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 Analytics 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.
Chief Executive Officer of Uptake Technologies
Brad Keywell is a lifelong entrepreneur and co-founder of seven technology companies, a cultural curator of innovation platforms, and a philanthropist. He is the co-founder and CEO of Uptake Technologies, an Industrial AI software platform harnessing predictive analytics to deliver outcomes of increased productivity, reliability, safety, and cybersecurity to global industry. Uptake was named “Startup of the Year” in 2015 by Forbes, was #5 in the 2017 CNBC Disruptor 50, and was named a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum. Brad is a co-founder of Tempus, Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN), Echo Global Logistics (NASDAQ:ECHO), MediaOcean, Drivin (acquired by NYSE:KAR), and the venture capital firm Lightbank. He is on the Board of Trustees of Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR). He is the founder and Chairman of Chicago Ideas, which has grown into one of the largest innovation and ideas gatherings in the world. He is the Chairman of Future Founders Foundation, providing entrepreneurial education to inner-city students in the Chicagoland area. Brad is an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He earned a J.D. at the University of Michigan Law School and a BBA from the University of Michigan School of Business. Brad and his wife, Kim, signed The Giving Pledge in 2016.
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About Chicago Ideas Week, Drivin, Echo Global Logistics, Groupon, Groupon Netherlands, Lightbank, Mediaocean, Uptake Technologies, Zest Health: Uptake Technologies designs and develops enterprise software.
Chief Executive Officer of Uptake Technologies
I am in my dream job and serving as CEO and Board DIrector of Uptake. While working with an amazing team, I am refining the company’s products, expanding its global footprint and developing/nurturing a high performing work environment. Previously, I served in various senior executive functions with KAR Global (NYSE: KAR), the acquirer of DRIVIN, a company I co-founded and served as CEO until April 2017. Prior to KAR, I held senior management roles with Music Dealers, Apartments.com, Cars.com, eToys.com, and Allstate. In my free time, I assist various companies as a board member, advisor, and investor.
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About Uptake Technologies: Uptake Technologies designs and develops enterprise software.
Daniel L. Ushman
Founder & CEO of TrendSpider
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About TrendSpider: TrendSpider is software that is used to make technical analysis with scanners, charts, analyses, automation and backtesting services.
Founder & CEO of Civis Analytics
Dan Wagner is ambassador for the firm’s external partnerships, representing the company’s vital, core interests as it engages client business opportunities. Dan served as the Chief Analytics Officer on the 2012 Obama campaign, overseeing a 54-person team of analysts, engineers and organizers that provided analytics and technologies for voter contact, digital, paid media, fundraising and communication. His department’s work was credited with “reinventing how national campaigns are done” and has been highlighted in Time Magazine, MIT Technology Review, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The Los Angeles Times, and Harper’s. Dan began his work in politics as the Deputy Voter File Manager for Barack Obama during the 2008 Iowa caucuses, which defined the relevance of data, and client comprehension of data, in his career. That led to roles as the Great Lakes Targeting Desk and National Get Out the Vote (GOTV) Targeting Director, followed by the National Targeting Director at the Democratic National Committee for the 2010 election cycle. Dan previously worked with the FTI Consulting Economics Practice. He graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in economics and public policy. Dan is originally from Birmingham, Michigan, where he grew up imitating Michael Jackson’s “Billy Jean” performance. He remains the first one on any dance floor. He is fluent in Spanish and, according to two sources with knowledge of the incident, cried during “Like Water for Chocolate.” He used to play congas – not to be confused with the bongos – in a DC funk band.
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About Civis Analytics: Civis Analytics is a software company that helps public and private sector organizations make data-driven decisions.
CEO of Narrative Science
Stuart Frankel founded the company with Kris Hammond and Larry Birnbaum. Prior to Narrative Science, Stuart was President of the Performics division of DoubleClick and was a member of DoubleClick’s senior management team when the company was sold to Google. A lawyer and a CPA, Stuart earned a BS from Miami University and a JD from Vanderbilt.
