Felix Velarde founded one of the first web agencies in 1994 and is an industry-leading digital strategist and former Adjunct Professor at Hult International Business School. He consults on the applications of Blockchain, and is chairman, board advisor and M&A consultant for fast-growth Machine Learning, PE, VR, digital and creative firms in London, Kiev and Los Angeles. Felix’s entry in Wikipedia »
Inna is an actor and social media entrepreneur. Her project management roles have included everything from Anglo-Ukrainian theatre productions to producing mind-controlled multimedia applications.
Eric Rasmussen, MD, MDM, FACP
Dr. Rasmussen is a medical doctor and the CEO for Infinitum Humanitarian Systems (IHS), a multinational consulting group built on a profit-for-purpose model. By training he is an internal medicine physician with both undergraduate and medical degrees from Stanford University and a European Master’s degree in disaster medicine from the UN World Health Organization’s affiliate CEMEC (Centre European pour la Medecin des Catastrophes) in Italy. He was elected a Fellow of the American College of Physicians in 1997 and a Fellow of the Explorer’s Club in 2014. He provides expert insights and advice to PCI on global public health, disaster response, and humanitarian medicine.
Amy Webb is a quantitative futurist and a bestselling, award-wining author. She is a professor of strategic foresight at the NYU Stern School of Business and the Founder of the Future Today Institute, a leading foresight and strategy firm that helps leaders and their organizations prepare for complex futures. Webb was named to the Thinkers50 Radar list of the 30 management thinkers most likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led and won the 2017 Thinkers50 Radar Award. Webb is a Fellow in the United States-Japan Leadership Program, a Foresight Fellow in the U.S. Government Accountability Office Center for Strategic Foresight, and a recent Visiting Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, where her research received a national Sigma Delta Chi award. She is the bestselling author of three books, including The Big Nine: How The Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity, which is about the future of AI, and The Signals Are Talking: Why Today’s Fringe Is Tomorrow’s Mainstream, which explains how to forecast emerging technology.
Stephanie Wander is a social innovation strategist and a professor at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work where she creates and teaches doctoral courses in social innovation. As a professor, Ms. Wander works with students to create transformational programs capable of exponential impact. Ms. Wander regularly consults with forward thinking organizations and entrepreneurs on the design of high-impact social initiatives and programs. Areas of expertise include social impact program design, market-entry analysis, hackathon design and management, curriculum design, and workshop design and facilitation. Her work leverages design thinking, innovation best practices, next-generation technologies (such as artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and synthetic biology) to solve the grand challenges facing humanity.
Doc Searls is the author of The Intention Economy: When Customers Take Charge, co-author of The Cluetrain Manifesto: The End of Business as Usual, and Senior Editor of Linux Journal.He is a fellow at the Center for Information Technology & Society at UC Santa Barbara, and founder and director of ProjectVRM at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. He is the president of the Searls Group, a consulting practice advising companies building tools for individuals to control their lives online. Doc’s entry in Wikipedia »
Bevon Moore is an innovative entrepreneur with a unique ability to spot trends and use his skills to turn them into companies. A young entrepreneur at the age of fourteen, Bevon sold playing time on his Super Nintendo console to classmates thus launching his career in business. Bevon joined the US Navy out of High school, traveled the world experiencing a rich variety of cultures and businesses and learned about the inner workings of companies from a global standpoint, which encourage him to do something meaningful with his life. Bevon studied Mechanical Engineering at Old Dominion University and worked for Lockheed Martin as an Engineering Supervisor overseeing a US Navy project involving sonar arrays. He also simultaneously owned and operated two successful retail video game stores.
Corina LJ DuBois
Corina has worked in government, defense, federal, local, tribal and territorial, and international relations for over 20 years, serving as one of the first females on U.S. combat ships. Corina advocates for digital communication and engagement, having advised and worked in the White House, U.S. State Department, Office of the Secretary of Defense, DHS, NCIS, and as a Strategic Communications Consultant for local and federal government entities. She has lived and worked in Naples, Lagos, Havana, and travels globally as a keynote speaker. Corina acts as the PCI Communications Director.
Amy has helped PCI with different articles about positive change agents and their activities. She is a freelance writer based in Orlando, Florida.
Jim Sterne has lectured at MIT, Stanford, USC, Harvard and Oxford. He is the producer of the eMetrics Summit, co-founder and chairman of the Digital Analytics Association and author of a dozen books including Artificial Intelligence for Marketing: Practical Applications.
Hilary Weber was instrumental in bringing digital transformation to healthcare in the U.S. as head of digital marketing for Kaiser Permanente. She currently focuses on the people side of innovation, working with organizations such as Google, Dropbox, Gensler, SAP and Girls in Tech. She is a Venture Advisor, Guest Lecturer and Industry Fellow at U.C. Berkeley.
Marsali Hancock chairs IEEE Standards for Child and Student Data Governance Working Group, serves as Commissioner with GIIC, the Global Information Infrastructure Commission, and is CEO of the EP3 Foundation. For the past 2 decades, she’s developed deep experience working with national and international policy leaders to improve Cyber Safety and K-12 education. She has engaged with Fortune 100 companies to maximize the beneficial impact of the technology for improving quality of life and economic opportunities: Google, AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, Target, Intel, Microsoft, Facebook and Dell. Marsali is dedicated to creating safe and healthy digital environments.
Carrie Ford Hilliker
Carrie Ford Hilliker is the Founder and Creative Director of digital creative studio Ford/Visuals. Her career began as a creative at agencies like Tribal DDB, Havas Worldwide, Tribune Media and Disney Interactive. Carrie now consults to startups, businesses and creative endeavors worldwide. She has helped non-profits including OneKid OneWorld and the AIDS Quilt, and has created projects to support underrepresented artists including Poolside Dispatches and Detangle.Us.
Peter’s career has spanned industry, government and academia while expanding the philosophy of the systems approach. He was previously Science and Technology Policy Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a former US Foreign Service Officer with experience in more than 50 countries. He serves as co-Chair IEEE-USA Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems Policy Committee.