principal @ @lightbank - scrabble master - indie music aficionado - yoga enthusiast - cheese lover - physics buff
Managing Partner @promus-ventures, @masters-capital-nanotechnology-1 • Worked @Masters Capital (hedge fund), @merrill-lynch (M&A)
Founder & CEO at @okcupid.com
Managing Director RPM Ventures
Former Co-Founder of FeedBurner and Google Product Manager, Mobile and Advertising. Current: Blinkfire Analytics
Founder, Investor or Advisor in companies including @lifecrowd, @shift-3, RetentionScience, @muckerlab, GradientX, Eventup, TheReceivablesExchange & @zynga (via Prism)
Co-founder and Managing Partner of @lightbank
Partner at @lightbank
Analyst at lightbank, former management consultant, born and raised midwesterner, always eating, Michigan and Detroit sports fanatic
Entrepreneur. Founder & CEO @obaz. Former EIR & Investor @lightbank.
Founder/CEO-BringIt (Cross Platform Engagement as a Service Through Games),
Founder-InStadium, Founder-Riverbank Capital. JD-Chicago Kent, BA-Wisconsin
Troy Managing Director of Techstars in Chicago & founder of @surepayroll
former CTO of @obama-for-america , former CTO of @threadless and Advisor at @sandbox-industries.
Founder @belly • Worked at @lightbank • Studied at @university-of-wisconsin-madison
Co-Founder and Partner of Chicago Ventures. Founder of @Twin Capital and active angel investor. Former @doubleclick / @performics exec.
Founder @valor-equity-partners, @harris-associates
Managing Director @techstars • Co-founder @slicehost (acq by @rackspace)
Founder/CEO of @techstars. Investor in Amazing Startups. Geeky to the bone.
Principal, @lightbank Ventures;
Founding member @peacock-equity-fund (NBCUniversal); @comcast-ventures
Managing Director of @HydeparkVP and @HydePark Angels, Professor at University of Chicago @BoothThinking School of Business, and former partner at RK Ventures
Angel; Founder: @rivs, InnFlux, iEstates, IrishAngels. @NotreDame, MBA @Kellogg
Founder @thump-games •Chief Architect at @jaxtr, Sr Director @skyfire ( Acquired by Opera ), Hacker/Data Nerd, BS/MS @purdue-university , MBA @university-of-chicago-booth-school-of-business
COO @contextmedia, Partner @jumpstart-ventures
Founder of @opentable (NASDAQ:OPEN); Chairman at @grubhub
@lehman-brothers , @barclays-capital , @ICICI Venture ; Sweat: @benchprep ; High-Performance Computing @inria, Studied CS @cornell-university , Chicago Booth MBA
Vice President at @new-world-ventures
Director and Board Member Techstars Chicago; Advisor Hyde Park Venture Partners; Member FireStarter Fund
Worked at @dell-computer, @procter-gamble-2 • Studied at @washington-university-in-saint-louis
CEO of @picturelife. Founder of @omgpop.
Chicago Angel, CEC, Xoogler, New World Ventures
Partner, @new-world-ventures & @dfj-portage
General Partner, Apex Venture Partners
Vice President at @lightbank, former consultant @duff-phelps , @university-of-illinois-at-urbana-champaign Engineering, born and raised in @chicago
VC at @atlas-venture. Co-founded @grandbanks-capital. Believe in service-based approach for entrepreneurs.
Managing Director at Hyde Park Venture Partners. Big fan of fast growth.
Founder @listen board member @raise, branding expert, creative storyteller investing time and money to turn ideas into brands.
Founder, CEO, @raise - Founder, @coupontrade
Entrepreneur - Investor - Technologist
Appetite for Big Markets & Hungry Entrepreneurs
COO @500px | Formerly at @extremestartups @relay-ventures @chegg. @netflix. @thomas-weisel-partners. @goldman-sachs. @accenture. | @ChicagoBooth @university-of-california-berkeley.
Growth & Customer Acquisition specialist. Former EIR @trinity Ventures, Co-Founder of @boundless, @viximo.
Angel Investor; Entrepreneur; Was Principal at Pangea Properties REIT; Ex-CIO, Co-Founder at @cashnetusa-com
General Partner at @oca-ventures. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at @booth-school-of-business.
chief of staff @groupon; former associate @lightbank, consultant @bain
VC @Pritzker Group Venture Capital (f.k.a. New World Ventures)
Principal at Anderson Pacific Corp., entrepreneur, angel investor with a focus on telecom, media, SaaS or any great idea backed by a strong management team.
Founder of Voomly: Founded DaytradeTeam (Sold in 2007), founded mytrade (Sold to TD Ameritrade).
Co-Founder and Chairman, Timelines, Inc
CFO @ Castle Hill. Angel Investor @HPA. MBA 2011 @Babson. BS Mechanical Engineering 2003 @UVA
Partner at New World Ventures
Board Member Techstars Chicago
Investor in @brighttag, @ycharts, @sittercity, @viewpoints, @ifbyphone.
Professional Trader, Genetic Algorithmist, Managing Partner @purvi-capital LLC.
Founder @blue-flower-llc • Worked at @bank-of-america-merrill-lynch • Studied at @new-york-university
Angel Investor; BS/MS Computer Engineering, @carnegie-mellon-university University; CIO Top 100/InfoWorld Top 25 CTO
CTO at eSpark Learning, where I manage the engineering team building the next generation of personalized learning using iPads.
Founder @thinkequity-partners, @global-silicon-valley-advisors • Worked at @jp-morgan, @merrill-lynch
ND Finance / Duke MBA
Founded 3 Companies - Medical Devices, Online Real Estate, Retail Wireless
Enjoy web 2.0 plays as well as med tech.
Managing Partner, RangeLight
Founder AvantCredit, SpringCoin • Worked at @enova-financial • Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign
General Partner at @new-enterprise-associates leading seed & early stage. Chairman of @harvard University Experiment Fund. Forbes Midas List.
VC at @PritzkerVC, Founder/CEO of VentureUP.info
Founded and sold @feefighters to @groupon. Bootstrapped @tss-radio to Inc500. UChicago MBA and undergrad. Previously worked at BCG and Longworth VP.
Serial entrepreneur. Cofounder/COO/CTO at @sittercity. Director of Development at @obama-for-america. Social enterprise investor.
CoFounder/COO @raise We are changing the conversation in the discount and incentive marketing industries. Give yourself a raise!
Director of Product Management at @groupon
BoD @rivs, Founder: Sumo Capital, Victory Networks Investor: @tradingview-2, @techstars, @qoin, @archively @ginkgotree, Row One. Member @irishangels. MBA @kellogg-school-of-management currently, graduated Cum Laude @university-of-notre-dame 2001
Entrepreneur, investor, coach. Delighting customers and inspiring people.
General Partner Georgetown Angels. Author (McGraw Hill July 2013) The Entrepreneurial Bible to Venture Capital
Turns Concepts into Profits. Advisor, Connector, Co-Founder of @hydeparkangels, Angel Investor, Independent Trader, @pointsnfigures
CEO @spartz (OMG Facts, GivesMeHope, Smartphowned) Founded MuggleNet.com, the #1 Harry Potter site, at age 12.
Founder, StrategyLab, Inc.; Lecturer, Kellogg School of Management; Limited Partner, TechStars Chicago
Managing Partner at Pebble Creek Partners
Founder/CEO, Vertere Group. Past Founder/MD Mediabrands Velociter (IPG). Past Founder/MD Denuo/VivaKi Ventures (Publicis Groupe); 20+ year ad/media veteran
Business Designer. Previously UX Designer + Innovation Strategist. Former @adaptive-path + @nike consultant.
quantitative trader in Chicago
Creating, developing, and investing in new businesses
313 Ventures LLC
Trading Technologies, Inc
Partner at Serra Ventures. Mentor to seed stage start ups and accelerators.
CEO of @tempodb. Co-founded 3 startups (two bootstrapped, current funded). Strong technical background (Computer Engineer, Motorola).
Director at @digital-news-ventures
Head of Platform Applications at Tradeshift. Creator of Box's developer platform. B.S. Computer Science from Illinois, MBA from Carnegie Mellon.
CEO and Co-Founder of TechShop. Launched 3 Fortune 500 websites: Avery, Kinkos (ecommerce), & HealthNet's benefits ASP. Author, Speaker, MBA, Green Beret.
CEO & Co-founder Tech Cocktail a media company focused on tech startup news, research & events. Former developer turned product development at @aol & @tribune-interactive.
VC @chicago-ventures Young Entrepreneur @foundation-capital
Chicago Booth MBA, @KauffmanFellow
Co-Founder, @tempodb. UX Design at @grubhub, Marketing at @kraft-foods. Design & Business at U of Michigan.
M&A and capital markets attorney and registered CPA. Worked at @citigroup, @sidley-austin, @deloitte-touche • Investor @drchrono, @sendhub, @true-co • Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign
founder, author, advertising, social media, appssavvy
Founder @wedeliver • Worked at @apple • Studied at @columbia-college-chicago
Investor in @groupon, @sprout-social, @watermelon-express, @mediabank.
Co-Founder & CEO of @ycharts • Vertical Manager at @google • Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign
SVP/GM Americas MediaMath. Formerly CEO Omnicom Media Group Digital, Founder @resolution-media
Investor in @docusign, @ifbyphone, @epropertydata-com, @sentrilock, @ziplogix, @move-inc.
Rewards and travel wonk. Built @groupon Rewards to 4k merchants, 2M consumers. Grew @united-airlines Mileage Plus to $1BN+ revenue. @stanford-university GSB.
Co-founder @lob. Worked at @aws, @citigroup, @google , @motorola • Studied at @university-of-michigan
CEO of Apptimize • @y-combinator • @getco • @massachusetts-institute-of-technology Math with CS
VP & Dir Northern Tech Intn'l Corp ($57M-$120M - 5 yrs; NASDAQ NTIC); Co-founder Dot Com Infoway-Top5 mobile app co in India; B.E.Guindy; MBA UMich, Ann Arbor.
Owner, Guren Capital Management, LLC
Co-founder & CEO @morsel, Co-founder & CTO @betterfly-1 (acq. @takelessons) , Founder & CEO @dealsgoround-1 (acq. @betterfly-1). Past IBM & PwC Tech Consultant. 26.2.
Co-Founder & CEO of @shiftgig;General Partner OCA Ventures; Co-founder of Us Empowered & Chicago SVP; 2010 Crain 40U40; 2011 Chicago United BLC
Into craft beer, delicious food, and innovative technology. Partner and code ninja at @sproutsocial (http://sproutsocial.com). Normally found in Chicago.
Co-Founder/CEO of @rant-media-network which owns and operates: Rant Sports, Rant Finance and Rant Creative.
Senior Vice President at Pritzker Group
Founder TicketLab • President at @trainsignal until acquired in 2013
Founder & Managing Partner @cornerstone-angels
Lead Software Engineer @caredox • Lead Developer of archon.org, an award-winning archival information software • Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign
Currently focusing on consulting and investments. Formerly, CTO of GETCO.
Designer. Husband. Friend to startups. Maker of things. Avid fan: scary movies, loud music. Work: CXO @betable. Past: @threadless, @digg, @simplegeo.
Former sw entrepreneur; invested in 34 companies over past 8 years. Run 2 early stage funds: BELLE Capital USA, LP & Phenomenelle Angels Fund.
CEO of @retrofit
Worked at @coupons.com , @microsoft, @indiahomes • Studied at @haas-school-of-business School of Business, @IIT-Delhi
Co-Founder & President @ Pear, Co-Founder @ Brand Accelerator, Board Member @ Worthee, Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center Advisory Board, former ibanker.
Venture Partner at OCA Ventures
Director of Marketing @playerize. Co-Founder, Advisor at @foodtree & @donde . Advisor at 20 Something Bloggers. @stanford-university Soccer Captain.
Designer/technologist, former CTO at @groupon, investor/advisor to @desktime, investor in Seaborn Networks, investor/partner at City Winery Chicago.
Co-Founder @ WeDeliver.us • Entrepreneur • Jill of all trades • Mihaylo School of Business CSUF 2011' • edtech Product Marketer @symbalooedu.
Investor CEO of MiGym: Experience in successful startups including Betfair and The Coupons App & corporate experience at US Cellular and Allstate; Kellogg MBA
Founder at @chasm-io. Former writer for @adage-com and @fastcompany. Former Adman. Passionate about the future of collaborative [email protected] Alum.
Co-founder @aisle50, New York Times Bestselling Author of 2 books, Forbes columnist, Y Combinator Alumnus
COO of Community Capital Investment. Managing Director and Principal of Emercor Partners. Active angel investor. Formerly of Allston Trading.
@stagebloc Co-Founder, Founder @mirrorgram / Lead Developer, Object Orienter, Git Pusher, Apple Lover, College Dropout, Life Lover
Founded Trimmer Capital Management, Aurapoint Asset Management, and True Adventures. Rock climber, sailor, mountain biker, skier, mountaineer, world traveler.
Founder & CEO of caremerge. 20 years Tech; 12 years with GE, 8 with GE Healthcare IT in Global Leadership roles; Booth MBA; 6 Sigma Black Belt.
Crittercism, previous @wishery CTO/Co-Founder (AngelPad S11). @microsoft, founder @prefiat-llc: security, arch, cloud computing consultancy. MS ECE UIllinois.
@stagebloc founder. UX / UI and product obsessed. Past multiplatinum artist manager. Biomedical researcher. Science Teacher. Coach. Hip surgery guinea pig.
Founder Striking.ly • Worked at @yahoo, @goldman-sachs, @morgan-stanley
Head of Operations @uber
Board of Miami University Institute for Entrepreneurship
Biz Dev @foursquare
Studied at @new-york-university, @indiana-university-bloomington
Co-founder, President of @giveforward. TechStars (Excelerate Labs) Emory University, JD American University. Burritos.
I build products that run on browsers, iPhones, & Macs @polymathic. @angelpad W'10 founder alum @cloudbot. DePaul CS. My dog Rue and are Chicago-based.
Investor/Startup Advisor & Social Investor
Founder @parkwhiz • Worked at @ibm • Studied at @northwestern-university
Angel Investor. M&A, IPO, financial analysis background. Passionate for bright investment opportunities. Investor @havoc @descomplica @onthego-platforms
Founder @gener8tor, @granite-med-systems • Investor @eatstreet • Studied at @university-of-wisconsin-milwaukee
Founder @simplerelevance • Worked at @ibm, Founding Team @icontact • Studied at @kellogg-school-of-management, @university-of-north-carolina-chapel-hill. Patent in Data Optimization & experience closing 9-figure deals.
