Geoffrey Brian West
Dr. Geoffrey Brian West - Theoretical physicist, former president and distinguished professor of the Santa Fe Institute. Presidium member and academician of European Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He is the author of several books among which is Scale: The Universal Laws of Growth, Innovation, Sustainability, and the Pace of Life in Organisms, Cities, Economies, and Companies. He is a visiting Professor of Mathematics at Imperial College, London, and an associate fellow of the Said Business School at Oxford University. West has since been honoured as one of Time magazine's 100. He is a member of the World Knowledge Dialogue Scientific Board.
Elizabeth Haas Edersheim
Prof. Elizabeth Haas Edersheim is an adjunct professor at New York University's. Dr. Edersheim is the ThEME's creator, has studied, written about, and advised organizations for over 30 years. A former partner with McKinsey & Company. She currently works with senior executives as their enterprises’ growth exceeds their capacities, and with clients ranging from young firms and the largest global non-profits to Fortune 100 companies. Elizabeth is the author of McKinsey's Marvin Bower and The Definitive Drucker: Challenges For Tomorrow's Executives - Final Advice From the Father of Modern Management.
Dr. Oleg Maltsev - Author, criminologist, psychologist, lawyer, investigative journalist, business strategy consultant. He is Academician of European Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Founder and director of The Memory Institute, head of Expeditionary Corps. He is an author of numerous books in the areas such as applied history, sociology, depth psychology, philosophy, criminalistics and criminology. Dr. Maltsev has been conducting field research with the Expeditionary Corps in many countries for more than 6 years to explore the way different nations and rulers attained power throughout the history. He is an editor of several interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journals.
Prof. Dr. Jerome Krase - Emeritus Professor, sociologist, Murray Koppelman Professor, School of Humanities and Social Sciences. President of European Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Expert in sociology, gentrification in Brooklyn, Brooklyn ethnic groups, Italian-American politics, culture, race, class, urban life and Ethnicity in New York. One of his recent books includes Race, Class, and Gentrification in Brooklyn: A View from the Street. He is a public activist-scholar and serves as a consultant to public and private agencies regarding urban community issues. Co-Editor of Urbanities, and Editorial Board Member of Visual Studies, and CIDADES.
Dr. Emilio Viano - President of the International Society for Criminology. President at Bellagio Forum for World Security & Social Development.
Vice-president of European Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He is on the Harvard University list of National Security Professors. Editor in Chief of the International Annals of Criminology (Cambridge University Press). A member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Penal Law (AIDP) and of the International Society for Social Defense.
Ph.D. James Finckenauer - Organized crime expert, author, distinguished Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University, former Director of the National Institute of Justice, Washington DC. Academician of European Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Dr Finckenauer is an expert in human trafficking, juvenile and international criminal justice. Author of numerous books on Russian organized crime in the US.
Dr. Athina Karatzogianni - Professor in Media and Communication at the University of Leicester, UK. Academician of European Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. She is currently Principal Investigator for the European Commission Horizon 2020 project: "DigiGen: The Impact of Technological Transformations on the Digital Generation” leading the work on ICT and the transformation of civic participation (2019-2022).
Tom Patti - an American politician, supervisor of San Joaquin County in California, businessman. Patti is a member of the Child Abuse Prevention Council. He sits on the board of the Delta College Foundation, which helps expand education access for local students. Patti is a member of the National Federation of Independent Business Owners, Stockton Builder's exchange.
Eduardo Almeida is the CEO at INDRA and Minsait Brazil. He manages more than 8,500 specialists and has more than 25 years of professional experience in companies such as Alcatel, Cisco Systems and Unisys. Previously, he served as Vice President and general Manager for Unisys Corporation in Latin America. Almeida holds a Computer Science degree from Universidade Mackenzie and a specialization in Marketing and Business strategy from FIA. At the moment, he is doing his Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence.
Adam Mead is CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Mead Capital Management, LLC he founded in 2014. He’s also the founder of WatchlistInvesting.com, a monthly research newsletter focusing on quality companies. Adam spent over a decade in banking in commercial credit and has been investing in public securities markets since 2004. Adam has been covered by Business Insider, Market Watch and the Wall Street Journal. His book, The Complete Financial History of Berkshire Hathaway: A Chronological Analysis of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger’s Conglomerate Masterpiece was released in April, 2021.
Prof. Maxim Lepskiy – Doctor of Philosophy, Professor of the Chair of Sociology, Department of Sociology and Administration, Zaporizhzhya National University. Head of Research Board in Social Forecasting Sociological Association of Ukraine, Academician of the European Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Ukrainian Academy of Sciences.
Costantino Slobodyanyuk - Head of the Scientific council of the Institute of Information security. Associate fellow of the European Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. Editor-in-chief of the Newspaper “Unsolved Crimes”. His research interests are: information security, reputation management of public figures and companies, investigation of unfair methods of business competition.
Maurie J Cohen
Maurie J. Cohen is Professor of Sustainability Studies in the Department of Humanities and Director of the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Co-founder and Executive Board Member of the Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI), and Editor of the journal Sustainability: Science, Practice, and Policy.
