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Thursday, June 26
 

1:00pm CDT

Knowledge Bar: Everything Entrepreneurs Need to Know About IP Law
Speakers
KR

Kurt Rohde

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
Kurt W. Rohde is a partner with McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP. Mr. Rohde focuses on patent litigation, with a special emphasis on ANDA litigation. He has experience in pre-filing investigations, fact and expert discovery, eDiscovery management, dispositive motions, trial... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm CDT
Knowledge Bar 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

1:30pm CDT

Sustainable Agility: Building Agile Software Solutions
Speakers
CA

Chad Albrecht

Centare
For the last 20 years, Chad has been a successful executive, consultant, developer, coach and trainer. Working with dynamic organizations around the world in diverse industries has grown Chad into a strong believer in Agile ALM techniques and the Kaizen corporate culture. Currently... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 1:30pm - 2:00pm CDT
4. Skype Campfire Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

1:30pm CDT

Five Ways that Sitecore Brought Uponor from a Passive Web Presence to an Interactive Industry Leader
With the help of Sitecore CMS; Uponor North America has become an industry and technology leader in delivering rich digital experiences to its customers as well as streamlining their internal processes and go to market strategies.  Learn how Uponor has leveraged the Sitecore platform to transform the way that they do business, and the lessons learned along the way.  Topics include:

- Freeing up development by giving the power of content and site management to marketing

- Managing multiple country websites with translation challenges

- Integration with CRM and third party vendor websites

- Streamlining annual print catalog production

- Giving access in on or off line mode to presentation materials to a diverse sales force

Speakers
DC

Don Costello

Web Product Manager, Uponor North America
Don Costello is the Web Product Manager for Uponor North America, a worldwide provider of radiant heating and cooling, plumbing and fire sprinkler systems for the residential and commercial building markets. With 15 years of experience in B2B and B2C web-based marketing strategies... Read More →
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Trevor Olson

President & CEO, Aware Web Solutions
Trevor Olson is the President & CEO of Aware Web Solutions, an award winning, full-service consultancy specializing in web solutions that best integrate Sitecore with a wide range of business systems, applications and tools. Aware puts clients at the center of everything they do... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
3. Argyle Technical Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

2:00pm CDT

Scaling Up: What I Learned from Rapid Growth at Where I've Been, SocialKaty, and Belly
Speakers
CU

Craig Ulliott

Belly
Craig Ulliott is a British-born serial technologist and entrepreneur currently serving as VP of Product and CTO at Belly. Craig’s list of services and companies he’s built or founded include Card Creator, Ohaso Limited, Where I’ve Been, SocialKaty Inc, and now Belly. Craig... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm CDT
1. Summit Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

2:00pm CDT

Setting Up an Environment for Long-Term Success: How to Deal with Hypergrowth
In this session CBRE will talk with seasoned business leaders from Jellyvision, Enova and ContextMedia on how and why they set up their office space to inspire, recruit and retain talent to build a lasting company culture.  Hear from these successful entrepreneurs that have dealt with and are dealing with managing hypergrowth within their organizations.  What are the things they are doing to recruit and retain talent in this challenging environment?   How important is their office space to recruiting and retaining employees?Can they continue to grow in Chicago or will they open offices in other cities?

Speakers
SA

Shradha Agarwal

Co-Founder, ContextMedia
ContextMedia co-founder Shradha Agarwal has always had a passion for people and communication as well as finding alignment of profit and purpose, starting her first media enterprise at age 9. When building ContextMedia, she branded the healthcare media company as for-benefit, a successful... Read More →
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David Fisher

CEO, Enova International
David Fisher serves as chief executive officer of Enova International, the global online lender which provides reliable, real-time financial options for everyday, hard-working people facing short-term cash demands. Based in Chicago, Enova is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cash America... Read More →
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Amanda Lannert

CEO, Jellyvision
Amanda Lannert is the Chief Executive Officer of The Jellyvision Lab and has been a key figure in driving the company’s direction since its founding in 2001. Her focus at The Jellyvision Lab is on furthering the company’s digital strategy, improving processes to better scale operations... Read More →
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Bradley Serot

Senior Vice President, CBRE
Based in CBRE Chicago’s downtown office, Bradley A. Serot is currently a Senior Vice President, joining the firm in 2000. Mr. Serot is one of CBRE’s most prominent tenant representation brokers, having been involved in over 6,000,000 square feet of transactions valued at more... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