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About Narrative Science: Narrative Science creates software that writes stories from enterprise data to drive understanding and results.
Founder and CEO of Blinkfire Analytics
Steve Olechowski is Founder and CEO of Blinkfire Analytics.
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About Blinkfire Analytics, Northwestern University: Blinkfire Analytics uses AI and computer vision to optimize the sponsorship marketplace between creators, and their sponsors.
Founder & CEO of Indus Insights
Saurabh is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Indus Insights. He is part data scientist, part management consultant, and part business manager. He has more than a decade of experience in creating value through the use of data-driven approaches. Prior to starting Indus Insights, Saurabh worked as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company, advising senior management across a variety of verticals, including CPG and hi-tech. Saurabh also has considerable experience in the consumer finance industry through his stints at Capital One and HSBC, where he drove multiple initiatives in the fields of direct marketing analytics, product development, credit policy & risk analytics, non-traditional underwriting, and account management. Saurabh is regularly quoted by national and international media as a subject matter in payments, analytics, and consulting. He holds an MBA (with honors) from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Saurabh received a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay, and is a CFA charterholder. He is also an aviation enthusiast, and is a certified pilot.
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About Indus Insights: Indus Insights is a specialized consulting firm that assists organizations in leveraging analytics to drive business performance.
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 supplier.io
Neeraj Shah is the CEO at supplier.io
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About CVM Solutions, supplier.io: Supplier data and analytics to power supply chain solutions.
Founder – Past Chairman/President/CEO of Tango Analytics
JBT Ventures is a Family Office that focuses on investments in the Medicinal as well as the Adult Recreational Cannabis Industry, Cannabis Medicinal Pet Treatment, Cannabis Real Estate Development, Cannabis Retail High Growth Expansion, and the future of Cannabis Dining.
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About JBT Ventures, Tango Analytics: Tango Analytics is a provider of cloud-based Software-as-a-Service solutions with purpose-built GIS and location development execution.
CEO of Unifyd Insights
Wes Shepherd currently works as the CEO for Unifyd Insights.
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About Unifyd Insights: Unifyd is a pre-integrated data & analytics marketplace. Connect your data to expand and enrich it.
Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Sprout Social
Justyn Howard is the founder and CEO of Sprout Social, a leading Social Media Management (SMM) platform.
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About Sprout Social: Sprout Social provides a platform for businesses to manage social media engagement, publishing and analytics.
CEO of ShopperTrak
Christopher Ainsley is the chief executive officer of ShopperTrak. Christopher is leading ShopperTrak’s global expansion as the retail industry’s leader in consumer behavior intelligence and information products. Christopher is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s day-to-day operations as they relate to revenue growth and strategic direction. Under his leadership, the company has an increased presence in Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa. Christopher joined ShopperTrak in 2008 after serving as president and CEO of The Patent Board where he successfully transitioned the company from a consultancy to a business model of online tools and analytical products. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president of global strategy and business development for LexisNexis, New York. Christopher has also served as president and chief executive officer of Wolters Kluwer Health, one of three international divisions of Wolters Kluwer NA. A native of England and now an American citizen, Ainsley earned a Master of Arts degree from Oxford University and graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration with a master of business administration degree
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About ShopperTrak: ShopperTrak is a provider of people counter technology and foot traffic analysis that improve retail profitability.
CEO APAC of ShopperTrak
Andy Yin is CEO APAC at ShopperTrak.
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About ShopperTrak: ShopperTrak is a provider of people counter technology and foot traffic analysis that improve retail profitability.
