Sara L. Beckman

Teaching Professor | Earl F. Cheit Faculty Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Expert in integrating design, critical and systems thinking skills for framing and solving problems in multi-disciplinary teams

Teaming by Design Sustainable Design Design and Systems Thinking Innovation as Problem Framing and Solving Integrating Design into Business

Henry Chesbrough

Adjunct Professor | Mike and Carol Meyer Fellow | Faculty Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Innovation thought leader who launched the "Open Innovation" paradigm

Open Innovation Open Innovation and Business Models Comparative Industry Evolution Innovation Innovation Strategy

Solomon Darwin

Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation | Executive Director, Center for Growth Markets · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Hailed as the “Father of the Smart Village Movement”

Open Innovation Smart Villages / Smart Cities Business Models Innovation Strategies for Emerging Economies Business Ecosystems

Gustavo Razzetti

CEO · LIberationist

We help teams overcome resistance to change by increasing their self-awareness and adaptability

Team Building & Leadership Change Management Innovation & Creativity Cultural Transformation Change Leadership

David J. Teece

Thomas W. Tusher Professor in Global Business | Faculty Director, Tusher Center for The Management of Intellectual Capital · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

International authority on industrial organizations and technological change, antitrust policy, and intellectual property

Competitive performance of firms in the global marketplace Intellectual capital management Innovation Intellectual Property Technology and intellectual property

Keith Sawyer, M.A, Ph.D.

Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations · UNC at Chapel Hill

Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations, with focus on creativity, innovation, and learning.

Anthropology Sociology Psychology Pedagogy Ethnography and Participant Action Research

Tony Ulwick

Founder & CEO · Strategyn

Tony is the pioneer of Jobs-to-be-Done Theory and the inventor of Outcome-Driven Innovation® (ODI).

Outcome-Driven Innovation Marketing Strategy Innovation Management Strategy Innovation Consulting

Donald F. Kuratko (Dr. K)

Jack M. Gill Chair of Entrepreneurship · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Dr. Kuratko (Dr. K) is a prominent scholar and leader in entrepreneurship and corporate innovation authoring over 200 articles and 30 books.

Entrepreneurship Corporate Innovation

Jim Stikeleather

Chief Innovation Officer · Dell

Rev up the engines of your event and glimpse the future with Dell's Chief Innovation Officer, who explains & evaluates emerging technologies

Software Development Environments and Methods Software as A Service Product Management Process Engineering Cloud Computing

Richard Appelbaum, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Globalization; social and ecological sustainability; world-systems theory; the globalization of business and workers' rights

Global Political Economy World Systems Labor Markets and Global Production East Asia and the Global Economy Technology and Development

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

Tai Ming Cheung

Professor of International Relations & Director · UC San Diego

Tai Ming Cheung is a expert on Chinese and East Asian defense, innovation and national security affairs.

Defense Innovation Chinese Science, Technology and Innovation Chinese Political Economy Chinese and East Asian Security and Defense Policy Chinese Politics

Aron Solomon

Founder · Aron Brand Ventures EU

Startup founder, advisor, investor, board member. Education and legal innovator. FASTCASE 50.

Motivating and Training Leaders Change Management Building & Leading Global Teams Team Building and Motivation Through Personal Challenge and Incentives Legal Technology

Buck Goldstein, J.D., M.Ed.

Professor of the Practice, Department of Economics & University Entrepreneur in Residence, The Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Expert in entrepreneurship, venture capital, research universities as agents of societal change, university governance & strategic planning.

Financial Service Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Leadership Entrepreneurial Education Business Planning

Linda Naiman

Founder & President · Creativity at Work

Design Thinking, Arts in Business, Leadership Development, Creativity and Innovation skills development, Coaching, Training, Facilitating

Creativity Innovation Design Thinking arts based learning Leadership Development

Zayna Khayat

Senior Advisor, Health System Innovation · MaRS Discovery District

One of Canada's leading thinkers and "do-ers" in health innovation

Health Innovation Health Technologies Health startups Startups Medical technology

Victor Assad

CEO · Victor Assad Strategic HR Consulting

I consult, speak, and write about improving recruiting, HR operations, leaders, teams, and cultures. My new book is, "Hack Recruiting."

Executive Search Recruiting and Hiring Executive Coaching Strategy Execution Human Resource

Tim Draimin

Executive Director, Social Innovation Generation (SiG) National · Social Innovation Generation (SiG)

SiG tackles social & ecological challenges by creating a culture of social innovation that develops entrepreneurship for the common good

Social Innovation and Finance Social Enterprise Social Finance Cooperatives and Economic Development Social Entrepreneurship

AKEEM ABUJADE

Innovation Idea Officer · SetForth Innovations LLC

Innovation Kick Starter, Organizational Alignment, Strategy, Futurist, AI Researcher, Speaker, and Author

Mobile Shopping Alignment Discovering Jobs Strategic Thinking Perceived Employee Performance

Elizabeth Lyons

Assistant Professor · UC San Diego

Her research focuses on the intersection between technology and innovation strategy, international management, and organizational economics.

Innovation Strategy Coronavirus Future Of Telecommuting Telecommuting Best Practices Technology