Santosh Shail has over 35 years’ international experience in educational content creation for distance education, providing ICT expertise in a range of applications, including on‐line Learning Management Systems, synchronous as well as asynchronous. He has comprehensive experience in production of broadcast media in the genres of educational television, documentaries, public service announcements, News, telefilms and corporate publicities. He has worked on international development projects for the World Bank, UNESCO, UNICEF and WHO. He has served as Educational Media Consultant for the Indira Gandhi National Open University, India, and the Commonwealth of Learning, Canada. Santosh received the 2007 ‘International Media Achievement Award’ in India, in recognition of his accomplishments in global education projects, and for enabling capacity building in developing communities in India and Ethiopia.
Sylvain Rochon is a solution-focused speaker, author, futurist and entrepreneur who specializes in educating professionals, decision makers, and politicians on how to use artificial intelligence to improve our society and economy. He is responsible for identifying appropriate Learning Management Systems for projects with global partners such as the Indian Institute of Technology, where he is also a technology advisor. He has been featured in Digital Trends, TechTarget, World Future Society, Entrepreneur’s Organization, Master Entrepreneur International, The Startup, Becoming Human, and more. Sylvain is a certified Master Entrepreneur Coach Facilitator, a delegate at World Future Society, and CIMC’s Lead Investigator for international research undertakings.
Alexandra Keenan is a Public Speaking Coach and founder of Stage Light Communications. She has vast experience as featured speaker, and also conducts career enhancing workshops on Team Building and Leadership Development. She works with businesses, professionals and change makers who recognize that public speaking is a crucial tool for success. With a deep understanding of how to bridge communication gaps, she helps her clients speak confidently, find the right words, and build a stage presence that is powerfully authentic. Alex also drives the ‘Eloquent Ottawa’ program, a CIMC initiative to provide Public Speech training.