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 Business Information Systems 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.
Dhiraj C Rajaram
Founder & CEO of Mu Sigma
Dhiraj is responsible for the organization’s vision and strategic direction, building teams, aligning organizational resources to a customer centric vision and delivering profitable growth. Dhiraj has built Mu Sigma from ground up, during which time he executed activities that included raising seed and growth capital for the venture, securing key Fortune 100 customers, incubating a delivery unit and hiring key leadership members. Before Mu Sigma, he advised senior executives across a variety of verticals as a strategy consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Dhiraj holds an MBA from the University of Chicago. He also received an M.S. in Computer Engineering from Wayne State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University.
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About Mu Sigma: Mu Sigma offers management consulting services designed to provide decision sciences and big data analysis.
CEO of Catalytic
Sean Chou is the CEO and Co-founder of Catalytic, a company he founded in 2015 built on his lifelong obsession with working smarter. The company’s people-friendly automation platform frees up people to do more meaningful work, increases the speed of doing business, and improves the quality of outcomes. Prior to Catalytic, he was the founding CTO and EVP of Services at Fieldglass, a software-as-a-service pioneer acquired in 2014 by SAP for approximately $1 billion.
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About Catalytic: Catalytic offers the easiest platform for digital transformation and the automation of knowledge work.
CEO of Logiwa
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About Logiwa: Logiwa is the industry-leading WMS serving retail, e-commerce, wholesale, and 3PL businesses worldwide for over a decade.
President and CEO, FUJIFILM Graphic Systems of Fujifilm
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About Fujifilm: Fujifilm develops and sells consumer products and business products related to photography.
President and CEO of Council of Better Business Bureaus
Steve Bernas is President and CEO at Better Business Bureau.
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About Council of Better Business Bureaus: Council of Better Business Bureaus offers business accreditation services in the U.S. and Canada.
CEO & Founder of Code SixFour
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About Code SixFour, Zywave: The Code SixFour Benefits Consulting Cloud empowers insurance agents and benefits brokers to deliver better benefits outcomes to employers.
Founder,President and CEO of Eventric
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About Eventric, Trimite: Eventric is the leading SaaS developer of live event and tour management software solutions.
CEO of Contelligent
Stacey Kacek is the CEO of Contelligent. Stacey joined Contelligent to architect its growth from a collection of interesting products to a customer-centric company who finds ways every day to help businesses achieve their operational objectives. She never thought she’d find containers and what’s in them interesting, but now she’s determined to help unlock the insights within those containers. Stacey has spent her 30-year career in technology companies in the Chicagoland area. Starting as a software developer and rising through the ranks to lead development organizations and later entire companies at Motorola Solutions, SmartSignal (acquired by General Electric), and Microsystems (now Litera.) Stacey has a bachelor’s in computer and electrical engineering from Purdue and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management.
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About Contelligent: Contelligent offers container monitoring and analytic solutions to help companies gain visibility and control of their container assets.
Founder and CEO of Red Caffeine – A Growth Consultancy
Long-time Entrepreneur, Recent IncSmallGiant, Married to Manufacturing, Playing the GGOB, Fascinated with Transformational Leadership.
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About Red Caffeine – A Growth Consultancy: Red Caffeine is a Growth Consultancy that’s mission is to build badass brands clients want to work with and employees want to work for.
Founder, President & CEO of Advizor Solutions
Doug Cogswell is the EVP Pursuant || Founder Advizor Solutions at Pursuant.
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About Advizor Solutions, The Pursuant Group: Advizor Solutions is today’s leading provider of easy-to-use business analysis software.
CEO & Founder of Closerlook
David Ormesher is CEO @ Closerlook.
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About Closerlook: Closerlook, inc. is a digital marketing agency which provides solutions for the pharmaceutical industry.