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Thursday, June 26
 

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

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

2:30pm 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

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

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
 

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

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 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

4:30pm 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
 
Saturday, June 28
 

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

1:30pm 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

2:30pm 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