2018 Speakers

Emily Abrantes

Director, Prager & Co. LLC

James Applegate

Senior Academic Advisor, Navitas North America

Michael Baird

Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets

William Ballhaus

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Blackboard

Jeffrey Bethke

Executive Vice President & CFO, DePaul University

Michael Bisk

CEO, Bisk

Alan Brangman

Executive Vice President & University Treasurer, University of Delaware

James Burkee

Executive Vice President, Concordia College New York

Ángel Cabrera

President, George Mason University

Geoff Chatas

Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Georgetown University

Rahul Choudaha

Executive Vice President, StudyPortals

Dean Collins

President, Point University

Jamie Cowie

President & Chief Executive Officer, Collegis

Ryan Craig

Co-Founder & Managing Director, University Ventures

Mitch Daniels

President, Purdue University; 49th Governor of Indiana

Gregg Davis

Chief Administrative Officer, Dignity Health International

Jennifer (J.J.) Davis

Senior Vice President for Administration & Finance, George Mason University

Jasbir Dhaliwal

Chief Innovation Officer, Vice Provost, & Dean of Graduate School, The University of Memphis

Larry Earvin

Chief of Staff, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Judith Eaton

President, Council for Higher Education Accreditation

Tim Edwards

Provost, University of West Alabama

John Endrud

Senior Vice President of Market Strategy and Development, Wiley

Marcheta Evans

Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, Our Lady of the Lake University

Edward Feser

Provost & Executive Vice President, Oregon State University

Susan Fitzgerald

Associate Managing Director, Public Finance Group, Moody’s Investors Service; Leader of Moody’s Global Higher Education and Not-for-Profit Ratings Team

Scott Fleming

Executive Vice President & Commercial and Product Officer, Strada Education Network

Jose Flores

Managing Director, Kings Education

Elizabeth Garlow

Investment Officer, Lumina Impact Ventures

Donald Graham

Chairman, Graham Holdings Company (formerly The Washington Post Company), parent of Kaplan, Inc.

Dan Greenstein

Former Director, Postsecondary Success at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Sanjay Gupta

Dean of Eli Broad Business School, Michigan State University

Lisa Hansen

Director, OneStop Student Services at Wichita State University

William Hansen

President & CEO, Strada Education Network

Tyler Hart

Chief Development Officer, Richard Bland College

Jay Hatcher

Senior Vice President of Business Development & General Counsel, The Learning House

Chris Heasley

Associate Professor, St. Joseph’s University

Erik Heyer

Partner, Alpha Education

Marisa Kelly

President, Suffolk University

Charles King

Senior Vice President, Administration and Finance, James Madison University

Emily Williams Knight

Managing Director, Study Group

Eric LaMott

Provost & Chief Operating Officer, Concordia University, St. Paul

Doug Lederman

Editor in Chief, Inside Higher Ed

Andrew Malley

Director of Strategic International Development, Global University Systems

Michelle Marks

Vice President for Academic Innovation & New Ventures, George Mason University

Anthony Miller

Founding Partner & Chief Operating Officer, The Vistria Group; Chairman of Board of Directors, Apollo Education Group (parent of University of Phoenix); former Deputy Secretary & Chief Operating Officer at the U.S. Department of Education

Ted Mitchell

President, American Council on Education (ACE); former Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education

Javier Miyares

President, University of Maryland University College

Sandra Mooney

Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer, Houston Baptist University

Ellen Neufeldt

Vice President for Student Engagement & Enrollment Services, Old Dominion University

Brad Noyes

Executive Vice President, Brailsford & Dunlavey

Gayle Nunley

Director of Global Educational Initiatives, University of Vermont

Amelia Parnell

Vice President for Research and Policy, NASPA

Rose Pascarell

Vice President for University Life. George Mason University

Michael Roark

CEO, UMUC Ventures

James Sparkman

Partner, Alpha Education

John Sykes

Co-Founder & Executive Vice President North America, INTO University Partnerships

Donald Taylor

President, Cabrini University

Trace Urdan

Managing Director, Tyton Partners

David Van Zandt

President, The New School

Jay Vaughan

Partner & Chair of the Education Practice, Cooley LLP

Pete Wheelan

CEO, InsideTrack

James Wilhelm

Executive Vice President, American Campus Communities

S. David Wu

Provost & Executive Vice President, George Mason University