2:00pm CDT

The Contextual Marketing Era: How Location-Aware Tech is Changing the Way We Interact with Consumers
This panel will discuss how companies are delivering contextually relevant data to consumers through beacons and location services, making phones behave more like personal concierges, delivering relevant and personalized content when needed

Moderators
RH

Rob Hayashida

Associate Director of Technology, DigitasLBi
Rob leads technology strategy at DigitasLBi, developing technology solutions that support all agency-marketing initiatives for MillerCoors. He also spearheads tech strategy and product management, and is the relationship lead with the startup community for the Chicago office. Prior... Read More →

Speakers
RD

Richard Dupe

Co-founder, Sharetapes and Tactify
Richard Dupe a co-founder of Sharetapes and Tactify. Tactify is a mobile marketing platform that allows business to create interactive campaigns through a simple online dashboard. Using Near Field Communications (NFC), Bluetooth Low Energy beacons (BLE) and Geo-fencing technology... Read More →
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Cezar Kolodziej

President, CEO and Co-Founder, Iris Mobile
Cezar is widely recognized as one of foremost mobile technologist and visionary experts on MMS and rich media messaging. He has more than 20 years of technology and managerial leadership experience. Prior to founding Iris Mobile, Cezar was Chief Architect for the Motorola messaging... Read More →
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Chad Rodriguez

Head of Development/Partnerships, Sonic Notify
Chad has been working in retail/digital/innovation for the last decade. Whether brand side with Prada or agency side with VaynerMedia, he's helped shape some of the largest brands digital strategies. He currently runs Development/Partnerships for Sonic Notify, an enterprise beacon... Read More →
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John Wanek

Mobile Product Consultant, Solstice Mobile
John Wanek is a Mobile Product Consultant for Solstice Mobile.  He leads product development and intellectual property farming efforts at Solstice working to build tools that facilitate the enablement of next generation technologies for enterprises. The ultimate goal for John's... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm CDT
4. Skype Campfire Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

2:00pm CDT

Knowledge Bar: Tim and Chris will discuss how to create an evolvable product, as well as general tech/content-site topics
Speakers
TB

Tim Breslin

SVP of Product & Technology, The Onion


Thursday June 26, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Knowledge Bar 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

2:30pm CDT

Digital Manufacturing: Innovating the Production Process
Speakers
BK

Bill King

Digital Lab for Manufacturing
William P. King, Ph.D. is Chief Technology Officer at the Digital Lab for Manufacturing in Chicago, IL, and the College of Engineering Bliss Professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The Digital Lab for Manufacturing is the nation’s flagship research institute for... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 2:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
4. Skype Campfire Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

2:30pm CDT

The Age of Data in the Cloud
Speakers
SA

Sean Anderson

Rackspace Hosting
Sean is a tenured infrastructure scaling and cloud strategy consultant with a strong focus on strategic partnerships and innovative hybrid technology. A five-year Racker; Sean is focused on developing deep relationships across the technology landscape. Previously, Sean has held several... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
3. Argyle Technical Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

3:30pm CDT

Future of Fintech Panel
Moderators
JJ

James Janega

Blue Sky Innovation
At Blue Sky Innovation, James Janega covers innovation, new ventures, and best practices for large firms to create new value in an evolving marketplace. His 15 years at the Tribune span cultural shifts in the news business, foreign coverage, relationships to readers and adopting social... Read More →

Speakers
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Scott Belous

American Express
Scott is responsible for the development of America Express OPEN’s new products and features, including new Card products, mobile applications, data platforms, digital marketing solutions, and digital product features. Scott has overseen the refresh of OPEN’s core products, including... Read More →
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Karen Breen

GeoPoll
Karen Breen is the CFO of GeoPoll, a mobile surveying platform revolutionizing the way data is collected. As a leader in global strategy, finance, business development and investor relations, Ms. Breen has more than 20 years of experience with global companies in the Fortune 500 as... Read More →
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Elise Fleischaker

Trading Technologies
Elise has worked with tech companies for more than 20 years. She has been leading global marketing at Trading Technologies for 11 years, helping open new markets as they've expanded geographically and across asset classes. As VP Marketing, she recently led TT through a corporate rebranding... Read More →
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Jeff McGregor

