Maria Frank is a professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University.
Renate Fruchter is the founding director of the PBL Lab, lecturer in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and Senior Research Engineer thrust leader of “Collaboration Technologies” at the Center for Integrated Facilities Engineering (CIFE), at Stanford. She leads a research effort to develop collaboration technologies for multidisciplinary, geographically distributed teamwork, and e-Learning. Her interests focus on R&D and larger scale deployment of collaboration technologies that include Web-based team building, synchronous and asynchronous knowledge capture, sharing and re-use, project memory, corporate memory, and mobile solutions for global teamwork and e-Learning.
Marcelo Guimarães is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sabia Experience, a Brazilian social and technology innovation company dedicated to fostering HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) culture in industry workforce. He holds a Master of Science degree in Metrology and Instrumentation and he was a guest researcher at NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) in the USA. He participated in many executive courses at Sloan School of Management - MIT and at Stanford Business School - Stanford University. He is co-inventor of many patented technologies and products related to mechaoptoelectronic devices and systems used for training groups of workers in hostile industrial environments, typically found in Oil&Gas, Mining and Construction Industries.
Karen Kocher is Cigna’s global Chief Learning Officer. In this role Karen is accountable for enterprise and external stakeholder Learning, Leadership Effectiveness and Organizational Development. Specifically, Karen is responsible for capability and competency development, strategic talent planning, organizational network analysis and development, employee insights and engagement, performance management and career development. She is a graduate of DePaul University with a major in Political Strategy and Communications.
Takao Shudo is General Manager at Konica Minolta Business Technologies Inc.
Maria Frank, PhD candidate for the civil and environmental engineering department at Stanford University, outlines the components of emotional intelligence and explains that it is what separates great leaders from average leaders.