Stanford University
Consulting Professor
Architecture Design Program
Palo Alto
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Throughout his career as an architect, Terry Beaubois has been engaged in research and the application of advancing technology to architecture. He has engaged businesses, government, and education groups in these projects and research. Since graduating from University of Michigan with a Master of Architecture degree, in 1973, Terry has consulted with NASA, Apple, Adobe, and many other Silicon Valley companies. He has designed many single-family homes; and has been involved in the architecture of hotel/resort buildings, medical, and high-tech facilities in Silicon Valley and nationally. Terry is involved in applying advanced technology to architecture through his firm Terry Beaubois and Associates, in Palo Alto, CA. He is a partner in an internet-based company, since the 1990’s, working extensively with building product manufacturers and partnering with publishers. Terry created some of the first websites, configurators, and virtual reality projects in the AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) and pioneered the transition of Building Industry product information to digital formats. In 2006, Terry founded and directed the Creative Research Lab at Montana State University, College of Arts and Architecture, and was MSU Project Director of the award-winning REHAU-Montana ecoSMART House Project.

Terry returned to the SF Bay Area in 2013, and has been involved in the planning of the 2013 and 2014 AEC Hackathon events held at Facebook HQ and is currently a consulting professor in the Architecture Design Program at Stanford University. Terry is head of the Smart Homes Chapter at the SmartWorld Alliance (SMWA); and a “Architecture and the IoT” mentor, for a Silicon Valley Investment Accelerator. Terry presented on “Architecture and the Internet of Things” at the June 2014 iED Conference in Los Angeles; Presented to a delegation of Chinese CEOs on technology development and transfer in Silicon Valley; was a speaker at the European iED (immersive Education) Conference in Vienna, Austria in November 2014; and was a speaker for the September 2015 European iED Conference IMMERSION, in Paris. Terry has just returned from a 6 week tour of India meeting with business, government, and education groups and individuals and hopes to apply TH principles to US-India projects and research.

Areas of interest in TH research

Triple Helix applied to smart villages, smart cities, and smart regions.

Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre
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Mihai Melonari joined the Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre as a research associate in October 2015. He graduated at the University of Applied Sciences Münster (BA), and at the University of Münster (MSc) with a focus in Management and Finance. As a student, he co-founded the Venture Club Münster , a student initiative with the mission to empower and inspire students in the field of entrepreneurship. His research focuses on Entrepreneurship.

CapStone University
Los Angeles
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Serial Entrepreneur, Partner CGC Group, CFO Hope for People International, and CapStone University Faculty Member. David is a serial entrepreneur based in Southern California. The areas of investment have been in real estate and technology. In addition to his investment activities, he also provides business advisory, accounting, and taxation services to private enterprise clients. The CGC Group is a start-up oriented investment fund which seeks to develop new technology-based solutions. David and the team serve to provide strategic partnerships in the form of investments and thought leadership. The team serves to guide the companies through the strategic and business environment hurdles. As a Partner at CGC, he utilizes his background in finance and accounting to navigate through the regulatory environments and works to expand a growing network of investors and technology resources for the Group. Besides his business activities, David serves as Chief Financial Officer and board member for Hope for People International, a US-based non-profit organization whose aim is to provide educational opportunities, and medical assistance to demonstrate Christ-based love in action. The organization operates primarily in the Indian subcontinent. David is also a faculty member for CapStone University, a non-profit university based in Southern California that seeks to provide business-focused education to qualified students. CapStone’s innovative model delivers a highly interactive program with instructors utilizing state of the art technology. In his spare time, he enjoys going to the beach, live music, and exploring new places and cultures.

Areas of interest in TH research

The entrepreneurial university, the Triple Helix Innovation model, Formation of scientific and technological clusters, open innovation in developing economies.

