Faculty & Speakers at RISE

The RISE Program sessions are led by current faculty at the Sobey School of Business. As well, guest faculty and industry experts are brought in to lead some sessions.

The curriculum is driven by cutting-edge research by Sobey faculty members, who lead several of the sessions.

  • Special guest keynote: David Weiss, PhD, will speak about Innovative Intelligence in retail
  • Brynn Leard, MBA, will share her expertise on how retail organizations can make sense of Big Data

The RISE program director is Ramesh Venkat, PhD. Dr. Venkat is the Director of the David Sobey Centre for Innovation in Retailing and Services. He is also an associate professor of Marketing at the Sobey School of Business.