Prof Dr. Andreas Karaoulanis
Prof Dr. Andreas Karaoulanis is a very experienced professional with more than two decades in several industries in different countries in managerial and C- suit positions. Author of 5 books with international publishing houses. International speaker. Researcher and reviewer in many international journals. Lecturer with Kaunas University of Applied Sciences Lithuania (my affiliation for this conference), Swiss School of Business Research (PhD and DBA supervisor), Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. Experienced after collaborating with 10 universities and colleges in the last years. Holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in engineering, a MBA in industrial management and economics, a master’s degree in decision support and risk analysis, and a DBA in business management.
Prof Dr. Susana Álvarez-Otero
Prof Dr. Susana Álvarez-Otero is an Associate Professor of Financial Economics and Accounting at the University of Oviedo (Spain) and a Ph.D. in Business Administration and Management. Her research focuses on the valuation of IPOs, the analysis of mutual funds, and CSR. Research Visitor at the University of Cambridge. Awarded Prize for Financial Studies in Spain.
Mr. Atsushi Kobayashi
Mr. Atsushi Kobayashi, a DBA student, is dedicated to investigating entrepreneurial intentions and instructs Japanese at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Philology “Blaze Koneski.” His future research will focus on the interaction between language learning and entrepreneurial intentions, harmonizing his role as a researcher and a Japanese language lecturer.
Associate Professor Larissa M. Batrancea
Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Department of Business).
Topic: Latest Advances on Financial Analysis Methods and Techniques concerning Company Performance
Associate Professor Larissa M. Batrancea is working at financial analysis at the Faculty of Business, Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca, Romania. She holds a PhD in economics, a BA in economics, an MA in small business, a BSc and an MSc in mathematics (Babes-Bolyai University) and an MSc in cognitive neuroscience (University of York, UK). She also completed a postdoctoral program at the Romanian Academy in Bucharest. Her publication record comprises 39 books and book chapters as editor, book reviewer, author and translator (Routledge, Springer, Elsevier, IGI Global) and 129 scientific articles published in top outlets (Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Financial Innovation, Eastern European Economics, Social Indicators Research). Her research interests revolve around tax behavior, financial analysis, behavioral public finance, experimental economics, cognitive neuroscience, neuroeconomics. She activated as PI and member in 37 research grants and was awarded 40 prizes in research and teaching.
Dr. Sercan Ozcan
Dr. Sercan Ozcan is an Associate Professor of Innovation & Technology Management at the University of Portsmouth. His research focuses on the crossroads of Innovation Management and Data Science, with a specific emphasis on Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI)intelligence. He has a track record of publishing in the top journals of Innovation,Technology and Engineering Management fields.
Dr. Yoko Ohno
Dr. Yoko Ohno,Ph.D. is an associate professor in the Department of Economicsand Management at University of Hyogo, Japan. Before switching her career to Academics, she played multiple management roles in the aviation industry for many years. Her area of interest is individual and organizational behaviors in a multinational corporation context
Ms. Valsala Krishnan
Ms. Valsala Krishnan is the founder and CEO of Globetrotter Consultancy, a culture transformation consulting firm in Malaysia. Her unconventional methods using SIEP has transformed organizational culture in Malaysia. She is the chief advisor of ET Ideas, a social business incubator and has personally coached 10+ start-ups. She is a PhD Candidate with her thesis on building an entrepreneurial mind-set.
Ms. Zhenlian Tang
Ms. Zhenlian Tang is a Postgraduate Student, Regional and Sectoral Economics, Faculty of Economics, Rudn University.
Mrs. Nadeeka Priyadarshani Gamage
Mrs. Nadeeka Priyadarshani Gamage is a Sri Lanka Administrative Service officer with a focus on grassroots development. Currently pursuing an MA in Public Economics at International Christian University, Japan, specializing in Public Policy and Public Research. She also holds a degree in Computer Science from Colombo University, Sri Lanka.
Ms. Song Jiayue
Ms.Song Jiayue, is a student at Beijing Normal University – Hong Kong Baptist University United International College. She graduated in finance with her undergraduate degree this year. Her next step will be to continue her studies at the University of Southampton.
