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Prab Kumar

Capital One’s Commitment to Tech

Techweek and Capital One are partnering tonight, June 20th, for a very special event – Chicago meets FinTech: A Peek Inside Capital One. The event showcases the cutting-edge innovation at Capital One alongside a lot of fun; expect virtual reality demos, a makers space, robot wars, amazing food and drinks, DJs, live music and more. We caught up with Sairam Rangachari, VP of Technology at Capital One, to learn more about him, Capital One, and the company’s commitment to tech. Read on! 1. Sai, how did you become interested in Tech and why was Capital…

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Speaker Feature: Michael Rothman, CEO, SMS Assist (Chicago)

In 2016, Mike Rothman received Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and his company, SMS Assist, received a valuation of $1B. The award celebrated his almost fourteen years as chairman and CEO of SMS Assist and over 25 years of experience in industrial service. During his tenure, he has transformed SMS Assist from a traditional brick and mortar service into an advanced technology company with mobile and cloud-based facilities maintenance platforms. As a result, SMS Assist has become one of the most innovative technology players in the multisite…

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Hero Company Theory: Diversity Is Power

CHICAGO, Apr 7, 2017 – Adapted from CEO Amanda Signorelli’s letter to Chicago Woman Magazine. It is an honor to serve on the board of Chicago Woman, a publication on a mission to connect a vibrant, diverse, and powerful community of women in Chicago. Every issue provides a voice and a platform and recognizes the movers and shakers behind the scenes of philanthropy, education, finance, technology, health, and government. As CEO of Techweek, I have found myself passionately driven on a personal and professional mission by a belief in the…

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