CEO, Dash
Jeff McGregor, Co-Founder and CEO of Dash, a proprietary mobile payment technology, allows diners to view, split and pay restaurant bills directly from a mobile device through integration with existing point of sale systems. Jeff holds a utility patent in the mobile payment space... Read More →
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Kristi Ross

tastytrade
Kristi Ross, President of tastytrade, has been in and around the trading business for more than 20 years. Previously, as CFO of online brokerage thinkorswim, Kristi either led or actively participated in numerous mergers and acquisitions and integrations. Prior to that Kristi was... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

3:30pm CDT

Web Project Success: Lessons from History
Speakers
GD

George Demet

Palantir
George DeMet is the founder and co-owner of Palantir.net. For nearly two decades he's helped high-profile corporate, educational, cultural, and non-profit clients develop effective online strategies. George is an active open source advocate, serving on the Advisory Board of the Drupal... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm CDT
4. Skype Campfire Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

3:30pm CDT

Enterprise Analytics. Accelerated- Hadoop in 3 months, 23% TCO cut, 78% reduction in process flow for the user. Learn about the Saggezza way to deliver enterprise analytics.
Speakers
JA

Jonathan Abon

Saggezza
Jonathan Abon is the Sr. Director of Advanced Analytics at Saggezza. He brings over 18 years of experience working in high technology hardware/software firms and as a business-owner/entrepreneur. He leads the analytics product business unit for Saggezza to enable data-driven enterprises... Read More →
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Ian Whiting

Saggezza
Ian Whiting is the Director of Interactive Services at Saggezza. He brings over 10 years of experience working in the interactive design and development space. He leads a team of interactive designers, business analysts and developers who focus on user experience optimization, interactive... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm CDT
3. Argyle Technical Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

4:00pm CDT

Number Games: The Role of Stats in Innovating Sports
Speakers
BK

Brian Kopp

Stats LLC
Brian Kopp joined STATS in 2008 and is currently Senior Vice President of Sports Solutions. In this role, Kopp leads all aspects of new business development including the revolutionary SportVU player tracking technology. SportVU is installed in all 29 NBA venues and has changed the... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 4:00pm - 4:30pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

4:30pm CDT

Achieve Sensor Scale Now
Speakers
AC

Andrew Cronk

TempoDB
Andrew Cronk is an experienced engineer and entrepreneur driven by the desire to generate insight and efficiency through data. Andrew learned the power of data-driven leadership early in his career as an engineer at UPS and Motorola and leveraged data to enable manufacturing decisions... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 4:30pm - 5:00pm CDT
4. Skype Campfire Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

5:30pm CDT

The Internet of Things - Getting to the Jetsons Home of the Future
Speakers
AJ

Adam Justice

ConnectSense
Adam Justice is Vice President and General Manager of Grid Connect. He is responsible for developing the vision for the ConnectSense product line, a family of wireless sensors that monitors the things you care about and notifies you when something goes awry. Adam is an expert on the... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 5:30pm - 6:00pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654
 
Friday, June 27
 

12:00pm CDT

Building an Ad-Hoc Reporting Application with ExtJS and Couchbase
Speakers
DP

Darrell Pratt

Nielsen
Darrell Pratt is the architecture leader for the global buy platform at The Nielsen Company. As the architecture leader, Darrell leads a global team of solutions architects who design and lead development of systems including mobile, web, services, BI and data warehouses. Currently... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 12:00pm - 12:30pm CDT
3. Argyle Technical Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

12:30pm CDT

Stack Overflow’s Crash Course to Hiring Developers
Speakers
WC

Will Cole

Careers 2.0
Will Cole is the Product Manager for Careers 2.0: the hiring platform that connects employers to the developers on Stack Overflow. Will spends much of his time working with developers on Stack Overflow to understand how they participate in the recruiting process, and building products... Read More →
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Joe Humphries

Stack Exchange
Joe Humphries is a seasoned recruiter who currently recruits for Stack Exchange, a professional network of more than 100 Q&A sites. The most popular of these sites, Stack Overflow, is a website for software developers that is consistently one of the top 100 trafficked sites on the... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
3. Argyle Technical Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

2:00pm CDT

Dropbox Presents: Simplifying How Your Team Gets Work Done - New Technologies and Techniques
Technology can create as many problems as it does solutions. Join leading technology companies Sprout Social and NogginLabs as they share what tools and techniques they use to smooth out workflows and simplify how their teams get work done. 