M.Sc. Matjaž Kovač
M.Sc. Matjaž Kovač is a master of legal sciences, an expert in public procurement, economic law, and taxes, and a very prolific author in the aforementioned fields. He is owner and managing direcotor of Leksiakov legal and business services ltd firm. M.Sc. Matjaž Kovač is also a university lecturer for the subject area of Economic Law and author of the professional handbooks in fields of economy, taxes and law. Also he is a doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Law of the University of Maribor in the field of financial and tax law.
Mrs. Buddika Dissanayake
Mrs. Buddika Dissanayake is an accomplished professional with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Statistics and Master’s degrees in Economics and Public Economics. Currently serving as an Assistant Secretary at the Ministry of Public Administration in Sri Lanka, she has actively contributed to important international conferences such as the 7th International Conference of SLAcJ in Japan and the EIRD Batumi International Conference in Georgia, 2023. With a strong dedication to public service and a diverse range of experiences, Buddika is committed to making a positive impact in her field.
Dr. Birce Dobrucalı Yelkenci
Assistant Professor at Department of International Trade and Finance in the Faculty of Business at the Izmir University of Economics.
Presentation Title: “Remaining Competitive in The New Era”.
Dr.Birce Dobrucalı Yelkenci is Assistant Professor at Department of International Trade and Finance in the Faculty of Business at the Izmir University of Economics. Birce received her B.S. degree in International Trade and M.Sc. degree in Logistics Management from Izmir University of Economics, and her Ph.D. degree in Business Administration from Dokuz Eylul University. Her research focuses on International Marketing, Services Marketing, and Digital Marketing. Her research has been presented at leading conferences in the area of marketing, including the American Marketing Association (AMA) Summer Academic Conference, and the SERVSIG Conference.
Prof. Jason C. Santos
Prof. Jason C. Santos is a professor of Business Administration and Head of Research Development in Bulacan State University, With a degree of Masters in Business Administration and currently finishing his dissertation for the degree of PhD in Business Administration. He’s a Microsoft Innovative Educator and Google Certified Educator. Research interests: Marketing, Data Analytics and Business Outsourcing.
Associate Professor Larissa M. Batrancea
Associate Professor Larissa M. Batrancea is a financial analysis at the Faculty of Business, Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca, Romania. She holds a PhD in economics, a BA in economics, an MA in small business, a BSc and an MSc in mathematics (Babes-Bolyai University) and an MSc in cognitive neuroscience (University of York, UK). She also completed a postdoctoral program at the Romanian Academy in Bucharest. Her publication record comprises 33 books and book chapters as editor, book reviewer, author and translator (Routledge, Springer, Elsevier, IGI Global) and 119 scientific articles published in top outlets (Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Eastern European Economics, Social Indicators Research). Her research interests revolve around tax behavior, financial analysis, behavioral public finance, experimental economics, cognitive neuroscience, neuroeconomics. She activated as PI and member in 32 research grants and was awarded 27 prizes in research and teaching.
Prof. Dr. Ioannis A. Tampakoudis
Prof. Dr. Ioannis A. Tampakoudis is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Department of Business Administration, at the University of Macedonia. He holds a BSc and a PhD in Finance from the University of Macedonia, and he earned an MSc in Banking and International Finance from the Business School of City University, London. He teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses related to corporate finance, capital markets, international finance and entrepreneurship. Research work has been published at high-ranked peer reviewed academic journals. He is also Scientific Coordinator at three Research Projects co-financed from international and national funding sources.
Prof. Dr. De Vee Dykstra
Prof. Dr. De Vee Dykstra is a professor of Business Law, has her Juris Doctorate and MBA from the University of South Dakota. She received the Association for University Business and Economic Research Award of Excellence in Publications, ABR Conference Best Paper Award, and U.S. Census Bureau Director’s Award for Innovation, and USD’s Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching. She conducts research on family business.
