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The Techweek100 identifies Detroit area leaders who have a significant impact on business and technology. The Techweek100 includes managers of fast-growing technology companies, prominent investors, key enablers of the digital ecosystem, creators of new technologies, and other innovators that make important contributions to their field. The Techweek100 is not a ranking, but rather a list of 100 technology leaders and organizations chosen by the Techweek community, Techweek Advisory Boards, and Team Techweek.

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  • Jim Adox
  • Dave Anderson
  • Jeff Aronoff
  • Ted Balowski
  • Ken Barnett
  • Mary Barra
  • Benjamin Bator
  • Phil Bator
  • Kyle Bazzy
  • Josh Beebe
  • David Behen
  • Lauren Bigelow
  • David Blaszkiewicz
  • Simon Boag
  • Steve Bock
  • Ralph Booth
  • Matthew Bower
  • Hugo Braun
  • Jordan Breighner
  • Wendell Brooks
  • Richard Bruder
  • Drew Butler
  • Greg Campbell
  • Matt Cardwell
  • Matt Clayson
  • Jake Cohen
  • Andrew Colchagoff
  • Michael Cole
  • Sheryl Connelly
  • Terry Cross
  • Matt Cullen
  • Paul Czarnik
  • Linda Daichendt
  • Lisa Dancsok
  • Rick Darter
  • Alison Davis-Blake
  • Brett deMarrais
  • Mike Duggan
  • Brian Ellison
  • Bill Emerson
  • Jeff Epstein
  • Matthew Farina
  • Peter W. Farner
  • Jay Farner
  • Elaina Farnsworth
  • Adam Finkel
  • Michael Finney
  • Hajj Flemings
  • Bill Ford
  • Adrian Fortino
  • Larry Freed
  • Jan Garfinkle
  • Shawn Geller
  • Shane Gianino
  • Jay Gierak
  • Dan Gilbert
  • Patricia Glaza
  • Paul Glomski
  • Michael Godwin
  • Nicholas Gorga
  • Jen Todd Gray
  • Douglas Gregory
  • Tony Grover
  • Patrick Hartford
  • Scott Hasbrouck
  • Lida Hasbrouck
  • Linglong He
  • Emily Heintz
  • Brian Hermelin
  • Paul Hodges
  • M. Bradley Hoos
  • Mark Horne
  • Nathan Hughes
  • Jason Huvaere
  • George Jackson Jr.
  • Carrie Jones
  • Peter Karmanos
  • Gabe Karp
  • Chris Kaufman
  • Satish Korde
  • Paul Krutko
  • Eric Kushner
  • Nathan Labenz
  • Ryan Landau
  • Andrew Landau
  • Iain Lanivich
  • Tom LaSorda
  • Jon Lauckner
  • Josh Linkner
  • Katy Locker
  • John Marcicky
  • Bob Marsh
  • Than McClure
  • Paul McCreadie
  • Scott McFarlane
  • Mike Miller
  • Edward J. Miller
  • Dr. Hsiao-Ping Moore
  • Charlie Moret
  • John Morgan
  • Michelle Morris
  • Abid Mohsin
  • Alan Mulally
  • Jonathan Murray
  • Karla Murray
  • Beth Niblock
  • Margaret O’Riley
  • Jim Palmer
  • Jacques Panis
  • Sagar Parvataneni
  • Bob Paul
  • Tyler Paxton
  • Luis Perez
  • Tim Peterson
  • Mat Piccinato
  • Jamie Pitts
  • John Popovich
  • Sherwin Prior
  • Kevin Prokop
  • Bill Pulte
  • Bala Rajaraman
  • Rory Rawlings
  • Jason Raznick
  • Jeff Rinvelt
  • Rob Rivenburgh
  • Christopher Rizik
  • Damien Rocchi
  • Ken Rogers
  • Richard Rogers
  • Matthew Roling
  • Ross Sanders
  • Dr. Ann Marie Sastry
  • Greg Schwartz
  • Ted Serbinksi
  • Jake Sigal
  • Tim Smith
  • Leslie Smith
  • Rick Snyder
  • Dug Song
  • Paula Sorrell
  • Alex Southern
  • Chris Stallman
  • Jared Stasik
  • Reid Tatoris
  • Vince Thomas
  • Chris Thomas
  • Stewart Thornhill
  • Erik Torenburg
  • Jason Townsend