CRO at the EchoSystem, with over 10 years of experience growing businesses and most recently leading the digital charge at PHD/Omnicom
Managing Partner at Stonebridge Wealth Management
CEO and Co-Founder at @groovebug
@stagebloc co-founder. Technical lead at The Uprising Creative. Formerly at Vice, Nintendo, and EA. Bar and record label owner.
Problem Solver. I like bouldering, building, coding, and winning. Co-Founder @keen-io-1 . 4+ years technical product experience at @salesforce. UIUC Engineering.
CEO/Co-Founder of @power2switch-acquired-by-choose-energy. Excelerate Class '11. Engineer. U of C Booth MBA 2010. Electricity/Energy Efficiency Expert. Persistent Intellectually Honest.
Founder & CEO @SpotHero Inc.
Founder Gremln.com (135K users).
Director, Costa Rican Software Firm (sold).
Computer Science. 15 years
CEO at @upcity-formerly-diyseo
Investor in @tynt, @divshare.
Designer, developer, builder, entrepreneur, mentor. First designer at @groupon. Currently Head of Platform Experience @quirky
Venture Capital Analyst at Sandbox industries.
Co-Founder at @wedeliver. Worked at @uwi, Parity Systems and founded Coral Designs Ltd. Engineering graduate of @uwi
CEO + Founder @red-tricycle. Strong consumer background ( @meredith and @reed-elsevier ) Start-up experience includes Breathe Media and SFLodgings.com.
Former CMO of @restaurant-com with experience on client and agency side. Start-up experience as an employee, advisor and investor w/ a passion for learning.
COO of @food-genius; Managed Search at @norvax and @smg-search; Director of Operations, Sales at Qualtex Corp; Graduate of @depaul-university University, Computer Science.
Portfolio Manager at Ronin Capital, LLC
Co-Founder & CTO at @adyapper
Co-Founder at @whittl. Ex-Yahoo. Sold previous startup. Carnegie Mellon & Cornell.
Managing Director of @sandbox-industries, led a buyout of The NutraSweet Company and served as CEO
Product Designer @weebly. Formerly at @backplane and @viatask.
Founder @smartnames • Worked at @transunion, @trymax • Investor @evoapp, @showingtime • Studied at @university-of-north-carolina-chapel-hill
Co-Founder, EVP New Business & Corporate Strategy / Exec. Director, focused on new strategic growth opps., biz/dev, marketing, fund-raising, operations
Founder @gmm-nonstick-coatings • Investor @tred • Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign , @kellogg-school-of-management-1
Previously at @square , @cloudbot , @azadi-incorporated • Studied at @university-of-california-berkeley and @depaul-university University • Founder of @tedx at DePaul University • @impact-engine alumnus
Founder of Spyglass
Founder/CEO @fooda • President at @echo-global-logistics, CFO/COO @innerworkings
Founder and lead frontend dev @picturelife
French Press coffee loving R.E. Investor turned Tech Startup Pro/Non-Profit Advocate/Social Entrepreneur. LIFE LESSONS: Fail fast, live humbly, pay it forward.
VP, @groupon Now! at @groupon; CMO at @vast.com; GVP, Alliance Marketing at @orbitz Worldwide, Inc.
Founder @catapult-chicago-1 • Lawyer at @foley-lardner-llp
Founded Shoutlet, Inc. Liquidated position in March 2013. Currently running Spendship, LLC (mobile commerce) and Halo, LLC (a tech sales consulting firm).
Former CEO/CTO of DVDPlay (Redbox techn./acq by NCR), founded X1, Ensemble, Opengrid, MXGO, worked at Sun, LSI, Siemens, Coinstar.
IT Consultant, Studied Economics @university-of-chicago and investor with @kewpie-associates.
Formerly product at Twilio. Currently working on my own projects.
DRW Trading, University of Chicago - Booth, Boston College
Founder and COO of KapowEvents.com. Providing a more efficient way for business to book corporate events through a curated marketplace of local event packages.
Co-Founder of gener8tor, a Wisconsin-based accelerator.
Worked at @belly, @campus-explorer, @redbox, Galt & Company
Chief Evangelist at @tracky PR. Social Media Correspondent. Animal lover. Birthed @twitter industry chats. #journchat #commentz [email protected]
Worked at @yahoo, @ixl
Latent human potential pisses me off. So I'm working on decentralizing education. Trying to be a great father, husband, son, believer, and squirrel.
Platform/API Engineer @SproutSocial; Co-founder @farehelper.com; Past life @motorola IC designer for wireless; UMich; Musician; Derivatives Investor
Founder (BigGroups.com, @catapult-chicago), BizDev (@halcyon-sequencing ), Lead Developer (ISWS), BS Biology (@university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign )
#innovator #entrepreneur #technologist #founder at Toodalu (acquired by Spring Marketplace)
Product Designer @quirky. Co-founder of Paid, an iPhone app to manage your Stripe account. Formerly of @groupon
VP of Product at @grubhub.com. 10 years in online travel (@expedia, Site59, Travelocity) in product management, business development, and commercial roles.
Serial entrepreneur in financial technology. Trusted Insight, largest platform for LPs and GPs, and SkyRank, patented hedge fund rating, sold IP to Morningstar.
Venture Capital/Angel Investor looking to help a multitude of start-ups....
VC Fund Investor at Northern Trust. VC Professor at University of Maryland.
CEO of @mobilex-labs - Simplified Mobile App Creation Platform For Brands & Businesses, $2M/YR Elekteks Inc. as a H.S. Senior, Kelley School of Business 2011
Strategy and bus. dev executive with over 15 yrs exp in consumer web services, fintech, payment and data analytics. Worked at Booz, dealigee. Chicago Booth MBA
Strong business, marketing, UX/design chops. Experience agency & client side. Kellogg MBA 2013.
Startup jack of all trades, former bulge bracket financial analyst. Self-starter, fast learner, and ready to hit the ground running
Investment banker focused on providing merger & acquisition advice and raising capital for growing consumer & retail companies.
IT Management Consultant. Passion for solution development. Self-driven. Values integrity and accountability. Worked at @adobe-systems, @transunion
COO at Crate and Barrel
Former Biglaw, Big4, GC and Executive. Assisted in sale of Weather Central to Weather Channel; 1st Place in WI Business Plan Contest-IT Category. MACC and JD.
2nd employee at @bonobos now at Trumaker. Operations, leadership, and creative background honed at one big old company and a few seed stage start ups.
Founder of Resolution Media
Exec @sparkcentral . Entrepreneurial mind set. Action oriented!
CTO of Raise Marketplace Inc. Consultant to startups through Fortune100's. You conceive "it"; I build it, and the team around it.
VC at @Hyde Park Venture Partners. Caught the startup bug at Techstars and Tapjoy.
Founder and president at Govoni Dentistry PC, Brushin'on Belmont. Board certified pediatric dental specialist.
CEO of @styleseek. NASA Space Shuttle Engineer
2x e-commerce exits. @massachusetts-institute-of-technology MBA, @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign MSE/BSE
CEO & Founder @Ticket Scalpr. @groupon Senior Sales (Top 1%) - Founder @UndieRun - Director of Sales @Gourmet Ads - UW-Madison
Currency & Interest Rate Portfolio, DRW Holdings.
Partner at Origin Ventures - early stage venture firm in Chicago focused on e-commerce, software, and digital media. Ex-Feedburner, Ex-Google, Ex-Twitter.
Currently: Co-founder at digit.co. Previously: MyZeus acquired by Groupon, 2011.
Partner Skadden Arps and Angel Investor
CEO/Founder of @babbaco. Ready to rock my second consumer startup. Kellogg MBA. @brown-university University. Kraft brand management.
Sr. Software Engineer @chooseenergy
technology finance and operating executive, former technology investment banker, former COO/CFO of ClearTrial (sold to Oracle in April 2012), Harvard MBA
Databases, big data, high performance.
Venture Capitalist @OCAVentures and Founder of @MouseHouseApp
Founder @notelog, @athletepreneur • Worked at @tred, @coursemodo • B.S. & M.S. Economics & Sport Management at @FSU
Investments for @hvf and @mlevchin.
Marketing and Business Development at @simplerelevance ; Worked at Bank of America; Furman (BA 2006), Vanderbilt (MBA 2012)
Marketer & entrepreneur. Previously co-founded Wellthy & @leap. Former associate at @lightbank,
CTO of @mercaris
Product Manager, Analyst, INTP. Work at @science. Past at @ustream, @lek-consulting • Studied at @university-of-chicago, @massachusetts-institute-of-technology
Currently @farshore-partners Past work @zaarly • Studied Automotive Technology at @pittsburg-state-university University :::Web and Mobile Development Consulting
Creative Director at @coupontrade
An average guy, living an awesome life.
Senior Vice President, Global Marketing and Corporate Development & Chief Marketing Officer at Hill-Rom
eCommerce and retail consultant, product manager
Head of Solutions Eng at @shift-3. Helped close multi-MM deals with F100 brands & top agencies. Tech/Product Builder. Entrepreneur. Tech Advisor. Get-it-done-er.
Cofounder of @maillift
#500Strong (Batch 007)
Once Solo-Bootstrapped to $20k/mo in 6mo
Specializes in SEO, pricing, analytics, users, and growth.
Founder @tenantify, @dezzia and @bloominous. Strong business background (@mckinsey-company, @enova-financial, @google). Coder and MBA @kellogg-school-of-management-1.
@northwestern-university. Co-Founder @optyn; Co-Founder @dealster-3 (Sold); Co-Founder @chitown-deals (Sold); @half-off-depot; National Champion & All-American (Soccer). Avid Chess Player. Love creating new products.
CEO of Striking.ly; Co-founder of Moneythink; Director of ECSEL; @university-of-chicago
Kellogg MBA/Northwestern MEM. McKinsey consultant, Capital One & SimpleTuition alum. Strong background in marketing/analytics, budding Rails/HTML/CSS/iOS dev.
entrepreneur. co-founder or early employee of 5 startups. 2 IPOs. Founded Media Chaperone pivoted business in '12 to @group-gift-service
Inventory Management at Raise.com • Worked at @coupontrade, @european-commission • Founder Blueshift Innovations Inc • Northeastern University JD 2003, Harvard University ALB 1999
Founder TicketFire • Worked at @cloudera, @belly • Studied at @ohio-state-university
Life is a game of sales, so don't sell yourself short. 24. Indiana University- Kelley School of Business. Sales Manager @raise. Chicago.
Full stack marketer specializing in early-stage and growth startups
MS in Product Design & Development Management @northwestern-university. Design, product, research and business focus.
Founder @pawngo, @bodyshopbids • Worked at @lightbank • Studied at @university-of-pennsylvania
Founder CEO @traity-1.
MBA (HHons) @booth-school-of-business. MEng in EE.
Previous experience in strategy, product management, sales
Product Manager; product development and operational strategy for two start-ups; Business degree from University of Kansas.
Co-Founder of @technori and @insuranceagents-com
Co-founder of @styleseek, BizDev at @v2green (acquired 2008), VC at @highland-capital-partners, Analytics Lead at @accenture, 2 Patents, BSEE @UIUC, @MIT MBA.
Founder @DailyDigital. Full service agency, for startup founders, that want to turn their product ideas into a growing, profitable company, in less than a year.
Leading teams that create & deliver data-driven strategies and solutions for some of the world's leading brands @circle-media @bazaarvoice @accenture .
Worked at @hft-quant-hedge-fund, @ibm. Studied Physics at UT: Dallas. 1st startup in high school. Solid technical background.
VP of Product @mantra-1 • Founder @agrowculture • First hire @Mouth Foods • B.Sc and M.Sc @Cornell • Graphic and UI design, Product Developer
Michigan BA, Media planner and operations guru, customer service oriented, worked at interCLICK, acquired by Yahoo
Software Developer at @SproutSocial, Amateur Philosopher, Maker of Things... Young Punk
PhD dropout, MS Operations Research; Data Scientist, Risk I/O
Worked at @belly, @groupon • Studied at @university-of-kansas
CEO at @buzz-digital, Inc. Former biz dev guy at @nextwave-media and Angie's List.
Musician and peanut butter connoisseur.
Founder @inventables • Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign
Entrepreneur, startup advisor and TMT executive
Founder and CEO of Kumbuya (kumbuya.com).
Managing Director at O'Keefe
Consultant and interim management in Change Management.
Angel investor and mentor to internet and mobile technology companies.
Director of Products, Stats & Finance Guru @ycharts. Studied at Chicago Booth (MBA) , UW-Madison, and @stanford-university.
CEO & co-founder of @pictarine Love growth hacking, mobile and wine. Techstars Chicago Alum.
CEO at @homefinder-com. Director of Product at @orbitz.com. Founder AccentTraining.net, EasyUsability.com.
Seed investor via @ConfluenceCap, @kidblog @at-scene-llc Founder @boomboom. @university-guide (sold) . MBA @university-of-colorado-boulder, Carlson @university-of-minnesota-twin-cities
Co-Founder @dynamic-signal, live in Chicago area, early @ @comscore & @adify. Interests: Movies, Politics, NFL, Consumer Behavior, Social Media & Brand Marketing
CEO/Co-founder of @sweepio-1. Start-up Guy, three startups, two successful exits, one IPO. Dad of 2, husband of 1.
Partner and tech lead at Centup. My peers call me lots of things: Consultant, Manager, Strategist, Marketer Technologist and Designer.
Founder of FindIt. Former Publisher of The Harbus, worked at General Mills, Kimberly-Clark, and Kraft Foods. Harvard Business School MBA 2013.
Advanced Media Sales at Comcast Spotlight
Current: Co-founder @optyn; Past: @dealster-3, CRP, Acuity, COO @ecommlink ; COO @first-data-corporation , EPG; SVP, @general-electric; SVP, @barclays-bank
Founder @shortlist, @leasabl • Excelerate Labs 2011 • Pulitzer Prize 2008
CEO & co-founder @sideqik • I manage, advise & fund disruptive companies @nokia, @navteq, @vitrue • 12 US & international patents • Certified alligator handler
Co-founder of @buzz-digital, Co-founder of Element Bars.
UX Researcher at Mozilla
Director of Product, Strategy and Operations: @DiscoveryComm. Former Director of Mobile Product: @carsdotcom & 2011 @ExcelerateLabs (now TechStars Chicago).
Founder (@mentormob). Comp Eng @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign at 20yrs old, Eng/Mgr at @hewlett-packard and @motorola, core team original RAZR phone, 5 patents awarded/pending
ceo/co-founder of @sqord . worked five years in financial services in sales and management. caught startup bug founding Dore Duds. studied at @vanderbilt-university, @university-of-north-carolina-chapel-hill
Director of Engineering @ Obama for America.
