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