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Feel free to apply to any of the projects listed below. Private engagements are funded by anonymous sponsors to advance the innovation in specific fields. Public engagements celebrate you as a contributor of fresh knowledge for the whole world to benefit from.


Marketing & Sales Platform Integration Trends & Best Practices

We're assembling an online advisory panel to discuss trends & best practices when integrating with a Marketing or Sales SaaS platform (e.g. Salesforce, Hubspot, Marketo, etc.). We want to understand how companies (mainly SMBs) are leveraging Marketing & Sales app integrations to improve customer experience & operations.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Startup CEOs
- Product Leads
- Technology Leads
- Software developers with API integration experience
- Accelerators/incubators (e.g. Y-Combinator)
- Growth Hackers
- Heads of Partnerships
- Those responsible for driving new revenue channels

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Multi-Modal Artificial Intelligence for Consumer Interaction

We're assembling an ongoing virtual advisory panel to explore the future of multi-modal artificial intelligence. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends, such as video, audio, and sensors tracking consumers as they do everyday tasks involving our products.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Individuals experienced with similar consumer and behavioral research and considerations.
- Individuals experienced collecting or analyzing data from videos including audio.
- Individuals familiar with methods for determining emotion from audio or video.
- Manufacturers of sensors and equipment used in this type of research.

Exploring the Landscape and Opportunities in the CBD (Cannabidiol) Market

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory panel to discuss the future of the CBD (Cannabidiol) Market. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends in the CBD market, including legal/regulatory environment, the trajectory of the category, consumer trends, habits & practices, research landscape, and an overview of notable players.

Seeking Expert Participation

Leaders of vertically integrated cannabis businesses with a focus on CBD-specific products (low/no THC)
Wholesale suppliers of CBD derived from both hemp and cannabis plant
Multi-chain retail operators that sell large quantities of products containing CBD to consumers
Investors with large portfolios of cannabis-related businesses
Legal/regulatory experts
Focus on US market only.

Capturing Knowledge to Empower Future Leaders & Employee Engagement

We're assembling an online advisory panel to explore how companies & organizations empower their future leaders and drive employee engagement. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as the overall “state of play” of management development efforts; the roots of the persistent employee engagement problem within the US business community; the extent companies train their emerging leaders on “soft skills” like leadership, decision-making, and interpersonal effectiveness; how companies capture insights of senior and/or soon-to-retire senior leaders as a way of empowering their emerging leaders, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Chief Learning Officers
- Heads of Learning & Development
- Chief HR officers
- Knowledge management executives
- C-suite executives running multi-million/billion dollar businesses
- Consulting leaders in human capital transformations
- Those responsible for building up their executives
- Corporations, non-profits, associations, etc.

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Exploring the Factors and Technologies that Impact Sleep

We're assembling an ongoing virtual advisory panel to explore the future of Factors and Technologies that Impact Sleep. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends, such as technologies, holistic approaches, and other various methods to improve sleep.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Reflexology
- Sleep Doctors
- Meditation
- Homeopathic Treatments for Sleep
- Nutrition and Sleep
- Sleep Coaching
- Cognitive Behavior
- Aromatherapy
- Massage Experts
- Product Design of Sleep Products

Exploring the Value of Growth Style Investments

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the Exploring the Value of Growth Style Investments. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as the most relevant attributes for growth style investment for a mid-cap investor, the difference between growth and GARP, and the line between value play vs growth play.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts with experience in, but not limited to, the following:
- Mid-cap investors
- Portfolio managers
- Sell-side analysts
- Buy-side analyst

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The Future of Blockchain for Retail & CPG Supply Chains

We are assembling an ongoing virtual panel to create new knowledge on the future of use of blockchain for retailers and CPG supply chains. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends, use cases, opportunities, technologies, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

Retail technologists & futurists
Blockchain technologists
Supply chain distribution experts
Across a range of retail specialties - - e.g. CPG, FMCG, luxury, e-commerce, grocery, department store, etc.