Previously @threadless, @crateandbarrel.
I'm a big fan of the internets.
Product Manager,@sharethrough @wikia; Associate PM at @bump-technologies, Consultant, CGI Federal; IT Advisory Intern, @kpmg; B.B.A. Computer Information Systems, @james-madison-university.
Proven business leader that has built and managed $mm sales, marketing and service teams, monetized products, formed strategic partnerships and raised capital.
Extensive Senior Management Experience (C Suite positions), over 30 years in a variety of Casino Gaming companies.
Founder @centup - Digital Marketer - Writer - Expert at Nothing.
Worked at @tempodb, @braintree-1
Worked at @heyzap
Founder Versity (sold), @hireology, @UrbanBoundCo & @Homescout. Studied at @university-of-michigan.
Experienced codecrafter with a liberal arts flair.
Web Developer at @spartz . Writing code, crunching data, and moving forward.
Chief Growth Officer @mightynest. Former CMO @threadless. Search / social marketing exec @vivaki / @performics. Product and marketing strategy and execution.
Founder of eSpark, which helps schools leverage iPads and the vast ecosystem of educational apps to personalize learning, engage students and raise achievement.
COO Fooda • Previously CEO Lightswitch; startup at Redbox; Wind Point; Bain. Engineering at UMichigan, Kellogg
Seed investor. ClientVoice founder. Brought social networking to legal. Worked at LexisNexis. NYU Law JD. Harvard Business School CEU.
Builder. Formerly a co-founder of Technori, Adams Gilbert Co., @cloudbot
CFO - Finance, Marketing and Sales at @ycharts. Studied @chicago booth, worked @homefinder-com.
Founder @cariloop, @healthsparx and Health 2.0 Dallas, Advisor, @purdue-university University alum, living in Dallas, TX.
Fueling more vacations with Rocketmiles. Former consultant at Navigant. University of Texas McCombs School of Business Finance / Accouting grad.
Technical Co-Founder @sidewalk. Previously Technical Co-Founder @pinweel. Hacking on startups for 5+ years. Computer Eng @university-of-maryland-college-park
Former Co-Founder & Director of #CustDev at walk.by, Former GE management program grad looking to build culture changing procuts
New England transplant living Chicago style. Senior Talent Manager at @sprout-social. @boston-college and @northwestern-university alum. Passionate about people.
Creative Director at Visually; freelance designer
CEO at @akta. Investor at @socialcrunch. Active angel, speaker and traveler.
Co-founder @beebillion acquired 08/11. Strong Biz Dev, Customer Acquisition and eComm background.
Start-up Junkie who connects the dots, creates results, and plays well with others.
CEO of @spark. Business + engineering + design. Alumnus of @mckinsey-company and @groupon. @Kellogg MBA and Northwestern MEM 2012, @dartmouth-college BA 2007.
Worked at @sprout-social, @groupon • Studied at @university-of-miami
Founder of @rentstuff. Strong business background (@merrill-lynch). @princeton-university BA 2004 (Economics w/ honors).
IUPUI Bioinformatics; Worked at Northwestern University
CEO @socialcrunch. Strong finance, business development & product launch skills. Brit in Chicago. 1 exit so far.
EVP, Sales & Marketing - Nu-B-2B
@ibm Sys. Integration, Proj. Mgmt, Instructor (Retired)
B.S. Business, @Purdue
MBA @texas Woman's University
Investor in @chromatin, @theranos, @plum-choice, @navicure, @divergence, @launchcyte, @darkstrand, @apt, @referme, Callisto, @tlcontact, @healthcare.
Founder @scout • Previously founded @foodini.co • worked at @sandboxind, @lab42 , @jpmorgan-chase • Studied at @miami University BSA in Computer Science
Co-Founder and CEO @bucketfeet. Former Banker / PE guy. World traveler. Northwestern University.
Chicago Startups | Online Marketing | @google Adwords PPC | p. 773.888.ELAN
Co-Founder/CEO of Hireology. Serial entrepreneur with 14 years of technology and HR-related start-up experience. MBA from @depaul-university University.
Co-founder of @goshi in Chicago. Drummer of In Threes.
Founder ClaraStream • Worked at @best-online-universities-llc, @eretailing • Studied at @ohio-state-university, @depaul-university
Past gigs: @the-active-network @eteamz-com @rollingnote @teamsnap @weplay @zaadz
Dad of 2
Founder of @orderbolt
BA in CS and an MBA from @southern-illinois-university-carbondale; Certified in International Business, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation Management from GGSB
Worked at @gtrot, @benchprep, @kapture, @wavve
Author of Design for Hackers (Debuted at #18 on @amazon) Mentor at 500 Startups. Changing the way you see design.
Serial Entrepreneur. Into parking and technology. Lover of people, business and life.
Co-founder of @learnmetrics real-time analytics for education. Obsessed with the power of education to change lives.
Founder @brideside. Tech investor @silicon-valley-bank. Strong business background (Monitor Group, @ubs-investment-bank). Kellogg MBA '12, Wellesley College '06
Co-founder and CEO of TradingView.
Founder ClaraStream • Studied at @ohio-state-university Founded & bootstrapped e-commerce company into IR Magazine Top 1,000. 10 years technology sales & marketing experience.
Founder & CEO @thoughtly Juris Doctor @loyola-university-chicago BBA in Finance @southern-methodist-university
Founder of Opternative, which helps individuals gain greater accessibility in eye care, through unique technological innovations.
Co-Founder and COO @goodpeople
Co-Founder @paletteapp • 20+ years in design and marketing. Strong design sense and marketing experience to the design industry.
Co-founder of @styleseek. Consumer market analyst; serial entrepreneur; brand developer; consumer, social and marketing strategist in fashion merchandising.
co-founder at walk.by • Studied at @NU
Co-founded TradingView (COO), previously worked at MultiCharts (COO) and Canada Revenue Agency.
Co-Founder/VP of Sales at ClickQuoteSave, LLC. Worked at The American Medical Association; Managed complete sales process of Medical Coding Solutions
Founder-in-Residence at Wavetable. Previously Co-Founder of HaveMyShift.com and PwC's Emerging Technology Lab.
Cofounder @buycentives, Founder @greatfamilyrentals-com. CMO @intrago.
MBA Marketing Michigan (Ross).
Also @frog-design, @leo-burnett, @jwt, and Saturn.
Founded @public-good-software, Director of UX & Product @obama-for-america, founding team @the-point, early UXer @orbitz, founder @fuzzy-math.
Founder+CEO PaletteApp 25 years in design and manufacturing. Created PaletteApp to disrupt the current system of introducing product to architects and designers
Co-founder of 900dpi. Entrepreneur and full-stack developer of eight years. @university-of-wisconsin-whitewater
Design Director of Bloc.io, Lead Designer for High Gear Media. Founder of Made by Munsters.
Lead Developer @styleseek. Passion for building and shipping elegant web products.
CEO Placebo Effect. Eight years leading philanthropic tech orgs. Relationship builder. One exit. Media magnet. BA Williams College.
PhD at @northwestern-university. Generalist: software/web development, data analytics, and communication.
VP of Product, co-founder at @gridium. Co-founder of @terrapass. Product and engineering at @tellme, @trilogy. @wharton-school MBA, @stanford-university BS.
Builder. Fixer. Thinker. Rocker.
Founder of @introfly, former attorney, Inventor & Founder of Gentleman's Vice Golf & Cigar Accessories.
Current: RVP, Sales - North America at @ringcentral. 12 years SMB Sales/Marketing experience - Loudcloud, WebEx, SuccessFactors, @ringcentral
Lead Platform @clover-technologies-group • Founder & CEO @yourenew (sold to Clover in '12) • Board Member @yale-university Entrepreneurial Institute
First BD role was on behalf of the Mosaic browser from Spyglass, and roles at RollingStone.com, Napster (v1), CNET, Audible & Thumbplay (now Clear Channel)
In search of full-time role while currently freelancing & volunteering. Marketing/Jack-of-all trades at @olapic , @dropgifts , and @parse-ly. BA Econ UConn
Founder @stathat-2 • First CTO @okcupid • BA Computer Science @columbia-university in NYC.
Have built several companies. 1st big win- ecom company 1996, recently- Cenoplex- new mobile technology, current- My WetRock- big environmental impact product.
Founder & CEO @cookitfor-us | Founder, MonksOfInvention.com | Founder, InnovationCenter.com | Intrapreneur - @american-express, GE Capital, @kraft-foods
Chief Operating Officer @storymix-media. Mech. Engineering w/ Honors, Stevens Tech. @apple Certified FCP & Motion Graphics. Engine Design and Field Service Engineer @ford-motor
Founder of @digital-innovations, @neuros-technology and @sonr-labs. Inventor of consumer products totaling $350M in revenue.
VP Operations and Co-Founder at cleverbridge
CTO of @silvrspoon, Y Combinator Alum, Carnegie Mellon CASOS PhD researcher & MSIT grad, entrepreneur
CTO and co-founder of @whimseybox. Previously co-founded @bestfriendbox, worked at @gowalla, @amd, @vaynermedia
Principal & CEO, Pasky IP Law LLC. Patent Attorney. Founder, @data-2-0 (DeveloperWeek, DataWeek, API World) & @techweek. Mentor, @techstars, @healthbox
Software Engineer @stacksocial • 1st employee @lasso • Studied at @madison
Co-founder & CEO of Upscale Resale @moxiejeankids, @ExcelerateLabs class of '12, adviser @theImpactEngine #collcons #mom #startup
Founder and CEO - Future Simple Inc (futuresimpleinc.com) passionate about design, UX, entrepreneurship and management
Founder and CEO of @couponcabin.com; director of The Kluth Family Foundation
Co-Founder of @elicit, Inc.
Worked at @parkwhiz, @red-foundry • Studied at @dartmouth-college, @kellogg-school-of-management
CTO @weplann. Hacker-Software eCommerce guru. 13+ years @ebay & @intacct building solutions used on over 10,000 websites doing over $1 billion in transactions.
Founder @we-created-it-1 • Worked at Telenav, V-Vehicle (KPCB & GV startup), @venrock • Product & Marketing Background • @stanford-university MBA
CEO of Delightful. Kauffman Fellow (Class 18). Founder and Board Member of Quantitative Insights. Former: GM of OkCupid Labs. MBA from University of Chicago.
Founder Ticket Scalpr, @bistro-studios
Blue Tide Founder // @parkwhiz Front-End // Love a good API // Design // JS // CSS // UI/UX // Optimism // SharkWeek // From Indianapolis, IN
Founder @lost-crates • Studied at University of Michigan
Co-Founder / CEO @tapfwd | Frmr VP @rapleaf (acquired) and Co-Founder @measy (Webby Award) | Kellogg MBA
Investor in @tagnetics, @10x-technology, @advanced-diamond-technologies, @jiminy and @autonomic-materials Inc.
Serial entrepreneur 13 years. Currently obsessed with helping lead buyers buy smarter. Founder of @legitlead, FounderSensei.com & mentor @techstars Chicago.
Investor & Health Tech Entrepreneur, focused on Finance & Business Development
Growing @openairplane Professional pilot, husband, father, nerd. Passionate about user experience + aviation. Find me on a computer, or in a cockpit.
Suzanne is a trained Interaction Designer who has over 15 years as a practioner applying the methodology of Design Thinking and Human-Centered Design to various projects across industries in healthcare, financial services, automotive, telecommunicatio
Web & Mobile Software Engineer. CTO: @venyooz. Previously at @mahalo, @spire-io, @the-starter-league, & @recsolu. B.A., Honors in Philosophy.
A former FeeFighter who likes online marketing and finance
CEO of Birdsong Ventures, a collective of Angels, Advisors & Marketers focused on introducing brands to disruptive tech and investing in seed stage companies.
CEO and Co-Founder @getafive, I like to think creatively and operate leanly. A dozen years in corporate America pre-start up will do that to ya.
Online brokerage: Barron's best for options trading, GM of research & marketing arm. [email protected] advisor. IT & online media: CNET News.com, year 1.
Business Development Manager at Merchant Atlas: Fully Automating Sales, Masters at Hult International Business School, Venture Scholar at G51 Capital
Disrupting status quo from forefront of innovation in biomedical informatics with @jcsilverstein and the HealthGrid.org team. I blog for @imedicalapps.
Co-founder, VP Application at @elicit
VC at @cue-ball-capital
Founder Moxie Jean
Co-founder & CMO at @cartavi
CCO at @sproutel | Co-founder & National Board Advisor at @design-for-america | @Northwestern Alum | "15 Women to watch in Tech 2012" by Inc
Founder Monarc Brand
Co-founder @r7-partners. Investor @bloom-energy, @tabula, @socialcrunch. Former board observer @wayport @amyris-biotechnologies @ooma @magnum-semiconductor.
Founder & CEO of WebCurfew
Senior Developer at @caremerge. Working on @node-js, @ios-development @ruby-on-rails-1 & @backbone-js ..a true full-stack engineer. Studied at @university-of-york
Information Security Engineer at Google, OSCP.
Security Halls of Fame: Google (4x), eBay, Yahoo!, Nokia, Opera, Mailchimp, Shopify.
VP of @kitchin. MBA/MSA student at Loyola Quinlan GSB. Summer quarter student at @the-starter-league. Worked at @edelman in Biz Dev, Marketing, PR and Finance.
I build global businesses. Founded knockknock (funded by 500 startups). Cloud, mobile, NoSQL, connected devices,(Kellogg MBA, @wharton-school BSE, @amazon-web-services, @accenture Strategy)
CEO and Co-Founder Cancer IQ • Worked at @mckinsey-company, @credit-suisse @UChicago Medical Center • Studied at @wharton-school
Worked at @ribbon, @mobile-captain • Studying EECS at @university-of-california-berkeley. Web developer. Rails specialist.
VP Solar Operations @kiwi-solar • Project Manager @grosolar • NAPCEP Certified Solar PV Installer
Designer and Developer based in Chicago
SVP at @parkwhiz. Serial entrepreneur and global market maker driving $400+ million in revenue that created $4+ billion in market capitalization.
Ruby on Rails Engineer
Currently @quarterly, Previously bizdev @12society, consultant @nbcuniversal, strategy consultant @joneslanglasalle
Advisor of Fast Air Buy LLC, co-chair Heartland Mobile Council's Summit 2012, former digital strategy consultant at Chicago Fire Soccer Club. UC @university-of-california-berkeley MBA.