  • Jonathan Triest
  • Duane Tursi
  • Jason Vazzano
  • Jared Vogt
  • William Volz
  • Donald Walker
  • Dan Ward
  • Stephanie Warzecha
  • Jordan Warzecha
  • Dave Webber
  • Marc Weiser
  • Matt Wise
  • Jay Wolcott
  • Victor You
  • Jim Adox
    Managing Director, Venture Investors
  • Dave Anderson
    CMO, Backstitch
  • Jeff Aronoff
    Executive Director, D:hive
  • Ted Balowski
    Co-Founder, Hatch Detroit
  • Ken Barnett
    Global CEO, The Mars Agency
  • Mary Barra
    CEO, GM
  • Benjamin Bator
    Founding Partner, Texts from Last Night
  • Phil Bator
    Co-Founder & Editor, Texts from Last Night
  • Kyle Bazzy
    President, Benzinga
  • Josh Beebe
    Director, MK Capital
  • David Behen
    CIO, State of Michigan
  • Lauren Bigelow
    CEO, Growth Capital Network
  • David Blaszkiewicz
    President & CEO, Downtown Detroit Partnership
  • Simon Boag
    General Partner, IncWell
  • Steve Bock
    Co-Founder & CEO, Shinola
  • Ralph Booth
    Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Fontinalis Partners
  • Matthew Bower
    Counsel, Varnum LLP
  • Hugo Braun
    Co-Founder, North Coast Technology Investors
  • Jordan Breighner
    Founder and Managing Director, Cool House Labs
  • Wendell Brooks
    Managing Director, Allen & Co.
  • Richard Bruder
    Counsel, Dean & Fulkerson, PC
  • Drew Butler
    Innovation Consultant, Quicken Loans
  • Greg Campbell
    Principal & Vice President of Technology, Yottabyte
  • Matt Cardwell
    Director of Social Media, Quicken Loans
  • Matt Clayson
    Director, Detroit Creative Corridor Center
  • Jake Cohen
    Partner, Detroit Venture Partners
  • Andrew Colchagoff
    Co-Founder & CTO, Ginkgotree
  • Michael Cole
    President, Technology Group, Bank of Ann Arbor
  • Sheryl Connelly
    Global Trends & Futuring, Ford Motor Company
  • Terry Cross
    Angel Investor
  • Matt Cullen
    President & CEO, Rock Ventures, LLC
  • Paul Czarnik
    Consultant, MadDog Technology
  • Linda Daichendt
    Founder, Mobile Technology Association of Michigan
  • Lisa Dancsok
    VP, Rock Ventures, LLC
  • Rick Darter
    President & CEO, Rave Computer Association
  • Alison Davis-Blake
    Edward J. Frey Dean, University of Michigan – Ross School of Business
  • Brett deMarrais
    Principal, Ludlow Ventures
  • Mike Duggan
    Mayor, City of Detroit
  • Brian Ellison
    Business Advocate, City of Detroit
  • Bill Emerson
    CEO, Quicken Loans
  • Jeff Epstein
    Founder, Ambassador
  • Matthew Farina
    Technical Lead of Developer Experience, HP Cloud
  • Peter W. Farner
    General Partner, TGap Ventures
  • Jay Farner
    President & CMO, Quicken Loans
  • Elaina Farnsworth
    CEO, Mobile Comply
  • Adam Finkel
    Partner, Orfin Ventures
  • Michael Finney
    President & CEO, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
  • Hajj Flemings
    Founder, Brand Camp University
  • Bill Ford
    Co-Founder & Partner, Fontinalis Partners
  • Adrian Fortino
    Vice President, Invest Detroit
  • Larry Freed
    Founder, Stage 2 Ventures
  • Jan Garfinkle
    Founder & Managing Director, Arboretum Ventures
  • Shawn Geller
    Co-Founder & CEO, Quickly
  • Shane Gianino
    Founder & CEO, Qstride, Inc.
