EXECUTIVE ADVISORY BOARD:

  • Katy Lynch | Chair of the Techweek Chicago’s EAB
  • Mark Achler | Managing Director, Math Venture Partners
  • Shradha Agarwal | Co-Founder & President, ContextMedia
  • Iqbal Arshad | SVP of Global Product Development, Motorola Mobility
  • Esther Barron | Director, Entrepreneurship Law Center at Northwestern
  • George Bousis | Founder & CEO, Raise.com
  • Doug Breaker | President & CEO, HomeFinder.com
  • Michael Burke | President & Co-Founder, Appssavvy
  • Brian Burkhart | President & Word Guy, SquarePlanet
  • Glenn Charles, Jr. | Principal, GCJ Management
  • Brandon Cruz | Founder & President, GoHealth
  • Seth Darmstadter | Technology Litigator, K&L Gates
  • Jason Duboe | Senior Associate, Chicago Ventures
  • Glenn Eden | SVP, Weber Shandwick
  • Kristie Fox | SVP, Edelman
  • Gian Fulgoni | Chairman, comScore
  • Jim Gagnard | Managing Director, Chapelle Capital LLC
  • Michael Gray | Partner, Neil, Gerber & Eisenberg, LLP
  • Anjali Gurnani | Board Director, TiE Midwest
  • Fred Hoch | President & CEO, Illinois Technology Association
  • Josh Inglis | Founder, Propllr
  • Maria Christopoulos Katris | CEO, Built In
  • Ross Kimbarovsky | Founder, crowdSPRING
  • Marc Klein | VP, Clean Energy Fuels
  • Scott Kluth | Owner, CouponCabin
  • Melinda Kramer | CEO, KloudVentures
  • Seth Kravitz | Co-Founder, Technori
  • Logan Lahive | Founder & CEO, Belly
  • Reid Lappin | CEO, Vokal Interactive
  • Eddie Lou | Co-Founder & CEO , Shiftgig
  • Dan Lyne | SVP, CBRE
  • Ajay Mago | Partner, Duane Morris LLP
  • Starr Marcello | Director & COO, Chicago Booth School of Business
  • Matt Moog | CEO, PowerReviews
  • Andrea Moran | CEO, Marengo Hampshire Partners
  • Alicia Cannon Mullen | Principal, Washing Pond Ventures
  • Tim Mullen | Mullen Family Foundation
  • Brent Payne | CEO, Loud Interactive
  • Jack Philbin | CEO, Vibes
  • Shawn Riegsecker | Founder and CEO, Centro
  • Rajen Ruparell | SVP Global Partnerships, Groupon
  • Doug Ryan | President, Digitas
  • Ed Scanlan | Founder & Chairman, Total Attorneys
  • Rishi Shah | CEO, Context Media
  • Iain Shovlin | Founder and Managing Partner, Guild Capital
  • Andrew Sieja | CEO, kCura
  • Tom Sosnoff | Founder, tastytrade
  • Emerson Spartz | Founder & CEO, Spartz Media
  • Genevieve Thiers | Founder, Sittercity
  • Craig Ulliott | Co-Founder & CTO, Belly
  • Dan Ushman | Co-Founder & CMO, SingleHop
  • Gabe Vehovsky | Founder, Curiosity.com
  • Craig Vodnik | VP Operations, Founder, Cleverbridge
  • Peter Wilkins | Managing Director, Hyde Park Angels
  • Kevin Willer | Partner, Chicago Ventures
  • Spencer Wood | Tech Transactions Lawyer, Polsinelli Shughart PC
  • Alisyn Malek | Investment Manager, GM
  • Chris Thomas | Founder & Partner, Fontinalis
  • Dug Song | Partner and Co-founder, Duo Security
  • Iain Lanivich | Executive Creative Director, Weber Shandwick
  • Jason Huvaere | Director of Global Privacy Legal, Paxahau
  • Jen Gray | VP, Marketing & Creative Services, HelloWorld, Inc.
