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ThinkChicago Roadshow with Illinois Tech and the Chicago White Sox

The most recent stop for the ThinkChicago Roadshow, a networking event for Chicago tech companies and Illinois Tech students, took place on April 9 at Guaranteed Rate Field. The event connected Chicago’s technology and business leaders with top engineering and business students from Illinois Tech and other universities across the country to promote career-building opportunities within Chicago’s vibrant innovation scene. It was sponsored by Relativity.

Highlights of the event included a student demo session featuring 15 student companies from Illinois Tech, and a ThinkChicago Feature panel with the following speakers: 

  • World Business Chicago President and CEO Andrea Zopp
  • Executive Director CCB Chase Merchant Services Technology of JP Morgan Chase Lupe Czerwinski
  • Chief Security Officer of Relativity Amanda Fennell
  • CEO and Co-founder of Ocient Chris Gladwin (and Illinois Tech Board Member)
  • Illinois Tech alum and founder of ZenSupplies Tiger Safarov
  • Illinois Tech Board of Trustees and Partner of Chicago Ventures Kevin Willer