Education Speakers 36 people
Director, Industrial Design department, RISD.
Architect & Designer; Head of Industrial Design Department at the Rhode Island School of Design
Foremost Authority on Innovation and Father of Disruptive Innovation Theory; Author of Revolutionary Book “The Innovator’s Dilemma”
Co-founder and Principal, Tellart.
Director, AgeLab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Founder and CEO Swipely Inc.
Founder and CEO DimensionU, Inc.
President and Chief Science Officer, iQuest Analytics, Inc.
Simulation Expert, Host, Spike TV's Deadliest Warrior.
Bestselling Author & Senior Fellow at Duke University’s CASE Center
Former Product Designer at IDEO and Apple; Innovation Author
F. W. Olin Distinguished Professor of Global Business and Director, The Glavin Center.
Dr. Hugh Herr
Associate Professor, Media Arts and Sciences Associate Professor, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology
7th grader and co-founder, Project T.G.I.F. (Turn Grease Into Fuel).
Founding Partner of The Inventure Group
Design Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; World-Renowned Artist, Computer Scientist and Educato Focused on Humanizing Technology
Premier’s Research Chair in Productivity and Competitiveness, Academic Director, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Former President, RISD
CEO & Founder, Count Me In.
Edward M. Mazze
Dean of the College of Business Administration, University of Rhode Island.
Professor at Stanford University, a Behavioral Scientist and a Proponent of Interactive Gaming & Virtual Worlds in the Workplace
Founder and Director, Big Nazo Lab.
Executive Director, Providence After School Alliance.
Violist, violinist, music educator and 2010 MacArthur Foundation Fellow, Community Musicworks.
Expert on New Technology and Social Media, and How They Shape Culture; Professor and Distinguished Writer in Residence, NYU
Entrepreneurship Expert and Services Industry Authority; Baker Foundation Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; Former President, Babson College; Former COO, Limited Brands and Au Bon Pain
David H. Stull
Dean of Conservatory of Music, Oberlin College and Conservatory.
Dale J. Stephens
Founder, UnCollege and Thiel Fellow.
Andries van Dam
Thomas J. Watson, Jr., University Professor of Technology and Education and Professor of Computer Science, Brown University.
Authority on Higher Education, former President of George Washington University
Dr. Alice Wilder
Educational Psychologist, Amazon Studios Advisor AMAZON STUDIOS
Chief Mobilization Officer & Managing Director, Citizen Schools.
Robert J. Zimmer
Robert J. Zimmer became President of The University of Chicago in July 2006, returning to the campus after four years as Provost of Brown University.
Irving Wladawsky-Berger is a technical strategy and innovation expert.