  • John Marcicky | Community Relations & Partnership Development, Rock Ventures, LLC
  • Jon Rimanelli | Founder & CEO, Detroit Aircraft, LLC
  • Luis Perez | CFO, Detroit Lions
  • Marlin Williams | Founder, Sisters Code and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • Meredith Kerekes | Entrepreneur in Residence, Detroit Creative Corridor Center
  • Michelle Lange | Chief Customer Officer, Autobooks
  • Reda Jaber | Partner, IncWell
  • Sebastien Roy | Consulate General of Canada
  • Shane Gianino | CEO, Qstride
  • Ted Serbinski | Managing Director, Techstars: Mobility
  • Tifani Sadek | Founder & Partner, Sadek Bonahoom PLC
  • Adam Arredondo | Director of Entrepreneurship, CEED
  • Aaron Deacon | Managing Director, KC Digital Drive
  • Alisha Templeton | Partner and Co-founder, Techstars
  • Andy Hung | Regional General Manager, Uber
  • Bill Dietrich | Director of Global Privacy Legal, Downtown Council of Kansas City
  • Brent Payne | CEO, Loud Interactive
  • DJ Good | Founder, bitBank Data
  • Drew Solomon | Director of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, The Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City
  • Erik Wullschleger | Director of LiveKC, Sporting Kansas City
  • Julie Hakan | Supervisor, People & Human Resources, Multi Service Technology Solutions
  • Jeff Rohr | CEO, SquareOffs
  • Karen Moon | Co-Founder and CEO, Trendalytics
  • Keith Enright | Director, Global Privacy Legal, Google
  • Kevin McGinnis | Sprint
  • Matthew Condon | CEO, Bardavon Health Innovations
  • Maria Meyers | Network Builder, SourceLink@UMKC
  • Mike Hurd | Marketing Officer, Downtown Council of Kansas City
  • Mark O'Renick | Co-Founder, Salva O'Renick
  • Christine Murray | Director, KC Chamber
  • Nathan Kurtz | Entrepreneurial Advocate at The Kauffman Foundation, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
  • Rick Usher | Assistant City Manager for Entrepreneurship & Small Business, City of Kansas City, MO
  • David Rowe | Project Manager, Smart Cities, ECCO Select
  • Ryan O'Connell | Vice President, YEC
  • John Fein | Managing Director, Firebrand Ventures
  • Tommy Wilson | Urban Planner, Marketing Assistant, Project Manager for LaunchKC, Downtown Council of Kansas City
  • Ryan Weber | President, KCnext
  • Landon Young | Computer Software, William Jewell College
  • Adam Fisk | President, Brave New Software Project
  • Alicia Mullen | Mullen Foundation
  • Ashley Hand | Partner and Co-founder, CityFi
  • Brent Payne | CEO, Loud Interactive
  • Keith Enright | Director of Global Privacy Legal, Google
  • Matthew Coursen | SVP, JLL
  • Rajen Ruparell | Former co-founder international, Groupon
  • Talha Basit | CTO, Dose Media
  • Michael Burke | Head of Business Strategy & Partnerships, Curiosity
  • Tim Mullen | Mullen Foundation
  • Adam Quinton | CFO, NopSec, Inc.
