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5th Annual Business Symposium

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Campus Center, South ABC Conference Room

The Business Symposium is a conference-style event with speakers from area industries sharing their insights and opportunities to network. Our theme, Exploring Artificial Intelligence, invites you to delve into the forefront of technological innovation and its profound impact on industries worldwide. oin us as esteemed speakers share insights, trends, and challenges within the realm of artificial intelligence, offering valuable perspectives on careers, considerations, and opportunities for innovation in this rapidly evolving landscape.

Welcome from Oscar Holmes IV, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs Associate Professor of Management

Welcome from Oscar Holmes IV, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs Associate Professor of Management

On behalf of our wonderful faculty, staff, and students, I want to welcome you to our 5th Annual Business Symposium. Since its inception, our Business Symposia have played a pivotal role in our strategic efforts to be a leading business school as well as actively keeping our faculty, staff, students, and corporate and community partners informed about the ever-changing landscape of business. We are in a critical moment in which Artificial Intelligence (AI) will present us with grand challenges and grand opportunities. Our Business Symposium today is designed to introduce us to these challenges and opportunities in hopes that we will find ourselves more informed, prepared, and encouraged to maximize the benefits of AI while mitigating the risks. I want to thank our expert presenters for sharing their wisdom and experiences with us, thank the Undergraduate team for organizing this Symposium, and thank each of you for joining us today.

Sincerely,
Dr. Oscar Holmes IV

12:00 - 12:10 PM

Welcome & Introduction

Dr. Oscar Holmes IV, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs & Associate Professor of Management

12:00 - 12:10 PM

12:10 - 12:30 PM

How to Use AI in Content Creation to Get to the Top Spot on Google

Sean Boyce, Founder, NxtStep

12:10 - 12:30 PM

12:30 - 12:50 PM

Balancing Innovation with Safety: The AI Revolution in Healthcare

Gil Kaminski, Co-Founder, Humelan

12:30 - 12:50 PM

12:50 - 1:00 PM

Intermission/Lunch

12:50 - 1:00 PM

1:00 - 1:20 PM

The Role of AI in Healthcare Today

Dr. Michael Kirchhoff, Chief Innovation Officer and Patient Safety Officer, Cooper University Health Care

1:00 - 1:20 PM

1:20 - 1:40 PM

Ethical AI: The ConversationNo One is Having

Ojobo Agbo Eje, Data Specialist, Rutgers University–Camden Graduate School

1:20 - 1:40 PM

1:45 - 2:15 PM

Speaker Panel Q&A

Moderated by Dr. Thomas Risch, Vice Chancellor for Research, Rutgers University–Camden

1:45 - 2:15 PM

2:15 - 3:00PM

Networking/ Refreshments

2:15 - 3:00PM

Speaker Profiles

Oscar Holmes IV, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs Associate Professor of Management

Oscar Holmes IV, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs Associate Professor of Management

Speaker Bio: Dr. Oscar Holmes IV is an Associate Professor of Management, the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs, and RUSE Director at Rutgers School of Business-Camden where he has taught executive education, graduate, and undergraduate courses in Leadership and Managing Human Capital, Organizational Behavior, Conflict Management and Negotiation, and Crisis Management. He is a 2023-2024 ACE Fellow at The University of Delaware. Additionally, he is the founder and CEO of WHConsulting Firm, LLC and creator and host of Diversity Matters podcast, which premiered in 2020. His research examines how leaders can maximize productivity and well-being through fostering more inclusive environments and has been published in several top-tier management journals and books. He earned a Ph.D. and M.A. in Management at The University of Alabama, M.L.A. from The University of Richmond, and a B.S. with honors from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Sean Boyce, Founder, NxtStep

Sean Boyce, Founder, NxtStep

Speaker Bio: Sean Boyce is a seasoned professional in software and AI, adept at empowering companies to achieve greater efficiency and productivity through AI integration. Specializing in assisting nonprofit and mission-driven organizations, Sean excels in amplifying their impact by harnessing the power of software and AI. With a track record of success, Sean has spearheaded the development of numerous AI-driven products and companies, including Podcast Show Notes, SEO Booster, and Shorts Maker.

Gil Kaminski, MBA,  Co-Founder, Humelan

Gil Kaminski, MBA, Co-Founder, Humelan

Speaker Bio: Gil Kaminski is the CEO and Co-Founder of Humelan Hearing, a Public Benefit Corporation dedicated to helping individuals navigate the complexities of hearing loss. Humelan leverages artificial intelligence to improve hearing care, making it more engaging and widely available, closing care gaps, and reducing unnecessary medical costs.

Over the last two decades, she has held various positions across the healthcare industry, including healthcare operations, Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning (AI/ML) algorithm engineering, clinical product management, and strategy. Before founding Humelan, Gil worked at Laguna Health, a conversational intelligence health tech startup, as Vice President of Clinical Product, and at DaVita Kidney Care, as Group Regional Operations Director.

Gil holds a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School.

Michael Kirchhoff, MD, Chief Innovation Officer and Patient Safety Officer, Cooper University Health Care

Michael Kirchhoff, MD, Chief Innovation Officer and Patient Safety Officer, Cooper University Health Care

Speaker Bio: Michael Kirchhoff, MD, holds the role of Chief Innovation Officer at Cooper University Health Care, where also actively practicing Emergency Medicine as an Assistant Professor at the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University.

Throughout his career, he has played instrumental roles in the inception of various pivotal business units at Cooper, including Emergency Medicine Contracted Services, Urgent Care, Emergency Medical Services, and the Helicopter Transport Program. Dr. Kirchhoff's expertise extends to the development of innovative applications, catering to Graduate Medical Education procedure tracking, hospital coding/charging and revenue cycle audit, external provider post- acute communication, and ED over-crowding surveillance.

Currently, Dr. Kirchhoff helps to drive organizational intellectual property management and development, fostering external business development partnerships, and facilitating inter- institutional resource sharing. His leadership extends to various medical directorships, including those for the Emergency Department, Urgent Care, Simulation Lab, and EM Ultrasound. Additionally, he serves as the Patient Safety Officer for the health system and is board eligible for Medical Informatics, actively contributing to business intelligence, reporting, and planning initiatives.

Ojobo Agbo Eje, Data Specialist, Rutgers University–Camden Graduate School

Ojobo Agbo Eje, Data Specialist, Rutgers University–Camden Graduate School

Speaker Bio: Ojobo Agbo Eje is an avid Artificial Intelligence enthusiast and the author of the book, "A Layman's Guide to Understanding Artificial Intelligence.' With over seven years of professional experience across diverse sectors, including technology, education, and consulting, he has played a pivotal role in assisting organizations to enhance their performance in terms of people, processes, and profits through data-driven decision-making. Additionally, Ojobo is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Data Science at the Rutgers University–Camden Graduate School of Arts and Science, further deepening his expertise in the field.

Thomas S. Risch, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Research, Rutgers University–Camden

Thomas S. Risch, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Research, Rutgers University–Camden

Speaker Bio: Risch brings more than 20 years of higher education experience to Rutgers–Camden. He previously served as vice provost for research and technology transfer at Arkansas State University (ASU)—a Carnegie R2 institution—where he was responsible for the strategy and implementation of a highly visible campaign to promote the growth of research funding and scholarly productivity. Also at ASU, he served as the executive director of the Arkansas Biosciences Institute, where he oversaw research in various areas, including genomics, radioactive materials, and health sciences. Dr. Risch holds a doctoral degree in zoology from Auburn University, a Master of Science degree in wildlife management from Frostburg State University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental studies from Stockton State College (now Stockton University).

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