Mark Abkowitz
***-***-****
Nashville, TN
***@***

Expertise:
Security & Defense Science

Certified:

Mark Abkowitz, PhD

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Vanderbilt University
Mark Abkowitz is a leading expert on risk management and emergency response and preparedness when it comes to man made accidents like Fukushima, oil spills or natural disasters or terrorist attacks. He also looks at managing risks associated with hazardous material transportation and nuclear waste.


Jonathan M. Acuff
***-***-****
Florence, SC
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Security & Defense

Certified:

Jonathan Acuff, PhD

Assistant Professor of Political Science
Francis Marion University
Professor Jonathan Acuff is a specialist in international relations with a focus on security studies, and a former officer in the Army Reserve. He can address subjects related to U.S. military strategy, terrorism, European politics, Iranian politics, homeland security, and state crises such as coups or revolutions.


Iwan Alexander
***-***-****
Birmingham, AL
***@***

Expertise:
Energy Environment

Certified:

Iwan Alexander

Dean of Engineering
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Alexander comes to UAB from Case Western Reserve University, where he is the Cady Staley Professor and chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He joined Case Western in 1998 as an associate professor and previously held positions at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and Carnegie Mellon University.


Rob Asghar
***-***-****
Los Angeles, CA
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Social Science

Certified:

Rob Asghar

Politics & Management Writer
USC Center on Public Diplomacy
Rob Asghar is a USC expert on public diplomacy, international affairs (especially involving the Middle East and South Asia) and leadership and management issues.


Joyce Barnathan
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Media & Communications Business

Certified:

Joyce Barnathan

President
International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)
Joyce Barnathan, President of the International Center for Journalists, is an award-winning journalist and editor. Ms. Barnathan is ready to conduct interviews on the current economic crisis, globalization, news from Asia and Russia, and the state of global journalism.


Peter Beck
***-***-****
,
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Education

Certified:

Peter Beck

Korea Representative
The Asia Foundation
Peter Beck is a leading expert on both North and South Korea. He can discuss current developments in both countries, as well as U.S. policy toward Korea and the broader security situation in Northeast Asia.


Terry Belmont
***-***-****
Irvine, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Business

Certified:

Terry Belmont

CEO
University of California, Irvine Medical Center
As CEO of the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Terry Belmont has spent his whole career in healthcare leadership. He is ready to discuss the economics of healthcare, outside funding and healthcare institutions, healthcare reform, and the responsibility of public healthcare.


Leon Benson
***-***-****
Rosemont, IL
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Science

Certified:

Leon Benson, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Dr. Leon Benson is board certified in orthopaedic surgery. He specializes in hand and wrist injuries and all orthopaedic conditions of the upper extremity in both adults and children. He can talk about, among other things, technology-related injuries as well as sport injuries related to the upper extremity.


Nancy Birdsall
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Business

Certified:

Nancy Birdsall

President
Center for Global Development
As president of the Center for Global Development, Nancy Birdsall has taken a leadership role in fostering economic development around the world.


John Breyault
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Media & Communications Business

Certified:

John Breyault

Vice President of Public Policy, Telecommunications and Fraud
National Consumers' League
John Breyault's focus at the National Consumers' League is advocating for stronger consumer protections before Congress and federal agencies on issues related to telecommunications, technology, deceptive advertising, financial products and consumer protections. John is also an expert on fraud, particularly Internet and telemarketing fraud and helping consumers spot and avoid these scams. John excels in distilling complex "legalese" into digestible sound bites that consumers can use in their daily lives. He is also an outspoken advocate for consumers in their daily fight to avoid "gotcha" fees and keep more of their money in their own pockets.


Cynthia Bulik
***-***-****
Chapel Hill, NC
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Social Science

Certified:

Cynthia Bulik, PhD

Director of Eating Disorders Program
UNC Medical Center
Clinical Psychologist Cynthia Bulik heads the Eating Disorder Program at the University of North Carolina. She is prepared to discuss all aspects of eating disorders as well as healthy eating habits and nutrition.


Preston Burton
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Justice & Law Business

Certified:

Preston Burton

Partner
Poe & Burton PLLC
Preston Burton has extensive experience in white collar criminal defense and regulatory investigations. He has defended numerous high-profile companies and individuals against allegations ranging from public corruption to espionage.


David C. Buxbaum
***-***-****
Guangzhou,
***@***

Expertise:
Justice & Law International Affairs

Certified:

David Buxbaum, PhD

Senior Attorney
Anderson & Anderson LLP
David Buxbaum is a leading expert in law in China, Mongolia, Hong Kong, Macao and the United States, specializing in intellectual properly, litigation, law reform and corporate finance.


Angel Cabrera
***-***-****
Fairfax, VA
***@***

Expertise:
Business Education

Certified:

Angel Cabrera, PhD

President
George Mason University
Dr. Cabrera is the president of George Mason University. Dr. Cabrera is an educator with expertise in global social responsibility, business ethics and sustainability. He is also ready to discuss the education of tomorrow’s business leaders.


Sumit Chanda
***-***-****
La Jolla, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Science

Certified:

Sumit Chanda, PhD

Associate Professor, Inflammatory Diseases
Sanford-Burnham Institute for Medical Research
Dr. Sumit Chanda, as Associate Professor of Inflammatory Diseases with Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, can discuss, among other things, influenza A, HIV, viruses, and treatments.


Kenneth Chang
***-***-****
Orange, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Science

Certified:

Kenneth Chang, MD

Chief & Professor of Gastroenterology
UC Irvine
As Chief and Professor of Gastroenterology at UC Irvine, Dr. Kenneth Chang can discuss, among other topics, endoscopic ultrasound, GI malignancies, esophageal and gastric interventions.


Mike Chinoy
***-***-****
Los Angeles, CA
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Security & Defense

Certified:

Mike Chinoy

Northeast Asian Expert
US-China Institute, University of Southern California
Mike Chinoy has reported on the Asian region for over 30 years. Now a Senior Fellow at USC U.S.-China Institute, he has just published a major work on North Korea. He has lived in China and visited North Korea over 14 times. He is ready to discuss North Korea, China, and Northeast Asia


David Clinch
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Media & Communications Technology

Certified:

David Clinch

Editorial Director
Storyful
David Clinch is prepared to speak about social media and its effects on the industry of professional journalism. He can highlight social media's potential use as a reliable newsgathering tool and methods for low-cost content management. He can also speak about the use of Skype by the Broadcast and Media Industry.