  • Alicia Syrett | Founder and CEOPantegrion Capital
  • Alessandro Piol | Partner and Co-founder, Alpha Prime Ventures
  • Ben Nazario | Senior Vice President, Sparks
  • Brent Payne | Director of Global Privacy Legal, Loud Interactive
  • Brian Cohen | Chairman, New York Angels
  • Eddie Lou | Co-Founder & CEO, Shiftgig
  • Fran Hauser | Partner, Rothenberg Ventures
  • Hilary Gosher | Managing Director, Insight Venture Partners
  • Karen Moon | Co-Founder and CEO, Trendalytics
  • Keith Enright | Director, Global Privacy Legal, Google
  • Matthew Coursen | SVP, JLL
  • Marc Klein | VP, Clean Energy Fuels
  • Rajen Ruparell | Former co-founder international, Groupon
  • Scott Gerber | Founder, YEC
  • Steven Greenwood | Founder & CEO, Brewmaster
  • Michael Burke | Head of Business Strategy & Partnerships, Curiosity
  • Jenny Fielding | Managing Director, Techstars
  • Claudia Iannazzo | Partner, Pereg Ventures
  • Adam Lotia | Co-Founder, Circuit Breaker Holdings
  • Ajay Mago | Partner, Duane Morris LLP
  • Ameeth Sankaran | Partner and Co-founder, 2M
  • Andrew Hopkins | Managing Director, Accenture
  • Mike Hurd | Director of Global Privacy Legal, Downtown Council of Kansas City
  • Sara Vassar | Tech Evangelist, Intuit
  • Scott Harper | Founder, Dialexa
  • Shama Hyder | Founder and CEO, Marketing Zen
  • Anthony Di Lorio | CDO, TMX Group
  • Ben Zlotnik | Founder & CEO, Incubes, Eden
  • Gary Schwartz | Partner and Co-founder, Impact Mobile
  • Janet Bannister | General Partner of Real Ventures
  • Katherine Hague | Director of Global Privacy Legal, Female Funders
  • Marc Lijour | Director, savoirfairelinux
  • Nicole Kelly | Community Director, Omers Ventures
  • Rajen Ruparell | Former co-founder international, Groupon
  • Sara Diamond | President, OCAD
  • Sue McGill | Co-Founder, JOLT
  • Talha Basit | CTO, Dose Media
  • Jake Hirsch-Allen | Founder, Lighthouse Labs/Linda
  • Michele Romanav | Dragon's Den
  • Arati Sharma | Director of Marketing, Shopify
  • Jessica Weisz | Chief Customer Officer, Soapbox
  • Alyssa Richard | Co-Founder, Rate Hub
  • Tim Gilbert | Founder, Gilbert's Law
  • Katy Lynch | Chair of the Techweek Chicago’s EAB
  • Mark Achler | Managing Director, Math Venture Partners
  • Shradha Agarwal | Co-Founder & President, ContextMedia
  • Iqbal Arshad | SVP of Global Product Development, Motorola Mobility
  • Esther Barron | Director, Entrepreneurship Law Center at Northwestern
  • George Bousis | Founder & CEO, Raise.com
  • Doug Breaker | President & CEO, HomeFinder.com
  • Michael Burke | President & Co-Founder, Appssavvy
  • Brian Burkhart | President & Word Guy, SquarePlanet
  • Glenn Charles, Jr. | Principal, GCJ Management
  • Brandon Cruz | Founder & President, GoHealth
  • Seth Darmstadter | Technology Litigator, K&L Gates
  • Jason Duboe | Senior Associate, Chicago Ventures
  • Glenn Eden | SVP, Weber Shandwick
  • Kristie Fox | SVP, Edelman
  • Gian Fulgoni | Chairman, comScore
  • Jim Gagnard | Managing Director, Chapelle Capital LLC
  • Michael Gray | Partner, Neil, Gerber & Eisenberg, LLP
  • Anjali Gurnani | Board Director, TiE Midwest
  • Fred Hoch | President & CEO, Illinois Technology Association
  • Josh Inglis | Founder, Propllr
  • Maria Christopoulos Katris | CEO, Built In
  • Ross Kimbarovsky | Founder, crowdSPRING
  • Marc Klein | VP, Clean Energy Fuels