Telfer School of Management
University of Ottawa
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François Chiocchio is Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management at the University of Ottawa, Telfer School of Management. He is Academic Leader for the Masters of Business in Complex Project Leadership. His research helps organisations become effective with teamwork and successful at projects. He works with various types of organisation, including healthcare organizations in Canada and Africa. He recently published The Psychology and Management of Project Teams with Oxford University Press. He is on the editorial team at the Project Management Journal. He has received various awards such as the Prize of the Ministry of Education, and the Telfer Award of Excellence in teaching, research and service. Dr Chiocchio is on the Board of Directors of Montfort Renaissance Inc. He is one of the only academics specialized in industrial-organizational psychology that is certified as a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute and as Human Resources Professional in Québec and Ontario.

Areas of interest in TH research

Innovation and projects.

ITMO University
St. Petersburg Russia
THA Chapter Russia
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PhD in Sociology. Main competences: consultancy on fundraising, funds and rules, application development and process; consultancy on project management, participation in applications development, fundraising, participation in implementation of projects in ITMO University. Education: 2000-2003, St Petersburg State University, Faculty of Sociology, postgraduate studies; PhD in Sociology, 1996- 2000, Bashkir State University, Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology. Diploma in Sociology with Honours, 1995-1996, St Petersburg State University, Management Faculty.

Additional training: Training for Technology Brokers (Russian Venture Company, ITMO University, European University in St Petersburg, 2014) • e-Government Services (G2B) for business (EC Tacis Project “Development of Internet Based Interactive Government to Business Services in North- W est Russia”, St.Petersburg, 2006) • Consultant in Creation and Development of e-Companies (France, Grenoble Ecole de Management, 2006) • Consultant in Strategy of Information Systems Development (Russia -France, St Petersburg State University-Grenoble Ecole de Management, 2004-2005) • Analysis and Planning of ICT Implementation (St Petersburg State University, 2004-2005). Languages: Russian (native) and English (fluent).

Monash University
Wantirna South
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Joseph Lawrence is the Director of Industry Partnerships for Monash University , Australia’s largest university . Joseph is responsible for fostering industry partnerships for innovation and education at Monash University, across all faculties and portfolios. He has over fourteen years of specialist experience in industry- university-government partnership building and was previously the Director of Business Development for Science at Monash (2012- 2014). He was responsible for industry engagement, research development and IP commercialisation. Previously, he was a Senior Development Manager at Macquarie University (2011-2012). Prior to this, Joseph was the Director of the Electric Power Engineering Centre (EPECentre), which is NZ’s Centre of Excellence for Power Engineering, hosted within the University of Canterbury. The Centre is regarded as an exemplar for industry-university collaboration and Joseph produced the strategic business plan for its establishment in 2002. Joseph has a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and a Technical MBA (Master of Engineering in Management) from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He is also a PMP certified project management professional, and concurrently completing his PhD in Engineering Management at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, on the topic of industry- university collaboration.

Areas of interest in TH research

Industry-university collaboration; centres and institute.

Université Laval
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Norrin Halilem, PhD, is an associate professor in Knowledge and Innovation Management at Laval University (Quebéc, Canada), where he teaches to PhD and MBA students. His most significant career research contributions are related to the development of a systemic view of innovation and knowledge management (follow him on twitter @norrinhalilem). His research thus covers: academic knowledge producers and entrepreneurs, academic and non-academic disseminators between producers and users of knowledge, public and private organizations as users and producers of knowledge and finally, policy instruments used to support knowledge and innovation management. In administrative sciences, his work has appeared in Scientometrics, Technovation, Higher Education and other leading journals and conferences. Moreover, Professor Halilem is also involved in multidisciplinary research projects on knowledge transfer in breast cancer research. In health sciences, his work has appeared in Public Health Genomics, Familial Cancer, and other leading journals and conferences.

Areas of interest in TH research

Knowledge and innovation management, commercialization of academic research, innovation policy support, innovation at the bottom/base of the pyramid (for and with the poor), knowledge transfer between university and industry, and knowledge management in health, medical genetic counseling.