Speakers
JD

Jon Daly

Noggin Labs
Jon is the Operations Director at NogginLabs, a custom e-learning developer. With more than 17 years in software development, Jon has a passion for creating award-winning, behavior-changing learning solutions for innovative companies worldwide. Jon leverages his extensive technical... Read More →
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Michael Johnson

Dropbox
Michael Johnson is a member of the Enterprise Strategy Team at Dropbox. He has spent the past the 8 years understanding the impact that services like Dropbox have on businesses and how service providers should partner with IT and business leaders to improve productivity and ef... Read More →
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Gil Lara

Sprout Social
Gil Lara is Creative Director and co-founder of Sprout Social, a leading social media management and engagement platform. Before bringing his passion for great design and user experience to Sprout, Gil spent 10 years focused on event design and wayfinding — "real world UX... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm CDT
1. Summit Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

2:00pm CDT

How the Cloud Powers Startups & Entrepreneurs
Speakers
JH

Jason Hart

CDW
Jason Hart is an ITIL certified Cloud Client Executive with over 14 years of IT sales experience across various market segments. Using a consultative approach, he provides clients definitional, categorical, and strategic expertise around CDW’s cloud portfolio. He serves as a “face-in-the-cloud... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm CDT
4. Skype Campfire Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

2:30pm CDT

IBM Watson: How IBM Taught a Computer to Think
Speakers
GR

Gary Robinson

IBM Big Data
Gary Robinson is a Program Director in IBM's Big Data organization based in Silicon Valley, California. During his 25 years with IBM in the UK and USA, Gary has worked on many emerging technologies in the Information Management arena, including: Decision Support Systems, Multidimensional... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 2:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

2:30pm CDT

Consistency Models for Mobile Applications
Speakers
AH

Alan Hoffman

Chief Product Officer, Cloudant
Alan, like his co-founders, holds a PhD in Physics from MIT. Before Cloudant, he spent 5 years analyzing data from the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider.


Friday June 27, 2014 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
3. Argyle Technical Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

3:00pm CDT

How the Cloud Powers Startups & Entrepreneurs Panel Discussion
Speakers
AB

Andy Ballema

CDW
Andy Ballema is a Manager for CDW’s Cloud Aggregation Services team. He joined CDW in May 2006 as a Mobility Solution Architect.  During his tenure at CDW, Andy has experienced continued success advancing from Specialist to a Senior Inside Solution Architect and then onto a Principal... Read More →
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Alex Brown

10th Magnitude
As CEO of 10th Magnitude, the Chicago-based, Microsoft Azure-specialized cloud software and services firm he founded in 2010, Alex spends his days converting his clients to cloud tech so they can unleash corporate innovation.  Alex currently sits on Microsoft’s exclusive “Born... Read More →
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Melissa Harris

The Chicago Tribune
Melissa Harris joined The Chicago Tribune as a business columnist in 2009 after nearly five years as an award-winning metro reporter at The Baltimore Sun. She is a graduate of Northwestern and Johns Hopkins universities (B.S., Journalism/M.A., Government), and a two-time finalist... Read More →
JH

Jason Hart

CDW
Jason Hart is an ITIL certified Cloud Client Executive with over 14 years of IT sales experience across various market segments. Using a consultative approach, he provides clients definitional, categorical, and strategic expertise around CDW’s cloud portfolio. He serves as a “face-in-the-cloud... Read More →
MJ

Michael Johnson

Dropbox
Michael Johnson is a member of the Enterprise Strategy Team at Dropbox. He has spent the past the 8 years understanding the impact that services like Dropbox have on businesses and how service providers should partner with IT and business leaders to improve productivity and ef... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 3:00pm - 3:30pm CDT
1. Summit Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

3:00pm CDT

IBM Watson Breakout Session- Learn More About the Genius of IBM Watson
Speakers
GR

Gary Robinson

IBM Big Data
Gary Robinson is a Program Director in IBM's Big Data organization based in Silicon Valley, California. During his 25 years with IBM in the UK and USA, Gary has worked on many emerging technologies in the Information Management arena, including: Decision Support Systems, Multidimensional... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 3:00pm - 3:30pm CDT
Knowledge Bar 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

3:30pm CDT

Building a HIPAA Compliant Healthcare App on the Cloud
Speakers
AA

Aurimas Adomavicius

Devbridge Group
Aurimas Adomavicius is a founding partner of Devbridge Group LLC, a Chicago-based technology consulting firm that specializes in enterprise solutions, user experience design, custom software development, cloud services, and enterprise mobility. Since 2010, he has served as the company’s... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm CDT
3. Argyle Technical Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

3:30pm CDT

Building Human-Centered Tech Company
Speakers
TF

Tiffany Farriss

Palantir
Tiffany Farriss is the President of Chicago-based Palantir.net, which she has bootstrapped along with CEO George DeMet into an influential and still growing Web design and development firm. For Palantir, Tiffany specializes in providing project leadership and strategy through consultation... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 3:30pm - 4:00pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

4:00pm CDT

Start Using DevOps to Get Sh*t Done!
Wondering how Netflix and Etsy are making things happen so quickly?