  • Scott Kluth | Owner, CouponCabin
  • Melinda Kramer | CEO, KloudVentures
  • Seth Kravitz | Co-Founder, Technori
  • Logan Lahive | Founder & CEO, Belly
  • Reid Lappin | CEO, Vokal Interactive
  • Eddie Lou | Co-Founder & CEO , Shiftgig
  • Dan Lyne | SVP, CBRE
  • Ajay Mago | Partner, Duane Morris LLP
  • Starr Marcello | Director & COO, Chicago Booth School of Business
  • Matt Moog | CEO, PowerReviews
  • Andrea Moran | CEO, Marengo Hampshire Partners
  • Alicia Cannon Mullen | Principal, Washing Pond Ventures
  • Tim Mullen | Mullen Family Foundation
  • Brent Payne | CEO, Loud Interactive
  • Jack Philbin | CEO, Vibes
  • Shawn Riegsecker | Founder and CEO, Centro
  • Rajen Ruparell | SVP Global Partnerships, Groupon
  • Doug Ryan | President, Digitas
  • Ed Scanlan | Founder & Chairman, Total Attorneys
  • Rishi Shah | CEO, Context Media
  • Iain Shovlin | Founder and Managing Partner, Guild Capital
  • Andrew Sieja | CEO, kCura
  • Tom Sosnoff | Founder, tastytrade
  • Emerson Spartz | Founder & CEO, Spartz Media
  • Genevieve Thiers | Founder, Sittercity
  • Craig Ulliott | Co-Founder & CTO, Belly
  • Dan Ushman | Co-Founder & CMO, SingleHop
  • Gabe Vehovsky | Founder, Curiosity.com
  • Craig Vodnik | VP Operations, Founder, Cleverbridge
  • Peter Wilkins | Managing Director, Hyde Park Angels
  • Kevin Willer | Partner, Chicago Ventures
  • Spencer Wood | Tech Transactions Lawyer, Polsinelli Shughart PC
  • Alisyn Malek | Investment Manager, GM
  • Chris Thomas | Founder & Partner, Fontinalis
  • Dug Song | Partner and Co-founder, Duo Security
  • Iain Lanivich | Executive Creative Director, Weber Shandwick
  • Jason Huvaere | Director of Global Privacy Legal, Paxahau
  • Jen Gray | VP, Marketing & Creative Services, HelloWorld, Inc.
  • John Marcicky | Community Relations & Partnership Development, Rock Ventures, LLC
  • Jon Rimanelli | Founder & CEO, Detroit Aircraft, LLC
  • Luis Perez | CFO, Detroit Lions
  • Marlin Williams | Founder, Sisters Code and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • Meredith Kerekes | Entrepreneur in Residence, Detroit Creative Corridor Center
  • Michelle Lange | Chief Customer Officer, Autobooks
  • Reda Jaber | Partner, IncWell
  • Sebastien Roy | Consulate General of Canada
  • Shane Gianino | CEO, Qstride
  • Ted Serbinski | Managing Director, Techstars: Mobility
  • Tifani Sadek | Founder & Partner, Sadek Bonahoom PLC
  • Adam Arredondo | Director of Entrepreneurship, CEED
  • Aaron Deacon | Managing Director, KC Digital Drive
  • Alisha Templeton | Partner and Co-founder, Techstars
  • Andy Hung | Regional General Manager, Uber
  • Bill Dietrich | Director of Global Privacy Legal, Downtown Council of Kansas City
  • Brent Payne | CEO, Loud Interactive
  • DJ Good | Founder, bitBank Data
  • Drew Solomon | Director of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, The Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City
  • Erik Wullschleger | Director of LiveKC, Sporting Kansas City
  • Julie Hakan | Supervisor, People & Human Resources, Multi Service Technology Solutions
  • Jeff Rohr | CEO, SquareOffs
  • Karen Moon | Co-Founder and CEO, Trendalytics
  • Keith Enright | Director, Global Privacy Legal, Google
  • Kevin McGinnis | Sprint
  • Matthew Condon | CEO, Bardavon Health Innovations
  • Maria Meyers | Network Builder, SourceLink@UMKC