Brent Cook
***-***-****
Solana Beach, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Economy Science

Certified:

Brent Cook

Geologist/Mining Analyst
Exploration Insights
Editor of “Exploration Insights,” Brent Cook is a renowned geologist and mining stock analyst. He can discuss the metals supply and demand, plus investments in and exploration for gold and other metals. He knows how to spot both the legitimate and illegitimate of the junior mining markets and has experience in over 60 countries.


Kevin P. Coyne
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Business Economy

Certified:

Kevin Coyne

Business Strategist
Goizueta Business School, Emory University
An expert in business and competitive strategy, Kevin P. Coyne can discuss the latest strategies and tactics companies can use to develop new ideas and stronger competitive positions. Co-author of the new book "Brainsteering: A Better Approach To Breakthrough Ideas" (HarperCollins, 2011), he can explain how to innovate even in tough economic times.


Mark Crawford
***-***-****
Roswell, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Education

Certified:

Mark Crawford, PhD

Clinical Psychologist
Lyles & Crawford Clinical Consulting, PC
Dr. Mark Crawford is a practicing clinical psychologist. He specializes in family therapy and is prepared to speak about the following topics: mental health and mental illness, parenting, marriage counseling, bullying and obsessive compulsive disorder.


Tim Crockett
***-***-****
Marietta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Security & Defense International Affairs

Certified:

Tim Crockett

President & CEO
Pioneer Consulting Group
Tim Crockett is a former member of the UK Special Forces and is an expert in organizational preparedness, planning and training development. He specializes in security risk mitigation in the areas of maritime security and piracy, international travel safety, media and NGO safety. Tim also sits on the Board of Directors for the Homeland Security Foundation of America, a non-profit organization for Public Safety, Energy Security and Health & Human Services and chairs the Public Safety Committee.


Jamal Dajani
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Media & Communications

Certified:

Jamal Dajani

Vice President for Middle East and North Africa/Latin America and the Caribbean
Internews
Jamal Dajani can speak on-the-ground truths about media in the Middle East, and is deeply respected as someone able to discuss coherently and authoritatively the work of Middle East media outlets, from print to radio to TV to Internet. His decades of experience as a broadcaster and commentator in the United States have established him as a go-to, quotable resource on events from the region.


Daniel Daly
***-***-****
Manchester, NH
***@***

Expertise:
Religion Social Science

Certified:

Daniel Daly, PhD

Assistant Professor Theology
Saint Anselm College
Daniel J. Daly, Ph.D., is assistant professor of theology at Saint Anselm College. He teaches Medical Ethics, Christian Social Ethics, Social Justice and Humanities. He can discuss many aspects of Catholic theological ethics, especially the ethics of death and dying, access to health care, the ethics of consumerism, capitalism, and poverty. He is also able to discuss the intersection of faith and politics, and issues of war and peace.


Shelley M. Deane
***-***-****
Brunswick, ME
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Politics

Certified:

Shelley Deane, PhD

Director
Brehon Advisory
Shelley Deane is a conflict analyst at Brehon Advisory. She can discuss the following topics: Middle East Peace & Politics, Mediation, Negotiation, Northern Ireland, Peace Agreements, Development, Paramilitaries, George Mitchell, Decommissioning, IRA, Sinn Fein, Palestine, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Hizbollah, Hamas, and PLO.


Norman Edelman
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Science

Certified:

Norman Edelman, MD

Chief Medical Officer
American Lung Association
Dr. Norman Edelman is the Chief Medical Officer for the American Lung Association. Based in New York, Dr. Edelman can discuss all matters pertaining to lung health.


Norman Edelman
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Science

Certified:

Norman Edelman, MD

Chief Medical Officer
American Lung Association
Dr. Norman Edelman is the Chief Medical Officer for the American Lung Association. Based in New York, Dr. Edelman can discuss all matters pertaining to lung health.


Norman Edelman
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Science

Certified:

Norman Edelman, MD

Chief Medical Officer
American Lung Association
Dr. Norman Edelman is the Chief Medical Officer for the American Lung Association. Based in New York, Dr. Edelman can discuss all matters pertaining to lung health.


Jack Edlow
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Energy Business

Certified:

Jack Edlow

President
Edlow International Company
Jack Edlow has been President of Edlow International for 40 years. His business supports nuclear suppliers worldwide. Mr. Edlow is ready to discuss the positive impact of nuclear power on future energy needs, the safety of nuclear power, and nuclear waste disposal, including Yucca Mt.


Kimberly Elliott
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Economy

Certified:

Kimberly Elliott

Global Development Specialist
Center for Global Development
Kim Elliott is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development. She can discuss reforms needed in trade preference programs to expand market access for developing countries, especially the poorest nations which often suffer from flawed programs.


Abigail Falik
***-***-****
San Francisco, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Education International Affairs

Certified:

Abigail Falik

Founder/CEO
Global Citizen Year
Abigail Falik is a social innovator and recognized expert in the fields of global citizenship education, youth development, and international exchange. She has over 12 years of experience developing new business models at the intersection of education and international development.


Masood Farivar
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Media & Communications International Affairs

Certified:

Masood Farivar

Manager, Salam Watandar Radio Program in Afghanistan
Internews
Masood Farivar, an Afghanistan native and veteran journalist, can discuss topics related to the history of Afghanistan, current day Afghanistan, the Taliban, energy and the importance of communications as a tool for rebuilding a war-torn Afghanistan.


Julius Few
***-***-****
Chicago, IL
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Science

Certified:

Julius Few, MD

Medical Director
The Few Institute for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Dr. Julius Few is a board-certified plastic surgeon with over ten years of experience in both academic and private practice settings, and founder of Few Institute in Chicago. He has a busy private practice which specializes in cosmetic surgical procedures, skin of color patients, as well as cutting edge non-invasive skin care and treatments. He is regularly called upon by regulatory agencies, professional associations, and international study bodies to share his expertise and speak on his knowledge and practice of skin care innovation.


