Meet our team
Prof. Jayson Lusk serves as Regents Professor and Willard Sparks Endowed Chair in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Oklahoma State University and also serves as the Samuel Roberts Noble Distinguished Fellow at the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs. Jayson Lusk published more than 175 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals on a wide assortment of topics ranging from consumer preferences for genetically modified food to analyzing the merits of new survey and experimental approaches eliciting consumer preferences. He served on the editorial councils of eight academic journals including the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, and Food Policy and consulted for various nonprofits, government agencies, and agribusinesses. Jayson Lusk is the co-author of the book ‘Experimental Auctions` with Prof. Jason Shogren.
Prof. Jason Shogren currently holds the position of Stroock Professor of Natural Resource Conservation and Management in the Department of Economics and Finance at the University of Wyoming. Jason is an expert on several topics under the heading of applied microeconomic theory. His range of expertise has contributed to over 80 book chapters, and more than 200 journal publications, and he has co-authored highly cited papers published by the American Journal of Agricultural Economics. He has worked on high-profile projects initiating environmental policy including the Kyoto Protocol and the U.S. Endangered Species Act and was recognized by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for his contributions to their 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winning reports. Jason Shogren is a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Jason Shogren is the co-author of the book ‘Experimental Auctions` with Prof. Jayson Lusk.
Dan Foreman has extensive executive experience in the market research industry. Currently, Dan Foreman is active as an investor and advisor to several market research start-ups, serving on the Boards of a number of innovative market research firms. Dan Foreman previously served as president of ESOMAR, the global market research association. He is the recipient of a number awards including the AMA’s 4 Under 40 Marketing Emerging Leaders Award and the Next Gen Market Research Change Agent of the Year Award. He’s also chairman at Zappistore and founder of TEDxRoyalTunbridgeWells.
Modar Alaoui is a serial entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley, California in the United States. He is mostly known for his work in the field of emotion recognition technologies. Modar is the founder and CEO of Eyeris Technologies, a Deep Learning-based face analytics and emotion recognition software. The company’s flagship product, EmoVu, is a software that reads people's facial micro-expressions in real-time using regular camera sensors. The company works today with embedded system manufacturers including car makers, social robotics and camera-enabled IoT devices. Alaoui is a frequent keynoter on Ambient Intelligence and a winner of several technology and innovation awards.