Mr. Amar Bhidé
Visiting Scholar : Kennedy School of Government on "The Venturesome Economy"
Amar Bhidé, previously the Laurence D. Glaubinger Professor of Business at Columbia University, has just completed A Call for Judgment: Sensible Finance for a Dynamic Economy scheduled to be published by Oxford University Press in September.
Mr. Mark Ejlenberg
Entrepreneur Digital Heritage :
Advisor : Leonardo Media
Entrepreneur Digital Heritage, Tel Aviv- Yafo Israel. Financial & Strategic Background, Advisor to Philips Carin project in 1992 and Advisor to Leonardo Media, a digital content management tool for distributing content across channels in the Travel distribution Industry.
Mr. Doron Hacmon
Managing Director : Products and Online Media Group UPC
As the managing director of the products and Online media Group, Doron Hacmon is responsible for UPC's video-TV, data, telephony and online Media products as well as bundling, research and strategic planning. UPC Broadband is the European distribution division of Liberty Global, Inc.
Mr. Navi Radjou
Executive Director : Centre for India & Global Business, University of Cambridge
Navi Radjou is an internationally-recognized voice of business strategy and innovation. Alongside his consulting work, he is Executive Director of the Centre for India & Global Business at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.
Mr. Norm Rose
President : Travel Tech Consulting
Norm Rose is president of Travel Tech Consulting, Inc, the recognized leader on how emerging technologies impact the global travel industry. Since 1995, Travel Tech Consulting has been providing technology marketing and procurement services to the global travel and technology industries.
Mrs. Vidhya Sampath
Director External Relations : Tata Consultancy Services
Executive Director : Erasmus Centre for Emerging Economies
Ms. Sampath has held diverse management positions, the last one at Tata Consultancy Services Europe as Head Marketing. Presently she divides her time between her roles at Tata Consultancy Services and the Erasmus Centre for Emerging Economies (ECEE), an initiative of the well-known Rotterdam School of Management.
Mr. Dov Winer
Coordinator : Israel MINERVA Network, Israel National Library
Dov Winer is a psychologist (Hebrew University) who specialized in Online Education and Training (University of London). He managed the early program of dissemination of the Internet in Israel industry for the Ministry of Trade and Industry.
Ms. Kathryn Best
Research Professor Cross-Media, Brand, Reputation & Design Management INHOLLAND, University of Applied Sciences
Kathryn Best consults and runs courses in design management and the creative industries for academia and industry. Based in London, she has 15 years work experience in architecture, interiors, digital environments and brand consultancy. Kathryn is currently a Research Professor at INHolland University (CBRD: Center for Cross Media, Brand, Reputation and Design Management).
Mr. Tom Chatfield
Senior Editor Prospect Magazine
Tom Chatfield is a senior editor at Prospect magazine, and the author of "Fun Inc" (Virgin). He has a doctorate in literature and philosophy, and has done design and consultancy work for companies including Mind Candy, Grex, Red Glasses and Intervox.
Mr. Ronald Lenz
Ronald Lenz (36) is CEO of 7scenes, a mobile storytelling platform, and heads the Urban Reality Lab, a research department at medialab Waag Society. He is strongly intrigued about how mobile technologies and network infrastructures can have us interact with the city and its residents in new ways and how we could ultimately participate in the design of our ever-changing physical and digital urban surroundings.
Mr. Dr. Simon Roberts
Senior Design Anthropologist Intel Corporation
Simon has been researching the interactions of people, culture, technology and business for over a decade. Those explorations began with research on popular Hindi films and a cultural study of the satellite TV revolution in India in the mid 1990s.