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The Future of the Media Landscape

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of the Media Landscape. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as Adapting to changes in Consumption, Content, and Storytelling.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Media, marketing, and communication executive leaders
- Media producers
- Content marketers
- Social media content planners
- C-suite and experienced producers/on-air reporters/management from all media platforms

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Modernizing the Future Workforce via Crowdsourcing

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of modernizing the workforce via crowd-powered solutions. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends, such as crowdsourcing, sourcing strategies, talent markets & human resources, the 'future of work', artificial intelligence & scalability, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

Human resources & talent executives
Corporate innovation and open innovation leaders
'Future of Work' experts
AI experts
Futurists in the space

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The Future of Ethics & Corporate Sustainability in Retail

We are assembling an ongoing, virtual advisory panel of 20 experts to explore the ethics and corporate sustainability best practices in the retail industry. Topics to be discussed will include product creation & transparency, business transformations, environmental positioning, social impact, political activism, business benefits, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Retail executives responsible for ethics, transformation, CSR, etc.
- Ethics & corporate sustainability thought-leaders with relevant experience in retail
- Retail technologists
- Sustainability technologists
- Political activists

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Future of B2B Sales and Customer Buying Experience

We're assembling an ongoing virtual thought-leadership panel to discuss the future of B2B sales and how to innovate the customer buying experience. B2B sales are hard but buying is even harder. We are looking to learn how organizations are using science, sincerity, and disruptive approaches to 'rise above the noise' to create a better buying experience.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Sales leadership, VPs, and directors
- Experts in consultative & challenger sales
- Startups, mid-companies, and enterprises

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The Future of Crowdsourcing Platforms

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of crowdsourcing models. We will discuss a range of current & emerging applications, such as corporate innovation models, crypto-currency incentives, gamification, freelancing 2.0, market research, future of work, and new startups in the space.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Crowdsourcing & freelancing startup entrepreneurs
- Chief innovation officers
- Heads of market research
- Academics & behavioral scientists
- Venture capitalists
- Crypto-currency & blockchain experts (e.g. new incentive & gamification models)
- Futurists & disruptors

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The Future of Cyber Security in Transforming Business

The pace of cybersecurity threats is accelerating faster than most people realize. With the emergence of new technologies and the explosion of endpoints via mobility and IoT, it is almost impossible to stay current.

We are assembling a thought-leadership panel of global industry leaders to understand how businesses can take advantage of Cyber Security to shape and secure their future. Our focus in the coming weeks will be blockchain technologies, deployments and scenario planning.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Global blockchain experts in cybersecurity
- CISOs from global 2000 companies
- CTOs/CIOs and data officers
- Entrepreneurs
- Experts with a strong understanding of emerging technologies for cybersecurity

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Exploring the Decision Making of Dental Professionals

We're assembling an ongoing, virtual advisory panel to explore the different trends & factors that influence dental professionals and how they make informed decisions. We will discuss a range of themes, including how dentists are educated about new ideas; differences between specialties; how active they are in making recommendations to patients; new information they seek to learn; and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

Dental Professionals:
- Dentists & Hygienists
- KOLs
- Members of dental schools or associations

Key influencers that collaborate with the dental field:
- Marketing & Sales
- R&D & Technology

Exploring the Challenges Surrounding Computational and Data Processing in Genomics

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the trends, challenges, and the state of genomics.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Genomic and bioinformatics research
- Data Management and Storage
- Academia
- Product management, software engineering and data science / algorithm development of genome sequencing, alignment, variant calling and other variant analyses
- IT engineering (supporting the above work)
- Data analytics

The emphasis should be on the secondary analysis pipeline over primary analysis (sequence reading).

