Esther Van De Vosse

Esther Van De Vosse

STEM, thought leader

Esther Van De Vosse is an elected Thought Leader of the Leadership and Management Institute. She received her Doctor of Philosophy in Genetics from Leiden University. As a biomedical scientist, she has more than 16 years of experience in the fields of molecular biology and immunology. Esther is also the founder of EV Science Consultant, a small medical writing and manuscript editing consultancy firm. Academically, she has authored over 100 peer-reviewed articles and held various research positions in the USA and the Netherlands, lastly as an assistant professor. She enjoys writing, and held a position as associate editor for one of the BioMed Central journals.

bobby zheng

bobby zheng

STEM, thought leader

Bobby Zheng is an elected Thought Leader of Leadership and Management Institute. Bobby grew up in China, Fujian and received his Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Engineering from Nanyang Technological University. Prior to that, he obtained his Master of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Queen’s University of Belfast, United Kingdom and Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom. Bobby brings with him more than 15 years of experience in Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science, Genetics, Industrial Automation, Image Processing, Machine Learning, and Telecommunications. His key interest in programming includes MATLAB, Java, C/C++, R language and Linux. Bob has more than 15 publications in international journals such as Schizophrenia Research, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, American Journal of Medical Genetics and Public Library of Science One.

Bridget Franciscovich

Bridget Franciscovich

Thought leader

Bridget Franciscovich is an elected Thought Leader with Leadership and Management Institute. Bridget has 5 years of teaching and lecturing experience, and her most recent teaching appointments were in Harvard University, Southern New Hampshire University, NHTI Concord's Community College and Nashua Community College. Bridget is an expert in social media and digital marketing, and she currently sits on the board of Brew NH and owns the digital marketing firm, Localed Technology. Bridget graduated from Southern New Hampshire University with a Bachelor degree in International Business and Master of Science in Marketing from Southern New Hampshire University.

Pietro Grandinetti

Pietro Grandinetti

STEM, thought leader

Pietro Grandinetti  is an elected Thought Leader of the Leadership and Management Institute. He received his Doctor of Philosophy in Automation Engineering from the Technology Institute of Grenoble. Prior to that, he received his Master in Automation Engineering and his Bachelor in Computer Engineering from the University of Calabria. Fluent in English, French and Italian, he enjoys doing research and development work for Data Science, Optimization and Machine Learning.

Leonard Haberman

Leonard Haberman

STEM, thought leader

Leonard Haberman is an elected Thought Leader of the Leadership and Management Institute. He received his Doctor of Medicine from Texas Tech University and Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry from University of Minnesota. He also completed his Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas - Austin. As a research scientist with a global petroleum company, he has more than a quarter century of experience in the fields of petrochemical and chemistry. His key interest are in new business development, market analysis, sales, organic synthesis, solvent design, organometallic synthesis and catalysis, designing oil and gas drilling products, technical service and cleaning product formulation.

Jason Murcko

Jason Murcko

STEM, Thought leader

Jason Murcko is an elected Thought Leader of the Leadership and Management Institute. He received his Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to that, he earned his Masters in Mathematics from the same university and a Bachelor in Mathematics from Harvey Mudd College. Jason is a quantitative analyst, with special interest in differentiation of Besov Spaces, Cesaro Limit of Perturbed Markov chain. Jason also have many year of experience with Python, R and SQL among other programming language.

Ivanka Nikolova

Ivanka Nikolova

STEM, thought leader

Ivanka Nikolova is an elected Thought Leader of the Leadership and Management Institute. She received her Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematical Analysis from Plovdiv University. Prior to that, she obtained her both her Master in Energetics and Electrical Engineering and Master in Applied Mathematics from Technical University. She also holds two Bachelor degree, a Bachelor in Marketing and Bachelor in Applied Mathematics from Plovdiv University. Ivanka previously held teaching appointments as an Assistant Professor in the department of Mathematics from Plovdiv University. She is also a multilingual, having the ability to speak in English, Spanish, French, Chinese and Bulgarian.

Ulysses Labilles

Ulysses Labilles

STEM, thought leader

Ulysses Labilles is an elected Thought Leader of the Leadership and Management Institute. He received his Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health with particular emphasis in epidemiology from Walden University. Prior to that, he obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine from Centro Escolar University. Moreover, he has led several groundbreaking evidence-based studies, strengthening his background in Applied Public Health Epidemiology. His metatheory on Unified Paradigm of Cancer Causation (UPCC) was registered for copyright protection, not only has the promised in standardizing guidelines in the investigation of cancer development and economic burden, but also can be applied to other population health issues using its environment-genetic interaction context. Dr. Labilles main interest is in pathopoiesis mechanism of environmental, genetic, biodemographic, behavioral risk factors in cancer development.

Evangelos Nikolados

Evangelos Nikolados

STEM, thought leader

Evangelos-Marios Nikolados is an elected Thought Leader with Leadership and Management Institute. Evangelos grew up in Greece and received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University with a field of study in Biology (cum laude). He is currently pursing his Master of Research in Systems and Synthetic Biology with Imperial College London and is expected to graduate in September 2018. Evangelos has won several awards which include the ASL Phi Beta Honor Society, Konstantinos Naslas Scholarship ($20,000), Union of Masters and Mates of the Greek Merchant Marine Scholarship for Academic Excellence, State Scholarship Foundation for Academic Excellence and Eurobank Best Entry Exams to Higher Education Institutions Scholarship.Evangelos’s key interest is in bioinformatics, molecular biology and genetics. He served as a TA with the Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics in Democritus University of Thrace and he is currently an academic coach with Quickhelp Inc.