Founder & CEO of CharacTour
CEO Kimberly Foerster had the “lightbulb” moment to found CharacTour when she helped her friend with her Match.com profile. By focusing on consumers’ personalities as many dating sites do, she thought she could solve a big problem for consumers: “bad dates” with entertainment when time, money, and emotion is wasted on movies, TV shows, and books they don’t ultimately connect with. Before founding CharacTour, Kim was a Managing Director at Perseus, a Washington, D.C. private equity firm where she worked for eight years. While at Perseus, she was actively involved in four publishing-related acquisitions and was a Board Member of Perseus Books. Prior to Perseus, she worked at two other private equity firms – the Audax Group and Castle Harlan. Early in her career, Kim worked in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs and the strategic planning group of PepsiCo. Kim received her MBA from Kellogg and her BA in English from Rice University.
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About CharacTour: CharacTour curates entertainment choices based on consumers’ unique personalities and their character preferences
CEO of Root3 Technologies
CEO at Root3 Technologies.
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About Root3 Technologies: Information Technology and Services
Founder & CEO of Megalytics
Donna M. Salvatore is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at MEGALYTICS. Donna has 35 years of experience in leading the successful growth of early stage global technology ventures. Over the past twenty years, she was the CEO of five different companies, using disruptive technologies and methodology to radically change the industry segments she participated in. Donna holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from University of Chicago and B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.
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About Megalytics: The most extensive, verified, relevant data ever possessed by one analytics entity.
Co-Founder and CEO of Ocient
Chris Gladwin founded Cleversafe in 2004, bringing to the company the same innovative and entrepreneurial approach that has signified his executive leadership throughout his career. Chris, who was previously the creator of the first workgroup storage server at Zenith Data Systems and was a Manager of Corporate Storage Standards at Lockheed Martin, also created and managed a number of successful new technology start-ups, including MusicNow, which was acquired by Circuit City. Chris has been the creative force behind the development of the first Dispersed Storage system to solve the growing global problem of Big Data storage. Chris Gladwin has created over 300 issued and pending patents related to Dispersed Storage technology. Cleversafe, inspired by Chris, continues to be one of the most patenting U.S. companies per employee. Chris Gladwin holds a degree in Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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About Ocient: Ocient is a startup building a near-real time database and data analytics platform for petabyte- to exabyte-scale data sets.
Co-Founder and CEO of 86 Repairs
Daniel Estrada is the co-founder and CEO of 86 Repairs, the repair and maintenance management platform built for the restaurant industry. He has over 20 years of experience in technical and leadership roles, including as a software engineer, project manager, consultant to startups and Fortune 500 companies, and as the practice head in a global digital consultancy. Daniel is a first generation American, multi-citizen, and speaks 3 languages.
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About 86 Repairs: 86 Repairs is a subscription service that optimizes and manages end-to-end equipment repair and maintenance for restaurant groups.
President & CEO of Arturo
Presently, I serve as CEO for Arturo, a deep learning spin-out from a Fortune 500 company focused on delivering insights to the residential and commercial property insurance and commercial real estate sectors. I’ve been a founder, high-tech executive, and technology strategist with a deep start-up background in Geospatial/Location based services, applied machine learning, big data analytics, cloud computing, and highly distributed systems for the last decade of my career. I thrive and excel at taking technology innovations from concept to product to market and successfully managing and exciting teams both small and large to achieve this quickly.
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About Arturo: Arturo is a deep learning spin-out from a Fortune 500 company focused on delivering highly accurate measurement and predictive data.
Chief Executive Officer of DataHen.com
Cofounder & CEO of Datahen and AnswersEngine
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About DataHen.com: Provider of Advance Webscraping, Webcrawling & Data Extraction Services
Co-Founder, CEO of dox
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About Designhubz, dox: dox is providing a battery predictive maintenance platform helping EV OEMs reduce warranty costs, battery waste, and sudden failures
CEO & Founder of Tada Cognitive Solutions also referred to as TadaNow
Guha is Chairman of CGN Global with over 20 years of experience managing complex business challenges and defining unique approaches for strategy and collaborating with other leaders to drive strategic transformational change within global firms.