Founder CancerIQ, CancerIQ • Worked at @aqr-capital-management • Studied at @harvard-university, @university-of-chicago-booth-school-of-business
Entrepreneur & early stage investor. President @alameda Holdings, LLC, Co-Founder @tribal-technologies • Worked at @motorola, @lucent-technologies • Studied at @the-wharton-school
I'm the Director of Communications for @doggyloot. Worked at domu and the Chicago Sun-Times. M.A. in journalism from @depaul-university University.
Worked at @cakestyle • Studies at @yale-university
Has previously worked at two startups. Looking to help Raise take their Loyalty Platform to the next level. Eager to get back in the startup world of Chicago.
Co-Founder and CEO @blitsy
CEO @storymix-media. Aerospace Eng Deg U of Mich; System Eng at @ford-motor: worldwide sales presentations, Options Trader in Chicago: 5+M trading profits
Seeking new startup position • Worked at @food-genius • Studied at @miami-university • Interned @ Tap.me • Co-founder of Alpine Children's Charity
CTO at @pear-formerly-apparel-media-group. Entrepreneur, advisor, technologist. Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign.
Worked at @parkwhiz • Studied at @university-of-illinois-chicago
Founder @procured-health-1 • Worked at @citadel-investment-group • Studied at @yale-university
Econ/finance background: Angel investing and micro-lending. Operating side at venture backed Power2Switch as business analyst. Previously in politics in D.C.
Worked @anyperk • Studied @marquette
Co-founded, ran as CEO, and sold (two acquisitions) the first adaptive learning platform. Passionate about helping people learn.
David, I received your email intro via angle.co and am encouraged by your progress thus far. I would be happy to speak with you via phone or over coffee.
Feel free to email me at [email protected] or [email protected]
Team member of @cakestyle.
Raconteur with a Capital R. Also CEO of @tech-li
Worked at @silicon-valley-bank
Techstars mentor, start-up advisor. Currently @razorfish. Acquity Group and gravitytank alum. Experience design, mobile, omni-channel focus.
CEO of Pangea. Prepaid, Telecom, Finance and Start-up experience. Investor and media background (Cerberus, Time Warner). BA, UPENN. MBA, Chicago Booth.
CEO and Co-Founder of iMedia.fm's A7 solution, providing an Immersive Experience Learning for Kids, reach of over 160 Million.
Developer @modest-inc Helped to found @belly out of high school. Previously @lightbank. School during the day.
Founder CamFind, Studied @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign computer science and mathematics, Founded the search engine - JRank.org and StateUniversity.com Helicopter Pilot for a hobby
UI at @alltuition and brilliant.org. Contributed to @food-genius and @betterfly. UChicago economics grad. Loves product, IxD, and brands that span the digital and the physical.
Co-Founder of Groupcharger, @nabthedeal and TheLunchDeal.Strong product development, technical strategy,operations and business development.2 startups sold.
Founder & CEO of @georama. Ex-Program Manager at @microsoft. Also was at @google. Digital Marketing Guru - Search, Display, Social. Entrepreneur, Visionary, Techy.
Led product. Developed high-freq trading platform, risk mgmt platform. BSMS Physics, EE
Founder @monthlys-1, @mantra-labs-2 • Worked at @lightbank, @benchprep
Chicago Native. Young Professional. Tech Enthusiast. Lifelong Learner. First hire @LogisticalLabs Worked @mantra-1 @fooda @lightbank
Lead front-end developer at @stagebloc, founder @mirrorgram. Hopelessly addicted to Doctor Who, awful puns, and Oxford commas.
Marketing Manager at @good-co. Former Senior Account Manager at @socialkaty. @depaul-university-1 and @american-intercontinental-university Alumni.
Operations Analyst at CakeStyle with a strong background in writing.
CEO @interior-define-1 • Studied at @harvard-business-school, @cornell-university
Founder @root3-technologies • Studied at @columbia-university, @university-of-chicago Worked at The Climate Group, Argonne Nat'l Labs Herman Fellow UChicago Booth
Founder @bivio-networks • Worked at @hewlett-packard, @cisco-systems-deleted-deleted • Studied at @national-university, @northeastern-illinois-university
CTO and Founder of @bikespike
8+ years of development experience. Embedded Hardware / Software Engineer & iOS Software Developer. 3 years experience @apple
CEO & Co-Founder @swap-com-netcycler swap.com kid's online consignment. Board member Innofactor Plc. (IFA1V). Earlier VP in @first-hop. PhD, fusion reactor experiments.
Co-founder and CEO of Fluid. Tech and business ninja. Built FDA-approved medical devices from scratch. Worked at Google X. Harvard Ph.D. Fearless hustler.
Founder @everyblock, @public-good-software • Worked at @democratic-national-committe, @center-for-neighborhood-technology
Primary Care Physician, Entrepreneur, Head of Informatics and Innovation for Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group, "20 People who make Healthcare Better"
SVP Product at HelloWallet, formerly at NPR. Product, strategy, and ops background. JD UT Austin.
@lightbank Associate, experimenting at @thelunchread, writing @ABrewingThought. Formerly @bcg and @university-of-michigan.
Founder @stork-stack • Worked at @h-i-g-capital • Studied at @wharton-school, @northwestern-university
Founder Resultly • Studied at @depaul-university
Co-founder and CEO of heathfinch.
Co-founder and CEO @earshotinc. Successful start-up experience and proven leader building and managing high performing teams.
VP Operations of Greenshoe. JD/MBA candidate Kellogg-Northwestern.
Founder @JRank site search engine, @stateuniversity • Worked at @camfind • B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics at @northern-illinois-university
Advisor 75 early-stage venture funded firms -- emusic to Primesense. 50 new product rollouts. Bestselling author, speaker,past president USC Film Alumni assn
CTO, Co-Founder @healthfinch
Co-Founder of Popular Pays. Previously @ Leo Burnett working on the Allstate Mayhem campaign.
CEO at @toy-studio; Shareholder @playphone, Inc.; Founder @viveli, Inc; Advisor of Startups; Investments (Bright.com, Pixalate, @open-install (Sold December 2011))
Former Institutional Investor @ Citi, MBA Student @ UChicago, Scout @ LEO.COM, Small Angel, Aspiring entrepreneur
chief giving officer at @givby.com
Developer at Social Sonar, Former Googler, Open Source Contributer
Product and founding team @trunk-club (www.trunkclub.com). Formerly @mckinsey
Founder @interior-define-1 • Studied at @northwestern-university
Co-founder of Packback. Marketer, musician, ed-tech enthusiast, and student affordability advocate.
Founder and CEO of @magister-technologies and developer of its core technologies
Head of Digital @threadless.
Formerly User Happiness Officer @snapjoy.
CEO at @lasso (@excelerate'12) | Musician | Polyglot | Working with creative teams since age 12
Rare combo of mobile tech startup + world-class ops, supply chain, and strategy at @toyota, @motorola, @palm. @harvard-university Kennedy School @university-of-louisville
MBA Candidate at Kellogg School of Management | Intern at Qualcomm Ventures
Founder @ www.prometheussprings.com, former advertising creative from Crispin Porter, Weiden Kennedy and Young & Rubicam
Co-Founder @thyme • Worked at @microsoft, @isoftstone • Studied at @carnegie-mellon-university,@stanford-university
I absolutely love growing companies through marketing that actually results in sales- not just to anyone, but to the right customers.
Venture Partner @dashfire. Startup advisor/investor
Serial entrepreneur, startup advisor, angel investor, strategist, all-around builder • CFO at @everpurse • Studied at @kellogg-school-of-management and @northwestern-university
Manage programs and advise start-ups at the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Hyde Park Angels. UChicago AB and AM grad.
@everpurse Founder & CTO. Aircraft builder & pilot by 14, entrepreneur at 18, top exec at #25 INC 500 startup by 24. Obsessed with the efficient.
CEO of @signal. Worked at @orbitz, E&Y. Excited about marketing, analytics, personal data and wearable tech.
Investor at New World Ventures. Formerly at SV Angel, The Honest Company, Wharton, McKinsey, Swarthmore.
VP Product at SET, builder of software from scratch. Previously at CAI, Starbelly, & Adchemy.
Builds highly scalable web apps. Loves skiing, climbing, traveling, & listening to live music. CTO @charlie-app past: CTO Beyond Diet, Sr. Consultant @avanade
Master's HCI student at Carnegie Mellon, with B.S. in Mechanical Engineering/Robotics. Worked as a generalist product designer/developer at Picplum.
Cofounder and CTO of @glancee, inc. Software engineer graduated from Ecole de technologie superieure. Worked at Ericsson, CAE and collaborated with @massachusetts-institute-of-technology.
Founder and CEO @charlie-app a @dreamit-ventures backed company. Kauffman Global Scholar 2012 @ewing-marion-kauffman-foundation
Web developer specializing in Ruby on Rails application design, development, and deployment
CIO & co-founder at @everpurse; creator of @nomorecreeps.com and occasional freelancer.
Founder TapFit • Worked at @kpmg, @northwestern-university-1 • Studied at @vanderbilt-university
Co-Founder and CEO of GirlsGuideTo
Former jQuery Core Team Member, CEO of appendTo.
Entrepreneur, Designer, Teacher and Director at IDEO
CEO & Founder of @fotojelly-1. Accomplished technologies with exp. as developer, CTO, sw sales exec and CEO of a small ISV. Founder Institute graduate.
Co-founder, Smithfield Medical
Director of Sales & B.D., BetaSphere
Founder, Caspian Partners, LLC
Founder Packback • Studied at @illinois-state-university. Striving toward more affordable and exciting content in higher-ed.
Founder @darc-corporation, O2Works • Worked at @oracle-corporation • Investor @fantree, @klick-push • Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign
Principal at Startup Culture. Been involved intimately with Social and Mobile Games for the last 5 years. Strong Biz Dev relationships built over the last 15yrs
Marketing Coordinator @opternative
Formerly @mentormob & @groupon
CTO at @lasso. First startup out of college. Programmer since I was 11.
CPO @lasso - photographer of many things and ideas - former D1 tennis player - recovering CAA assistant - attended Art Center College of Design
Developed parallel backtesting software for stock trading firm. Haskell lover. Python guru. Strong web development background. Lead developer on many projects.
Creator of products & new markets. Sideline hacker. BizDev/product/COO @ @greengoose, @forkfly, @bonanza. Early career @intuit and @saic in CorpDev & strategy.
CEO and co-founder of @leaguevine. Started the company out of college. BS, MS in computer science, specializing in algorithms.
Founder of @glittergates-corp, The go to business guy. Over 20 yrs investing in start-up companies. Advisor, Investor, Deep Thinker from beginning to the end.
Startup advisor. Biz dev guru. Strategist w/18 yrs brand, entnmnt & media relationships • Worked at @bear-stearns-co-inc • Studied at @northwestern-university
Recent Oxford MBA grad, less-recent Northwestern journalism grad. Worked in reporting, writing and product launch for Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Politico.
Exceptional recruiter, strong biz acumen. Fearless, smart, strategic. Passionate about building extraordinary startup teams/culture. Will commute NYC, SF, SV
CEO and Co-Founder of @swiftiq
Founder and CEO of @3d-travel, a travel-tech startup that raised $3.5MM. Founder and CEO of @team-vision, a successful interactive agency for over 15 years.
ISD Corporation, Executive Chairman & CEO
Founder of The FUNDA organization LLC
Founder Project Travel • Pun Champion • 2013 "Hottest Women in Tech" @killerstartups • #Quadricorn #Hacker #Hustler
Founder WisePatient • Worked at @accenture, @arcapita-inc • Studied at @vanderbilt-university, @kellogg-school-of-management
President / Co-Founder of Synchology. Payments disruptor.
Co-Founder of matchist & @entrepreneurs-unpluggd
My passion is mentoring, advising, funding and founding tech startups. Seriously seasoned and savvy strategy, marketing and business development veteran.
Founder CultureAlley. Past @boston-consulting-group, @enphase-energy. Kellogg MBA'12 (Beta Gamma Sigma honor); Engineer @indian-institute-of-technology-bombay
Founder/CEO of @motozuma-1. Founded Synergy Marketing Partners in 2007. Extensive automotive marketing background. Studied at University of Notre Dame
The original cloud networking company. With our VNS3 product, over 700 customers extend networks to create hybrid clouds.
Chief Medical Officer & Head of Product Innovation at Physicians Interactive Holdings; Creator of OMNIO; Advisor: Medikly; Supporter of "Health Artists"
Vanderbilt Engineering, mobile specialist w/ full stack experience, UX/UI design chops, launched 2 mobile apps, worked for Intuit, played semi-pro tennis.
Co-founder & CRO @morsel. Past restaurant publicist for Paul Kahan, Michael Jordan & Art Smith. Culinary degree & sommelier, Studied at @indiana-university-bloomington & @depaul-university
Founder Nimbus, helping start-ups and SMB's utilize cloud apps. Previous: Market Expansion Belly, and Technology Analyst for Deloitte Consulting
Entrepreneur & Storyteller • Founder Hindex, Inc • Education and Business Development background • Worked at @img • Studied at @university of Miami, @Augustana
Self-taught securities trader turned angel investor, incubator and entrepreneur.
Northwestern CS; Ruby and Clojure fan; real Rails experience at a startup (walkby); strong interest in programming (hackathons, github activity)
Founder and President of DigitalGroundUp and Digital4Startups. Digital marketing expert with experience at Google, agencies, and startups. Harvard grad.
Experienced venture capital associate, tech startup operator, strategist, advisor. Love to build things, namely products and organizations of awesome people.
Founder of @the-founding-moms; ran two companies previously. @brown-university grad, lawyer, TED talker, lover of chocolate.
Founder @reportedly • Worked at @gannett, @Advance Internet, @Knight Ridder Digital, @vendasta • Studied at @rutgers-university-new-brunswick
Co-founder and iOS developer at @mobilex-labs – The best platform for building native mobile apps without any coding.
Computer Science at @cardiff-university.
Experienced in growing sales teams for early stage and hyper-growth tech companies
@zockster and @parametric • Worked at @google (public policy, HR tech), @obama for America (operations) • Studied at @Wash U (economics)
options trader interested in all manner of investment opportunities.
Head of Marketing and Customer Support @rapleaf; Princeton AB; excellent writer, editor, creative thinker. Former expat.
Co-founder & CEO of @ajax-workforce-marketing, a social media training company with a scalable, 1:1 training model. Background in both training & web technologies.
The most persistent female bastard you ever met.
Founder @contractor-hero • Worked at @redfin, @aq-construction • Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign
CEO,Writer,Director, Producer @noci-pictures-entertainment Executive Producer @fremantlemedia Co-Executive Producer @SpikeTV. Cerebral,Transparent, Visionary.