Barbara Finamore
***-***-****
Beijing or Hong Kong,
***@***

Expertise:
Environment Energy

Certified:

Barbara Finamore

Founder & Director, NRDC China Program
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Barbara Finamore is the Founder and Director of the China Program at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), one of the world’s most effective environmental organizations. She is ready to discuss climate, energy and environmental issues as they relate to China. Barbara is also the co-founder and President of the China-U.S. Energy Efficiency Alliance, a nonprofit organization and public-private partnership that works with China to reduce its carbon emissions through energy efficiency.


Marsha Firestone
***-***-****
New York, NY
***@***

Expertise:
Business

Certified:

Marsha Firestone, PhD

President & Founder
The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO)
Marsha Firestone understands what it is like to be a woman leading a multi-million dollar business and how to stay on top. She is the President and Founder of the Woman Presidents' Organization and a small business expert. The WPO has a membership network of 1,500 women entrepreneurs on four continents. These women lead companies that gross at least $2 million in annual revenue. Marsha is able to speak on topics such as entrepreneurship, small business, fast growth businesses and women in business.


Brian Fitzpatrick
***-***-****
Nashville, TN
***@***

Expertise:
Justice & Law Politics

Certified:

Brian Fitzpatrick

Assistant Professor of Law
Vanderbilt University
As Assistant Professor of Law at Vanderbilt, Brian Fitzpatrick is ready to discuss judicial politics and judicial selection and is an expert on the Senate confirmation process.


Ian N. Friedman
***-***-****
Cleveland, OH
***@***

Expertise:
Justice & Law Media & Communications

Certified:

Ian Friedman

Attorney and Principal
Ian N. Friedman & Associates, L.L.C.
Ian Friedman is highly regarded as one of the top criminal defense lawyers in the United States. His frequent successes involve the areas of technology crimes, sex offenses, and trial strategy.


Guy Garcia
***-***-****
New York, NY
***@***

Expertise:
Media & Communications Business

Certified:

Guy Garcia

CEO, Author, Multicultural Consumer Markets
Media Strategy, News Certified Exchange; CEO, Mentametrix.com
Guy Garcia is a futurist, macro-sociologist, new media entrepreneur, marketing CEO and award winning journalist, author who can talk about multicultural consumer markets, the psychology of men in today's culture, media trends, international arts and entertainment.


John Geer
***-***-****
Nashville, TN
***@***

Expertise:
Politics Media & Communications

Certified:

John Geer, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Political Science
Vanderbilt
John Geer is a nationally known expert on political campaigns, presidential elections, polling, attack ads and media coverage of politics.


Gary Gero
***-***-****
Los Angeles, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Environment Politics

Certified:

Gary Gero

President
Climate Action Reserve
Gary Gero serves as President of the Climate Action Reserve, North America's largest carbon offsets registry, and is a member of the CFTC's Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee. He is uniquely positioned to speak about high quality offsets, the role of state and regional climate change policy in the absence of federal action, development of California's landmark bill AB 32 and use of market-based incentives to protect the environment.


Kristen R. Ghodsee
***-***-****
Brunswick, ME
***@***

Expertise:
Social Science Religion

Certified:

Kristen Ghodsee, PhD

Director and John S. Osterweis Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies
Bowdoin College
Kristen Ghodsee researches the social, political and economic changes following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the growing nostalgia for the communist past. She also can discuss how more fundamentalist versions of Islam are replacing the traditional practices and beliefs of Balkan Muslims. Finally, she and her colleague, Rachel Connelly, have written a book on finding work/family balance for mothers in academia.


Dru Gladney
***-***-****
Claremont, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Social Science International Affairs

Certified:

Dru Gladney, PhD

President, Pacific Basin Institute
The Pacific Basin Institute at Pomona College
As President of the Pacific Basin Institute in California, Dru Gladney can discuss, among other topics, ethnic and cultural nationalism in Asia, China, and anthropology.


Dru Gladney
***-***-****
Claremont, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Social Science International Affairs

Certified:

Dru Gladney, PhD

President, Pacific Basin Institute
The Pacific Basin Institute at Pomona College
As President of the Pacific Basin Institute in California, Dru Gladney can discuss, among other topics, ethnic and cultural nationalism in Asia, China, and anthropology.


Adam W. Goldberg
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Justice & Law Politics

Certified:

Adam Goldberg

Partner
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Adam Goldberg provides strategic crisis management and communications counsel to various public and private companies and individuals. He can shed light on regulatory, congressional and criminal investigations; crisis prevention; and strategic government-relations campaigns.


Carla Goldstein
***-***-****
Rhinebeck, NY
***@***

Expertise:
Social Science Education

Certified:

Carla Goldstein, JD

Chief External Affairs Officer and co-founder of the Omega Women's Leadership Center
Omega Institute for Holistic Studies
Carla is an attorney with 20+ years of experience in public interest advocacy and has worked extensively in city and state government on issues related to women's rights, poverty, public health, and social justice. As co-founder of the Omega Women's Leadership Center, Carla brings experience, knowledge, and passion to the belief that globally women’s leadership is an untapped resource which can change the way we see ourselves and our society. She is ready to discuss women’s empowerment/leadership in business, politics and community.


James E. Gordon
***-***-****
Hong Kong,
***@***

Expertise:
Business Economy

Certified:

James Gordon

Managing Director
Navigant Consulting, Inc.
James Gordon has worked on some of the most high-profile regulatory and enforcement investigations in U.S. history, including the Wall Street IPO Securities Litigation, Tyco, WorldCom, Parmalat, HealthSouth and Enron. His work has involved anti-corruption investigations throughout Asia, China and and United States in response to numerous governmental investigations.


William Green
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Business

Certified:

William Green, III

Founder and Managing Partner
TD International, LLC
William Green is the Founder and Managing Partner of TD International, a Washington, D.C.-based strategic advisory and risk management firm. His risk management expertise focuses on targeted due diligence, FCPA compliance investigations and litigation support.