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About CGN Global, Tada Cognitive Solutions also referred to as TadaNow: TadaNow leads Supply Chain Software Market providing real-time E2E visibility, collaboration & orchestration using digital twin technology.
Founder & CEO of Neurocern
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About Neurocern: Connecting clinical with financial, an artificial intelligence engine that transforms data into actionable insights
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of KnowledgeHound
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About KnowledgeHound, The Chicago Leadership Alliance: KnowledgeHound is the data organization and visualization tool for companies buried in piles of market research.
CEO of Cranes Software
Irfan has served as a director of the Company since July 8, 2014. Since 2011, Irfan has been the Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel of Cranes Software International, a company offering data analytics and engineering simulation software. From 2005 until 2011, he was General Counsel at Schneider Electric, a company which specializes in electricity distribution, automation management and production of installation components for energy management. Irfan is a graduate of DePaul University College of Law, holds a MS in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois, and a BS in Electronics Engineering from Bangalore University.
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About Cranes Software: A company offering data analytics and engineering simulation software.
Founder, CEO of Intentwise
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About Intentwise: Empowering advertisers & agencies with recommendations, automation, competitive intelligence, & simplified reporting for retail media.
Founder & CEO of envisionit
Todd Brook i s Founder & CEO at Envisionit Media.
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About Engagement Multiplier, envisionit: Envisionit is a digital marketing agency that provides data, analytics, tracking, optimization, and targeting solutions to its clients.
CEO & Co-Founder of Proxfinity
Lisa is CEO/Co-Founder at Proxfinity, a Chicago-based tech startup. Lisa is an optimistic, driven and enthusiastic leader. She focuses on developing a strategic path, implementing growth strategies and leading her team toward successful, measurable results. She has helped her company create a market category in the meetings and events industry and successfully grow its pipeline. She is also a motivating speaker particularly at industry events and focuses on the importance of networking, helping people understand why it’s hard and teaching how technology can aid in unlocking potential and to overcome bias.
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About Proxfinity: Inspire Conversations. Measure Results.
Managing Partner & Chief Executive Officer of Anthem Marketing Solutions
Mr. Keenan has focused on helping clients implement sophisticated, data-driven marketing strategies over the past decade as a principal at Anthem Marketing. He provides cutting-edge thinking to leading clients in the retail, consumer products, food service, online and publishing industries. He has developed tools and methodologies that standardize and streamline analytic approaches to improve speed of deployment and depth of insight for client projects. Prior to Anthem, Mr. Keenan worked as a CRM and Database Marketing strategist for a number of marketing agencies including Leo Burnett and Wunderman, serving clients including Sears, Equifax, Philip Morris, and Citigroup. Earlier, he served as Vice President – Analytic and Client Services for Datawealth, where he helped Sainsbury’s, the second-largest UK grocery retailer, to create an innovative consumer targeting and offer-delivery system based on loyalty-card shopping history. Mr. Keenan also worked as a database marketing consultant for Kestnbaum Consulting, serving clients including Motorola, American Airlines, and Discover Card, and as a portfolio analyst for Citigroup. Mr. Keenan holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a bachelor’s in Math/Computer Science from the University of Waterloo.
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About Anthem Marketing Solutions: Anthem Marketing Solutions creates analytic marketing strategies and develops media marketing concepts for B2B and B2C marketers.
Chairman & CEO of Quicket Solutions
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About Quicket Solutions: Quicket provides a flexible low code/no code platform that automates workflows and streamlines payments for the public sector.
Co-Founder & CEO of PAXAFE
Ilya Preston is the CEO and Co-Founder of PAXAFE,
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About PAXAFE: PAXAFE builds smart packaging IoT that aggregates critical supply chain data and enables intelligent shipping insurance.