The Future of B2B Content Marketing and Lead Generation

We're assembling an online advisory panel to explore the future of B2B content marketing and thought-leadership. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as the value of authentic customer engagement, new approaches to lead generation, voice of customer/market, influencer marketing strategies, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

PR & marketing agency leaders
Corporate CMOs
Heads of marketing, brand, communication, thought-leadership, VPs sales, chief commercial officers, heads of lead generation,

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The Future of Business Coaching

We are assembling an ongoing virtual panel to create new knowledge on the future of business coaching. We will explore methods and tools to get new business, selling thought leadership, and develop business models.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Business Coaches
- Executive Coaches

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Accelerating New Sources of Growth and Core Business Performances

We are assembling an ongoing virtual panel to create new knowledge on the future of methods leading companies are structuring their organizations, reward systems, and processes to accelerate core business performance while simultaneously building new sources of growth without trading off one for the other

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Executives in R&D, Marketing, Operations, Finance or BU leaders across industries who are accountable for delivering new sources of growth organically.
- C-level leadership

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Future of Headless E-Commerce in CPG & Retail

We're assembling a online advisory panel to explore the future of headless e-commerce. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends including early adopters, consumer mobile & web journeys, micro-services, headless architectures, direct-to-consumer, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

Heads of e-commerce
CIOs
CTOs
E-commerce architects
DTC sales & marketing leadership
Channel partners
Digital strategy
CPG & retail executives
And beyond!

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Hypothesizing & Validating Prototype Ideas in Immunology

We're assembling a 4-day virtual advisory panel to hypothesize & validate new prototype ideas & value propositions for different immunology concepts. The focus is on "value-minded" patient care.

Seeking Expert Participation

Immunologists
Allergists
Rheumatologists
Gastroenterologists
"Value-Minded" Physicians
Infusion nurses
Infusion clinical professionals
Gastroenterologists
Digestive care experts
And beyond!

Future of Management Consulting

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of Management Consulting. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as how businesses struggle to cope with increasing disruption trends, consulting firms will continue to bring in new clients, how is consulting developing and being disrupted. We will also explore the impact and increase competition of technology which changes so fast that keeping up-to-date with the latest trends that clients are asking for is a challenge.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Management Consultants
- Senior Management Consultants
- Analyst Consultants
- Freelance Consultants

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Exploring Solutions to Obesity Prevention

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of Solutions to Obesity Prevention. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as how do we solve this issue, does it come down to educating the mothers or the children, is the solution a change of culture, changing the habits of individuals, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Food company executives
- Researchers
- Marketers
- Nutritionists
- Nutrition Consultants
- Doctors
- Bio Ph.D.
- Biotech

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The Future of Research

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of research. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as the what are the changing research needs companies have, how are time frames and expectations changing, is greater access to online experts and online focus groups replacing lots of traditional research, can more technology big data and AI replace lots of traditional research, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Heads of Research firms
- Research Managers
- Research Consultants
- Research Analysts
- Researchers
- Research Assistants

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The Evolution of Ad Agencies

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of ad agencies. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as the changes in agency budgets and margins due to pressure from new technology, accessibility of freelancers, need for new services and models, purchases of agencies by management consulting firms, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Creative directors
- Executive & strategy directors
- Heads of content & communications
- Account executives
- Ad managers
- Account manager and directors
- Digital marketers

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Deep Dive into the Value of Profit vs. Customer Satisfaction for B2B Companies

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to conduct a Deep Dive into the Value of Profit vs. Customer Satisfaction for B2B Companies. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as should companies focus on profit or customer satisfaction, would you rather be highly profitable but treat customers poorly, sustainability of forgoing short-term profits to satisfy customers with sites set on long-term profit, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

- VP of Sales
- VP of Marketing
- Business Development
- Strategy Directors
- Strategy Consultants
- Management Consultants

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The Future of Venture Capital

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore The Future of Venture Capital. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as fund sizes increasing, funds investing higher up in the deal chain, tokens, crowd scouring, increasing the scope of private investors, family offices, corporate investing, how to increase diversity in funds and the founders they invest in, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Venture Capitalists
- Investors
- Angel Investors
- Fund Managers
- VC-funded Entrepreneurs

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Critical KPIs in Supply Chain Management

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the Critical KPIs in Supply Chain Management. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as how a company decides on Supply Chain KPIs, focusing only on efficiency or profitability, social responsibility, environmental concerns, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Management Consultants
- Supply Chain Experts/Managers
- Operations Experts/Managers
- Environment Experts
- Social Responsibility Experts

