Commerce E-Government

Mimi Ito

Professor in Residence Informatics · UC Irvine

Mizuko Ito is a cultural anthropologist of technology use, focusing on children and youth's changing relationships to media.

Media and Communications Anthropology Children/Video Games Technology

Anne Oeldorf-Hirsch, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Oeldorf-Hirsch's research focuses on information sharing on social media, particularly in the areas of news, science, and well-being.

Science Communication News Engagement Computer-mediated communication Communication Technology Social Media

Máire B. Ford

Associate Professor of Psychology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Social isolation and exclusion Social Perception Processes in Interpersonal Interactions. Social Support Processes Influence of Relationship Processes On Health and Well-Being

Marie Shanahan

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Shanahan is an expert in the intersection of journalism and digital communication technology, online news and digital discourse.

News Literacy Digital Discourse Journalism Local news Media