Founder & CEO of Xaqt
Chris Crosby is the CEO of Xaqt, a global provider of Smart City Technologies and Predictive Intelligence. Chris cofounded Latigent, a Business Intelligence software company with $1,000 capital investment in 2002. As CEO, he drove all aspects of internal operations and grew his company into a widely recognized industry leader. Latigent was acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc. in 2007. Chris took on a leadership role at Cisco overseeing the successful integration of Latigent products and continued to drive the product strategy to explosive growth. Chris has a Bachelor of Liberal Arts from Harvard University and a Masters of Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School of Government
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About Xaqt: Xaqt creates products that transform how organizations and governments use their data.
Founder and CEO of CountBOX
Konstantin is an outcome-driven leader and inspirational change-maker, who intends to transform the world for the benefit of everyone. His mission is to use artificial intelligence as a key advisory platform in developing the retail businesses. Konstantin’s vision will allow individual retail outlets to grow in a radically new way. This involves showing them how to customise their global brand identity in relation to local environment conditions. Konstantin has a business background in technology and sales, and extensive experience working for international companies in many different parts of the globe. His great strength is his ability to translate his visionary ideas into clear, simplified and relevant processes for the benefit of his client.
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About CountBOX: CountBOX is a cloud-based retail analytics solutions that helps clients measure foot traffic in public spaces.
Founder & CEO of Precognitive Inc
Sam Bouso is the Founder & CEO at Precognitive Inc.
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About Precognitive Inc: Precognitive combines device intelligence and behavioral analytics with a real-time decision engine to accurately detect and prevent fraud.
Founder & CEO of Helios Digital Learning
Ivy Walker is a start-up and growth executive whose background includes a wide range of entrepreneurial experiences in both for-profit and not-for-profit/social venture settings. She has previously held roles such as President of a venture-backed consumer health start-up that successfully launched a health gamification platform, CEO of a global social venture that brought diagnostic medical imaging to developing countries, and CEO of a business accelerator for start-up and high growth companies. Ivy holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She was awarded Kellogg’s Alumni Entrepreneur Supporter of the Year Award and the Anti-Defamation League’s Rising Star Award. Her civic and professional activities include serving as Board Vice Chairman for Kaleidoscope Inc., a non-profit child welfare agency and serving on the board of Golden Apple Foundation, a nationally recognized non-profit that prepares teachers to be successful in schools of need in Illinois. She is also an active member of the Economic Club of Chicago and the Chicago Club. Ivy lives in Chicago’s Printers’ Row neighborhood with her daughter Faith-Christina. She is an avid traveler and is pursuing a lifelong goal of visiting 100 countries and all seven continents. She is also an aspiring Cessna Pilot.
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About Helios Digital Learning: Helios Digital combines immersive storytelling, EQ, behavioral economics and analytics to help employees make better ethical decisions.
CEO & Co-Founder of Aker Technologies
Growth executive with experience in business development, product marketing and operations. Successful planning and launching large-scale product development initiatives from concept to commercial deployment. Highlights: (1) Led companies with two successful exits over $50M valuation. (2) Experience at all stages, including startups, buyouts, and established companies. (3) Managed a $78M state-sponsored early stage venture capital fund.
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About Aker Technologies: Aker is an agriculture data company providing crop intelligence and in-season analytics.
Co-Founder & CEO of Airspace
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About Airspace: Office Management, Office Services, Technology, Data Analytics, Commercial Real Estate
Founder & CEO of AdYapper
Elliot Hirsch is the CEO and Founder of AdYapper, MRC accredited ad viewability technology that businesses use to quantify and increase the effectiveness of their digital advertising. We spoke with him about how he pitched his idea to maximize funding for his startup, and he provided us with some useful information for entrepreneurs.
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About AdYapper, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Lyric Opera of Chicago: AdYapper tracks display and mobile ads that generate detailed verification data, consumer sentiment, and viewability.
