Peter H. Diamandis is an international pioneer in the fields of innovation, incentive competitions and commercial space.
Al Bunshaft is Senior Vice President, Global Affairs at Dassault Systèmes with leadership experience in product development, sales and marketing, and general management. Active proponent of STEM education.
Deborah L. Wince-Smith is the President & CEO of the Council on Competitiveness (CoC).
Alejandro Capparelli is the President of Latin America at Rockwell Automation and leads the commercial and selling activities in Mexico, Central and South America.
Colin Parris is at the forefront of GE’s transformation into the world’s leading Digital Industrial company
Lourdes Casanova, a Senior Lecturer and Academic Director of the Emerging Markets Institute at the Johnson School of Business at Cornell University, formerly at INSEAD, specializes in international business with a focus on emerging markets multinationals.
Alistair Nolan is a Senior Policy Analyst in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation, where he focuses on public policies to foster innovation.
Duilia de Mello is an Associate Professor at CUA; research Associate at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and visiting Scientist at Johns Hopkins University.
Ahmad Tajuddin Ali is the Chairman of UEM Group Berhad since 2007. Currently, Tajuddin is also the Chairman of UEM Sunrise Berhad, Linde Malaysia Holdings Berhad, Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (CIDB), SIRIM Berhad and Bangi Golf Berhad.
Andrea Alvares has been vice president of marketing and innovation for Natura since 2016.
Henrique Malvar is a Microsoft Distinguished Engineer and the Chief Scientist for Microsoft Research. In that role, he oversees cross-lab collaborative projects.
Soumitra Dutta is the founding Dean of the College of Business at Cornell University, New York.
Bogdan M. Vernescu is Professor of Mathematical Sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and serves currently as Vice Provost for Research.
Lisa Gallo is responsible for the Global Product and Process Development teams for of all categories including Color Cosmetics, Face and Body, Toiletries and Fragrance at Avon.
Philippe Marlière is a scientific designer and entrepreneur and chairs the Scientific Council.
Daniel Isenberg is founding executive director of the Babson Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Project, Associate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School.
Dimistris C. Lagoudas currently is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Engineering Research, Senior Associate Dean for Research, Deputy Director of TEES
Eduardo Padrón has served as President of Miami Dade College (MDC), the largest institution of higher education in America, since 1995.
Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble was named the 11th President of Webster University in 2009.
Felipe Monteiro received the INSEAD Deans’ Commendation for Excellence in MBA Teaching For three consecutive years (2014, 2015 and 2016).
Fernando Franco is currently the Executive Director of PuenteLabs, a platform based in San Francisco, which identifies, selects and launches high growth Latin American startups.
Heloisa Menezes is a Technical Director at SEBRAE. Menezes holds a master’s degree in Agricultural Development from the PDA/UFRRJ and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from PUC Minas.
Howard Charney is a member of Cisco's Office of the Chairman and CEO, contributing to Cisco's strategy and direction, and is a dynamic speaker on the future of technology and global change.
João Carlos Ferraz is a professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), where he led the Institute of Economics between 1998 and 2003.
John D. McDonald is SmartGrid Business Development Leader-North America for GE Grid Solutions Global SmartGrid Strategy Group.
Jorge Almeida Guimarães has been the CEO of the Brazilian Company for Industrial Research and Innovation (EMBRAPII) since August 2015.
José Eduardo Azevedo Fiates is general superintendent at the CERTI Foundation
Joseph E. Aoun, an expert in higher-education policy and a leading voice on the value of global and experiential education, is the seventh president of Northeastern University.
Juliano Seabra is the director general of Endeavor, where he has also held the position of director of education and research.
Luciano Coutinho is a visiting professor at the Economics Institute of the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP).
Maria Beatriz Amorim-Bohrer is the director of the Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) - a specialized UN agency.
Otaviano Canuto dos Santos Filho currently holds the position of Executive Director at the Executive Board of Directors of the World Bank Group and its Affiliates.
Paul K. Kearns is the interim director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory.
Pedro Wongtschowski is a chemical engineer, with a master’s degree and a doctorate degree in engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (USP).
Rafael Lucchesi has been the director of Education and Technology at the National Confederation of Industry (CNI).
Ricardo Felizzola is the CEO of PARIT Participações – an investment holding company that controls Altus Automation Systems, Teikon Tecnologia Industrial, and HT Micron Semicondutores.
Rodrigo Palos is the CEO of CARGOBR - a technology company focused on developing solutions for the transportation and logistics industry.
Sethuraman Panchanathan is the Executive Vice President and Chief Research and Innovation Officer of Knowledge Enterprise Development.
Steven Ashby leads the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) with an annual budget of US$ 1B and 4.300 scientists, engineers, and support professionals.
Svante Gunnarsson is currently Professor at the Division of Automatic Control, Department of Electrial Engineering, Linköping University (SE).
Thomas Canova is the Executive Vice President of Research & Innovation for the Solvay Group.
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