Development Lead, Mind Brain Behaviour Hive, University of Toronto, Founder and Past CEO, Verold, Inc.; Founder and Past CEO, the Beagle Project.
Focus: design and implementation of multi-sensor/multi-user wearable platforms for bio-feedback and wearable learning.
Associate Professor of Organizational Behaviour, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.
Focus: the physiological and emotional roots of morality: dependence of moral intuitions and judgment on physiological condition, interoceptive content and affective state.
Professor of Psychology, University of Toronto, professor of Marketing, Rotman School of Management, Director, Imaging Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto.
Focus: neurophysiological and neuropsychological processes underlying emotional responses.
Distinguished Professor of Social and Behavioural Sciences and Optometry, Director Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Director, Center for Brain Imaging, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio USA.
Focus: computational models of brain function represented in sufficient algorithmic detail for comparison.
Assistant Professor of Marketing, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.
Focus: mathematical modeling and empirical validation of models of choice behaviour, including valuation functions, discounting functions and choice-set-dependence of behaviour.
Post Doctoral Fellow, Mind Brain Behaviour Hive, University of Toronto.
Focus: neural substrates of social behaviour and social decision making, pattern recognition algorithms and techniques for fMRI experiments.
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto. Focus: Electrophysiology of cognitive and affective processes.
Focus: electrophysiology of cognitive and affective processes.
Associate Professor of Marketing, Rotman School of Management, Chief Behavioural Economist, The World Bank, Washington, DC.
Focus: behavioural economics of rational and moral decision making: cue design and management and the effect of subtle cues on decision processes and outcomes.
Professor of Business Economics, Desautels Professor of Integrative Thinking, Director of Desautels Centre for Integrative Thinking, Director of Mind Brain Behaviour Hive, Vice Dean of Learning, Innovation and Executive Programs, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.
Focus: multi-sensor and platform fusion and integration for wearable learning applications, algorithmic models of mind brain function, algorithmic mapping of cognitive and affective skill.
Associate Professor, Columbia University, Graduate School of Business Administration, New York, New York, USA.
Focus: psychological and neuropsychological mechanisms of attention management and self-regulation.
Mr. Richard Nesbitt is an Adjunct Professor of the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. In addition he is Chair of the Advisory Board of the Mind Brain Behaviour Hive, University of Toronto. Mr. Nesbitt was Chief Operating Officer, CIBC until he retired from that position in September 2014. In this role, he was responsible for the global operations of Wholesale Banking, Technology and Operations, Strategy and Corporate Development, CIBC’s International Operations, including CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, and Treasury. Mr. Nesbitt joined CIBC in 2008 following his more than 20 years of experience in the securities industry.
From 2004 to 2008 Mr. Nesbitt was Chief Executive Officer of TSX Group having joined TSX as President of TSX Markets in 2001. Prior to joining the company in 2001, Mr. Nesbitt served as President and Chief Operating Officer of BayStreetDirect Inc., an Internet based investment dealer. Before that Mr. Nesbitt was President and Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Securities Canada for three years, after having worked for 10 years at CIBC Wood Gundy. He has also worked with Mobil Oil Canada Ltd., for five years and spent two years as a Lecturer at the University of Western Ontario, Richard Ivey School of Business.
“John Abele is a pioneer and leader in the field of less-invasive medicine, For more than four decades, John has devoted himself to innovation in health care, business and solving social problems.”
He is retired Founding Chairman of Boston Scientific Corporation. John holds numerous patents and has published and lectured extensively on the technology of various medical devices and on the technical, social, economic, and political trends and issues affecting healthcare. One of the Boston Scientific Divisions focuses on Neuromodulation.
His major interests are science literacy for children, education, and the process by which new technology is invented, developed, and introduced to society. Current activities include Vice Chair of FIRST Robotics which works with high school kids to make being science-literate cool and fun, and development of The Kingbridge Conference Centre and Institute, a conferencing institution whose mission is to research, develop, and teach improved methods for interactive conferencing: problem solving, conflict resolution, strategic planning, new methods for learning and generally help groups to become “Collectively intelligent.” He lives with his wife and dog in Shelburne, Vermont.
Hon. B.A., M.E.S., MCIP Partner, Cityscape Development Corp.
Mr. Jackson is a partner in Cityscape Development Corp., and has a significant role in the ongoing revitalization of the Gooderham & Worts Distillery, a National Heritage Site in downtown Toronto, as a centre for arts, culture and entertainment. The Distillery District has become a major cultural, entertainment, retail and tourist destination in the Toronto region. Mr. Jackson received his Masters in Urban Design and Planning from York University in 1973. As an Associate with Klein & Sears Architects, (1974-1984), and subsequently as a principal in Jackson Planning Consultants Ltd., Mr. Jackson has authored and contributed to numerous feasibility studies examining the potential and the strategies for residential, commercial and cultural infil developments, many of these related to heritage sites.Since entering the development industry in 1987, Mr. Jackson has had successful development experience in new construction as well as significant experience in the adaptive reuse of old brick and beam industrial properties in Toronto as “live-work” studies for artists.
Mr. Jackson’s expertise and particular interests are in identifying strategies for developments that have a significant cultural and heritage component and require innovative economic solutions for effective implementation. Mr. Jackson received his Masters in Urban Design and Planning from York University in 1973. As an Associate with Klein & Sears Architects, (1974-1984), and subsequently as a principal in Jackson Planning Consultants Ltd., Mr. Jackson has authored and contributed to numerous feasibility studies examining the potential and the strategies for residential, commercial and cultural infil developments, many of these related to heritage sites.