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Quality of Internal Innovation Within Established Companies

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of Quality of Internal Innovation Within Established Companies. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as what companies are doing to increase the quality of internal ideat

Seeking Expert Participation

-Innovation Experts/Consultants
-Product Development
-Strategy Consultants
-Digital Transformation

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Balancing Gender Diversity within the Tech Industry

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of Balancing Gender Diversity within the Tech Industry. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as addressing the underrepresentation of women in tech,
how Tech found its way into this current situation, the value of a diverse workplace, practices for companies to adopt, systemic change within society, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

-Social Responsibility
-HR and Hiring
-Women Executives
-Women Leaders
-Women Entrepreneurs
-Tech Executives/Managers
-Diversity Experts

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Ocean Plastics: Cleanup, Effects on Health, Rethinking Plastic Consumption, and Possible Alternatives

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of Ocean Plastics: Cleanup, Effects on Health, Rethinking Plastic Consumption, and Possible Alternatives. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as the facts on the negative effects of plastics, sustainable cleanup efforts, effects on human health, reduction of plastic consumption using alternatives, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Environmentalists
- Materials Engineers
- Marine Biologists
- Social Responsibility
- Pollution Experts
- Waste Management

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Managing Bias in Media: Does Truth Matter?

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of Managing Bias in Media: Does Truth Matter. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as how bias in the media affects global politics and social issues, fake news, the public's perception of media bias, systemic change vs. informing individuals, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Journalists
- Public Relations Consultants
- Psychologists
- Political Correspondents
- Media Editors
- Social Media Experts
- History
- Philosophy

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Suicide - The Science Behind the 33% Increase

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of Suicide - The Science Behind the 33% Increase. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as possible causes of this increase, trend correlations and possible links to the suicide rate, best practices in prevention, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Clinical Psychologists
- Psychiatrists
- Behavioral experts

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The Future of SEO

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore The Future of SEO. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as SEO always changing as Google and other channels constantly update, best practices in staying up to date, how are you staying future proof, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

- SEO Manager
- SEO Director
- SEO Expert
- SEO Contractor
- Link Builder
- Marketing Manager
- Content Marketing Manager
- Marketing Director

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Top Travel Trends and Destinations

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the Top Travel Trends and Destinations. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as rising trends in travel broken down by generation, new types of experiential trips, which regions of the world are seeing an increase in tourism, Airbnb’s role in these changing trends, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Travel companies
- Airline companies
- Hotel
- Hospitality
- Cruise lines
- Travel advisors

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The Most Influential Books on Business

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the Most Influential Books on Business. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as the business books that have stood the test of time, new books that are creating waves, impactful management, marketing, and performance books, and high demand topics you'd like to see a book written on, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Executives
- VPs
- Business Consultants
- Business Influencers
- Performance Consultants
- Business Book Writers
- Non-Fiction Authors

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The Effects of Technology on Sports

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore The Effects of Technology on Sports. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as new tech impacting sports gameplay and business, online sports betting in America, fantasy sports, eSports, sports streaming platforms, social media's effect on sports, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Sports Journalists
- Sports Broadcasters
- Sports Correspondents
- Executives of Sports Teams and Leagues
- Professional Athletes (Active and Retired)
- Sports Science Engineers
- Sports Referees

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Exploring 2018 Art Trends

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore 2018 Art Trends. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as Visual Trends, Color, Graphic Design and Branding, Photography, Fashion, Home Interior Design, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Art Dealers
- Art Collectors
- Graphic Designers
- Photographers
- Interior Designers
- Fashion Designers
- Artists

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The Future Cryptocurrency Trading

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of Cryptocurrency Trading. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as who should trade, how to build a portfolio, new exchanges, recent trading bans, Altcoins, trading vs. HODLing, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Crypto Investors
- Blockchain Experts
- Crypto Analysts
- Crypto Marketing
- Crypto Brokers