Ms. Purba Bhattacherjee
Ms. Purba Bhattacherjee has pursued a B.COM(accountancy) and M.COM(finance) from JWC, Jamshedpur. As a budding researcher, she is pursuing PhD in finance and working as a visiting faculty for the course “Quantitative Techniques” at XIM University, Bhubaneshwar. Her area of interest is ESG investments, financial reporting and financial distress.
Mr. Ce Wang, a current undergraduate majoring in Software Engineering at the University of Sanya. Been awarded first-class scholarships for three consecutive years. Interested in the application of algorithmic models of machine learning to big data analytics, and the role of big data analytics in analyzing software users’ preferences and personalities.
Dr. Adobi Jessica Timiyo
Assistant Professor of Business at the American university of Malta
Presentation topic – ‘Feminism, identity, and culture clash: Female educational leaders’ reliance on micromanagement to bridge the leadership gap’
Dr. Adobi Jessica Timiyo obtained her doctorate degree (PhD) from the University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom. Under the supervision of Drs. Annie Yeadon-Lee and Joanne Blake, her thesis explored the intricacies of servant leadership in UK higher education sector. She has two master’s degree, one in marketing and the other in business and management, which she obtained from Liverpool Hope University, United Kingdom. Her academic journey spanned far back to 2005 as an assistant lecturer in Delta state university, since then she had occupied various roles across different educational institutions in UK, Europe, and Africa. In 2014, she worked as part-time lecturer in Liverpool Hope University, United Kingdom. Later, she joined the university of Seychelles as full-time lecturer from 2016 to 2018, teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Presently, she is a full-time assistant professor of business with the American University of Malta. She remains an active researcher within the broader fields of knowledge management, customer relationship management, strategic options for SMEs, and leadership research in higher education.
Assoc. Prof. Katalin LIPTÁK, Ph.D. in economics, doctor of laws
Associate professor, head of department, vice-dean, University of Miskolc, Faculty of Economics, Department of Labour Market and Employment Policy, Miskolc, Hungary
Katalin graduated in Economist at the University of Miskolc, Faculty of Economics in 2008 and she graduated in Law at the University of Miskolc, Faculty of Law in 2015. Her research topic is the labour market, especially in the Central-Eastern-European region. She defended her Ph.D. dissertation in 2013, the title was: “Impact of the globalization on regional labour markets – convergence or divergence”. Katalin is an associate professor of University of Miskolc, Faculty of Economics and head of department of Labour Market and Employment Policy. The essence of her professional interest is how changed the labour market and the expectations of employees. She is the member of the Hungarian Regional Science Association till 2008. She is editorial board member of the Eastern European Business and Economics Journal. She is editor-in-chief of Socialis Series in Social Science journal.
Topic for keynote presentation:
Using the Balance Scorecard for outgoing accounts as a method for strategic decision support
Assoc. Prof. Zoltán MUSINSZKI, Ph.D. in economics
Associate professor, head of institute, vice-dean, University of Miskolc, Faculty of Economics, Miskolc, Hungary
Zoltán is an associate professor and vice-dean for Scientific and Accreditation Affairs at the Faculty of Economics, University of Miskolc, Hungary. His fields of research are management control, management, and cost accounting. He is currently researching the evolution and development of controlling and cost systems for SMEs and their social innovation aspects. He is a member of the Quality Assurance Committee of the Hungarian Accreditation Committee and of the Management and Controlling Association as well as of the Editorial Board of Controller Info. He is furthermore editor-in-chief of Hantos Periodika and chairman of the Editorial Board.
Topic for keynote presentation:
Using the Balance Scorecard for outgoing accounts as a method for strategic decision support
Prof Dr. Takuya Kaneko
Prof Dr. Takuya Kaneko is Senior Associate Professor at ICU, researching Data Science for effective trading. He earned his BS degree in Math & Statistics at Keio University MA and PhD degrees in Financial Engineering at Tokyo Institute of Technology. He worked for S&P, BOJ, and DB mainly as an economist/quantitative analyst.
