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Geoff Alexander

Nine days after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1993, Geoff Alexander joined Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises Inc. ® (LEYE).  Over the next two decades, Alexander’s career has thrived in some of the most notable concept’s in LEYE’s ever-burgeoning local, national and international portfolio, including Shaw’s Crab House, Mity Nice Grill, Big Bowl (eight […]

Michael LaVitola

Foxtrot is a first-of-its-kind retailer blending on-demand mobile delivery with purposefully designed brick-and-mortar stores to deliver a curated shopping experience of craft beer, wine, spirits, eats, gifts and every day essentials. Foxtrot grew out of the University of Chicago‘s Booth School of Business when LaVitola worked toward his MBA there. He later added co-founder Taylor […]

Dan Willenborg

AptAmigo is a real estate technology startup founded to improve the apartment search process. Providing tailored neighborhood and building-level search results based on nearly 3,000 real resident reviews, the company is the leading apartment review site in the Chicagoland area. We believe everyone should have the ability to quickly identify their perfect neighborhood, building, and […]

Steve Sprieser

Steve Sprieser is an information systems entrepreneur and endurance athlete from Chicago, Illinois.  He is the co-founder of Varsa Health, a healthcare data analytics startup specializing in behavioral health. He holds an M.S. in Library and Information Science and B.S. in Information Systems / Information Technology, both from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. At […]

Chris Cain

I co-founded, and work with, Catapult Chicago, a non-profit co-working space for technology companies with demonstrated business traction. www.catapultchicago.com I advise and help fast growing technology companies. I advise clients on buying and selling companies, both strategic and financial (private equity and venture capital). I counsel clients on software issues and digital rights. Specialties: Fast […]

Matt Murphy

As the Founder and President & CEO of Fusion92—a position he has held since launching the company in 1999—Matt serves as the resident visionary, primary strategist and principal force behind the agency’s corporate development. Under Matt’s leadership, Fusion92 has expanded from its roots in interactive production to become a full-service digital marketing agency. In the […]

Troy Henikoff

Troy Henikoff is the Managing Director of Techstars Chicago. Troy was the CEO and Co-founder of Excelerate which became Techstars Chicago in 2013. Additionally he is a Managing Director of MATH Venture Partners – an early to mid stage technology fund, teaches Entrepreneurship at Northwestern University and is on the board of the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial […]

Streaming In Flight? Coming Soon!

Gogo is scheduled to roll out its new technology that provides 20 times the bandwidth to commercial aviation. Ash ElDifrawi, chief commercial officer, explains how this will transform aviation entertainment and communications so passengers can stream video, social media and other internet services in flight.