Creelman, David is CEO of Creelman Research and writes, researches, and speaks on the most critical issues in human capital management. His clients include think tanks, consultants, academics and organizations in Japan, the US, Canada and the EU. He also advises organizations on human capital management issues. He has sat on many thought leader panels with the Human Capital Institute including Global Talent Management, Learning Strategies, and the ROI of Talent Management.
Dougherty, Deborah holds a Ph.D. in Management from M.I.T. She taught at Wharton and McGill before joining Rutgers Business School, the State University of New Jersey, where she is a professor in Management and Global Business. Her current research focuses on organizing for product and science-based innovation.
Engelstad, Alan is adjunct professor at the Desaultels Faculty of Management, McGill University, where he teaches catalytic change strategies at the International Masters in Health Leadership. For over 20 years, Alan has advised private, health and social sector executives on how to achieve ambitious ends by minimalist means. Since first reading Saul Alinsky's Rules for Radicals while studying Public Health at the University of Minnesota, he has been fascinated by the many questions surrounding change in society and organizations and has been equally frustrated by the usual answers. This led him to reconsider how situations persist and change and to seek more effective ways to extend executive leverage and reach.
Simon Fanshawe was a law graduate but after leaving university he became a community worker. In the forty years since, he has had a successful career as an award-winning comedian, radio and TV broadcaster, feature writer and columnist for national newspapers in the UK, and as an entrepreneur. He was one of the six co-founders of the highly successful UK lesbian and gay equality lobby, Stonewall. In 2013 he was honoured by The Queen with an OBE for services to Higher Education. In the same year he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Sussex for services to diversity and human rights. He is co-founder of the consultancy Diversity by Design.
Flood Consedine, Morna is President of Maracon Associates International Inc. Dr. Consedine has over 25 years of experience teaching and training in university and international organizations and upper echelons of multinational corporations. Specialized in negotiations and conflict resolution, she is a program leader at the McGill International Executive Institute in Montreal and was a training affiliate of the International Centre for Constructive Conflict Resolution, Columbia University.
Goldsmith, Marshall is consultant to over 70 CEOs of major corporations and their management teams, conducting workshops for executives, high-potential leaders, and HR professionals. Goldsmith is also the author or coauthor of 22 books on leadership and coaching, including his newest best-seller, What Got You Here Won’t Get You There.
Gosling, Jonathan is Professor and Director of the Centre for Leadership Studies, and Head of Executive Education in the School of Business and Economics, at the University of Exeter, in the UK.
Miriam Gosling Gage works as a Coach specializing in Personal Development challenges. She runs large scale events and programs on behalf of international NGOs, creative arts organizations, The International Leadership Association, and Pelumbra.
Veronica Gosling started and runs an informal gallery, Studio 36, in Exeter, UK, inviting other artists to show imaginative and experimental works. She was the founder and ran The Barn at Hay Farm Gallery. She has published five books.
Sally Helgesen is cited in Forbes as the world’s premier expert on women’s leadership. She is a best-selling author, speaker and leadership coach. For 30 years her mission has been to help women recognize, articulate and act on their greatest strengths and help organizations build more inclusive cultures. Sally develops and delivers leadership programs, workshops and coaching sessions for corporations, partnership firms, universities and associations around the globe. She is the author of seven books.