Senad Lekpek

Senad Lekpek

Business, Thought leader

Senad Lekpek is an elected Thought Leader of Leadership and Management Institute. Senad received his Doctor of Philosophy in Finance from Ozyegin University. Prior to that, he obtained his Master in Banking, Finance and Business Management from University of Turin, and Bachelor in Banking from Belgrade Banking Academy. Senad has worked in the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg and Joint Research Center of European Commission. His key interest are in financing and innovation of EU firms, recovery and sustainable growth and the role of volatility in stock markets.

Andy Chang

Andy Chang

STEM, Thought Leader

Andy Chang is an elected Thought Leader in Leadership and Management Institute. Andy grew up in Singapore and received an undergraduate degree from Nanyang Technological University. Andy is a true-blue entrepreneur in education who has groomed many successful individuals in his education journey. Andy is the co-founder and master trainer in his own education centres, where he accumulated vast experience in training and coaching over the years. Andy is a very much sought after Mathematics and Science figure in the Primary and Secondary education industry, having given several keynote speeches on instructional design and education pedegogy. Besides enriching minds of the young, Andy also takes care of tummies - he is director and co-founder of various successful food establishments.

Lance Crisler

Lance Crisler

Critical Thinking, thought leader

Lance Crisler is an elected Thought Leader of Leadership and Management Institute. Lance received his Doctor of Philosophy in Chinese from University of California, Los Angeles. Prior to that, he obtained his Masters of Arts in Chinese from University of Colorado, and Bachelor in English from Brigham Young University. Lance was a Fulbright scholar who was awarded the China Government Scholarship in 2009 and Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Scholarship in 2012. He is a renowned International Consultant who routinely manages high network clients. He has also consulted multi-national companies, such as NIKE, Hewlett-Packard and Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

Alan Tham

Alan Tham

STEM, Thought Leader

Alan Tham is an elected Thought Leader in Leadership and Management Institute. Alan grew up in Singapore and received both his undergraduate and Masters degree from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London. Alan also has a Masters in System Design and Management from MIT. Alan was awarded Singapore Government’s Public Service Commission Scholarship in 1999 and started his career early as a Defence Analyst with the Ministry of Defence Singapore. In the military, he currently holds the rank of a Major, where his contribution involves significant complex decision-making within the artillery unit in the 9th Division, Singapore Armed Forces. Alan is the founder and director of a cyber security consulting firm that involves in designing frameworks for cyber security systems for the Singapore Government and its statutory boards.

Taylor Cassidy

Taylor Cassidy

STEM, THOUGHT LEADER

Taylor Cassidy is an elected Thought Leader of Leadership And Management Institute. Taylor received his Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics from the City University of New York. Prior to that, he obtained his Bachelor in Science and Arts from Lehigh University, United States of America. Taylor brings with him in depth experience in Natural Language Processing systems, where his research interest includes named entity and event extraction and linking, extraction of facts and temporal information from text, data mining, and human-robot communication. He was appointed as a research scientist by the US Army after his post-doctoral fellowship with IBM TJ Watson Research Center. He has also held research positions in several organisations, including Human Language Technology Center of Excellence.

Gundeep Bindra

Gundeep Bindra

STEM, thought leader

Gundeep Bindra is an elected Thought Leader of Leadership and Management Institute. Gundeep grew up in India and received an undergraduate degree from the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology University and a Master’s degree in Computer Science with specialization in Security from Columbia University. He is currently pursing his Masters in with Harvard University and is expected to graduate in AY 2018/19. Besides working for Microsoft as part of the international security team in Seattle, Gundeep is an expert on hacking and has been giving workshops and talks in top universities, colleges and international schools in India, Australia, Thailand and the United States. He helps to train cyber technology officers working in the government sector as a highly sought after instructor with the Central Bureau of Investigation Officers in India, the equivalent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the United States.

Vadim Subbotin

Vadim Subbotin

Critical Thinking, thought leader

Vadim Subbotin is an elected Thought Leader of the Leadership and Management Institute. He received his Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology from the Institute of Psychology of the Academy of Sciences and his Master in Psychology from Saratov University. He has held various academic positions, having taught in Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, the Institute of Psychology of the Academy of Sciences and Pedagogical University. In his free time, he enjoys writing science articles on psychology, personnel management, and developing new human resource technique.

Oleg Taganov

Oleg Taganov

Thought leader

Oleg Taganov is an elected Thought Leader of the Leadership and Management Institute. He received his Doctor of Philosophy in Musical Theory and History from Ukrainian National Tchaikovsky Academy of Music. Prior to that, he obtained his Master of Arts in Composition, Theory and History of Music from Odessa State Conservatoire A Nezhadanova. His key interest are on the features of the psychological perception of the musical works soundscapes, history of music and composition.