June 12th – International Business Festival

The International Business Festival is the world’s biggest business event. Hosted in the United Kingdom, in the city of Liverpool, from June 12th to the 28th the Festival is a great opportunity for ambition businesses to connect with investors, innovators and industry leaders from around the world.Backed by UK Government, the 2018 International Business Festival is a true celebration of the dynamism and diversity of the global marketplace.In 2016 the Festival welcomed over 26,000 att...
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Vijay Gurbaxani

 Vijay Gurbaxani Director of the Center for Digital Transformation at the Paul Merage School of Business. Steve Zylius/UC Irvine CommunicationsVijay Gurbaxani is the Founding Director of the Center for Digital Transformation and Taco Bell Professor of Information Technology and Computer Science at the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine. His research, teaching and consulting interests are at the intersection of business strategy and IT. Vijay has e...
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Christopher G. Dusseault

 CHRISTOPHER G. DUSSEAULTSenior Director, Protector UAS Program Aircraft SystemsGeneral Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.Chris Dusseault is currently Senior Director of the Protector Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Program for the Aircraft Systems business unit of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), in San Diego, California, USA. In this position, Mr. Dusseault is responsible for the design, development, manufacturing, and delivery of the Protector UAS t...
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Eric Luiz

Eric Luiz VP of Finance Rapiscan SystemsEric Luiz has over 25 years’ experience in the X ray Based Security industry and is results oriented, financial professional, with a diverse entrepreneurial background, which includes Fortune 500, Big 5 and start-up. Mr Luiz has been Vice President of Finance for Rapiscan Systems since 2004; prior to joining Rapiscan; Mr Luiz held similar positions with Dornier MedTech, a medical device manufacturer and Perkin Elmer Detection Systems. His internati...
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Mary Ann Brown

Mary Ann Brown, FSA, MAAA Executive Vice President, Corporate Pacific Life Insurance CompanyChief Executive Officer Pacific Select Fund and Pacific FundsMs. Brown currently serves as executive vice president, Corporate, and is chief executive officer of both Pacific Select Fund and Pacific Funds. Her responsibilities include overseeing Pacific Life’s general account investment teams, Enterprise Risk Management, Pacific Life Fund Advisors, and Pacific Life Re, headquartered in Lo...
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Gary Sherwin

        Gary C. Sherwin President & CEO A 30-year hospitality industry veteran, Gary C. Sherwin, CDME, APR has served as President & CEO of Newport Beach and Company since 2013 and its business unit, Visit Newport Beach Inc since 2006. Sherwin is responsible for overseeing the community marketing organization promoting Newport Beach, California as a premiere luxury destination with offices in Newport Beach, Sacr...
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