I'm filling @startuphouse with early stage startups that want to change the world. Come tell us what you're working on!
Founder dscout, @gravitytank • Worked at @wired-magazine • Studied at @stanford-university, @institute-of-design-illinois-institute-of-technology
Partner leader at Lithium. Agency background. Digital and social strategy experience: BofA, Coca-Cola, etc. Product development at a dot com. U.S. Army Veteran
Netcycler / Swap.com Co-founder
Co-Founder @thyme • Worked at @tallan-consulting @direct-energy • Studied at @carnegie-mellon-university
Founder @solarbridge-technologies, @advanced-diamond-technologies-inc • Worked at @microsoft, @ibm • Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign, @university-of-chicago
Aspiring serial entrepreneur.
Integrated Marketing & Content Solutions Executive at CAA (@creative-artists-agency). Featured in Wired, Fast Company and Banff Media Festival.
President at @singlehop-llc, Inc
Founder @refstop-com (sold 2007), Currently @thepizzabutton and @sway-fm • Worked at @isocket • Studied at @indiana-university-bloomington
CEO/Founder CraftJack (sold in June 2012). Co-founder @mystery-tackle-box • Worked at @leo-burnett, @arc-worldwide . Big ideas followed by precise execution.
TextHub & CallOnTheGo
I love the Internet, tech startups, math, statistics, sports analysis, game theory, writing, freestyle rhymes, craft beer & being an outsider.
Co-Founder @whittl Strong business background (IBM, Motorola, Bridge Strategy Group). Kellogg & Michigan State
Product Management & Marketing Exec; Startup vet, currently at Trunk Club; Previously at Cars.com, Apartments.com.
Excelerate Labs 2010 Graduate. SEO, Analytics & Content Expert.
Lead Software Development Engineer and Co-Founder of @swiftiq
Co-founder of @bizhive; founder/principal of @synthacis, intra-incubator consultancy; founder/ceo of 2010 agency of the year geomentum; former US cmo of Toys R Us
Founder workforce.io • Worked at @motorola, @honeywell • Investor @dscout • Studied at @illinois-institute-of-technology
Fan of making dollars and spending pesos. Entrepreneur. Hustler. World Traveler. Life Hacker. Vagabond. Chaser of Dreams & Endless Summers- CEO @ReviewTrackers
Entrepreneur, User-Experience Evangelist, Sense-Maker, Founder of Cicada Design Co. (2007), CrinklePaw Pet Innovations (2009).
Co-Founder @eprof - Dev/Design @StarterLeague - Ivey HBA 2012
Self taught R developer & data viz geek. Founder of edu-tech startup Apply in the Sky. Solid biz background (Lazard, Booth MBA 2012). B.A. in Math & Philosophy.
Co-Founded @relify-1. Hustler & operator. @theironyard '12. Worked at Anheuser-Busch, Lehman Brothers, Aileron.
Founder @pubget • Worked at @enthuse, @iris-associates
Partner at a leading global management consultancy. UC @university-of-california-berkeley MBA.
☃ at @espark-learning
Strategy consultant and entrepreneur. Founder of @furnishly, the local furniture marketplace.
One of the top and most tenured sales performers at Trunk Club, Fluent in four languages, Philanthropist primarily in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Piano and Ping Pong enthusiast, and #technerd #ihearttechteams
Entrepreneurship and Finance professor at MIT Sloan School of Management; executive education professor at Kellogg School of Management. VC, entrepreneurship and innovation guru. Startup advisor. Former entrepreneur.
Founder @outtrippin. Speaks 4 languages. Lived on 4 continents. 2 time travel-tech entrepreneur. Former mgmt consultant. Travel nerd with a business background.
Head of strategic partnerships at @groupon, formerly corporate development at @tribune-company
President / Board of Directors at Wi3 Inc.
Founder @gunnallen-venture-partners, @israel-america-discovery-fund • Worked at @hercules-technology-growth-capital • Studied at @university-of-pennsylvania, @washington-university-in-saint-louis
Founder Ariso Partners • Worked at @mckinsey-company, @novartis • Investor @zocdoc, @tethys-bioscience • Studied at @northwestern-university
Sustainable, Long-Term ROI Growth Strategist. Founded my 1st company in Chicago. 5 years in S.F. working for two E&Y entrepreneur of the year award winners.
M&A Advisor at City Capital, Founder/BOD - PRIMIS (52% IRR), Pres./BOD - BigTime Software (VC-backed), Adj. Entrep. Faculty at NU, Kellogg & Techstars Mentor
Founder of @fantasy-player-exchange
CEO of @adalyze-technologies
CTO Advisory to many others
16 years of Software Development and IT Management experience
Marketplace Ops @recruitloop. All things Capital Markets and Music considered. Startup junkie. Aspiring VC. Left handed & footed. @IansFrancesSt & @groupon alum
Worked at @belly, @spothero • Studied at @university-of-michigan
VP of Marketing at @power-tower
CEO at @china-social-commerce-group (CSCG)
Founder Impossible Ventures
Founder @earshot-2 • One of the first 10 employees at @west-monroe-partners • Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign. Software Engineering and Management Consulting background.
Business leader, coach, and advisor; Stanford MBA and Princeton grad; McKinsey & Co. alum; Sr. VP at Aon plc; Advisor at Instasafe; Man of the people
Worked at @google, @citadel-investment-group • Studied Computer Science at @stanford-university. Python, Data Mining, Quant Finance
Dan is a designer and developer, specializing in experience and interface design and front-end development.
Business counselor and advisor: Chief Investment Officer at Beyond Capital Fund and business lawyer for startups and investors through Horwood Marcus & Berk
Math Nerd, Director of Manufacturing Operations @maillift
Founder @confluence-labs, @enthrive • Worked at @avid-life-media • Studied at @queen-s-university
Energy Micro, Director of Sales
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Computer Engineer
I'm helping startups and brands stand out in a world full of chatter. A life-long learner, I believe the best way to live life is by experiencing it!
Product Manager at @fooda. Co-Founder of @soundofffm & @Canaryware. A jack of all trades, passionate technologist & entrepreneur. Obsessed with product vision.
Co-Founder and CEO @bennett-day-school, a PreK-8 private school company. Board member at Royall & Co., the leading higher ed enrollment marketing services firm.
Founded Smilegiver, a mobile game start-up in Korea (sold to GFVC), worked on online game projects, Northwestern University. Current: Blinkfire Analytics
Founder @spaciety, @rocket-lease • Studied at @ut-austin
Founder JiSu, CMO Entrigna. Established business leader (United Airlines, Tap Pharamceutical). Former consultant (ZS Associates) and academic (PhD Applied Math)
Marketing and Bus Dev Entrepreneur with UW Wisconsin JD & Entrepreneurship and former Googler. Interested in Social and Environmental Entrepreneurship.
Co-Founder of Dude Products. Strong business background and possess extreme amounts of hustle.
Founder Peckish • Worked at @macquarie-bank • Studied at @university-of-california-los-angeles, @university-of-nebraska-lincoln
Co-founder / Chief Instigator @ www.saambaa.com. 3x entrepreneur: software, real estate, healthcare. Like heights. Love people. Enjoy creating things.
Busy disrupting the hospitality & beverage industry. Past experience in startups related to sustainability. Have held senior roles in operations mgmt & biz dev.
Studied at @miami-university
CEO of @dealer-ignition and Dealy, Strong sales and Marketing, Product Development and Architecture. Work @ford-motor-company, Toyota, Mercedes-Benz.
Co-Founder @shopgab • Worked at @elance, @continental-automotive • Studied at @depaul-university, @bradley-university
Consultant @mckinsey-company, Revenue Leader @google, @base-crm and @texas-instruments • MBA @northwestern-university-1 (Kellogg), MS & BS Eng @virginia-tech
Develop and design apps. Dev/Design for @steamboat-labs-1 and @Brewerbox. Worked on @kloudless @deskhero
Completed BS @university-of-illinois-chicago then worked @tellabs then started @semiautomatic3d
Co-founder of crowdfynd. Built meboxmedia.com & FlickLaunch.com. Working on location based mobile applications and iOS application development incubator.
Founder at @rocket-lease
Vast knowledge and extensive experience in all facets of business analysis, project management, implementation of corporate initiatives, and systems development projects.
Opened MetLife Stadium as an employee of New York Jets, StubHub, Inc, Halogen Guides. Passion for startups, MA University of San Francisco.
Founder @monthlys-1, @mantra-1 • Worked at @benchprep, @manifest-digital - UX expert with front-end and back-end chops. 14 years in industry, know how to market.
Technology Entrepreneur – Create, Design, Develop, Innovate
Founder Ox&Pen • Portfolio Manager at @harris-associates • stock analyst/portfolio manager at Shoreline Micro-Cap fund, MBA: Finance/CFA; Studied at @university-of-california-santa-barbara
Founder @rawdesignr. Coder, Blogger, Connector.
Wharton MBA, product fanatic with a couple of startups under my belt. Strong business background.
Community Manager, @kuapay
News Editor, Sprout Social
Director of Operations of Learnmetrics; Kellogg MBA 2013
Experience Manager for Manifest Digital; Strategy & Experience Advisor for Project Travel; BFA in Graphic design with a strong development background.
Entrepreneur.Technologist.Consultant - ETC
New Business Development at @kumbuya.com
Founder of a tech association, partner at a venture collaborative/incubator, entrepreneur, education booster. Gifted boat rocker that connects people & ideas.
Advisor to @define-my-style.
Product designer, team builder & coder getting into some new trouble. Advisor to Chicago & Detroit startups. #GoWings #GoBlue #ChicagoStartups
Marketing/Sales Hustler. 5 experiences in marketing and sales across different industries and company sizes, most recently interning at Google.
CEO LiveWatch Security and @SafeMart, Co-Founder @WildcatAngels and writing about #entrepreneurship, #startups, home #security #alarms, @Northwestern & #poker
Partner/CEO: @polymathic We build products for nontech entrepreneurs & intrapreneurs. I live for: Logan Sq, DIY/interior design, planning stuff, & heavy beats.
Disruptive Technology Strategist, worked for 3 start-ups, consulted numerous tech companies on how to work with brands and advertising agencies, adept a transforming networking into revenue
A little bit of everything
Aspiring content marketer with a vision in mind: to change the way marketers think about marketing.
University of Colorado at Boulder Graduate (BA); Worked at logistics firm that grossed $300 million in revenue in 2012; current Sales Associate for Lua Technologies.
Jr iOS Developer. Passionate about building & creating. Worked in high pressure environments @goldman-sachs, @oklahoma-city-thunder • Studied at @university-of-michigan B-School
Co-Founder at Technori
Clean energy & technology entrepreneur. CEO @kiwi-solar, founder @entessa (Sold 2010).
Founder and CEO of @tempesta-media-1 • Held senior management positions at @leapfrog-online, @websidestory Studied at Indiana University, Bloomington
Founder @medical Teknologix • Work @prism-capital • Worked at @nasa-ames, @canadian-space-agency • Studied at @university-of-toronto
Founder @quick2launch • worked @ernst-young, @brandmuscle, @zodius-advisors
@proven SaaS Entrepreneur
Founder of second startup. Seeking additional Angels. Geek. Author (of a physical book). Always trying to be better.
CEO, entrepreneur and investor with 14+ years experience designing software solutions
Founder Nextinit • Studied at @northwestern-university, @instituto-de-empresa
Founder CancerIQ • Worked at @hp, @centric-consulting • Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign, @university-of-chicago
Senior executive and entrepreneur with 13 years of experience in marketing / comms, digital media, strategy, product management and operations.
VP of Product Management and Engineering at Mediafly. Technology entrepreneur, management consultant, @booth-school-of-business MBA and UIUC Computer Science MS.
My mom told me work hard, be kind to people, and success will follow. Co-Founder of @freebie Family & friends first kinda guy. Growth hacker / biz builder
Founder & CEO of @freebie, Consumer Behaivor Specialist - CRE Background with over $500m in transactions as Founder @titan-commercial-llc • Studied at @university-of-arizona
Founder Saffron Technology • Worked at @northwestern-university-1, @massachusetts-institute-of-technology-1
Director of Public Relations at Kennedy Communications
Senior marketing pro. MBA. Specializations in tech, financial services, pets, SMB. Strong business background. Experienced across multicultural and distributed teams.
Product Marketing Manager with 6 years experience at Google in US and Asia Pacific.
Northwestern undergrad, coffee lover, Netflixer.
Co-Founder & CEO of @grabio. 2nd startup out of college. Strong business background (Ernst & Young), Founded [email protected] (1 million visitors/month)
CEO of SUNN, Strong Operations, Sales & Marketing Skills. Cornell MBA in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, MEng in Systems Eng.
CoFounder @pxnow, Founded @cibola, Strategy @proofx, digital dev since 2001, Anthropologist, sustainably developed nearly $1B in Real Estate, @Penn + @Wharton
Director of Operations at @drift-eyewear
Founder Beamboard • Studied at @indiana-university-bloomington
Recent Davidson grad, founder and CEO of Campus Sherpas LLC, Dabble LLC intern, and freelance social media/brand strategist
Founder of startups @top-colleague, @wabunga • Founder of @envalent-interactive • Worked at @accenture for six years in business and tech strategy
Director at Urban Outfitters. Consumer growth operator/investor/advisor. Significant experience working and investing in growth stage to public companies.
Manager - Business Development at Guardian News & Media
MBA, Project Manager at SocialCrunch
Founder Chicago Pixels Multimedia • Studied at @kendall-college
Co-founder Deepworld. Co-founder @outling.com. Co-founder @rentmixer-com. Degrees in Finance and Computer Science.
Entrepreneur and scientist Genomic Enterprise, CEO and Founder; @datagenno, Co-Founder From Brazil and living in the US
Founder & CTO at @big-astronaut-1, Mentor @devbootcamp, former consultant @obtiva, @university-of-advancing-technology @university-of-iowa, born and raised in @chicago http://LanceEnnen.com http://RocketFuelLabs.com
Managing Partner, M4; Sold PE-backed company to (NASDAQ: ABFS) for $180M. Proven GM, Sales Exec in B2B, B2C and B2G. MBA, U of Chicago, '98; BSME, UIUC, '91.
Founder & CEO, @silver-step. Effective relationship builder with strong business background (JPMorgan, Northern Trust). Kellogg MBA, @princeton-university BA.
Advisor to @introfly.
