Professor Giampiero Favato

Director of the Institute of Leadership and Management in Health · Kingston University

He examines the economics of public health policy - and in particular the economics of inequalities in accessing medical treatments.

Pharmaceutical Industry Access to Medical Treatment Health Economics Vaccine Policy

Robin Feldman

Harry & Lillian Hastings Distinguished Professor of Law ; Director of the Institute for Innovation Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: feldmanr@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4661 / Office 372-200

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Intellectual Property Startup & Innovation Law Privacy and Property Law Law & Science

Vinit Nijhawan

Executive Director · Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center

Vinit Nijhawan is an expert in conceiving and building technology organizations.

Venture Capital Technology Transfer Entrepreneurship Technology Mergers & Acquisitions

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

Prof. Nigel Harris

Director · Designability

Joining expertise and knowledge to enhance people’s lives

Rehabilitation Research Technology for people living with Dementia Physiological Measurement Ambulatory Monitoring Technology Transfer

Rick Pierce

CEO and Co-founder · SanaRx Biotherapeutics

Rick Pierce is a senior level executive and advisor, with expertise in attracting capital, forging transformative strategic alliances .

Strategic Planning Medical Devices Technology Transfer Lifesciences Pharmaceutical Industry

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

Paulina Hill

Principal · Omega Funds

Paulina Hill is a healthcare investor who has expertise in biotechnology, molecular biology, cell culture and entrepreneurship.

Venture Capital Chemistry Technology Transfer Biochemistry Lifesciences

Adam Buckley

Vice President, Operations · VBI Vaccines

Adam Buckley is an expert in the biotechnology industry, specializing in the areas vaccines, technology transfer and drug development.

Lifesciences Drug Development Vaccines Biotechnology Technology Transfer

Riccardo Panicucci

Senior VP CMC · QED Therapeutics and Origin Biosciences

Riccardo Panicucci is an expert in the pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology, clinical development, and biopharmaceuticals.

Technology Transfer Biotechnology Clinical Development Drug Discovery Drug Development

Tarun Chordia

R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Chair and Professor in Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Market Micro-Structure Liquidity Asset Pricing Financial Institutions

Toby E. Stuart

Professor | Leo Helzel Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Faculty Director, Berkeley Haas Entrepreneurship Program | Distinguished Teaching Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Entrepreneurship Corporate Strategy

Emily Hunter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management, Hankamer School of Business · Baylor University

Negotiation and conflict management expert, revolutionizing the fundamentals of workplace psychology

Negotiation and conflict management Work-Family Issues Stress Work-family conflict and balance Workplace Deviance

Sara Perry, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Management · Baylor University

Dr. Perry conducts research in management-related topics, including negotiation, employee stress and health, innovation and leadership.

Industrial and Organizational Psychology Management Organizational Behavior Negotiation Innovation

Stephanie Wang

Assistant Professor of International Business and Strategy · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Wang focuses on the rise of emerging market multinationals

Emerging Market Businesses Multinational Management Capability Upgrading Sustainability Issues

Robert Coleman

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Coleman is both a research scientist and an entrepreneur. He is a founding member of Codagenix, a biotech start-up company.

Biotechnology Start Up Companies Infectious Diseases Vaccines Biology

Janine D. Liburd, PhD CAPM

Research and Commercialization Manager · VieLight

Dr. Liburd supports clinical and preclinical studies with proven success leading projects and establishing key collaborations.

Alzheimer's Disease Global Health Medical Devices Diagnostics Commercialization

Joanne Thomsen

VP, Talent · MaRS Discovery District

The MaRS Chiropractor: Gifted in aligning people strategy with business strategy while charming the organization with a can-do attitude!

Human Resources Best Practices Human Resource Management Organizational Change Employee Development and Leadership

Joseph A. Betz, Architect

Professor, Architecture and Construction Management · Farmingdale State College

Professor Betz’s current area of research is in design theory where he conducts experiments on design methodology to measure creativity.

Architectural Theory and Design Planning Board decisions and analysis Architectural History, Historic Styles and Aesthetics

Erin Skimson

Director · Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship

Responsible for leading the University of Guelph's technology transfer and industrial liaison office.

Entrepreneurship Start-Ups Business Planning Strategic Planning Marketing Strategy