(Hint: it’s DevOps.)

Learn how cloud, infrastructure automation and collaborative thinking drive velocity into the tech world. Alex will demystify DevOps; explain what it is, how it works and how your team can use it to get sh*t done. 

Speakers
AB

Alex Brown

10th Magnitude
As CEO of 10th Magnitude, the Chicago-based, Microsoft Azure-specialized cloud software and services firm he founded in 2010, Alex spends his days converting his clients to cloud tech so they can unleash corporate innovation.  Alex currently sits on Microsoft’s exclusive “Born... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 4:00pm - 4:30pm CDT
4. Skype Campfire Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

4:00pm CDT

Scaling Prod Dev at Paylocity
Speakers
TG

Ted Gaty

Paylocity
Ted Gaty serves as the Senior Vice President of Product Development at Paylocity. In this position, Ted oversees all aspects of the development of Paylocity's cloud-based HR and Payroll solutions. Ted's strategic agenda includes accelerating product speed to market, scaling the organization... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
3. Argyle Technical Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

4:30pm CDT

Opportunity Knocks, Disaster Blows: Avoiding Big Data's Big Messes
Speakers
YC

Yael Cosset

Dunnhumby
At dunnhumby, Yael Cosset provides strategic leadership on all aspects of technology, infrastructure and product offerings throughout the organization. As Global Chief Information Officer, Cosset providesleadership focused on building innovative, world class products and solutions... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 4:30pm - 5:00pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

5:00pm CDT

The Practicality of the Internet of Things
Speakers
JH

John Horn

RacoWireless
John Horn joined RacoWireless as president in May 2011 after serving as a leader at T-Mobile for more than nine years. Since joining RacoWireless, John has led the company to record growth and achievement of multiple awards for accomplishments in M2M. At T-Mobile, John developed and... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 5:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

5:00pm CDT

Hackathon Powered by AngelHack
The hackathon Chicago will focus on creating sustainable technological solutions that will help a Chicago nonprofit better serve the community.   Join us for 24 hours of creativity and innovation as we work together to build a web and/or mobile app that will transform the way a nonprofit  organization communicates and serves those in need.   The hackathon is the official hackathon of Techweek Chicago is presented by unetwork.co and powered by AngelHack.

Friday June 27, 2014 5:00pm - 11:30pm CDT
Techweek Town Square 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago IL 60654
 
Saturday, June 28
 

12:00pm CDT

Tech Changing PR from Cost Center to Profit Center
In today’s ever-evolving digital landscape, PR is seen as a cost-center, instead of a profit center like marketing due to PR’s heavy dependence on vanity metrics like followers, ad value or views. It’s time to change that. Join Heidi Sullivan, SVP of Digital Content at Cision, as she explores new technologies and measurement techniques that prove PR’s impact on the bottom line.



 

Speakers
HS

Heidi Sullivan

Senior Vice President of Digital Content, Cision
One of PRWeek’s 40 under 40 in 2012, Heidi Sullivan is Senior Vice President of Digital Content for Cision and a self-proclaimed social media metrics nerd. She leads the company’s digital and broadcast content teams, the global research team for Cision’s media database, Cision’s... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm CDT
3. Argyle Technical Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

12:00pm CDT

Hackathon Powered by AngelHack
The hackathon Chicago will focus on creating sustainable technological solutions that will help a Chicago nonprofit better serve the community.   Join us for 24 hours of creativity and innovation as we work together to build a web and/or mobile app that will transform the way a nonprofit  organization communicates and serves those in need.   The hackathon is the official hackathon of Techweek Chicago is presented by unetwork.co and powered by AngelHack.


