Richard Cozzens

Director of Thunderworks Innovation Center & Associate Professor of Engineering · Southern Utah University

Specializing in CATIA, civil engineering design, and aerospace manufacturing research and technology

Concurrent Enrollment Residential Building Design Aerospace Technology Curriculum Design, Delivery & Assessment 3D Solid Modeling

Tim Hynes

Head of IT, Microsoft EMEA · Microsoft

Senior IT Director, Microsoft EMEA at Microsoft

Vendor Management Outsourcing It Service Management Leadership Development Strategic Planning

Melissa Dodaro

Product Manager · MaRS Discovery District

Product Manager on the Data Catalyst team at MaRS Discovery District

Vandana (Ana) Mangal, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Ana.Mangal@lmu.edu

Project Management and Databases Business Continuity Business impacts with emerging technology deployment Disruption in sector value chains Women in Technology

Ron Laurie

Chairman & CIPO · InventionShare

Ron Laurie has worked in Silicon Valley since before it had that name.

Patent Infringement M&A Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Law IP Strategy

Kevin Auton

Director · Aseptika Ltd

Product design, innovation, development, production, marketing and sales of technologies for health and wellness.

Tod Maffin

Private Investor · engageQ digital

Digital and Social Marketing Guru

Digital Marketing Viral Marketing Keynote Speaking

Mohan V. Tatikonda

Professor of Operations Management · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Expert on issues of global competition, international trade, corporate strategy, manufacturing employment, & health care supply chains.

International Trade Lean Six Sigma Complex New Product and Service Development Start-Up Firms Supply Chain Management

Ben Foster

Adjunct Faculty - College of Communication · Ketchum, DePaul University

SVP Digital Strategy at Ketchum and Adjunct Faculty at DePaul University

Social Media Integrated Marketing and Social Media Online Reputation and Crisis Management Content and Media - the Future of Personalization

Karen Ward

Founder + Managing Partner · Curiosity Inc.

Dynamic speaker that connects the power and importance of curiosity to leadership, innovation and growth.

The Curiosity Crisis: the Truth About A World Without Wonder Curiosity as the Engine of Growth

Michelle Rowley

Founder and Chief Culture Strategist · Cultivate & Co.

Founder at Cultivate & Co.

Corporate Culture

Kai Roer

Founder & CEO · The Roer Group

Inspiring leaders worldwide!

Leadership Information Security Communication Internationalization Entrepreneurship

Meredith Rausch

Associate Professor · College of Education

A leading expert in counselor education with research focusing on underserved populations, particularly LGBTQ+ individuals and women.

Counselor Education Veterans and Military Families LGBTQ+ Mentorship

Noor Ashikin Aziz

Digital General Manager · Taking Digital Forward

Executive Creative Director & Digital Business Management

Creative Thinking Creative Strategy Digital Strategy

Annabelle Rodriguez, M.D.

Visiting Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Recipient of Linda and David Roth Chair in Cardiovascular Research · University of Connecticut

Cardiovascular researcher, focusing on genetics and vascular biology

The genetic link between healthy HDL cholesterol, heart disease, and infertility

Gary Slade

John W. Stamm Distinguished Professor, Department of Dental Ecology and Director of Oral Epidemiology PhD Program · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Slade's research focuses on chronic pain and how to prevent it, fluoride use and other dental public health topics.

Dental public health Fluoride Chronic Pain

Scott Annan

Founder · Accel.io

Founder at Accel.io

Startups Self-Promotion Self-Publishing

Kraig Short

Manager · Western Economic Diversification Canada

Kraig Short manages the Innovation Unit of the BC Regional Office of Western Economic Diversification Canada

Nagy Youssef, MD, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry · Augusta University

Dr. Nagy Youssef is a leading expert in PTSD and suicide prevention and treats civilians, active duty military and veterans.

Genomics and epigentics Suicide Prevention Treatment-Resistant Mood Disorders Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Psychiatry

Lauren Robinson

Chief Operating Officer · Highline BETA

Lauren is Chief Operating Officer at Highline BETA, a startup co-creation company.