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The Future of U.S. Companies Doing Business in China

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of U.S. Companies Doing Business in China. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as exporting and manufacturing in China, recent trade war, protecting IP, U.S. company bans, market opportunities in China plus entry strategy, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Executives of Multinational Enterprises
- International Business Consultants
- Go-to-market Strategists
- China Business Development
- IP Lawyers
- Economists
- Executives of Chinese Firms
- International Manufacturing Experts

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The Future of Continuing Education

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore The Future of Continuing Education. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as Education after high school and college, the value of a University education, online degrees and certificates, online learning platforms, personalized and mastery-based learning, project and experienced-based learning, VR and AI impact, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Teachers
- Professors
- Entrepreneurs
- Textbook Publishers
- Education Specialists
- Education Software Developers
- College Deans

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How to Lead a Trade Association in the Digital Era

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel on how to lead a trade association in the digital era. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as social media's effect on associations, attracting new members, creating new sources of revenue, online collaboration among association chapters, premium content for industry members, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage expert in, but not limited to, the following:
- Executives of trade associations
- Board members of trade associations
- Board Chairs of trade associations
- Trade Association consultants

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The Challenges of Monitoring and Operating Micro-grids

We're assembling an ongoing virtual advisory panel to explore the future of micro-grids. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends, such as deploying renewables in a micro-grid context, the perspective of analytics and management of these utility grids.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage electrical utility experts with experience as, but not limited to, the following:
- Operators
- Engineers
- Vendors
- Academics
- Regulators

The Future of External Collaboration in the Life Sciences Supply Chain

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of external collaborations for pharmaceutical supply chains. As Life Sciences companies externalize their manufacturing, they need to maintain visibility and control of their products and quality. Our goal is to share a formal PoV on how Life Sciences companies should approach their partnerships and the integration with their CMO/CPOs.

Seeking Expert Participation

Pharmaceutical supply chain executives
Contract manufacturers
Packaging experts
Heads of R&D and innovation
External partnerships
Experienced leaders in the life sciences industry

Exploring Strength and Stability Enhancements for the Elderly

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of enhanced mobility, strength, and stability for the elderly population.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Biomedical engineering
- Biomechanical engineering
- Orthopedics
- Rehabilitation Engineer
- Podiatrists
- Gerontologists

The Ideal Product Website User Experience

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of website customer experience

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
Regional (APAC, EMEA, North America, LATAM)
- UX design
- Technically savvy consumers
- Digital Technology
- Digital Marketing

Exploring the Ecosystem Surrounding Lifestyle Performance Management

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of personal performance management in terms of healthy lifestyle changes in a sustainable way.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking for experts that are thought leaders in, but not limited to, the following areas:
Medical
Leadership
Health and Wellness

Other experience may include:
- Networking across diverse industries
- Inventors and Entrepreneurs
- Product Innovation
- Heads of R&D
- Venture Capitalists/Angel Investors
- Academia

Exploring the Future of Orthotic Design and Testing

We're assembling an ongoing virtual advisory panel to discuss the future of orthotics. Specifically, we are exploring various schools of thought used in designing & testing orthotics for delivery of benefits with respect to comfort and pain relief.

Seeking Expert Participation

Pedorthists
Podiatrists (DPMs)
Biomechanical Engineers
Orthotic Design Consultants
Certified Prosthetists/Orthotists

Exploring the Commercialization of Capsulation Technologies

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of capsulation technologies and its applications across industries.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Business/market analytics - specialty chemistry (e.g. encapsulation) and process equipment
- Technical expertise - in the different potential fields which can define the value of encapsulation and constraints for implementation.
- Venture financing - to define the required technical and business model elements to make such a proposition attractive for an investment grade external startup development.

Disruptive Trends Impacting C-Level Leaders of Public & Private Companies

We're assembling an ongoing virtual advisory panel of 20 industry execs to explore the current & future trends facing c-levels and the various resources to stay relevant to today's era of acceleration. We will discuss a range of topics, such as business culture, strategic vision, disruptive technologies, tax changes, risk mitigation, M&A, etc.

