Sandra Hughes-Hassell, Ph.D.

Professor, School of Information & Library Science · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Hughes-Hassell's research focuses on social justice issues in youth library services

Library and Information Science Social Justice Youth Literature Education Reforms Academic Librarianship

Ethan Bier

Professor · UC San Diego

Ethan Bier's research uses fruit flies and other animals to better understand human diseases.

Protein Biosynthesis Developmental Patterning Cellular Biosciences Active Genetics Human Disease Mechanisms

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

Jeff Hung

Chair, Mechanical Engineering Technology · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Hung has been instrumental in the development of hundreds of new inventions for many local industries and inventors.

Surface characterization Rapid Prototyping Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel cells Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries CAD, CAM, and CNC Machining

Nilanjana Dasgupta

Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Institute of Diversity Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Nilanjana "Buju" Dasgupta studies how implicit or unconscious bias influences people’s first impressions and behavior toward others.

STEM Education Stereotypes Social Identity Diversity in Science Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Tamara Franz-Odendaal

Professor, Faculty of Biology, NSERC Chair Women in Science and Engineering- Atlantic Canada; Principal Investigator - Bone Development Laboratory · Mount Saint Vincent University

Developmental biologist / Anatomist; Advocate for the Advancement of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Morphology Embryology Molecular Biology Anatomy Genetics

Erica Shifflet-Chila

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · Michigan State University

Professor Shifflet-Chila focuses on public policy, homelessness, technology, and social work.

Social Work Homelessness Public Policy Technology

Bob Vachon

Computer Systems Technology Professor · Cambrian College

Over 30 years of experience teaching computer networking and information technology.

Networking Infrastructures Ccna Ccna-S Ccnp Cisco

David Noble, Ph.D.

Director · University of Connecticut

Professor Noble focuses on digital entrepreneurship, higher education innovation, and futurist development

Financial Technology Higher Education Innovation Digital Transformation Blockchain Venture Capital

Erin Griffith

Writer · PandoDaily

Just add water! PandoDaily's resident gardner digs beneath the roots to find the latest stories on the New York startup and technology scene

Entrepreneurship Startups Journalism Technology and Digital Media Technology Startups

Bryan Haralovich

CPA, CA · Welch LLP

Providing financial services to entrepreneurs from both private and public companies.

Corporate Finance Corporate Governance Mergers & Acquisitions Business Planning & Due Diligence Internal Controls Advisory

Evan Carroll

Author and Founder · The Digital Beyond

Author and National Speaker Helping You Understand All Things Digital

Digital Afterlife Digital Estate Planning Trusts and Estates Digital Marketing Digital Legacy

Lea Deesing

Assistant City Manager, former CIO · City of Riverside

Motivate staff and spark innovation. Encourage kids to pursue STEM fields. Increase government transparency and improve cyber security.

Information Technology Innovation Leadership STEM Education Government

Brooks Keel

President · Augusta University

Dr. Brooks Keel is an expert in the field of reproductive endocrinology and serves as President of Augusta University.

Economic Development Reproductive Medicine and Biology Education Higher Education Administration

Sue McGill

Executive Director & Co-founder · JOLT Accelerator at MaRS Discovery District

The Kickstarter! Moving from idea through to planning and then on to successful implementation, Jolt's Executive Director makes it happen

Digital Media Mobile Technology Emerging Technologies Entrepreneurship

Gustavo Vejarano

Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Wireless Multihop Networks (Wmn) Cognitive Radios and Networking Cross-Layer Design Cyber-Physical Systems: adaptation mechanisms for WMNs to human activity and behavior Self-Organized Communication Networks

Yogesh Shivhare

Senior Analyst, Security and Infrastructure · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Professional analyst with experience in Market Research and Advisory within the IT Infrastructure and security industry

Cybersecurity and Risk Management Network Infrastructure Datacentre Networking Enterprise Systems Market Research

Hal Gottfried

Founder · Level Up Labs

Strategic Coach, Mentor, Open Source Hardware Advocate, Educator and IT Ninja

Integration Telecommunications Encryption Startups Non Profit

Steve White

Program Vice President, Channels & Alliances · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Steve White is Program Vice President for the Channels & Alliances team.

Strategic Alliances Cloud Solution Providers Partner Marketing Channels and Alliances Trends

Sarah Evans

Chief Evangelist · Sevans Strategy

Sarah serves as a digital correspondent and consultant to global brands is a digital strategist and global brand correspondent.

Social Media Communications Social Correspondent Journalism Content Marketing