Ranjan Gupta
***-***-****
Orange, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Science

Certified:

Ranjan Gupta, M.D.

Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
UC Irvine
Dr. Ranjan Gupta can discuss all facets of orthopaedic surgery, neural injury, biomedical engineering, and carpal tunnel injury. His scientific research centers on nerve regeneration, repetitive stress syndrome.


Jennifer Hamady
***-***-****
New York, NY
***@***

Expertise:
Arts & Entertainment Education

Certified:

Jennifer Hamady

Author, Voice and Performance Coach, Professional Singer,
Finding Your Voice
Jennifer Hamady is an author, professional singer, and voice coach specializing in emotional and psychological issues interfering with optimal personal and musical performance. She works in private practice in New York with Grammy, Tony, CMA, and Emmy-award winners, as well as corporate and NGO clients across a wide array of industries.


Patrice Harris
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Politics

Certified:

Patrice Harris, MD

Psychiatrist
Dr. Patrice Harris
Dr. Patrice Harris is a board certified psychiatrist. She can address the following concepts: Women's mental health, children's mental health, medications, stress, grief, menopause, family therapy, and September 11th trauma.


Gary Martin Hays
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Education Justice & Law

Certified:

Gary Martin Hays

Founder and Chairman, Keep Georgia Safe
Keep Georgia Safe
Gary Martin Hays has a passion for providing safety education and crime prevention training to families. As the founder of Keep Georgia Safe.org, he can discuss child safety issues, abduction prevention & response, bullying, and internet safety.


John Heydt
***-***-****
Orange, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Business

Certified:

John Heydt, MD

Pres. & CEO, University Physicians & Surgeons
UC Irvine
Dr. John Heydt is President and CEO of University Physicians & Surgeons at UC Irvine. He is also a family medicine professor, specializing in sports medicine. He has extensive experience in working with athletes and the problems connected with sports enhancement substances. And, as a leader at UC Irvine's Medical Center, Dr. Heydt can discuss all aspects of the business side of medical care.


Steven Hilton
***-***-****
Los Angeles, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Philanthropy Business

Certified:

Steven Hilton

President and CEO
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Steve Hilton can speak to global and U.S. philanthropy, foundation and non-profit management, the importance of safe water to the developing world's health, how supportive housing changes the lives of the mentally ill homeless, Conrad Hilton Humanitarian Prize, and cutting-edge green design and building which he is implementing at a new campus for the foundation.


Bob Hisrich
***-***-****
Glendale, AZ
***@***

Expertise:
Business Education

Certified:

Bob Hisrich, PhD

Professor of Global Entrepreneurship
Thunderbird School of Global Management
A world-renowned expert and author on entrepreneurship, Dr. Robert H., has authored or co-authored 25 books and written more than 300 articles on entrepreneurship, international business management, and venture capital.


Barbara Hofer
***-***-****
Middlebury, VT
***@***

Expertise:
Social Science Education

Certified:

Barbara Hofer, PhD

Assoc. Professor of Psychology
Middlebury College
As a psychology researcher, she has found that the “electronic tether” of cell phones and email keeps college students in frequent contact with parents, and can inhibit the students’ development of self-regulation and autonomy.


Lynn Hogue
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Justice & Law Education

Certified:

Lynn Hogue, PhD

Professor of Law, Georgia State
Georgia State University College of Law
Lynn Hogue is a constitutional law professor at the College of Law at Georgia State University.


Stuart Holliday
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Politics

Certified:

Stuart Holliday

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations for Special Political Affairs. President and CEO
Meridian International Center
Ambassador Stuart W. Holliday is President of Meridian International Center, the nation’s premier public diplomacy and global leadership organization that promotes international understanding through the exchange of people, ideas and the arts. President Holliday can speak to the diplomatic changes since September 11.


Andrew Holtz
***-***-****
Portland, OR
***@***

Expertise:
Media & Communications Health & Medical

Certified:

Andrew Holtz, MPH

Chief
HoltzReport.com
Andrew Holtz is a veteran health journalist and leading thinker on both health and media topics. A former CNN Medical Correspondent, Holtz is the author of three books about popular TV shows "House" and "Grey's Anatomy." He speaks with expertise about how the news media cover health & medicine & policy, the effect of TV medical shows on popular beliefs about medicine, and new ways of visual storytelling using emerging technologies.


Clyde Jacob
***-***-****
New Orleans, LA
***@***

Expertise:
Justice & Law Politics

Certified:

Clyde Jacob, III

Director, Workplace Law and Labor Practice
Coats Rose LLP
Clyde H. Jacob III, a director in the national law firm of Coats Rose, specializes in the business impact of immigration: I-9 employee verification, stepped-up verification enforcement crackdowns and the coming comprehensive immigration reform from the Obama administration.


Eason Jordan
***-***-****
New York, NY
***@***

Expertise:
Media & Communications International Affairs

Certified:

Eason Jordan

General Manager
Now This Media
Eason Jordan is the general manager of NowThis News, an upstart mobile, social video news network. Previously, he launched and led Poll Position, a news, market research, and social media company. From 2005 until 2010, Jordan was the CEO of Praedict, an international information services company he co-founded. Before that, Jordan served as CNN's chief news executive and president of newsgathering and international networks. Jordan serves on the leadership council of the Committee to Protect Journalists, the North America board of the International News Safety Institute, the board of directors of the Fugees Family, and the advisory board of Peacetree Productions. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the ONE Campaign.


Mustafa Kabeer
***-***-****
Orange, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Science

Certified:

Mustafa Kabeer, MD

Pediatric Surgeon
Children's Hospital of Orange County
Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Mustafa Kabeer can cover topics including general pediatric care, robotic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, and tumor detection in children.


Howard Kahn
***-***-****
Los Angeles, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Economy

Certified:

Howard Kahn

CEO
L.A. Care
Howard Kahn is CEO of L.A. Care, the largest public health plan in America. Mr. Kahn's breadth of experience in the public and private health care sectors is something seldom seen in the industry. He has over 25 years of health care experience that includes serving as Vice President at Aetna in Connecticut and Vice President at CIGNA's Global Health division. Mr. Kahn is available to provide expert commentary on health care reform, alternatives to the public plan option, the challenge of cultural and linguistic barriers to health care and innovations in health care coverage.