  • Mike Hurd | Marketing Officer, Downtown Council of Kansas City
  • Mark O'Renick | Co-Founder, Salva O'Renick
  • Christine Murray | Director, KC Chamber
  • Nathan Kurtz | Entrepreneurial Advocate at The Kauffman Foundation, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
  • Rick Usher | Assistant City Manager for Entrepreneurship & Small Business, City of Kansas City, MO
  • David Rowe | Project Manager, Smart Cities, ECCO Select
  • Ryan O'Connell | Vice President, YEC
  • John Fein | Managing Director, Firebrand Ventures
  • Tommy Wilson | Urban Planner, Marketing Assistant, Project Manager for LaunchKC, Downtown Council of Kansas City
  • Ryan Weber | President, KCnext
  • Landon Young | Computer Software, William Jewell College
  • Adam Fisk | President, Brave New Software Project
  • Alicia Mullen | Mullen Foundation
  • Ashley Hand | Partner and Co-founder, CityFi
  • Brent Payne | CEO, Loud Interactive
  • Keith Enright | Director of Global Privacy Legal, Google
  • Matthew Coursen | SVP, JLL
  • Rajen Ruparell | Former co-founder international, Groupon
  • Talha Basit | CTO, Dose Media
  • Michael Burke | Head of Business Strategy & Partnerships, Curiosity
  • Tim Mullen | Mullen Foundation
  • Adam Quinton | CFO, NopSec, Inc.
  • Alicia Syrett | Founder and CEOPantegrion Capital
  • Alessandro Piol | Partner and Co-founder, Alpha Prime Ventures
  • Ben Nazario | Senior Vice President, Sparks
  • Brent Payne | Director of Global Privacy Legal, Loud Interactive
  • Brian Cohen | Chairman, New York Angels
  • Eddie Lou | Co-Founder & CEO, Shiftgig
  • Fran Hauser | Partner, Rothenberg Ventures
  • Hilary Gosher | Managing Director, Insight Venture Partners
  • Karen Moon | Co-Founder and CEO, Trendalytics
  • Keith Enright | Director, Global Privacy Legal, Google
  • Matthew Coursen | SVP, JLL
  • Marc Klein | VP, Clean Energy Fuels
  • Rajen Ruparell | Former co-founder international, Groupon
  • Scott Gerber | Founder, YEC
  • Steven Greenwood | Founder & CEO, Brewmaster
  • Michael Burke | Head of Business Strategy & Partnerships, Curiosity
  • Jenny Fielding | Managing Director, Techstars
  • Claudia Iannazzo | Partner, Pereg Ventures
  • Adam Lotia | Co-Founder, Circuit Breaker Holdings
  • Ajay Mago | Partner, Duane Morris LLP
  • Ameeth Sankaran | Partner and Co-founder, 2M
  • Andrew Hopkins | Managing Director, Accenture
  • Mike Hurd | Director of Global Privacy Legal, Downtown Council of Kansas City
  • Sara Vassar | Tech Evangelist, Intuit
  • Scott Harper | Founder, Dialexa
  • Shama Hyder | Founder and CEO, Marketing Zen
  • Anthony Di Lorio | CDO, TMX Group
  • Ben Zlotnik | Founder & CEO, Incubes, Eden
  • Gary Schwartz | Partner and Co-founder, Impact Mobile
  • Janet Bannister | General Partner of Real Ventures
  • Katherine Hague | Director of Global Privacy Legal, Female Funders
  • Marc Lijour | Director, savoirfairelinux
  • Nicole Kelly | Community Director, Omers Ventures
  • Rajen Ruparell | Former co-founder international, Groupon
  • Sara Diamond | President, OCAD
  • Sue McGill | Co-Founder, JOLT
  • Talha Basit | CTO, Dose Media
  • Jake Hirsch-Allen | Founder, Lighthouse Labs/Linda
  • Michele Romanav | Dragon's Den
  • Arati Sharma | Director of Marketing, Shopify
  • Jessica Weisz | Chief Customer Officer, Soapbox
  • Alyssa Richard | Co-Founder, Rate Hub
  • Tim Gilbert | Founder, Gilbert's Law