  • Jay Gierak
    Co-Founder, Stik.com
  • Dan Gilbert
    Chairman & Founder, Rock Ventures and Quicken Loans
  • Patricia Glaza
    Principal, Arsenal Venture Partners
  • Paul Glomski
    Co-Founder & CEO, Detroit Labs
  • Michael Godwin
    Managing Director, Resonant Venture Partners
  • Nicholas Gorga
    Co-Founder, Hatch Detroit
  • Jen Todd Gray
    VP Marketing & Creative Services, HelloWorld
  • Douglas Gregory
    CEO, Billhighway
  • Tony Grover
    Founder & Managing Director, RPM Ventures
  • Patrick Hartford
    Enterprise Architect, Quicken Loans
  • Scott Hasbrouck
    Co-Founder & CEO, Ginkgotree
  • Lida Hasbrouck
    Co-Founder & CCO, Ginkgotree
  • Linglong He
    CIO, Quicken Loans
  • Emily Heintz
    Associate Director, Michigan Venture Capital Association
  • Brian Hermelin
    General Partner, Rockbridge Growth Equity and Managing Partner, Detroit Venture Partners
  • Paul Hodges
    Principal, President & CEO, Yottabyte
  • M. Bradley Hoos
    Co-Founder, Grand Circus
  • Mark Horne
    CEO & Managing Partner, Plymouth Ventures
  • Nathan Hughes
    Co-Founder, Detroit Labs
  • Jason Huvaere
    Founder & President, Paxahau
  • George Jackson Jr.
    President & CEO, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation
  • Carrie Jones
    Executive Director, Michigan Venture Capital Association
  • Peter Karmanos
    Founder, MadDog Technology
  • Gabe Karp
    Partner, Detroit Venture Partners
  • Chris Kaufman
    Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, UpTo
  • Satish Korde
    President & CEO, Team Detroit
  • Paul Krutko
    President & CEO, SPARK Ann Arbor
  • Eric Kushner
    Director, Marketing Strategy, Compuware
  • Nathan Labenz
    Founder, Stik.com
  • Ryan Landau
    Co-Founder, ChalkFly
  • Andrew Landau
    Co-Founder, ChalkFly
  • Iain Lanivich
    Group Creative Director, Interactive, Lowe Campbell Ewald
  • Tom LaSorda
    Founder & General Partner, IncWell
  • Jon Lauckner
    CTO, GM
  • Josh Linkner
    CEO & Managing Director, Detroit Venture Partners
  • Katy Locker
    Program Director – Detroit, Knight Foundation
  • John Marcicky
    Community Relations & Partnership Development, Rock Ventures, LLC
  • Bob Marsh
    CEO, LevelEleven
  • Than McClure
    Founder & CEO, Scientifically Proven Entertainment
  • Paul McCreadie
    Managing Director, Arboretum Ventures
  • Scott McFarlane
    Founder & CEO, Avalara
  • Mike Miller
    Director, Business & Industrial Markets, Google
  • Edward J. (Chip) Miller
    Vice Chairman, Invest Detroit
  • Dr. Hsiao-Ping Moore
    Dean, Arts & Computer Science, Lawrence Tech University
  • Charlie Moret
    President & CEO, Invest Michigan
  • John Morgan
    Founder & CEO, BoostUp
  • Michelle Morris
    US Industry Lead, Auto, Facebook
  • Abid Mohsin
    Head of Industry, Google
  • Alan Mulally
    President & CEO, Ford Motor Company
  • Jonathan Murray
    Managing Director, Draper Triangle
  • Karla Murray
    National Manager, Film Detroit
  • Beth Niblock
    CIO, City of Detroit
  • Margaret O’Riley
    Director, Michigan Film Office
  • Jim Palmer
    CEO, Lowe Campbell Ewald
  • Jacques Panis
    President, Shinola
  • Sagar Parvataneni
    SVP of Technology, HelloWorld
  • Bob Paul
    CEO, Compuware.com
  • Tyler Paxton
    Co-Founder, Are You a Human
  • Luis Perez
    SVP & CFO, Detroit Lions
  • Tim Peterson
    Managing Director, Arboretum Ventures
  • Mat Piccinato
    Co-Founder & Mobile Lead, UpTo
  • Jamie Pitts
    Co-Founder & CTO, rapt.fm
  • John Popovich
    Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer, Henry Ford Health Systems
  • Sherwin Prior
    Managing Director, GM Ventures
  • Kevin Prokop
    Managing Partner, Rockbridge Growth Equity
  • Bill Pulte
    CEO, Pulte Capital
  • Bala Rajaraman
    President & CEO, Marvel Technologies Inc.