CEO, Co-Founder of Benchmark Analytics
As President, Ron Huberman’s passion for empowering educators focuses his talents on building the most innovative, data-informed solutions in the marketplace today. As co-founder of TeacherMatch, he brings a unique and unmatched perspective to advancing teacher and faculty effectiveness and increasing student achievement. He served as CEO and Superintendent of the Chicago Public Schools system, initiating sweeping reforms, including online assessments of all students, new accountability measures, and a first-of-its-kind student safety plan. Ron began his 16-year career in Chicago city government as a police officer, eventually focusing on education. He received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned his MBA from the Booth School at the University of Chicago, along with a Master’s in Social Service Administration, where he was both an Albert Schweitzer Fellow and a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow.
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About Benchmark Analytics, TeacherMatch: Benchmark Analytics provides police force management software driven by real-world experience and world class research.
Co-founder and CEO of Rippleshot
Canh Tran is Co-Founder and CEO at Rippleshot.
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About Rippleshot: Credit and Debit Card Fraud Detection
Co-Founder & CEO of Amper Technologies
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About Amper Technologies: Real-time factory visibility deployed in minutes to always meet your production goals and avoid surprises
Founder & CEO of Intelligent Flying Machines, Inc.
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About Intelligent Flying Machines, Inc.: Intelligent Flying Machines develops systems that maximize inventory accuracy and unleash productivity in the workforce.
Founder and CEO of Fanisko
Sathish Chittibabu is a co-founder and CEO of Fanisko, a one-stop fan engagement analytics platform.
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About Fanisko: Fanisko provides sports and entertainment brands with a one-stop fan engagement analytics platform.
CEO of Rise Interactive
Larry Fisher is the Chief Executive Officer at Rise Interactive.
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About Rise Interactive: Rise Interactive is a full-service digital marketing agency, helping leading brands drive better business outcomes.
CEO, Co-Founder, Chief Scientist of Snips
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About Snips: Real Influence. Real Results.
CEO of Learnmetrics
Julian Miller is Co-Founder & CEO @ Learnmetrics.
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About Learnmetrics: Learnmetrics are a team of Educators, Academics, Technologists, and Designers who are committed to improving educational outcomes.
Founder, CEO of Veebit
Founder, CEO at Veebit
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About Veebit: Veebit builds winning teams through the power of psychometrics.
Founder and CEO of TrafficGenius
Scott Murdoch, Ph.D., is a senior-level methodologist and analytics professional and a specialist in big data.
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About American Cancer Society, TrafficGenius, Yuckydata: Uses historical data/leading-edge technology to tweak traffic light timing and generate real-time, cost-effective solutions to congestion.
Co-Founder/CEO/CTO of XtremeData
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About Megh Computing, XtremeData: XtremeData, Inc. provides dbX, a parallel database engine for analytics designed to run on commodity hardware in the virtualized
Chief Executive Officer of Strata Decision Technology
Dan is the CEO of Strata Decision Technology, a pioneer and leader in the development of innovative cloud-based solutions for financial analytics, business intelligence and decision support. The Company’s solutions are used by over 1,000 healthcare organizations, including many of the largest and most influential healthcare systems in the U.S. Strata Decision provides a single platform for strategic planning, financial forecasting, budgeting, capital planning and tracking, performance management and decision support. With over 22 years of healthcare experience, Dan’s focus as CEO is to ensure the company delivers on its passion – helping hospitals and health networks drive margin to fuel their mission. Over the last decade, Dan has become one of the industry’s high impact thought leaders in developing the healthcare information technology market. He has been a central player in bringing electronic health records mainstream and has been instrumental in driving standards by serving as one of the original members of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology and helping to start the EHR Vendor Trade Association. He has been a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Prior to joining Strata Decision Technology, Dan served as Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer for Allscripts Healthcare Solutions. In his 12 years at Allscripts, he was one of the executive leaders responsible for growing the company from 100 to over 6,000 employees and from $26 million to over $1.4 billion in annual revenue. Prior to joining Allscripts, he provided strategy and process redesign consulting for many of the leading hospitals and health systems in the U.S. He also served in leadership roles for Baxter International, a leading medical supply company, and AstraZeneca, one the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. He earned his BS in Finance from Indiana University and his MBA from DePaul University. He is an avid runner, having completed 12 marathons. He is the co-founder of projectMUSIC™, a benefit concert that sends underprivileged children to overnight camp.