Founder Owl Invest
VP of Interactive Marketing @nutshellmail (sold to Constant Contact)
Founder @tabule. Web developer and designer. Graduate (magna cum laude) of @university-of-southern-california. I like beautiful code, food, and magic tricks.
Business Development at Orbitz. Founder of Foodie Registry. Startup Leadership Program Fellow. Derivatives trader. Chicago Booth MBA 2010.
Former Lower Middle Market Banker, Current Screening and Diligence Team Member @private-capital-alliance
Works at @winestyr. Previously worked @giftrocket. @dartmouth-college '07, ex J.P. Morgan investment banker, always searching for the next great meal & bottle.
Founder @business-traveler-social, @curbninja • Studied at @university-of-illinois-chicago
I'm a cabinet-maker & designer of furniture. I am looking to build with the right investor from my garage to our own woodshop! http://www.4frontfurniture.biz
Founder @vouched. Experienced Back-end Web Developer. Graph Databases, Real Estate App, Call Center Apps, Job Board App.
Web developer. Cocreated Django Web framework. Founded EveryBlock (sold to msnbc.com). Trained in journalism. I can both talk strategy and ship good code.
Co-Founder @BetterWeekdays; @georgia-institute-of-technology Engineer; Worked @accenture, Product Development and User Experience; Love growth hacking
Founder of KSubasta. Business owner at age 20. Worked with Deloitte and @microsoft. Strong international management experience.
Worked at @braintree-1
Foodlander helps you discover deals and products right around the corner at your local farmers market. #freshdeals #localfood
CTO of @citizen-made. Software engineer for Lifetouch, Navteq, IBM, Volvo. Product design consultant for Kinesis, Brightspark, Northwestern Medicine.
Business innovator. Former Founder in Residence at Sandbox Industries - ideating, testing, launching new startups, including Lost Crates. Early Groupon employee
Founder of Ms.Tech • Worked with @hootsuite, @midventures • Studied at @purdue-university, @cleveland-state-university, @indiana-wesleyan-university
Founder/CEO of @trainsignal (acquired by @pluralsight). Founder/CEO of Blue Whale Web. Looking to partner with people who want to make a difference.
Founder @tap-me-3, @tapme-games • Worked at @electronic-arts • Studied at @depaul-university - Love mentoring startups.
Member Experience Manager at Project Fixup (Techstars Chicago 2013); Previously Family Resource Specialist at large non-profit agency
Worked at @scout, Teradyne/Eagle, Woodward/MPC, Argonne National Labs. Strong Systems and Interdepartmental Coordination
COO of @silvrspoon. Founded tech consulting and development firm for startups in 08. Strong business background BS in Mgmt & Intl Bus from Kelley School (IU)
Incubator @rockhealth • COO @canceriq • Worked at @university-of-chicago-medical-center • Studied at @emory-university, @northwestern-university
Team member of @lab42.
CEO of @snapclass. Chicago Entrepreneur. Getting it done.
@bikespike @matchist @travelocity @getninjas @university-of-chicago-booth-school-of-business @southern-methodist-university-1, practitioner of finance, business development and strategy, avid cyclist, travler and tennis player; smart worker.
Founder & CEO @procureapp-1
I'm passionate about new technologies and in helping corporation's to save expenses via new internet applications.
Design engineer currently working at @spark • Cook Engineering Design Fellow, B.E. Mechanical Engineering (2012) at @dartmouth-college College
Founder of HireBrite • Formerly M&A, Private Equity & Business Development • Studied at @harvard-university, @university-of-chicago-booth-school-of-business
Technical Co-Founder @careshare • Heavy-lifting Internet Engineer • Studied at @northwestern-university
Founder @tabule • Developer & aspiring UX Designer • Studied CS + Psych + Business, graduated cum laude @illinois-institute-of-technology
4 years of operations & leadershp experience at Groupon, management consulting, Stanford MBA
CEO of @silvrspoon. Full stack developer. BS/MS in Computer Science.
Co-Founder and COO of @push-wellness • Worked at @northwestern-university-1 Feinberg School of Medicine • Grad school at Northwestern, UIC (Epidemiology)
Worked at @betterfly-1, @magnani-caruso-dutton • Studied at @northwestern-university
Co-founder of @rentalutions. Former Investment Banking Associate at @bmo-capital-markets . @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign '07 Finance & Accounting
Lead engineer at @moneydesktop (rapidly growing PFM provider), co-founded @qbillion (online financial analysis), lead engineer at @i-tv (#1 TV app in appstore)
Serial entrepreneur, startup advisor, angel investor, technologist, strategist. Highly skilled at business/corporate dev, and closing strategic partnerships.
Founder @symbiosis-health, Symbiosis Health, 4th Startup, 8 years experience in Revenue cycle management
A licensed clinical psychologist, Leslie Pratch has led Pratch & Company as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) since 1998.
President at Fundology. 7 years M&A Advisory. 7 years software development.
Investor in @perceptual-networks & @oncam
Founder @riot-inc, @asset-harmony, @piepdx alum, worked at @manifest-digital, @arthur-andersen
Lateral thinker & Founder at @bb-media-global-group, Studied @stanford-university & DePaul University
Operating Partner for Private Equity Group in Chicago. Masters in Information Technology from IIT in Chicago.
Winner of 2011 Best Social Networking App & Best Reference App for Android. Previously Mobile Development Director for @thumb.
Co-founder & CEO at @sweetperk, Inc; Kellogg MBA, Levy Fellow; Global Product Manager for Embedded Software (Johnson Controls); Web start-up through undergrad.
Co-Founder of @scholastica. Academic publishing experience at Callaloo (JHU Press). Designed at many Chicago software companies.
I can talk to people through the interwebs as though I'm an actual person and not a robot.
CEO, Board Member & Advisor. Hyde Park Angel, UChicago, Hoopster & Author - never at the same time.
Founder @netparty. Building suite of social discovery/networking sites/apps under ChemistryLab.co banner including Youngp.ro / WeJustClick.com / Tribester.com.
CEO of Core Analytics and Game Loyalty. Analytics Expert, covering social, mobile, games, web and offline data analysis. Architect of BrandMeter (TM)
Co-Founder of Tectonic Data Systems • Co-designer of @tectonicdb • Former @kirkland-ellis-llp Lawyer • JD @northwestern-university-school-of-law, @UW-Madison
Experienced Entrepreneur with expertise in Talent Acquisition, Mobile/Web Solutions. Founder/CEO of @cmp-jobs & @loginaut. Bootstrap to $2m. EO NY Member.
Tech entreprenuer. Chicago. Strong in PHP. Worked at Motorola, Brickfish. Founder of @iscripts , @supportpro , @socialdefender . MBA and MS from Arizona State.
Entrepreneur. Hacker. Founder. Hipster. IU Kelley School of Business.
Systems Engineer at Cisco Systems
Former Co-Founder of Tap.Me (Acquired by MediaMath). Experienced digital media executive with proven ability to build and lead successful sales teams--in start-up, growth-stage, and at-scale organizations.
CEO of @lab42. Kellogg MBA. Contributor on @forbes
BizDev for freemium business models and high volume distribution -- AVG, @sana-security, @crossloop
Co-Founder of ShowcaseU.
Former Professional Pitcher of 8 years.
MS Engineering Design from Northwestern, led NU Solar Car Team, 1st campus solar installation. Worked at GM & Northrop. Founded 1st tech startup in class at NU.
Founder of @yourseniorliving Raising Angel Investment Round. Founding executive member @all-campus. Startup experience @snagajob-com @alloy-media-marketing
Founder of @sayclip and TVDeck. Also investor and owner of multiple franchise QSRs. Fun fact: Once raised Nuance's market cap $600MM in intraday trading.
#geek. Former @ibm, @obama-for-america; founding team @public-good-software • CS from @university-of-michigan
Founder of Covr (Stealth), Product Manager at InVisionApp, Editor at BetaList, Adobe Advisory Board Member, New Yorker.
Founded and worked his a** off for Trayn - a new web service for strength and conditioning coaches (currently available by invitation only)
Systems Thinker, Hiker, Entrepreneur, Whole Systems Designer, Philosopher, Technologist http://about.me/brian.greenberg
Commercial lawyer experienced with technology and startup companies; accustomed to working with small teams and informal work environments; ex-Air Force officer.
Ruby on Rails Developer at Dabble
Founder & CEO, @uberloop
Founder LaunchEngine • Worked at @vivaki, @starcom-mediavest-group, @lightbank • Studied at @depaul-university
Versatile manager/doer who sells new technology and services. Drives faster adoption and greater revenue.
Was told that I'm "interstitial." Sounds good to me.
Illini, launched 2 startups. Former-Team lead for a software startup, launched from inception to customers. Founder of a digital health startup @benecure
BCG Project Leader; artist, programmer, business developer, lawyer. JD/MBA from Chicago. Experience in strategy, ops, sales and marketing, and M&A.
Helped 5 startups develop their products, wrote a couple of mobile apps and worked on several large projects
Award-winning pioneer in web publishing, online marketing and ecommerce.
Strategy/Investment/Financial Services professional, Mechanical Eng. @Yale, MBA @UofC
Founder of @edline. Investor in @blackboard, @edline, @chemical-information-services, @atco-crossroads, @clark-street-farm.
Founder @unbranded-designs, @revel-central • Worked at @zs-associates • Studied at University of Michigan
@harvard-university @ucla-anderson-school-of-management , Experience in private equity and financial analysis, Heavy into future tech
Strong business background in emerging tech (Electric Vehicles, Smart Grid, Smart Meters). Kellogg MBA; @depaul-university University College of Law JD
Chief Legal Rebel • Founder @attorneyfee • Bar Association President • Relentless Hustler
CTO and co-founder of @leaguevine. Senior software engineer at Motorola Mobility 2007-2012. BS Computer Engineering UIUC 2007.
Founder at @firmology. Product Manager at @sears. BA, Economics at @indiana-university-bloomington. Fan of startup entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Founder and Platform Architect of @boxes, Founder and CEO of @poolati, Chief Architect of TripTrace, Experienced technical leader, MS in Computer Science.
Worked at @base-crm • Studied at @university-of-dayton
Founder and CTO at @base-10-labs. Specialist in Esoteric audio algorithms. Genetic Programming for Sound Synthesis. DSP and frequency domain magic.
I am a Partner at @caldera-venture-partners
Founder @yella • MBA @university-of-chicago-booth-school-of-business, VP Ops at $300 mm fund
Nikos Avlonas is founder and President of the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE) a global Sustainability Strategic advisory and Training organization based in Chicago, Brussels and Athens active in more than 25 countries
COO & Co-Founder of Rippleshot. Former CTO of @fundspire. Previous experience in consulting specializing in open source and agile development.
Director of Business Development at @arborvita-associates
Co-Founder of @universitytutor-com
Associate at @oakwood-global-finance
MBA - @university-of-chicago
COO of Critical Mass, creating extraordinary digital experiences that exceed clients business objectives
Entrepreneur, innovative digital media and technology executive. Formerly CoFounder of a leading location-based digital media network (now part of RMG Mall Media). Worked at various telecom, media and technology companies. Loyola University Chicago.
CEO @QUE_social. Co-founder of Zocalo Group (Omnicom). Strong business/management background. Push limits of what's considered possible.
Founder @myfab5 • Studied at @university-of-michigan
Founder Patient-Advisor • Studied at @harvard-university, @kellogg-school-of-management
Marketing Director @dabble
motorcyclist • world traveler • founder @riot-inc • alum of @piepdx • director of technology at @manifest-digital, @acquity-group
Co founder @bff-gemz
Co-founder and CEO of @recsolu and @RecPass. Everything I do is always both business and pleasure.
Founder Zockster • Founder WayToSettle • Worked at @king-spalding-llp • Studied at @university-of-kansas, @john-marshall-law-school
Father, Husband, Mad web skills, currently handling the Marketing, Account Management and Sales for BarVision.
Founder and CEO of Jolokia Media and the Game Break Network. Marketing and product background with both startups and agencies.
Computational Finance Student at @ohio-state-university
Over 1 million people use products I've lead teams in creating. Strategy consulting and bus dev experience with Fortune 50. Written about in the WSJ. UChicago
Recent Miami University graduate. Prior experiences include startups, advertising, marketing, sales, media, biz dev, and relationship building.
Inventor, "Med-Surg Onshoring" (pat. pend.). Project leader $50MM ILEC COs. Leading Wall St. analyst Cable-Modem 1.0. MBA, UNC-Chapel Hill. U-Mich. award.
Designer/art director in Chicago with 15+ years digital/interactive. Most recently Creative Director at Threadless, previously at BBDO, Goodby, Arc, and HUGE.
Serial entrepreneur using tech to ease pain points in the B2B and B2C spaces. I cut my teeth as an engineer at Motorola for 5 yrs before heading out on my own.
Co-founder @Doejo, Digital Agency of the year 2012, Advisor,
Former Tech/Media Investment Banker; Founder/Owner @GrassFedSteakhouse and Founder @startingbloc; Strong Operational / Finance / Biz Dev skills in FOOD & MEDIA
TRAINER ♦ SPEAKER ♦ Adjunct Faculty, Loyola University
Adam has spent his career learning to build companies. Before co-founding SparkReel, Adam spent 5 years with a Chicago-based private equity firm.
VP of Strategy and Design, TodayTix. Designer, strategist, tech nerd, MBA. Love building companies. Columbia University and IIT Institute of Design grad.
Kellogg MBA, worked in VC at MK Capital, past role in digital media strategy/incubator/partnership group at Discovery Communications.
Founder @fouryears, BBA Marketing @ohio-university University
Founder @mdotm • Worked at @socialmedia-com, @siebel-systems • Studied at @university-of-texas-at-austin-1
Business Development @dabble.
Consultant. Growth Hacker. Founder. Mentor. I help start-ups you've never heard of become companies you know.
Strategy and Management Consulting Executive with 15 years of experience, Advisory Board Member of Endeavor, Member of Keiretsu Forum, ex-Accenture and comScore executive.
associate @newworldvc, early-adopter, wahoo alumn, sportsfan, lover of any combination of food, music, and beer, happier when traveling
Founding partner at @area-17, an interactive agency in New York City and Paris, France. Our products include @krrb-local-classifieds, @slash-paris and @subfolio.
Currently BD & Sales @mailjet Formerly @techstars NYC and @ubs • Studied at @university-of-chicago-booth-school-of-business, @university-of-kansas
Founder @algofast, Bouchard Trading
Founder UrbanBuddy • Worked at @chicago Sculpture Works • Studied at @'Cuse
Co-Founder at @ourlabel; Former Technology Consultant at @accenture Technology Labs; B.S. Electrical Engineering @northwestern-university University.
