Chicagoland Chamber Announces Google Exec Margo Georgiadis as Keynote Speaker for 2016 Annual Meeting

Feb 18, 2016, 15:16 ET from Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

CHICAGO, Feb. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce announced today that Margo Georgiadis, president, Americas for Google, will serve as the keynote speaker during its 112th Annual Meeting on June 7, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

"We are honored to have Margo Georgiadis, who stands out for her commitment to the City of Chicago and its technology community, serve as the keynote speaker at our Annual Meeting," said Theresa E. Mintle, president and CEO of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce. "As the leader of one of the world's top tech companies, she is at the forefront of understanding what it takes for businesses to achieve and sustain success in today's digital economy."

Georgiadis leads Google's commercial operations in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. Her prior roles at Google include leading global sales operations and expanding local and commerce businesses, such as Google Wallet and Google Places. She is also the former chief operating officer of Groupon.

"With over 650 employees in our new office in the West Loop, Google is honored to call Chicago home. As a native Chicagoan and lover of all things tech, it's incredibly exciting to see all the innovation happening in neighborhoods across this city, and we're proud to be a part of it."

Georgiadis is highly active in Chicago's civic community as well, serving on the Board of Directors of the Ad Council, McDonald's Corporation, NorthShore University HealthSystem, and the Economic Club of Chicago.  She is also a member of the Commercial Club of Chicago, the Committee of 200, and the Chicago Network.

In addition to the keynote, the 112th Annual Meeting will feature the presentation of the 5th Annual James Tyree Emerging Business Leadership Award, which is presented annually to a fast-growing entrepreneur with strong philanthropic values. Previous winners of the award include Neil Byers, owner of Horse Thief Hollow (2015); John Roa, founder and CEO of ÄKTA – A Salesforce Company (2014); Jim Alvarez, CEO of Gesture (2013); and Matt Matros, Founder of Protein Bar (2012).

Click here to learn more about the 112th Annual Meeting of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce.

About the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce combines the power of people with our legacy of leadership and business advocacy to drive a dynamic economy. We focus on delivering value for our members, making Chicagoland a world-class place to live and work. Visit ChicagolandChamber.org.

Contact:
Andree Dolan
Telephone: (312) 494-6779
Email: adolan@chicagolandchamber.org

 

SOURCE Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce



RELATED LINKS

http://www.chicagolandchamber.org