Tomorrow Tour: Chicago Innovation Storytelling

March 8, 2016
20 N Upper Wacker Dr #1200
Chicago, IL 60606

An evening roundtable and networking event focused on how Chicago tells its innovation story and where that intersects with national entrepreneurship trends.

Welcome and Innovation Case Studies

Matthew Summy, Comcast, Greater Chicago Region

Michael Frerichs, Treasurer, State of Illinois

Christopher Wink,

Jeff Rosset, TechNexus

Fred Hoch, Illinois Technology Association

Michael Jansen, City Zenith


Panel Discussion: Chicago’s position in national entrepreneurship & local tech community development trends.

Dan Lyne, CBRE

Zack Cupkovic, R2

Bob Greenlee, Tusk Ventures

Jimmy Odom, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Moderator, Matthew Summy, Comcast, Greater Chicago Region


Resource Brainstorming led by:

Kelli Enright, Matter Chicago

Roy Sartin, Leave No Vet Behind

Haven Allen, World Business Chicago

Adam Boyajian, WeWork Chicago


Fireside chat with David Zilberman, Comcast Ventures, and keynote speaker Kelly Hoey. Kelly is an columnist, an angel investor, and appears regularly as an investor panelist on CNBC’s Power Pitch.


Roundtable Discussion

John Pletz, Crain’s Chicago Business

Wailin Wong, Basecamp

Kristie Heins Fox, Edelman Chicago

Moderated by James Janega, Slalom Consulting