Director of Dearborn Partners. Business development, raised money for Independent RIA in Chicago, established quarterly marketing programs. Created: http://www.thirdrivercapital.com
Founded RPMworld, an online drag racing game that had 2.7 million users. Worked for several large ad agencies as a key member of the digital development team.
Problem-solver focused on product design, user experience, analytics and business strategy
Credentialed Health Care Actuary and MBA/MPH candidate at @yale-university; Consulting and Health Care background; experiences ranging from large companies to startups
Investor via Pipeline Fellowship, Board Member @philantech, student at Rutgers Business School
President & CEO ► Problem Solver ► Analytics Expert ► Mentor/Advisor
Founder QUEsocial • Worked at @aon-hewitt • Studied at @university-of-iowa
Strategic Marketer w/experience at established companies & startups. Client & agency side. Worked at @j-walter-thompson, @pepsi • @yale-university undergrad, Kellogg MBA
CaptainU's CEO, @booth-school-of-business MBA, skateboarder and guitarist.
Experienced entrepreneur with impressive track record as a consultant at Bain & Company. Finance and Psychology degree from Notre Dame.
Dealster, Daily Dealter and Chitown Deals
Partner at Miller and Ferguson
Worked at @reachlocal-nasdaq-rloc, @thumb-friendly • Studied at @university-of-south-carolina
Founder Visual Information Technologies, inc. • Worked at @boeing • Studied at @thunderbird-school-of-global-management, @letourneau-university
CEO of Microcinema Intl. Strong international business background. MBA @university-of-chicago.
Founder @spotme • Studied at @university-of-chicago, @university-of-illinois-chicago
Founder at @socioclean
Co-founder @glossre • Head of Ops @dabble • Former investment banker • Studied at @babson-college
AdWords and Analytics specialist. Former HTML / CSS student at The Starter League.
Co-Founder of @stork-stack; @wharton-school MBA; Currently work full-time at Zipcar; Previous career at Nickelodeon and Nick Jr.
Craft wine visionary, formerly @wirtz-beverage representing @e-j-gallo-winery portfolio. Earned C.S.W. (Certified Specialist of Wine) in 2012.
Development leader. Takes projects from ideas to implementation.
Founder Lemonade Stand and Public Affairs Associate at the University of Chicago.
Founder @mrs-judd-s-games • Education startup - 15 Years of marketing leadership expertise at fortune 500 CPGs. Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign, @washington-university-in-saint-louis
CEO ano Co-Founder @studycloud
Successful marketing consultant of Kulin Marketing, LLC.
Recovering tax accountant; Director, Internal Strategy Consulting @ibm; Past @ernst-young ; Bridge between our investments & the angels and VCs
A jovial lad & professional fellow. Eau Claire native, Dad, Design Director, UI/UX #OFATech, community organizer, civic geek, placemaker & cyclist.
B.J. Mendelson is the author of the controversial and top-selling book, Social Media Is Bullshit, now in stores everywhere from St. Martin's Press
Strategy consultant and MBS trader. Worked at BCG and McKinsey, Partner at KPMG, 10 years experience in Russia, fluent in Russian. MBA 2000 Chicago Booth
Managed and directed a diversified business in tourism and real estate over the last 10 years. I am currently working in the USA. I am not a US citizen.
Founder @jotlocker • Worked at @gather-1, @thoughtworks, @orby
Technical co-founder of rfphunter with 13 years of coding and consulting experience.
Stanford MSEE (2007) and Chicago Booth MBA (2013); Worked in Software Engineering at Cisco Systems and Strategy Consulting at L.E.K. Consulting; Multi-lingual
Co-founder @cardoona. Loyola University Chicago BBA. Background in Private Equity & Wealth Mgmt @Northern Trust. Responsible for human & capital mgmt.
Founded @fitsby, Founded @designation
Chief Product Development Officer, experienced creating B2B and B2C services.
Founded @ziczac, top Italian News Aggregator. Founder of @bestcreativity, a marketplace for creativity based on Crowdsourcing
Founder at Innoblative Designs • JD/MBA candidate @Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University School of Law • Former Consultant @deloitte-consulting
Founder @social-intelligence, Expert in Disaster Tech and Emerging Technologies • Studied at @northwestern-university
SVP, Products @centro, Ex-Microsoft, Ex-McKinsey, Wharton MBA; Product-focused Technologist, Entrepreneur & Investor in Online Media, Advertising, Mobile/Social
Director of Business Development & Co-Founder @lock. Worked at Edward Don & Co as a National Account Salesman specializing in revenue growth.
Vice President, Ops & Strategy at uKnow.com; Specialize in taking companies from idea to profitability. 1st software startup out of college sold to Oracle.
Razorfish founding team member. Co-founder of GoSMILE (sold) VP, Digital @ Saatchi, VP, Innovation Director @ Cramer-Krassetl. Serial digital innovator.
Founder @plzadvize • Worked at @magnetic, @visus-video • Studied at @boston-university
Owner, RavWare Mobile Labs. I dream and love making and researching mobile apps on any platform every second of the day.
We connect people, information, and money with the best learning and performance solutions to MAXIMIZE business value worldwide.
Product Designer, formerly of Groupon, Scrapblog. Creator of Vidless. Focused on UX, design, front-end.
Co-Founding partner of M+I Creative, and CitizenMade. I'm also a partner at TalkSession and I provide consulting services in UX Design and Digital Strategy.
Entrepreneur (Vision, Strategy, Funding, Execution & Exit) • CEO at @gradebeam • Studied at @University of Wisconsin, Madison
Leader, mentor, developer, manager, polyglot. Organizer Startup Weekend, Stamford Tech Meetup. Led dev on $30MM U.C. product. Looking for my next adventure.
Executive Vice President CNC Strategy. Experienced strategic problem solver on cost and revenue side in various industries including consulting.
Over seven years of experience managing and selling in fast-paced start-up environments and publicly traded top-tier SaaS firms.
Founder of Konekt. Launched Startups on 3 continents. Former MD at Rocket Internet; Former Head of Sales Ops (Founding Team) Groupon Goods.
Co-Founder of SoapBox, graduate of @michigan-state-university University
Regional Sales Director at Groupon. Worked @Goldman Sachs • Studied at @Penn, @Wharton
Worked at @groupon, Director of Revenue @granify • Studied at @queen-s-university, @hec-paris
MD of Evergreen Equity, building great businesses and brands. Previously in marketing and general management for CPG food & beverages globally.
Worked at @belly, @fango-software-systems • Studied at @depaul-university
Founded The HOTH (Acquired by Next Net Media 2013). Perpetual Immigrant. Compulsive connector. Occasional advisor/consultant. Let me know how I can help.
William Howe is a co-founder of empeopled. Strong business background with Stanford MBA. Worked at Citadel Investment Group, DLJ, Deloitte and tech start-ups.
Founder Geofeedia • Worked at @priceline-com • Studied at @harvard-business-school
CSO at 365 Retail. Strong finance and sales operations background. Startup to enterprise management expertise. Moderately irreverent.
Founder @touchpoints • Love building communities with @sandbox-network, @the-feast, @gust • Studied @yale-university • NYC & Chicago • Angel - VC - Entrepreneur •
Worked at @tomorrowventures, @obama-for-america • Studied at @brown-university
Founder of @gradmags. Worked at Dell. Two successful startups out of high school. @booth-school-of-business MBA.
Founder of DoerHub • Introduced, engineered, & managed profitable products for @nba Digital, @cnn-com, @Turner Broadcasting • Studied at @university Of Chicago
Versatile front-end designer/developer with experience across multiple fields of design.
Interaction designer for the noun project. Thinker at Simple.Honest.Work. Bassist for Glittermouse. Making for humanity.
Entreprenuer looking for next opportunity. 14 years at last venture with successful exit. Stanford BA, University of Chicago Booth MBA.
Founder @feed-forming-early-eating-decisions • Worked at @university-of-chicago-medical-center, @lurie-children-s-hospital • Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign, @rush-university
Founder @careerstarter.com. Committed web-tech attorney with experience in IP, HR and Data. Indiana Maurer School of Law graduate and economics fellow.
Founder of OpeningDesign.com--basically Github.com for Architects/Engineers (building/construction industry).
CEO at Windcastle Venture Consulting, Visiting Instructor of Economics at Kenyon College
Erlang programmer. Opa enthusiast. Worked at eCDMarket on aggregation market system, Orbitz Worldwide on Core and IR/DM grad research.
Experience E-commerce Rockstar with a development and technology background and a degree in Marketing and a pedigree in business management
Founded CVM (sold to Altegrity), Founded Smart Dimensions, C-Level Exec, Masters in Computer Science with MBA from Kellogg, Worked for Shasta Venture
Operations, Warehouse and People Mgmt. McMaster-Carr Supply Mgmt. Alum. Dartmouth College & IMSA grad. Interested in tech startups and entrepreneurship.
We fuel ideas that grow, helping startups & brands identify market opportunities and build the momentum they need.
Chief Product Officer of @klick-push. Dev at @microsoft, @intel, Cisco, & @ibm in a former life. Evangelist at @microsoft and Marmalade. Math + CS @ UIUC
Product Development Executive, Partner at Digital Intent
Entrepreneur with ~15 years of experience at small, profitable startups. Software development background, Kellogg MBA, jack of all trades Internet biz leader.
Technical Guy with a Designer's Eye
UofC MBA, mobile expert w/ start-up experience & algorithmic trading background. Leader & connector. Single SHS dad of 2. Problem solver & music lover.
Previously an Software Engineer at Yodle, Inc. BS in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Chamaign.
President of NetVoices, Founder Intro America. Worked at Urban Ministries, HBO, Invensys and Microband. PMP Certified. Studied at Chicago Booth and NYU.
Worked at McKinsey and Case New Holland
If you want customers hire me. I am scrappier than a junk yard dog from the Bronx.
Worked at @everpurse • Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign
VP of Commercial Products @uShip. Previously Founder at Loadio, and Director of Product Management at Echo (IPO 2009), from 20 to 900 employees
Co-founded HireBrite. Past: Software Engineer at Groupon, CS at University of Texas.
Generalist consultant with political and intellectual property background ready to be an innovative leader for a novel company with a respected team.
co-founder/ceo @arc-mobile. Formerly @gdine-group-dining-made-easy . My goal is to bring restaurants and tech together.
Full Stack Engineer at Charlie. Creator of StewShare.com.
Senior Vendor Manager @amazon • Co-Founded @officefab, Former MD @rocket Internet • MBA @Kellogg, Economics @Bocconi University
@govsm; Politics, Social Media, Gov20 & OpenGov; Student of Science, History, Judaism; Father; Husband, Chicagoan, Cubs & Vikings; Attorney; @whorunsgov blogger
maker, mentor, connector. previously @ofatech, @mozilla, @uchicago.
Very strong Product Development Management & Product Management skills, which were honed both in a business and entrepreneurial environment. Love to create.
IT Consultant and entrepreneur with nearly three decades of enterprise development experience.
VP Sales @grubhub (employee #5), sales & leadership roles StubHub, ESPN Radio Chicago, short stint as international basketball scout, MBA DePaul University
Hustler & Hacker wearing many hats. Current @tablexi, Former: @houlihan-lokey, @kelley-school-of-business-indiana-university-1
Chicago MBA graduate, Consulting Experience, Full database skill set, Nerd w/ Personality. Flourished in all size companies (Startup, Mid, $1Bil corporation)
Award-winning software product exec with start-up DNA. Worked for Laszlo Systems (General Catalyst Partners) and LucidEra (Benchmark) and have an exit to Sun (Karelia).
20 years Digital Sales and Marketing experience at companies like Martha Stewart, Time Inc. iVlliage/NBCU, Newsweek The Daily Beast
Founder/CEO KitchIn • VP at @georama (Chicago)• High honors at @depaul-university, @butler-university Univ.- Entrepreneurship & Management. Heavily involved in startup community.
Founder & CEO at @mantle
Worked at @zynga, @oca-ventures • Studied at @kellogg-school-of-management, @indian-institute-of-technology-bombay
Co-founder @Trainerly. Sports and Fitness Aficionado. Very Few Strengths but Plethora of Weaknesses. Worked at @arthur-andersen and @ernst-young.
Currently working as a Writer/Performer with a decade of experience in customer service, theatrical production, and administrative assistance.
Hands-on CTO who gets business. Four successful companies: iExplore, Cars.com, Orbitz, Cappex.com
Graduate of @williams-college College. Work with start-ups throughout the country. Looking to help bring top technical talent to your firm.
Chicago-based Entrepreneur with base hit successes, all leading up to a home run.
Entrepreneur, Ops, Strategy, Process and People Pro
Threadless Optimization Manager and International Markets Manager; Strong business background; MA Johns Hopkins International Economics 2011
I am an Entrepreneur at heart. No matter what I’m doing, I always think about how I can improve it.
Senior Vice President
i head up tech at @pitchforkmedia and @beergraphs. lover of python, js, golang. baseball is a lifestyle. from hell's heart i regress thee.
Executive in Residence at NewCo (an affiliate of...) #Gamification expert, #outsourcing enthusiast, micro investor, avid biker & amateur landscaper
Works at @charlie-app. Plays a mean trumpet in a ska band.
Mentoring students in the Entrepreneur program at Kellogg in addition to working at “1871” assisting startup companies with technology and go-to-market strategies including fundraising.
Founder, Co-Founder, Innovation Fellow, looking for more hats. Past: corporate M&A, FDA reviewer, startup R&D operations. Stanford University B.S. and M.S.
Co-founder @ourlabel. Software Developer and Project Management Consultant through work experience, Mechanical Engineer and Music Performer by degrees.
Co-founder and CTO of @beamboard. Strong history of technology leadership roles and building software and infrastructure to address various markets.
Full Stack Web Developer with a Liberal Arts Skill Set
Founder of @plusnavigator-1
Co-Founder Terranova Inc. •
Senior public relations, marketing, and strategy executive driving growth and shareholder value.
Skilled Senior Marketing Executive
Co-Founder at @a-drink-with. Passion for strong editorial content and unique digital media. Worked at @groupon, @cbs, @mtv-networks.
Son, Brother, Friend, Geek, Entrepreneur, Product Manager @ http://Cars.com
Founder @blueloop-concepts-inc • Helping early stage co's analyze/identify new opportunities, define products/services & bring them to market quickly.
Ruby, Rails & Front-end Web Developer. Partner at @3binary. @starterleague Mentor, former TA and alumn.
