Keynote Speakers

Speakers confirmed thus far

Dr. David Audretsch (Indiana University Bloomington)
Distinguished Professor
Ameritech Chair of Economic Development

Education
Ph.D., Economics, University of Wisconsin, 1980
M.S., Economics, University of Wisconsin, 1979
B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Economics, Drew University, 1976

Dr. AnnaLee Saxenian (UC Berkeley)
Dean of the Information School
Professor (I School and Dept. of City and Regional Planning)

Education
BA, Economics, Williams College, 1976
MCP, City & Regional Planning, UC Berkeley, 1980
Ph.D., Political Science, MIT, 1989

Dr. Colin Mason (The University of Glasgow)
Professor Of Entrepreneurship (Management) 

Education
MA, Geography & Economic History, The University of Edinburgh, 1975
PhD, Economic Geography, The University of Manchester, 1978

Professor Zong-Tae Bae (Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship at the College of Business, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
Professor
Director of the KAIST Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE)

Education
Ph.D., Management Science, KAIST, 1987
M.S., Management Science, KAIST, 1984
B.S., Industrial Engineering, Seoul National University, 1982

Hugo Kantis is Director of the Entrepreneurial Development Program at the National University of General Sarmiento in Argentina, where he leads a seminar-workshop for Professionals in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Latin America.

Education
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (PhD, Economía)
Växjö universitet (European Doctoral Programme in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management)