Seeking Expert Participation

1. C-level executives from public & private companies -- e.g. Chief Executive Officer, Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Operations Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Innovation Officer, etc.
2. VPs and other strategic decision makers -- e.g. VP Finance, VP Technology, VP Innovation, VP Strategy, VP Operations
3. Board members and audit committee members
4. Venture capitalists

New Technologies for B2B Sales Excellence

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore how new sales technologies are enabling B2B teams to climb towards sales excellence. We will discuss a range of relevant topics such as repeated success; painful sales lessons along the journey; best-in-class examples & organizations; technology trends; etc.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Chief Revenue Officers
- Sales-minded CEOs
- VP Sales
- VP Sales Operations

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The Future of Portfolio & Risk Management of R&D Organizations

We are assembling an ongoing virtual panel to create new knowledge on the future of relationships between risk management & performance of large-scale R&D/Innovations. More specifically, wow can cultures of innovation yield (or stifle) growth & new ideas, how do innovation/R&D/product leadership effectively communicate to the c-suite, and indicators of success.

Seeking Expert Participation

Seeking perspectives from a range of diverse industries from around the world to see how innovation leaders can learn from one another:

- Heads of innovation
- R&D, strategy
- Portfolio management
- Technology
- Risk management
- Those involved in building & managing innovation programs
- C-suite leaders
Large company experience -- e.g. Fortune 500 or Global 2000

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Creating a Unique Value Proposition for Convet.it

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory panel to create a compelling, differentiated positioning for Convetit to fulfill the goal of generating fresh knowledge at scale.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts with, but not limited to, the following experience with a global perspective:
- Convet.it Users (Both light and heavy)
- Marketing
- Investments
- Innovation
- Product Development
- Consumer Experience
- Digital Marketing

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Exploring the Emerging Trends for Cannabis Products

We are assembling an ongoing virtual panel to create new knowledge on the future Opportunities and Challenges Facing Established Brands in the Emerging Recreational Cannabis Market in the U.S.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Traditional U.S. based OTC product marketers
- Boutique cannabis food/beverage, personal care and “OTC” marketers
- Regulatory experts (whom would be knowledgeable about competing in the U.S. cannabis market space).

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Exploring Conjugation of Molecular Structures

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the Conjugation of Molecular Structures with metal ions. This board’s objective is to shed light on the interactions of organic and inorganic molecules with metal ions both in solution and on surfaces.

Seeking Expert Participation

Please apply to this board if you have deep molecular ionic bonding and association experience. More specifically, we want folks with deep metal ion conjugation experience, specifically 1st and 2nd series and transition metal ions. Only degreed chemists, preferably at least ten years of experience.

Potential research applications:
Cleaning
Flocculation
Floor polish
Anti-scale (Industrial boilers)
Ship holes, deep boring limestone
Mining
Academia, etc.
Acusol (with Sulfonate)
Polystyrene co maleic acid (PS-MA)
Poly asparate (PAsp)
Citrate and polystyrene sulfonate (PSS).

Key words: ion, sequestering, ionic, ionic bonding, ionic association, metal, transition metal, sodium, calcium, zinc, iron, copper, aluminum, precipitation.

Transforming Traditional Retail with Artificial Intelligence

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of artificial intelligence (AI) in transforming traditional retail.

Seeking Expert Participation

- AI thought-leaders
- Retail technologists
- Executives from the retail industry

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Barriers Facing Tech Start-ups Launching Software Solutions and Apps to Market

We are assembling an ongoing virtual panel to create new knowledge on the main barriers preventing tech start-up businesses from getting their software solutions and apps to market. More specifically, we will discuss topics such as business knowledge, marketing skills, funding, and other factors

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts with experience as, but not limited to, the following:
- Tech start-up founders
- Software and app developers
- Tech investors and advisors.

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Exploring the Need for Sensory Cues to Enhance Product Experiences

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to explore the use of sensory cues to improve product experience.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage, but not limited to, the following expertise:
- Sensorial biology
- Understanding consumer perception of sensory cues
- Approaches to modulate these sensory experiences.

