Keynote speakers

Pantea Foroudi

Prof. Pantea Foroudi  is Business Manager and Solution Architect at Foroudi Consultancy as well as is a member of the Marketing, Branding, and Tourism, Middlesex University London. She earned her PhD from Brunel University London. Pantea has started her corporate position since 1996. Her research interests include Marketing, Branding, Communications, Visual Identity/Design, Stakeholders, and Social Media, and e-Marketing from a Multi-Disciplinary approach. Pantea has published widely in international academic journals such as Journal of Business Research, European Journal of Marketing, and so on. She has presented at numerous conferences, workshops, and universities. She is the Senior Editor of European Journal of International Management and Cogent Business & Management. She is Guest Editor of Journal of Business Research and Qualitative Market Research: An International Journal and many more. She is an author of six books in design and marketing.


Marina Z. Solesvik

Marina Z. Solesvik is Professor of Innovation and Management at the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway. She is a board member at several Norwegian firms and organizations, among others National Riksteatret in Oslo. Marina holds a PhD in Management from the Graduate Business School at the Nord University and a PhD in Entrepreneurship from the Institute of Agrarian Economy in Kiev, Ukraine. Her research interests include regional innovation, open innovation, maritime business, entrepreneurial intentions, female entrepreneurship, digitalization, and strategic alliances.


Joanna Paliszkiewicz

Prof. Joanna Paliszkiewicz is the director of the Management Institute at Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW, Poland. She is well recognized in Poland and abroad for her expertise in management issues: knowledge management, social media, and trust. She has published over 200 papers/manuscripts. Besides, she is the author/co-author/editor of 10 books. She has been a part of many scholarship endeavors in the USA, Ireland, Slovakia, Taiwan, the UK, and Hungary. She has actively participated in presenting research results at various international conferences. Currently, Prof. Paliszkiewicz serves as the deputy editor-in-chief of the Management and Production Engineering Review. She is the Associate Editor for the Journal of Computer Information Systems. Prof. Paliszkiewicz serves as the Vice President at the International Association for Computer Information Systems and the Polish Association for Production Engineering. She was named the 2013 Computer Educator of the Year by IACIS.


Ilan Alon

Ilan Alon is Professor of Strategy and International Marketing at the School of Business and Law at the University of Agder, Norway. He holds a Ph.D. from Kent State University (USA). Prof. Alon is a researcher in the field of international business with a focus on internationalization, modes of entry, political risk, cultural intelligence and emerging markets. His publications have appeared in journals, such as Harvard Business Review, Journal of World Business, Journal of International Business Policy, Management International Review, International Business Review, Journal of International Marketing, and International Marketing Review. His books are published by Palgrave, Routledge, McGraw-Hill and others. Alon is the Head of International Affairs for the School of Business and Law at the University of Agder, and leader of the Emerging Markets research group. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Emerging Markets and the European Journal of International Management (indexed by Clarivate’s SSCI). Previously, he has held research positions at Harvard University (USA), Georgetown University (USA), Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), and University of International Business and Economics (China). Prof. Alon has worked with government bodies, non-profit organizations, multinational companies and international associations on various projects, ranging from capacity development at the macro level to international business development at the firm or project level. Clients include USAID, illy, Darden, Disney, and others. Alon is a frequent speaker or writer on various international networks including National Public Radio (USA), The American Spectator (USA), Voice of America (USA), RTV (Russia), the Financial Times (UK), and Dagens Næringsliv (Norway).



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