Nadine Kaslow
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Social Science

Certified:

Nadine Kaslow, PhD, ABPP

Professor, Vice-Chair and Chief Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Emory University School of Medicine
Kaslow is a practicing family psychologist who can readily discuss topics related to child and adolescent behavior, family violence, couples and family therapy, grief, coping with trauma, mental health and suicidal behavior in both adults and children. Exuding warmth, confidence and grace, she is a frequent guest on radio and TV, and often is called upon to comment for newspapers, magazines and digital media on a broad array of mental health topics.


Derreck Kayongo
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Philanthropy Business

Certified:

Derreck Kayongo

Founder
Global Soap Project
Derreck Kayongo is founder of the Global Soap Project which ships tons of recycled soap to African refugee camps. As a former refugee and victim of war in Uganda, Derreck brings his unique background to assist in working with African relief efforts.


Kent D. Kedl
***-***-****
Shanghai,
***@***

Expertise:
Business International Affairs

Certified:

Kent Kedl

Managing Director, Greater China and North Asia
Control Risks
Kent is a seasoned business executive with over 25 years living and working in China and across Asia, where he has gained deep insight into starting and running successful businesses in high-risk environments. His particular expertise is in bridging the gap between foreign investment and Chinese business practices.


Hans Keirstead
***-***-****
Orange, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Science

Certified:

Hans Keirstead, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology
UC Irvine
Hans Keirstead is Co-Director of the Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center. His research focuses on stem cell therapies as they relate to spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis and other diseases of the nervous system. He can discuss all aspects of embryonic stem cell treatment, including testing on humans.


Michelle King Robson
***-***-****
Scottsdale, AZ
***@***

Expertise:
Media & Communications Health & Medical

Certified:

Michelle King Robson

Founder, Chairperson and CEO
EmpowHER
Michelle King Robson is a nationally-recognized women’s health advocate who can give a unique perspective of care from the patient’s experience. Michelle travels the world talking to the media about the importance of women advocating for themselves and their loved ones. She can explain to women how they can properly advocate for their own health and wellness when they are faced with virtually any health condition.


Jason Knight
***-***-****
Orange, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Science

Certified:

Jason Knight, MD

Pediatric Critical Care Specialist
Children's Hospital of Orange County
Dr. Jason Knight can discuss America's shortage of pediatric sub-specialists, the advantages of telemedicine, and the need for pediatric critical care transport programs.


Melissa Knothe Tate
***-***-****
Cleveland, OH
***@***

Expertise:
Technology Health & Medical

Certified:

Melissa Knothe Tate, PhD

Professor
Case Western Reserve
Melissa Knothe Tate can discuss, among other things, engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace and biological engineering.


Charles H. Kuck
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Justice & Law Politics

Certified:

Charles Kuck

Managing Partner
Kuck Immigration Partners LLC
Charles Kuck, the former National President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, is a recognized national expert on immigration law and the politics of immigration. He is also an adjunct professor of immigration law at the University of Georgia School of Law.


Dale Kuehne
***-***-****
Manchester, NH
***@***

Expertise:
Politics Religion

Certified:

Dale Kuehne, PhD

Associate Professor of Politics
Saint Anselm College
Rev. Dale Kuehne, Ph.D., is the author of a book called 'Sex in the iWorld: Rethinking Relationships in an Age of Individualism.' Rev. Kuehne can discuss religion and politics, human sexuality and anything election related.


Benjamin Lack
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Business Energy

Certified:

Benjamin Lack

Chief Conversationalist
The Daily Energy Report
Ben Lack has over five years of experience identifying and promoting energy efficiency solutions. He has assisted with the building of World's First Energy Efficiency Store in Dallas, and the acquisition of an international Energy Management company.


Ruth Levine
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical International Affairs

Certified:

Ruth Levine

VP, Programs and Operations
Center For Global Development
Ruth Levine is an international expert on global health, specializing in social sector programs. As donors pour billions of dollars into health programs, Levine can discuss a dramatic new way to improve the effectiveness through performance-based incentives.


Jack Lewin
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Science

Certified:

Jack Lewin, MD

Chief Executive Officer
American College of Cardiology
Dr. Jack Lewin has extensive experience in health care systems and financing, and can provide insight into health care system reform, costs, and universal care.


Jack Lewin
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Science

Certified:

Jack Lewin, MD

Chief Executive Officer
American College of Cardiology
Dr. Jack Lewin has extensive experience in health care systems and financing, and can provide insight into health care system reform, costs, and universal care.


Louis Libin
***-***-****
Woodmere, NY
***@***

Expertise:
Technology Business

Certified:

Louis Libin

President
Broad Comm, Inc
Louis Libin is a world-renowned technology expert. He can discuss, among other things, wireless communications, media management, interactive data systems and FCC regulations.


Jennifer Lucas
***-***-****
Manchester, NH
***@***

Expertise:
Education Politics

Certified:

Jennifer Lucas, PhD

Asst. Professor of Politics
Saint Anselm College
Assistant Professor Jennifer Lucas researches and writes about women in politics. She focuses on New Hampshire, but can also speak about politics at the national level. She can discuss how women campaign and govern differently from men.


Curtis Mack
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Justice & Law Business

Certified:

Curtis Mack

Partner
McGuire Woods LLP
Curtis Mack has been lead counsel in many labor and employment cases in state and federal court and has served as chairman of the Human Relations Commission of the City of Atlanta since 1989. With this background Mr. Mack is ready to discuss labor unions, diversity in the work place, sexual and racial harassment, and hiring practices.


Terry Maroney
***-***-****
Nashville, TN
***@***

Expertise:
Justice & Law Social Science

Certified:

Terry Maroney

Associate Professor of Law
Vanderbilt University Law School
Terry Maroney can discuss Supreme Court decision-making, law and emotion, race and gender in law, and criminal and juvenile justice.