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About Strata Decision Technology: Strata Decision Technology offers financial analytics, business intelligence, and decision support services for the healthcare industry.
CEO of Polygen
With considerable experience developing and implementing early stage business strategy Jason co-founded POLYGEN Inc. , Consultant for Biobased Plastics development firm focusing on Business Operations and Product Development. Jason co-founded Alumni Autos, a vehicle donation website geared towards Colleges and Universities. His role revolved around market analysis and feasibility the business strategy. Consultant for an international furniture and accessories manufacturer and distributor based out of Huzine, Netherlands, focusing on business development and strategic expansion.Consulted on an investor relations level for a publicly traded medical staffing firm. Jason worked with small cap businesses developing operational strategy and structuring investment transactions.Graduated from the University of Tennessee, earning a Bachelors Degree in Arts and Science with a focus in International Relations.
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About Polygen: POLYGEN is a technology company that provides data and the quantitative environmental impact within the green products industry.
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.
CEO & Data Science head of QUAD Optima Analytics
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About QUAD Optima Analytics: QUAD Optima is a startup company focused on introducing an Enterprise Class Predictive Intelligence and Optimization System.
Co-Founder & CEO of Upfront Healthcare Services
Ben Albert is the Co-Founder and CEO at Upfront Healthcare Services
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About Upfront Healthcare Services: Upfront Healthcare is a developer of patient navigation platform designed to combine analytics, dynamic content, and automated outreach.
CEO & Co-Founder of Luna Lights
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About Luna Lights, Main Event Digital: Luna Lights has developed an automated lighting system that utilizes behavioral analysis to help older adults stay safer at night.
Founder and CEO of MarketEnomics
Founder at IIMnet.com and MarketEnomics. Currently working on launching marketEnomics : a digital media analytics and publishing platform which helps marketers to convert ‘social graph’ data into meaningful insights. The analytics engine provides visibility to key business levers such as ‘cost of customer acquisition’, ‘Campaign Effectiveness’,’Channel Effectiveness’ and others. Experience in designing and developing online marketing campaigns that drive organic traffic for client organizations. Develop success metrics and campaigns for inbound marketing and SEO initiatives. Act as a subject matter expert for SEO/SEM/Social Media and other digital marketing applications that enhance marketing initiatives. Specialties: Search Engine Marketing – SEM, Certified Google Adwords & Analytics Specialist, Digital Marketing, Online Marketing, Social Graph – Influencer Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Web Analytics, Inbound/Content Marketing, Email marketing.
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About IIMnet, MarketEnomics: MarketEnomics is an integrated digital media agency that provides its clients with analytics solutions.
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 of CirrusPoint Solutions
Kevin Martin is the chief executive officer for CirrusPoint Solutions, an innovative software company based in Chicago that provides performance reporting and operations analytics to enterprise clients. Prior to CirrusPoint, Kevin held senior technical and leadership roles at EMC and Accenture, along with many years of professional services delivery with niche consulting organizations including his own where he led complex initiatives in the enterprise monitoring space and also funded early efforts with CirrusPoint. In his career, Kevin has been an expert in enterprise systems and operational process where he provided guidance and expertise to esteemed organizations such as JPMC, Microsoft, Dell, Northcom and many others who have recognized success from his services. Today one of the largest global retailers is experiencing multi-year success with the reporting solution built by CirrusPoint.
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About CirrusPoint Solutions: CirrusPoint offers a more effective and automated approach to monitoring and reporting on the performance, availability, and health of IT.