Exploring Packaging Solutions to Reduce In-store Shrinkage and Theft


We are assembling a panel to learn from various industries on how to best leverage innovative strategies, creative packaging solutions, and technologies to prevent in-store shrinkage.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts with experience and creative ideas in, but not limited to:
- Loss prevention
- Cyber fraud
- Retail fraud
- Merchandising
- Store operations
- Security

Inspiring Consumers to Recycle

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of recycling in developed and undeveloped countries with a voluntary recycling system.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to:
- Recycling
- Rigid packaging
- Aerosols
- Consumer Behavior
- Government programs and policies
- Sociology and anthropology

Exploring the Relationship Between PLM & ALM for Software-enabled Products

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of PLM & ALM for IoT Software-enabled Products

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking for experts in, but not limited to:
- IoT product managers
- IoT experts
- PLM experts
- ALM experts
- Mechanical engineers

As well as experts from the following companies and industries:
- Nest
- Google
- Telsa
- The aerospace industry
- The automobile industry

Exploring Transepidermal Neuro-stimulation for the Elderly

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of transepidermal neuro-stimulation technology and applications.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage, but not limited to, the following:
- Neurologists
- Gerontologists
- Urologists
- Dermatologists
- Cardiologists
- Podiatrists
- Diabetic specialists

Exploring Biodegradable Plastics in the Environment

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of subject of environmentally biodegradable plastics, and disruptive technologies in the space.

Seeking Expert Participation

We are looking to engage experts from across the globe with, but not limited to, the following:
Polymer scientists
Chemists
Environmental scientists
Biopolymer experts
Industrial experts
Academics
Consultants
NGO's
Plastics experts

Exploring Packaging Designed for the Aging and Disabled Population

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of packaging design and ergonomics

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Global CPG packaging
- Ergonomic packaging
- Inclusive Design
- Ergonomic design
- Industrial design
- Human Factors

Developing Intuitive Ways for Collective Learning Across Project Teams

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of learning across project teams.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- UI/UX
- Database Management
- Learning Coordination
- Project Management
- Collaboration Tools

Exploring Oleochemicals in the Lubricant Industry

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to better understand the Lubricant and the Lubricant Additive Industry

Seeking Expert Participation

Experts with experience in:
- Formulation of lubricants
- Formulation of lubricant additives
- Formulation of metalworking fluids
- Formulation of synthetic esters
- Formulation of Green Lubricants
- Formulation of Marine Lubricants
- Marketing of Synthetic Ester manufacturers
- Marketing of Metalworking fluids
- Marketing of Marine Lubricants

This includes:
- Formulation Chemists
- Synthetic Chemists
- Ester Chemical Specialists
- Technical Supervisors
- Technical Managers
- Technical specialists
- Senior Engineers

The Future of Superfluid Markets

We're assembling an ongoing virtual Advisory Board to discuss new markets, business models, and the impact of new technology trends are affecting society.

Seeking Expert Participation

Experts with the following experiences:
- Social Futurists
- Women in AI/Tech
- World economics / World banking / International NGOs
- Entrepreneur
- Knowledge and understanding of disruptive innovation in a rapidly changing business environment and potential business implications and opportunities of these innovations
- Business futurists / thought leaders—views on how business, markets, commerce, and companies will change over the next 5-10 years (grounded in present realities)

- Global perspective - Representation from major regions across the world
- Diversity - In terms of gender and age.

Exploring New Trends & Technologies for Cavity Protection

We're assembling an online advisory panel to explore the current & emerging trends and latest technologies in cavity protection. Specifically, we will discuss ideas that dental professionals recommend and understand the attributes of effective solutions.