Seth J. Masters
***-***-****
New York, NY
***@***

Expertise:
Business Economy

Certified:

Seth Masters

Chief Investment Officer, Asset Allocation
AllianceBernstein
There’s no shortage of investment-related crises in America: How can we best navigate today’s heightened market volatility? How can we ever reach our retirement goals with pensions disappearing and social security in question? Why is investing so hard and how can we simplify the key investment questions? I'm Seth Masters, the Chief Investment Officer of Asset Allocation at AllianceBernstein, responsible for providing portfolio advice for all of our clients, including large corporations and endowments, wealthy families and individual investors. I’ve spent over 20 years at a firm renowned for having the best research into these questions, and would love to share our insights with you.


John Mathis
***-***-****
Glendale, AZ
***@***

Expertise:
Economy International Affairs

Certified:

John Mathis, PhD

Economist
Thunderbird School of Global Management
A world-renowned economist, John Mathis is ready to discuss the impact of September 11 on the world's global markets. John can also discuss current global markets. His expertise also includes the spectrum of economic subjects, including global banking, banking reform, global finance and accounting, financial-institution management.


Puneet Mehta
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Media & Communications Business

Certified:

Puneet Mehta

Co-Founder
Local Marketing, Inc.
Puneet Mehta is an Internet marketing and E-commerce expert, with experience in effectively increasing the visibility of a website with efficient marketing strategies.


Sherief M. Meleis
***-***-****
New York, NY
***@***

Expertise:
Business Economy

Certified:

Sherief Meleis

Partner and Head of Retail Banking Practice
Novantas
Sherief Meleis is an expert in banking. He has worked with a majority of large banks on strategic issues and performed constant research on banking trends. He can provide perspectives and research on any issues related to banking in general and retail banking in particular.


Sheryl Gabram Mendola
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Science

Certified:

Sheryl Gabram Mendola, MD

Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
As Professor of Surgery at the Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University, Dr. Sheryl Gabram-Mendola can discuss topics on cancer, including all aspects of breast cancer, women's health, surgery and patient care.


Barry Mills
***-***-****
Brunswick, ME
***@***

Expertise:
Education Business

Certified:

Barry Mills, PhD

President
Bowdoin College
Barry Mills is President of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. He can speak about the following topics: higher education, liberal arts, college tuition, curriculum reform.


David Murphy
***-***-****
Alpharetta, ID
***@***

Expertise:
Business Education

Certified:

David Murphy

Associate Dean for Entrepreneurship and ESTEEM Director
Notre Dame
As a current board member and the former CEO of Better World Books, David Murphy capitalizes on the value of books to fund and support literacy initiatives around the world. He is ready to discuss social enterprise or profit/non-profit.


Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Religion Health & Medical

Certified:

Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi, PhD

Director of Emory-Tibet Partnership, Co-Director of Emory-Tibet Science Initiative and Emory's Center for Collaborative and Contemplative Studies
Emory University
Negi is an expert on the potential of the mind to affect well-being on physical, emotional and mental levels. He is conducting ongoing clinical research on the behavioral, immune and stress impacts of meditation. In conjunction with his research, he is leading Emory University's efforts to develop and implement a science curriculum for Tibetan monastics that seeks to bridge the best of modern science education with the wisdom and insights of the ancient monastic tradition.


William Ross Newland
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Security & Defense

Certified:

William Ross Newland

Managing Director
Prior to joining DSDA, Mr. Newland previously served as a Senior Intelligence Service (SIS) Officer at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). During a 26-year career as a member of the Clandestine Service, Mr. Newland was a Chief of Station three times. Highlights include his extensive counterterrorism and counternarcotics work both at Hqs and in the field


Janice Nolen
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Environment

Certified:

Janice Nolen

Assistant Vice President
American Lung Association
Janice Nolen is a recognized expert in lung disease, air quality and tobacco control. For a decade she has been the American Lung Association’s leading air quality spokesperson. She is an appointee to the EPA’s Clean Air Act Advisory Committee, and creator of the Lung Association’s highly acclaimed annual report on air pollution, the State of the Air.


Carolyn O'Neil
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Lifestyle

Certified:

Carolyn O'Neil, MS, RD

Registered Dietitian
O'Neil Nutrition Communications
Carolyn O'Neil is a registered dietitian, former CNN food and health correspondent and co-author of The Dish on Eating Healthy and Being Fabulous! She can discuss nutrition, healthy eating, dieting and using food and nutrition to remain healthy.


Elizabeth Ossoff
***-***-****
Manchester, NH
***@***

Expertise:
Social Science Politics

Certified:

Elizabeth Ossoff, PhD

Professor of Psychology
Saint Anselm College
Elizabeth Ossoff is a professor of psychology at Saint Anselm College and director of the Research Center at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics. A behavioral psychologist, she can discuss all aspects of voter behavior, including young voters and female voters, as well as women in public office.


Cam Patterson
***-***-****
Chapel Hill, NC
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Science

Certified:

Cam Patterson, MD

Chief of Cardiology
UNC Medical Center
Dr. Cam Patterson is an expert in cardiovascular disease. Based at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, he is prepared to speak about all aspects of cardiovascular and heart disease.


Ted Piccone
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Politics

Certified:

Ted Piccone

Deputy Director Foreign Policy
Brookings Institution
Ted Piccone is a foreign policy and legal expert focusing on issues of U.S. foreign policy, Latin American politics, democracy, human rights, and multilateral affairs.


Steven Pifer
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Security & Defense

Certified:

Steven Pifer

Fellow, Foreign Policy
Brookings Institution
Steven Pifer is former Ambassador to Ukraine and as Foreign Service Officer served in the Soviet Union. Mr. Pifer offers extensive expertise on Russia, arms control, weapons proliferation, missile defense, and national security.


Greg Powell
***-***-****
Birmingham, AL
***@***

Expertise:
Business Economy

Certified:

Greg Powell, CIMA

President/CEO, Wealth Consultant
fi-Plan Partners
A 30-year veteran in the financial industry, Greg Powell gives insight on current financial markets, fluctuations of confidence in the industry, and the impact on Americans, business, and the economy. He is an expert on financial planning and strategies for tough economic times. Greg received the 2009 NFIB Small Business Champion Award for Alabama and the entire Southern Region.