[email protected] Love 4 Tech Innovation Business Philanthropy & NonProfits. VP @PaylineData Blessed Father w/ a beautiful wife & 2 boys
Work at @progreso-financiero • Studied at @university-of-chicago, @university-of-minnesota-twin-cities
Studied at Boston College, Founded @fishingenthusiast-com, Online Marketing Analyst at Fusion Tree, Inc.
Co-founder of 1st Zoe Group LLC holdings, exceptional technology sales and marketing acumen, makes impossible happen
Highly varied educational background, including in pre-med sciences, psychology for UX/UI, and practical entrepreneurship. Now looking to specialize in CS.
Worked at Obama for America • Studied at Yale
Founder @r-connor-associates-p-c • Studied at @harvard-business-school, @university-of-illinois-chicago
Sustainability geek. Energy Engineer. Music addict. @DePaulU #Marketing Adjunct Prof. Fan of big ideas, passionate people, & #socent. BS UIUC, MBA/MSF DePaul.
Business Development Professional, Launched 3 Startups, Looking for the next big thing
Founder @6th-man-apps • Worked at @upto, @grand-circus • Studied at @university Of Michigan
CEO of Clean Plate, a startup consolidating the independent restaurant industry. 14 year career on Wall Street focussed on Consumer-related investments.
Palantir forward-deployed engineer, former co-founder and CTO (sold to strategic acquirer), Stanford SymSys '05
Investor in @osborn-energy, @m37-marketing.
Strong technical and management consulting background, Experience in SaaS and venture backed SMBs, GW MBA 2012.
Founder @speakerfeed - Changing the way people support their church. • Studied at @howard-university • Studied at The Starter League • Ruby on Rails
Longtime Idea-Guy. Ex IT-Guy. Now RoR-Guy. Currently looking to join a solid team as a strong junior developer.
Sr. Manager/Architect. Extensive management and technology consulting (Deloitte, Cognizant). Notre Dame MIS, Chicago Booth MBA (Entrepreneurship, Strategy).
Director of Outreach and Partnerships at @ontract @brandery 2012 Worked at @hyland-software • Studied at @case-western-reserve-university , @ohio-university
Founder and CEO @stock-mfg, Founder @Left of Trend • Sales, Marketing, Brand Management at @careerbuilder • Journalism at @university-of-dayton
Dad | Founder of @localluxapp | Citizen of @appsterdamchi | Public Speaker | UX/UI Visual Designer | Programmer | Aspiring Serial Entrepreneur | Foodie |
Senior UI Designer, 8 yrs of design exp., background in advertising, blend of product & advertising experience, passionate about building products and teams.
Founder of @agentrun. Insurance visionary. Application Developer. Husband. Insurance CRM disruptor.
Experienced finance, strategy and M&A professional; strong business background, extensive history in private equity.
Founder @p360 • Worked at @vmware, @partners-simons • Studied at @union-college
Experienced Lean Software Company Investor, Technology I-Banker, Company-grower, Deal 'de-risker'
Founder GalaDo • Worked in consulting, studied at @stanford-university, @depaul-university
Legal Council for Create Possible. Policy, tax, legal and non-profit background. Mississippi School of Law, Kentucky MPA and Illinois graduate.
Founder, CEO at Big River Online
VP Development, Computer Associates
Director, AI Ware (acquired)
Investment banking professional for five years with a history of sales and operational consulting. Experience wearing multiple hats. Booth MBA '08
Interactive Marketer/Business Strategy Professional. Web 3.0 Data Proponent. Worked at @expedia & @thomson-reuters. Currently at @responsys. Marine Corps Veteran.
Founder, ForMen2, Inc.
VP, IBCTV [Internet Broadcast Company Television]
Director, I-DEP LLC [Legal Depositions via Internet]
Founder/CEO of OppenUp. GCU BA. I'm a passionate and social entrepreneur. I consult social enterprises. Proud Rotarian, Gangplank anchor and global citizen.
CEO of Fandium, Proven background in start up and World class entrepreneurial opportunities.
VP of Business Development at GenSyn Tech. Recent MBA grad from @Kellogg. Orbitz.com, Early Stage Partners, HighVista Strategies, Bank of America.
Worked at @cisco, @sentictechnologies • Studied at @hebrew-university-of-jerusalem
Startup & Growth Executive. Strategy, execution, operations, product management, build winning teams, international experience. Co-founded Vigilant Europe Ltd.
President of @expertbids-2. Former corporate lawyer. Strong startup/business background.
President of Eco Save Solutions, Inc. (Current Venture). Started my first business during college in wholesale liquidation in 2005. Conducted business in 13 countries.
6 years Business to Business sales and marketing. Great at managing projects and recruiting talent. C and Ruby Rails programming experience.
Student @wharton-school & @PennEngineering, Chair of Pennvention tech innovation competition, Worked @GlobusGenomics
Founder of @apps-over-easy Corp and @world-life-networks LLC
startup and growth stage legal advisor, S.B. electrical engineering & computer science M.I.T.; J.D. Harvard
Co-Founder of Good Market. PhD Mass Media and Communication Studies. TS/SCI Security Clearance.
Design Director. Unrepentant Internet addict and information junkie.
Co-founder of HappyHealth. Also Founded @skinclick. Extremely passionate about healthcare technology with 6 years clinical experience and a Healthcare MBA.
Founder | Global Philanthropic Social News Community; (@mybigearth, @mybigearth.com)
Founder | Exec Agency (Synergistic Solutions, sylutions.com)
A leader with the ability to bring individuals together to create, develop, and implement complex concepts to reach customer, partner, & stakeholder goals.
Currently working on a project to make the world a better place, with the help of technology.
Recently anointed software engineer. Washington University grad.
Streaming media expert and builder of things - including @Weatherist and @Gearlance.
Founder of JALBC. Social engineer. Freelance writer, dating coach and dance-party instigator in Chicago.
If entrepreneurship is your life, then I'll be your life coach.
CEO at CFN Services, Studied @university-of-massachusetts-amherst, @american-university
CMO/Founder @hunybe-labs, Inc.
Founder/CEO @NuMat Technologies• Portfolio Ops @ $5B PE/VC fund • @booz-company, • JD-MBA @kellogg-school-of-management ,Engineering @northwestern-university
Founder @simplemarks. Founder @cardina-internet (sold). Senior Software Developer. Physicist & Astrophysicist.
Commercial Real Estate Professional. Marketing Expert. Deal Maker. Entrepreneur. Ideator. Thinker. Executer.
Innovative Product Manager and MBA Student at @Booth; Worked at @google, @BoozAllenHamilton, @QualiaLabs
Partner, R7 Partners
Startup marketing guy with news media and DC politics background + MBA.
Booth MBA Student
Studied at @wheaton-college
Customer Experience @brideside; MBA Student ('13) from @kellogg-school-of-management-1; Worked at @boston-consulting-group, @target
CEO of MeetBall. Veteran entrepreneur with deep technical expertise and a sales driven approach. Creative problem solver energized by the startup challenge.
Founder @Noblewire• Making wireless sensor mesh networks accessible and fun• Worked @national-science-foundation Studied at @university-of-michigan MBA, @oberlin-college
Founder Binary Mechanics LLC • Worked at @centro • Studied at @depaul-university
IDEO Design Lead for Digital + Physical products and services. Mentor at Excelerate.
Harvard Undergrad; University of Michigan MBA; 20+ years of management experience in roles emphasizing strategic planning and business/product development
Worked at @orango @Coinstar/Redbox @McKinsey & Company • Studied at @university of Michigan
Consultant at @accenture. Data junkie, marathon runner, traveler, Cubs fan.
Founder of @wikifun-and-wikiapps, a former McKinsey consultant with 20 yrs experience for Fortune 100 Cies in Organization Strategy and IS in Europe and the US
Brand Planner & Digital Strategist at the intersection of businesses, brands, and customers in a digital world. Writer motivated by how people think and evolve
Co-Founder of Harvest Exchange Corp.
Founding team of Height Analytics & Height Securities.
14 years Investment Experience
Colby College, Vanderbilt MBA
Founder @chat-sports • Worked at @motorola • Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign, @university-of-chicago-booth-school-of-business
Worked at @cvs-caremark, @aon-hewitt • Studied at @university-of-illinois-chicago
Experienced Management Consultant. Strong finance, operations, strategy & M&A background. BBA - University of Notre Dame, MBA - University of Michigan.
Assistant Professor at @northwestern-university University's Medill School of Journalism
Founder & CEO, American Homeowner Preservation, which purchases pools of distressed mortgages from banks and offers homeowners long-term solutions, while delivering attractive returns to investors
Co-founder @elysian-yields • Studied at @insead-1, @university-of-manchester
Kellogg MBA, studying Marketing. Strong writing skills. Experience with multi-billion companies and CEOs. Leadership experience.
Dynamic executive leader with a broad and unique background leading strategy, product and service development, business development, and sales. Experienced with pharmaceutical, medical device, hospitals, and healthcare consulting organizations in both st
CEO Phenom Ventures LLC/Investor Media Inc. Current Editor Gold Investment Letter. Co founder GunnAllen Venture Partners
Worked at @slidegenius, @nulu • Studied at University of California, Santa Barbara
M&A Strategy, Breakthrough Innovation, Product Development
Expert in assessment and institutional research. PhD Ed Psych, UT Austin. Launched CarsonAssessment.com in 2013. Institutional research leadership (Kaplan U).
COO of MikiYaka, worked at Google and Orbitz, Design Freelancer for Hoodle Inc., Pivot Media, LLC., Sumpura, Inc., Gyantra, Inc., and Nuggets by Gyantra.
Public speaker and entrepreneur. Hedge fund manager and chief option specialist.
DePaul B.S. in Network Technologies. Programmer, systems administrator, configuration management enthusiast.
Founder & Host @signal-tower. Interactive Producer @red-square-agency. Former marketer at @drchrono and @crowdfunder-com. Graduate from @the-starter-league.
Strategy and finance professional with passion for technology, strong analytic abilities, verbal and written communication skills, and personal credibility.
Founder Team Interval • Studied at @winona-state-university, @argosy-university
Co-founder @sitterworks-1 • Ranked in top 5% at RHI for nearly 10 years. Strong ad background. Studied at @university-of-wisconsin-madison
I like to make nothing into something. KU Grad, International exp, Fundraising and people Guru.
I’m creative designer and front end developer for web and print. I love building ideas, websites and brands.
Founder ZupStream • Senior Technical Leadership at Motorola, Ingenient Technologies, PacketVideo. Studied at @university-of-illinois-urbana-champaign, @missouri-university-of-science-technology
Worked at @domu-com, @atlas-software-technologies • Studied at @macquarie-university, @rowan-university
Versatile Aerospace Systems Engineer with over 14 years experience seeking lead engineering or related role with challenging team-oriented tasks and goals
Worked at @walls-360
Founder @leasemaid • Worked at @bank-of-america • Studied at Indiana University, Bloomington
Sales ninja, relationship expert, and strategic thinker.
Tech Lead at MiGym. Graduate of University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.
Entrepreneurial Minded Hustler: Founded Small Companies, Worked for Groupon and BrightTag.
Experienced Product Manager of consumer web/mobile applications, and e-commerce platforms. MBA. Partner engagement manager. Systems integrator. New father.
Worked at @trunk-club, @tpg-axon • Studied at @university-of-maryland-college-park
CEO & Co-Founder of LyteShot. Managed design for global building icons (SOM) and emerging services (MDG). Architect; UIUC Strategic Tech Mngmnt Program.
Kellogg MBA; Experienced Product Manager; founded job search site for experience professions; 5+ years of business consulting experience
I am the founder, lead architect & developer of @eventbin.com, an online app helping people save money without wasting their time.
techie, serial entrepreneur, founder/ceo aquavida, author, blue sky burning.
Experienced operations and people manager, 10+ years experience
MBA candidate at Chicago Booth; now working at @matchist. Former strategy consultant at The Cambridge Group
Founded Digital Criterion (IT consulting) and Atom Apps (web and mobile dev), financed start of Bytemark. Edu: BS EE UIowa
Worked at Fermi National Lab and @northrop-grumman. BSCS from UIUC. 12 years hardware/software integration and web dev/architecture. Worked on fighter jets.
Senior Associate at Jump Capital, a Chicago-based private investments firm.
Worked at @janvest • Investor @hybrid-security, @todacell • Studied at @indiana-university-bloomington
CEO & Co-Founder @mercier-jones. Strong background in engineering and product design and development (Insitu-Boeing, Radio Flyer, Fellowes).• Studied at @virginia-commonwealth-university
Worked as product/relationship/project manager and business analyst in financial tech for 15 years. MBA from Loyola University Chicago
University of @booth-school-of-business MBA + 7 years CPG experience + 4 years Shopper Marketing agency experience + former college volleyball player
Worked at @oracle-corporation • Studied at @boise-state-university
Inbound Marketing Specialist. 3-time Entrepreneur. Always Learning.
Manager of New Business & Digital Product at MNML Product Design. Successful restauranteur and interactive advertising web startup cofounder. Masters of Eng. in Product Design & Development - Northwestern University '12. Vanderbilt University '01.
Founder at BeachFire Ventures
UChicago undergrad, founded 2 companies (one seeded, one sold), lots of startup work experience, looking for PM/Data/Design role this summer
Founder @purchasing-platform. 15-year veteran of the real estate industry. Ran asset management for a $3B investment company.
Director of UX @ Reverb.com
Communicator, author & operations guy. Researcher for the History Channel's "Vietnam in HD"
Vice President of Operations @ @bright.com
Digital Strategy & Business Development Consultant | Startup Advisor
Ideator, entrepreneur, avid learner, generalist
Senior Business Manager at Brightstar Corporation
Co-founder of @realync • Worked at @accenture • Studied at @northwestern-university
MBA Student at Univ. of Chicago Booth, Class of 2014; Strong Business background (Nomura IBD, ex-Lehman); Alto-saxophonist in jazz quartet; Afghanistan Veteran
Founder @rentspek • Worked at @nbc-universal, @comcast
Founder Playmonks, @worthee-1 • Worked at @rocket-internet • Studied at @university-of-chicago-booth-school-of-business
Chief Technology Officer at @analyte-health, former CTO at @viewpoints-network, Chief Architect at @orbitz. Strong technology, leadership, and business skills.
Sr. Consultant with IBM with focus on operations with industrial companies. Advanced technology background, adaptable, with a Kellogg MBA in 2011.
Founder & CEO Local Viewpoints. Founding team member of Localeze (exit Neustar)
Worked at @hicx_solutions, @aravo-solutions, @cvm-solutions-llc • Studied at @university-of-colorado-boulder, @purdue-university
Founder and Managing Director at Colonnade Advisors LLC