Seeking Expert Participation

Global dental professionals (dentists, hygienists, DDS/DMDs)
Practitioners
KOLs
Thought-leaders

Exploring Technical Trends and Innovations in the Development of Online Experiences

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory board to discuss the future of innovative technologies supporting the improved user experience for websites

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Digital Technology
- UX
- Digital Architecture
- Free thinking
- Futurists

Exploring the Gamification of Industrial IoT

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory panel to create new knowledge on the future of Gamification in Industrial IoT.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts with, but not limited to, the following experience:
- Executive Leadership
- Strategic Decision-making
- Innovation Transformation

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The Future of the Healthcare Delivery System

We are assembling an ongoing virtual advisory panel to create new knowledge on the development of an application to monetize healthy activities and a payment platform for healthcare services.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Blockchain
- Healthcare Strategy and Transformation Leadership
- Healthcare Technology

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The Demise Of Corporations

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the Struggle of Corporations. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as the best practices and gaps of large corporations in dealing with the effects of disruptive technologies, lack of speed & agility, and the loss of a competitive edge.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts with experience in, but not limited to, the following:
- Thought Leaders
- Corporate Executives
- Startup Founders
- Consultants

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Future of Influencer Marketing

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of Influencer Marketing. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as disruptive technologies, culture change, new strategies, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage expert in, but not limited to, the following:
- CMO
- Head of Marketing
- Marketing Director
- Marketing Manager
- Influencer Marketing Manager
- YouTuber, Influencer

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Future of Audit in the Age of Disruptive Technology

We're assembling an ongoing virtual advisory panel to explore the future of audit when it comes to technology across industries. We are especially interested in perspectives from the financial, manufacturing, life science, IT, and asset management perspectives. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends, such as big tech disruptions and how to mitigate their effects.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following (United States participants only):
- Audit Board Committee Members at both public or private companies with annual revenue between $150 Million - $3 Billion. Have been on or are currently on an Audit Board Committee.
- Ideally, members have worked for or currently work for a company within the "Russell 3,000" Index and/or the Private 1,000 companies
- Chief Financial Officers, Corporate Controller, Chief Accounting Officers, VP of Corporate Development, Audit Services Leaders, VP Finance, CFO, COO.
- Does not currently work at a professional services firm. Is not currently a consultant.

The Future of Customer Experience

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of Customer Experience. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as the best practices in using digital tools, technology to improve customer experience, streamline processes, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Customer Experience Managers
- CXO's

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The Future of Innovation for the Fortune 500

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore The Future of Innovation for the Fortune 500. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as more startups launching to compete, consumers expecting faster innovation cycles, partnering with Startups to find/fund/buy new ideas, using tech to help staff create new innovation and share knowledge, crowdsourcing innovation, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Innovation Officers
- R&D
- Startup Entrepreneurs
- Intrapreneurs

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The Future of Silicon Valley and the Bay Area

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore The Future of Silicon Valley and the Bay Area. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as SV producing more billion-dollar startups than anywhere else, the impact of the innovations produced here and their benefit for the world, companies from around the world setting up innovation centers in the Bay Area to tap the rich knowledge base, improving skills to meet the demand of tech companies, diversity, rent, property prices, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

- SV CEOs
- Venture Capital
- HR
- Policy Manager
- Diversity Manager

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The Future of Global Enterprise: Developing an Agile Business

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore how to develop an agile business. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as Agile vs Bureaucratic, Lean startup methodologies, creating culture, transparent communication, self-organization, co-evolution, operating at the edge of chaos, and beyond.

Seeking Expert Participation

- Management Consultants
- Lean Startup
- Project Managers
- Startup Executives
- Business School Professors
- Software Engineer Managers
- Agile Coach/Trainer
- Scrum Master
- Agile Product Owner
- Agile Business Analyst

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The Future of the Retail & Advertising Landscape

We're assembling a virtual advisory panel to explore the future of the Future of the Retail & Advertising Landscape. We will discuss a range of current & emerging trends such as connected commerce from the perspective of consumer-centric, contextual, crypto, and collaborative view.

Seeking Expert Participation

Looking to engage experts in, but not limited to, the following:
- Customer experience (i.e. CXO of Retail)
- Commercial Real Estate
- Blockchain
- Media
- Consulting firms

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