Saturday June 28, 2014 12:00pm - 6:00pm CDT
4. Skype Campfire Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654
  Dev Summit, Hackathon

1:00pm CDT

Unifying IT Architecture with Process-Based IT
Speakers
JJ

Jordan Jacobs

SingleHop
Jordan brings more than a decade of business strategy and product development experience in the cloud, hosting, and managed services market to SingleHop. As VP of Products, Jordan oversees the entire SingleHop product lifecycle from conceptualization to market. Jordan is extremely... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 1:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

1:00pm CDT

Payment Security: Find out if your company is a prime target for hackers (Spoiler alert: It probably is)
Speakers
MM

Michael Mertz

President of National Sales, CardConnect
Michael Mertz has nearly 25 years of industry experience and is now a veteran within the payment processing field.  Starting as an intern in 1990 while still completing his degree in 1992 from The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University he is still engaged, excited and integral... Read More →
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Rob Nathan

Chief Technology Officer, CardConnect
Rob Nathan has led CardConnect's charge to become a leader in payments technology and credit card security. Through creative conceptualization of CardConnect's robust platform for authorizing and securing electronic transactions, Rob has brought simplicity and cohesiveness to... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm CDT
3. Argyle Technical Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

1:30pm CDT

MVP Product Management: Entrepreneurial Product Management in an Agile World
Speakers
CK

Christopher Krohn

Restaurant.com
Restaurant.com President and Chief Marketing Officer Christopher Krohn oversees the growth and development of the nation’s largest restaurant deals site. A veteran e-commerce leader, Krohn has extensive experience scaling businesses and cultivating strong consumer-facing brands... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 1:30pm - 2:00pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

2:00pm CDT

The Value of Internet Security: Security as a Competitive Advantage
Speakers
FC

Fred Cate

Director, Indiana University Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research
Fred H. Cate is a Distinguished Professor and C. Ben Dutton Professor of Law at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. He is director of the IU Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (a National Center of Academic Excellence in both Information Assurance Research and Information... Read More →
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Mark Cravotta

Executive Vice President of Sales & Service, SingleHop
Mark Cravotta is responsible for global sales and service execution for SingleHop. Mark brings over 15 years of web hosting industry and IT experience to the SingleHop team and has worked in a broad spectrum of capacities. Cravotta has extensive experience working in sales... Read More →
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Jeff Kosseff

Covington & Burling, LLP
Jeff Kosseff is a privacy and communications attorney in the Washington, D.C. office of Covington & Burling, LLP. He advises organizations on privacy practices and develops Privacy by Design programs. He clerked for Judge Milan D. Smith, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

2:30pm CDT

Hackathons: How AngelHack Brings the Developer Community Together
Speakers
SA

Sabeen Ali

Co-Founder and CEO, Angel Hack
Sabeen Ali is the Co-Founder and CEO of AngelHack and it's sister non-profit Code for a Cause, the world’s largest developer ecosystem. In a past life, Sabeen has been a consult for leadership and organizational development with Kaiser Permanente, Yahoo!, Peet’s Coffee, and Cisco... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 2:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

2:30pm CDT

The Surveillance Economy: How the NSA Hurts the Cloud and What You Can Do About It
Speakers
CD

Christian Dawson

i2Coalition
Chairman and co-founder Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2coalition) Christian Dawson creates an open conversation between hosting and IT infrastructure companies and decision makers both public and private. Christian and the I2coalition educates legislators, helps develop best... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 2:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
1. Summit Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

3:00pm CDT

DJ 2.0: Morgan Page's Integration of 3-D Live into his LIve Shows
Moderators
DM

David Monhait

Sinlabel
David Monhait, SinLabel’s managing partner, comes from a traditional background in architecture, design and planning. His vision and design process have led to various nationally acclaimed experiential and digital projects. In addition to SinLabel, David consults and is active in... Read More →

Speakers
NH

Nathan Huber

CEO and Co-Founder, 3D Live
Nathan Huber began his career in Film and Television.  He was first involved in 3D production working on Avatar at Lightstorm Entertainment. In 2009 Nathan developed the first 3D virtual environment for live music performances which garnered attention from LA Times and numerous... Read More →
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Morgan Page

Grammy-Nominated DJ
As an artist, DJ, song-writer, and radio show presenter, Grammy Nominated Producer/DJ Morgan Page has become a seismic presence. Along with a string of hit songs, an IDMA nomination in the "Best American DJ category" and two Grammy Award nominations to his credit, Page has a relentless... Read More →


Saturday June 28, 2014 3:00pm - 3:30pm CDT
1. Summit Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654