How Brands Contribute to a Successful Exit

Managing Partner, NASDAQ Pam Buchanan Fieldglass/SAP, Sean Chou Partner Intellectual Property, IceMiller, Kevin O’Shea Patty Lindstrom – Moderator

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Afternoon Networking and Refreshments

Refill and Refuel

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UPTAKE, A platform that can identify problems before they happen.

Chicago’s latest unicorn represented by Joe Becker, Director of UPTAKE Rail. Redefine value creation for the customer by minimizing downtime, optimizing performance, and enhancing safety. A platform that can identify problems before they happen.

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Welcome, opening remarks and key takeaways

Patty Lindstrom, Founder – Living the Brand® Institute and Innovation Foundry

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A Founder’s Story

Harry Gottlieb tells his story. Building a brand and a winning culture “from the inside out”. How staying true to your values can become a long lasting competitive advantage. How to attract and retain skilled, a talented and diverse workforce through a transformation.

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Fireside Chat: Jellyvision, RR Donnelley, CBRE

How staying true to your values can become a long lasting competitive advantage. How to attract and retain a skilled, talented and diverse workforce through a transformation. Harry Gottlieb, Founder, Jellyvision and Tom Carroll, Exec. VP HR, RR Donnelley, Jamie Georgas, Managing Director, CBRE Moderated by Patty Lindstrom, CEO Creative Logic / Founder Living the […]

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Eat and Meet – Networking

Eat and Meet

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Fireside Chat: Building a brand team game plan

Moderated by Patty Lindstrom. Startups and educators must come together to push the boundaries of each other’s thinking. What STEM, ConVerge, a merger and EdTech will mean to North Central over the next decade. Chetan Chawla, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, North Central College and VP North Central College, Martha Carney, Executive Director, Converge-North Central College, […]

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Two Founder’s Stories: Tim McEnery CEO, Cooper’s Hawk and Jason Ebel, Co-Founder, Two Brothers Brewery

Building a brand, disrupting an industry, creating a new category all while getting employees on board, exciting and amplifying their passion with their external audiences for maximum impact.

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