Rey Ramsey
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Technology Economy

Certified:

Rey Ramsey

Founder, Chairman of the Board
One-Economy
Rey Ramsey is an expert on the innovation sector, including broadband access and adoption, digital literacy and job creation, and technology policy. Rey’s transformative work in leveraging technology in low-income communities to drive economic change has afforded close work with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP).


Mark Rasch
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Security & Defense Technology

Certified:

Mark Rasch

Principal
SecureITExperts
Mark Rasch is a Washington, D.C.-based security expert who can discuss all the legal and ethical concerns surrounding all areas of information security.


Sujatha Reddy
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical

Certified:

Sujatha Reddy, MD

OB/GYN
Premier Care for Women
Dr. Sujatha Reddy has practiced obstetrics and gynecology in Atlanta, Georgia, for the past decade. Dr. Reddy is prepared to talk about women's health issues including: pregnancy, infertility, endometriosis, osteoporosis and sexually transmitted diseases.


Rick Rule
***-***-****
Carlsbad, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Business Environment

Certified:

Rick Rule

Founder, Global Resource Investments
Global Resource Investments
Rick Rule is one of the top authorities on investing in natural resources. He can discuss the future of oil pricing and exploration; investing in alternative energy; mining; and portfolio management.


Robert Rusbuldt
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Business Environment

Certified:

Robert Rusbuldt

President & CEO
Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, Inc
As CEO of the oldest and largest insurance group in the country, Bob Rusbuldt is an expert in hurricane and other natural disaster readiness and recovery, insurance needs for consumers and businesses, and financial services policy and regulation. A veteran of Capitol Hill and a legislative insider, Rusbuldt is also a renowned Republican strategist who provides the media with his insight on political topics ranging from campaign finance to election analysis to taxes and spending.


William Salcedo
***-***-****
Point Pleasant, NJ
***@***

Expertise:
Education Philanthropy

Certified:

William Salcedo

Executive Director
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth County
William Salcedo works to help disadvantaged children reach their potential in life. He has developed strong leadership skills to successfully manage a youth mentoring organization.


William Schaffner
***-***-****
Nashville, TN
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical

Certified:

William Schaffner, MD

Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
William Schaffner, professor and chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, can discuss infectious diseases, immunization practices, vaccines and biological weapons.


Michael Scharf
***-***-****
Cleveland, OH
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Justice & Law

Certified:

Michael Scharf

Professor of Law and Director of the International Law Center
Case Western Reserve
Michael Scharf is a world-renowned international lawyer with deep background in international law as well as international criminal tribunals. He is ready to discuss such topics as international law and national policy, the law and use of torture, and the prosecution of war crimes.


Linda Sherry
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Business Security & Defense

Certified:

Linda Sherry

National Priorities Director
Consumer Action
Linda Sherry, as Consumer Action's chief spokesperson and website content editor, works to protect and advocate for the consumer interest. She focuses on personal finance issues involving banking, credit cards, and retail investing, as well as security in personal communications devices such as wireless phones and internet connections. She has a wide breadth of knowledge about consumer rights and consumer protection laws.


Christopher Slobogin
***-***-****
Nashville, TN
***@***

Expertise:
Justice & Law Social Science

Certified:

Christopher Slobogin

Professor of Law & Psychiatry
Vanderbilt
Christopher Slobogin is a nationally renowned criminal and procedural law professor. He can discuss topics related to mental health law, forensic mental health and death penalty issues.


Brandon M. Smith
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Business Media & Communications

Certified:

Brandon Smith

Emory University's Goizueta Business School
As a leading expert in workplace dysfunction and health, Brandon Smith can discuss, among other topics, dysfunction at work, building productive relationships, leadership communication, corporate culture, managing emotions at work and finding personal fulfillment at and through work.


Barbara Snyder
***-***-****
Cleveland, OH
***@***

Expertise:
Education Justice & Law

Certified:

Barbara Snyder

President
Case Western Reserve University
As President of Case Western Research University, Barbara Snyder can discuss, among other things, higher education, community culture, law and conflict of interest policies.


Evan Snyder
***-***-****
Orlando, FL
***@***

Expertise:
Science Health & Medical

Certified:

Evan Snyder, MD, PhD

Program Director, Professor
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
Dr. Evan Snyder, program director at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute is an expert on stem cells and how they can be used to treat diseases in adults and children. Dr. Snyder is also well versed on the public policy implications of stem cell research and is very knowledgeable about advances in the field.


Scott Snyder
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Security & Defense

Certified:

Scott Snyder

Senior Fellow for Korea Studies, Director of U.S.-Korea Policy
Council on Foreign Relations
Scott Snyder has over two decades of experience as a policy analyst of Korean and Northeast Asian affairs. He specializes in U.S.-Korea relations and is a frequent visitor to Korea and Northeast Asia.


Allison Stanger
***-***-****
Middlebury, VT
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Security & Defense

Certified:

Allison Stanger, PhD

Professor of International Politics and Economics
Middlebury College
Allison Stanger is an American foreign policy expert. She can speak to decreased accountability and government outsourcing, government contracting, globalization and the changing nature of power, the transparency imperative for 21st century governance.


Melanie Stevenson
***-***-****
New York, NY
***@***

Expertise:
Media & Communications Business

Certified:

Melanie Stevenson

Director of Business Development
DoSomething.org
Melanie Stevenson is responsible for designing and executing national campaigns that mobilize 100,000+ teens to take action and impact the causes they care about. Each campaign has a unique issue focus, a corporate sponsor, a celebrity spokesperson, a multi-faceted media and marketing strategy, and a call to action that empowers measurable action. The campaigns Melanie is currently responsible for are focused on the environment, cancer, disaster relief, access to education, and music and arts education.


David Straub
***-***-****
Stanford, CA
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Politics

Certified:

David Straub

Assoc. Dir., Korean Studies Center
Stanford
David Straub, a U.S. Foreign Service officer for nearly 30 years, is a widely respected expert on North Korea, South Korea, Japan, and U.S. policy toward the region. He accompanied former President Bill Clinton to North Korea in August of 2009.


