At CEO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Chicago based CEO’ operating in the Social Network space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CEO & Creative Director of Backspace
Founder of Backspace.
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About Backspace: Gamified Social Network with Self-Deleting posts.
Founder & CEO of Emerge Media
Anthos Chrysanthou is Founder @ Emerge Media.
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About Emerge Media, HPA: Emerge Media is a media and Internet company focused on the core areas of search, communication, and online dating.
Cofounder and CEO of Ryu Games
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About Ryu Games: Changing the way people make and play mobile games
Chief Executive Officer of Affluence
With an MM in Finance from University of Chicago and MBA in International Finance from Loyola University of Chicago, Mike handles the day to day operations for Affluence.
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About Affluence: Affluence is a private social network for accomplished individuals to connect, share information and engage in meaningful conversations.
Juan José Mendoza Rivera
Founder and CEO of Peeptrade
CEO Peeptrade. Entrepreneurship, Market Risk, Options, Asset Management, and People Management.
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About Peeptrade: Peeptrade is a social network and financial information platform where you can “peep” into the success of the best investors!
Co-Founder/CEO of Hot Mic
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About Hot Mic: Hot Mic is a live streaming platform that connects with favorite media personalities to television.
Vicki Reece Esralew
Founder and CEO of Joy of Mom
Vicki Reece is the Founder and CEO of Joy of Mom.
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About Joy of Mom: Joy of Mom is a lifestyle brand platform that connects moms, supporting each other through their journey in motherhood.
CEO of Pixeldom
Kent Mages is CEO at Pixeldom.
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About Pixeldom: Pixeldom enables users to hold meaningful discussions about any topic and be rewarded for their contributions.
CEO of Collective Shift
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About Collective Shift, LRNG: Redesigning social systems for the connected age.