Meet our Expo 2024 speakers.

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Emerging Technologies
Business Operations
Shade and Weather
Specialty Fabrics
Dr. Faisal Abedin

Post-Doctoral Researcher, North Carolina State University

Tim Akes

Representative in the Americas, MPanel Software Solutions, LLC

Apurba Banerjee

Textile Research Scientist- Innovation, Standard Textile

Dr. Nic Brownless

COO / VP R&D, Eeonyx Corp

Salman Chaudhry

Senior Technical Advisor for KBR Inc, partnering with Axiom Space to support NASA Artemis III Mission

Dr. Juliana Cherston

Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian; Consultant on Emerging Technology

Bruce Danziger, SE

Danziger Engineering Collaborative, Inc., Lightweight Footprint & Shady Ventures

Liz Davis

Construction Operations Manager, Sunbelt Temporary Structures

Elizabeth Denly

Vice President, PFAS Initiative Leader & Chemistry Director, TRC

Robin DuBroy

Director of Operations, Wholesale Shade

Jacob Eveland

Account Manager Industrial Markets, Lectra USA, Inc

Dr. Bob Gazich

Vice President, Global Impex and Professor, College of Saint Benedict St John's University

Dr. Gozde Goncu-Berk, PhD

Associate Professor of Design, UC Davis

Jamie Griggs

Senior Brand Partner, Hohenstein

Crystal Harrison

Vice President Of Business Development, SCL Equipment Finance

Xochil Herrera Scheer

Apparel Engineer, Product Development Expert | President & Founder, The Chicago Pattern Maker (XOCHIL INC)

Aimee Heuschkel

Marketing Director, Lectra USA, Inc

Mary Holt

Chief Design Strategist, Carnegie

Terry Kelm

President, Sunbelt Re-sales

Frank Keohan

Senior Technology Manager, Bolger & O’Hearn, Inc.

Lelia Lawson

Research & Development Specialist, Davey Textile Solutions Inc.

Eldy Lazaro

PhD Student, ATLAS Institute, CU Boulder

John Loyer

Head of North America Govt. and Public Affairs, Somfy Systems Inc.

Rachal McCarthy

President, NTI Global

Holly Morris

Consultant Hand Surgeon and Medical Textile Specialist

King Mukherjee

President, Global Impex & Chairman of Global Business Leadership department, College of Saint Benedict St John's University

Paige Mullis


Allison Murmello

Business Development Engineer, Arkema Inc.

Erin Parker Tillery

Graduate Research Assistant, North Carolina State University

Adam Penner

Owner, AP Consulting and Technical Services

Jeff Post

Vice President / General Manager, CGPC America Corporation / Enduratex

William Roozee

National Sales Manager, Corradi USA

Konrad Rykaczewski

Associate Professor, Arizona State University

Chris Semonelli

Owner, Coated Technical Solutions

Jason Smith

Customer Solutions and Business Development Lead, Aegis Aerospace, Inc.

Auggie Tantillo

President, SRG & Associates

Will Troutman

Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Prateeti Ugale

Graduate Research Assistant, North Carolina State University

Irmandy Wicaksono

Hybrid Electrical-textile Engineer, Artist, and Designer, PhD Candidate, MIT Media Lab

Diana Wyman

Executive Vice President, AATCC

Krissy Zegers

Coach & Consultant