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Affiliated /Past Faculty

Kristen Apraiz, PhD

College of Education 

Amy Bucciarelli, MS, ATR-BC,LMHC

UF College of the Arts

Kristin E. Joys, PhD

Warrington College of Business

Deajin Kim, PhD

lowa State University

Jae Hwa Lee, PhD

lowa State University

Jenny Lee,MA,BC-DMT

Center for Arts in Medicine

Bill McElroy, P.E

Wertheim College of Engineering

Margaret Portillo,Ph.D,FIDEC

College of Design, Construction & Planning

Erik Sander

Wertheim College of Engineering



Russell Schultz, MFA

Santa Fe College Fine Arts


David Whitney, MS,MBA

LeadingAgile Innovation Labs

Sylvia Vitazkova, PhD, CYT

InBodied Living & Co

David Cheney, PhD

Wertheim College of Engineering


Jim Harrison

College of Journalism and Communications

Donna Cohen, M.Arch.

College of Design,Construction and Planning

Tom Hart, MFA

UF college of the Arts

Elif Akcali, PhD

Wertheim College of Engineering

Ryan Nixon, PhD

Wertheim College of Engineering

Keynote Speakers

Abhi Lokesh (2013)

CEO & Co-Founder of Fracture 

Josh Greenberg (2014)

Co-Founder of Grooveshark

Kristen Hadeed (2015)

Founder/CEO of Student Maid and Author

Kai Kight (2016)

Keynote Speaker and Violinist

Julia Landauer (2017)

NASCAR Driver and Keynote Speaker

John Spence (2018)

Top 100 business thought leaders, International Business Speaker and Author

Josh Linkner (2019)

Five-Time tech entrepreneur, two-time NY Times bestselling author, venture capitalist and keynote speaker

Gigi Butler (2020)

Branding Powerhouse, Motivational Speaker & Founder of Gigi's Cupcakes