Andrew Wagner - Andrew Wagner is an investment manager and investment consultant. He is the author of The Economics of Online Gaming: A Player’s Introduction to Economic Thinking, an economics textbook that shows how a video game can make economics more interesting, more exciting, and easier to understand. His professional experience covers consulting projects in a wide range of investment strategies, asset classes, and industries, and his ghost-written research has appeared in national and regional publications. He has a master’s degree in economics from Kansas State University.
Alan N. Shapiro
Alan N. Shapiro is a thinker and essayist known for his work in media theory, transdisciplinary and future design, French postmodern philosophy, and science fiction studies. He has published the books Star Trek: Technologies of Disappearance (2004), The Technological Herbarium (2010), Software of the Future (2014), and Transdisciplinary Design (2017). He has recently been visiting professor of design at the Folkwang University of the Arts, and currently teaches media theory at the University of the Arts, Bremen and “future design research” at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Lucerne. Since 2011, Shapiro has been keynote speaker at 20 academic or business conferences and art festivals.
Araceli Almaraz Alvarado
Araceli Almaraz Alvarado - Professor at Social Studies Department, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte-México. Academic correspondent of the Mexican Academy of History corresponding to the Real de Madrid for Baja California. She was appointed representative for Mexico of the Ibero-American group of business studies and economic history. She is Member of National Registry of Scientific and Technological Institutions Conacyt (RCEA), Associate editor for Latin-America for the Journal of Evolutionary Studies in Business de la Universitat de Barcelona.
Andrew McLaverty-Robinson is a political theorist and activist based in the UK. He is the co-author (with Athina Karatzogianni) of Power, Resistance and Conflict in the Contemporary World: Social Movements, Networks and Hierarchies (Routledge, 2009). He has recently published a series of books on Homi Bhabha, he regularly writes in the 'In Theory' column for Ceasefire.
Dr. Lucien Oulahbib - writer, lecturer, sociologist, political scientist. Academician of European Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He is a chief editor of scientific journal "Dogma". Dr. Lucien spent many years working together with french thinker Jean Baudrillard. Author of numerous scientific papers and books on french nihilism and neo-leninism, radical islamism, anti-americanism and antisemitism.
Ph.D. Oleksandr Sahaidak - Head of Theurung Association. He is a psychologist, Jungian analyst, hypnologist, academician, expert in anthropology and sociology. Chairman of the Psychological-philosophical scientific society at the UAS.
Ph.D. Vladimir Skvorets - Doctor of Philosophy, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Sociology at Zaporizhzhya National University. Academician of the European Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Author of 127 scientific and methodological publications, among them three monographs. Two of them are: “The life of people as a social phenomenon” (2012); “Transformation of the sociohistorical organism of Ukraine: analytics of social processes” (2019).
Prof. Vitalii Lunov - Associate Professor in the university named after O.O. Bogomoltsa. Academician of the European Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Member of the American psychological Association, the American Academy of clinical psychology, World Federation for mental health (USA), the European Academy of natural Sciences (Hannover, Germany).
Dr. Yuliia Soroka is a doctor of science in Sociology, Professor in Department of sociology, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. Member of the specialized academic council. She is a member of the editorial board of the editions “Newspaper of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Sociological Research of Modern Society: Methodology, Theory, Methods”.
Iryna Lopatiuk - Associate fellow of Ukraine Academy of Science and the Memory Institute. Member of the special scientific unit “Expeditionary corps”. Chairman of Odessa Historic-literature scientific society. Secretary of Psychological and Philosophical Scientific Society.
Olga Panchenko - Attorney, an associate fellow of Ukraine Academy of Sciences. Director of Redut Law Company. Journalist of the newspaper “Unsolved Crimes”. Presidium member of Odessa scientific-humanitarian society and Historic-literature scientific society.
Maryna Illiusha is a fate analysis expert. Head of the Scientific Research Institute “International Fate-Analysis Society”. Member of the special scientific unit “Expeditionary Corps”. Presidium member of Psychological and Philosophical Scientific Society.
Pavel Pedina - Financial expert, businessman, analyst, member of the "Young Business club". Financial Expert for Eastern Europe Studio Legale di Giovarsi (Sicily, Italy).
Andrew Mark Creighton
Andrew Mark Creighton - A Ph.D. student in semiotics and culture studies at the Semiotics Department of the University of Tartu. His research interests are in emotions, ecology, and social theory.
Federico Roso - Former Carabiniere, health and safety consultant, consults organizations to reduce health and safety risks at the workplaces. He is qualified in fields such as Prevention and Protection Service, Safety Training Instructor, High Risk Fire Fighting and Self Defense.
Serhii Svyrydenko - An investment manager. Master of Applied Mathematics. Graduate of MIM-Kiev.
Svetlana Illiusha is Master's in Financial management. Research Fellow of the Scientific Research Institute “International Fate-Analysis Society”. Editor-in-chief of the scientific newspaper "Your Fate". Member of Psychological and Philosophical Scientific Society.
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