Kevin Surace
***-***-****
Sunnyvale, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Environment Energy

Certified:

Kevin Surace

CEO, Serious Materials
Serious Materials, Inc.
Surace has a real-world view on climate change issues, green jobs, product innovation, energy efficiency, building energy retrofits, and bringing back American manufacturing.


James Sweeney
***-***-****
Stanford, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Energy Economy

Certified:

James Sweeney

Dir. Precourt Institute of Energy Efficiency
Stanford
James Sweeney is a world renowned energy expert who can discuss economic policy and analysis, natural resource issues, energy economics and depletable and renewable resources usage.


James Sweeney
***-***-****
Stanford, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Energy Economy

Certified:

James Sweeney

Dir. Precourt Institute of Energy Efficiency
Stanford
James Sweeney is a world renowned energy expert who can discuss economic policy and analysis, natural resource issues, energy economics and depletable and renewable resources usage.


Trip Van Noppen
***-***-****
Oakland, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Environment Justice & Law

Certified:

Trip Van Noppen

President, Earthjustice
Earthjustice
Trip Van Noppen is president of Earthjustice, a non profit environmental law firm. Earthjustice uses the courts to protect the environment.


Jane Wales
***-***-****
San Francisco, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Philanthropy International Affairs

Certified:

Jane Wales

President & CEO
World Affairs Council / Global Philanthropy Forum;VP Aspen Institute
Jane Wales, President and CEO of the World Affairs Council of Northern California can discuss among other things, philanthropy, globalization, science and technology, and sustainable economic development.


Jane Wales
***-***-****
San Francisco, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Philanthropy International Affairs

Certified:

Jane Wales

President & CEO
World Affairs Council / Global Philanthropy Forum;VP Aspen Institute
Jane Wales, President and CEO of the World Affairs Council of Northern California can discuss among other things, philanthropy, globalization, science and technology, and sustainable economic development.


Richard Walker
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Justice & Law Business

Certified:

Richard Walker

President & CEO
The Falcon Group, Falcon IP Capital
Rick Walker's Falcon IP Capital Group specializes in innovation and intellectual property. He is Patent Attorney with a background in engineering and is ready to discuss patents, intellectual property, intellectual property litigation, and strategies for mergers and acquisitions.


Mary Walshok
***-***-****
La Jolla, CA
***@***

Expertise:
Education Business

Certified:

Mary Walshok, PhD

Assoc. Vice Chancellor for Public Programs/Dean, Extension UC San Diego
University of San Diego
As vice chancellor of public programs at the University of California San Diego, Mary Walshok, who also is dean of the University's Extension programs, can discuss all matters related to education and job creation. Among other topics she is very well versed in employability, career reinvention and the new innovation economy.


Adam Williams
***-***-****
Beijing, China, TN
***@***

Expertise:
Media & Communications Business

Certified:

Adam Williams

Businessman, Author and China Specialist
The Jardine Matheson Group in China
Adam Williams is a Beijing-based businessman, author and lecturer. Fluent in Chinese, he has worked in China for 25 years, and can talk about the challenges of doing business in China, and the country’s economic policies and foreign trade relations. As the author of three best-selling novels with Chinese historical themes, he can also speak knowledgeably about the Chinese literary and cultural scene.


Mike Wittenstein
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Business Media & Communications

Certified:

Mike Wittenstein

Founder + Managing Partner
Storyminers
Mike Wittenstein speaks vividly about customer experience as strategy for service firms. A Top 50 blogger, international conference speaker, sought-after corporate consultant, and expert change facilitator, Mike is at home in the boardroom as he is on the front lines. With 750+ engagements and 200+ media appearances, Mike is quick on his feet and brings depth to the conversation.


Paul Wolpe
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Science Social Science

Certified:

Paul Wolpe, PhD

Director of the Center for Ethics
Emory University
Dr. Wolpe discusses a far-reaching number of ethical concerns facing society today in bioethics and biotechonology, including such topics as the environment, mental health, medicine, death, dying and sexuality. His work focuses on the social, religious and ideological impact of current advances in technology on the human condition. Dr. Wolpe is a popular resource for both local and national print, broadcast and digital media.


Ellen Wright Clayton
***-***-****
Nashville, TN
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Justice & Law

Certified:

Ellen Wright Clayton

Prof. of Pediatrics, Prof. of Law
Vanderbilt
Ellen Wright Clayton, a world renown expert in the area of law and medicine, is based at Vanderbilt University. Among the many topics she can discuss are genetics, children's health care, the ethics of using humans in scientific research and biomedical ethics in general. Additionally Ellen serves as the committee chair at the Institute of Medicine.


Ting Xu
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
Economy Environment

Certified:

Ting Xu

Senior Project Manager
Bertelsmann Foundation
As project manager for the Bertelsmann Foundation in Washington, DC, Ting Xu can discuss international relations, World Bank projects, China and Asia.


Jay Yadav
***-***-****
Atlanta, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Health & Medical Technology

Certified:

Jay Yadav, MD

Founder, Director, CEO
CardioMEMS
As Founder and CEO of CardioMEMS,Dr. Jay Yadav can discuss all topics related to heart heath, especially those looking at heart surgery devices and technology.


Peter Yeo
***-***-****
Washington, DC
***@***

Expertise:
International Affairs Politics

Certified:

Peter Yeo

Exec. Dir./ Better World Campaign
UN Foundation
Executive Director Peter Yeo has over twenty years of experience in dealing with politics, foreign policy and foreign aid. Particularly, Mr. Yeo is an expert in the relationship between the United States and the United Nations. Based in Washington D.C, Mr. Yeo can discuss U.S. politics as it relates to Capitol Hill from foreign relations, international aid and funding, climate and energy issues, to policy related to Asia, including China, Tibet, Burma and East Timor.


Michael Zuna
***-***-****
Colombus, GA
***@***

Expertise:
Media & Communications Business

Certified:

Michael Zuna

Vice President of Marketing
Aflac
Michael Zuna has earned a reputation for innovation, integrated marketing and committed "brand-building." Zuna's background consists of a myriad of product categories, including packaged goods, retail, technology, telecommunications, travel and tourism, sports marketing, financial services and healthcare.








 

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