Dr. Ioanna Dimitrakaki
Dr. Ioanna Dimitrakaki graduated from Senior High School in 2005 and she studied in the Department of Commerce and Quality Control of Agricultural Products (School of Technology and Agronomy), in the Technical Educational Institute of Western Macedonia, Florina, Greece, during the years 2005-2009. She had her first master in 2011 (2010-2011: Master of Arts in Business Management with Commendation, Kingston University, UK) and her second one in 2012 (2011-2012: Master of Business Administration, Kingston University, UK). She had her PhD from the South -West University “Neofit Rilski”, Bulgaria (2014-2017) in Economics and Industrial Business Administration. She has been teaching management courses in the International Hellenic University, Serres, Greece (Department of Business Organisation and Administration, School of Economy and Administration) since 2021. She was a member of the Editorial Board in Economics in the USA Journal Management Science and Engineering from 2018 to 2020. She speaks English (Level C2 PROFICIENCY), Bulgarian (Level B2, CEFRL), and Russian (Level B1, CEFRL). She has been a speaker in several International Conferences regarding management, whereas she has written articles on management and marketing issues in several scientific journals. Her primary areas of scientific interest are management and marketing.
Dr.Birce Dobrucalı Yelkenci
Dr.Birce Dobrucalı Yelkenci is Assistant Professor at Department of International Trade and Finance in the Faculty of Business at the Izmir University of Economics. Birce received her B.S. degree in International Trade and M.Sc. degree in Logistics Management from Izmir University of Economics, and her Ph.D. degree in Business Administration from Dokuz Eylul University. Her research focuses on International Marketing, E-Commerce, and Social Media Analytics.
Ms. Jovana Golubovic
Ms. Jovana Golubovic is holder of Master’s degree in French with minor in English. She is holder of DALF C1, certificate of proficiency in French language issued by Ministry of National Education of French Republic. Jovana worked as a Lecturer at Faculty of Philosophy in Nis. She is editor of a scientific journal published by University of Nis in Serbia. Jovana is currently employed by Outsource Insurance Professionals as Underwriting Assistant Specialist. Her area of business are Property & Casualty and Garage Binder issuance and Policy issuance.
Mr. Paul Wolter Michel Cuypers
Mr. Paul Wolter Michel Cuypers graduated from Royal Netherland Naval College, he is a certified project-, program-, change-, test-manager, and agile coach with experience in banking, boat industry, IT, and naval defense projects. His position is Senior project leader
He is an international speaker with a particular interest in developing next-generation project methods and techniques beyond agile and lean. His area of interest are Project methodology, Uncertainty management, System & capability thinking
Mr. Nguyen Huu Hoang Tho
Mr. Nguyen Huu Hoang Tho is a holder of an Information Management Master’s degree in English at Shu-te University, Taiwan. He is a holder of the IBM Data Science Professional Certificate and Business Metrics for Data-Driven Companies by Duke University. His position is a Main lecturer at Hue University, Vietnam. Tho is currently a Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic. His areas of interest are Digital Marketing, Green Marketing, ERP, E-commerce, Data Science, Business Analysis.
Ms. Emi Asayam
Ms. Emi Asayama, Graduated from Musashino Art University, School of Creative Thinking for Social Innovation, Doctoral Degree Program.
Currently managing director in Accenture Strategy in Tokyo, where she heads the Human centric strategy initiative.
Her area of interests are in Human centric Strategy, Art & Design especially in business context.
MSC. Christian Abel
MSC. Christian Abel M.Sc., MBA is a certified safety engineer for hydraulic systems with experience in the areas of simulation, model creation and mechanical engineering.
He is currently working in R&D and system design at Konecranes in Duesseldorf, Germany.
FinTech and the tokenized economy are of personal interest.
Mr. Hidayet Beyhan
Mr. Hidayet Beyhan, a PhD Candidate at Istanbul Technical University. He is currently a visitor researcher at University of Liverpool that is funded by TUBITAK. His research field includes quantitative methods, agent-based simulation, and computational finance.
Mr.Serugunda Henry Mukalazi
Mr.Serugunda Henry Mukalazi holds a Bachelor of Information Technology, MSc. Information Systems from Makerere University, MBA- International Business from Amity University. He is currently a PhD student at Xiangtan University China majoring in Information Resources Management. His research area of interests include; health informatics and Information Resources resources Management.