  • Rory Rawlings
    Founder & Chief Tax Automation Officer, Avalara
  • Jason Raznick
    Co-Founder & CEO, Benzinga
  • Jeff Rinvelt
    Principal, Renaissance Venture Capital Fund
  • Rob Rivenburgh
    Partner & COO, The Mars Agency
  • Christopher Rizik
    CEO & Fund Manager, Renaissance Venture Capital Fund
  • Damien Rocchi
    Co-Founder & CEO, Grand Circus
  • Ken Rogers
    Executive Director, Automation Alley
  • Richard Rogers
    President, College for Creative Studies
  • Matthew Roling
    Director – Business Development, Rock Ventures, LLC
  • Ross Sanders
    Executive Director, Bizdom
  • Dr. Ann Marie Sastry
    President & CEO, Sakti3
  • Greg Schwartz
    Co-Founder & CEO, UpTo
  • Ted Serbinski
    Partner, Detroit Venture Partners
  • Jake Sigal
    Founder & CEO, Livio
  • Tim Smith
    CEO, Skidmore Studios
  • Leslie Smith
    President & CEO, TechTown
  • Rick Snyder
    Governor, State of Michigan
  • Dug Song
    Co-Founder & CEO, Duo Security
  • Paula Sorrell
    Vice President of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
  • Alex Southern
    Co-Founder, GrowDetroit
  • Chris Stallman
    Principal, Fontinalis Partners
  • Jared Stasik
    Vice President, Detroit Venture Partners
  • Reid Tatoris
    Co-Founder, Are You a Human
  • Vince Thomas
    Founder & Chairman, Billhighway
  • Chris Thomas
    Co-Founder & Partner, Fontinalis Partners
  • Stewart Thornhill
    Executive Director, Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, University of Michigan – Ross School of Business
  • Erik Torenburg
    Co-Founder & CEO, rapt.fm
  • Jason Townsend
    Managing Director, Resonant Venture Partners
  • Jonathan Triest
    Managing Director, Ludlow Ventures
  • Duane Tursi
    Principal, VP of Sales & Marketing, Yottabyte
  • Jason Vazzano
    Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Vectorform
  • Jared Vogt
    Founder & CTO, Avalara
  • William Volz
    Executive Director, Blackstone Launch Pad – Wayne State University
  • Donald Walker
    CEO, Magna International
  • Dan Ward
    Co-Founder & VP, Detroit Labs
  • Stephanie Warzecha
    Co-Founder & COO, Backstitch
  • Jordan Warzecha
    Co-Founder & CEO, Backstitch
  • Dave Webber
    Co-Founder & CTO, UpTo
  • Marc Weiser
    Founder & Managing Director, RPM Ventures
  • Matt Wise
    CEO, HelloWorld
  • Jay Wolcott
    Founder & CEO, Digital Roots
  • Victor You
    President & CEO, Rock Connections