Fieldglass CEO Jai Shekhawat to Speak on Chicago Entrepreneurship at Economic Club of Chicago Meeting

Shekhawat and Other Prominent Chicago Entrepreneurs will Share Experiences on Panel

Mar 01, 2011, 08:00 ET from Fieldglass, Inc.

CHICAGO, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fieldglass, Inc., the leading technology provider to procure and manage contingent labor and services, today announced CEO Jai Shekhawat will be a panelist on Chicago technology entrepreneurship at the Economic Club of Chicago's third forum luncheon meeting. The discussion takes place tomorrow, March 2, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel at 12:30 p.m.

Titled "Quiet Revolution:  Why Chicago's Tech Startups Will Rule the New Decade," the discussion will be moderated by J.B. Pritzker, a managing partner and co-founder of The Pritzker Group. Along with Shekhawat, panelists include executives from SAVO, Brightag and Flashpoint Academy.

The panel of Chicago startup entrepreneurs will discuss emerging areas of investment as well as key competitive differentiating features for Chicago companies and entrepreneurs. Shekhawat will pull from his experiences in co-founding two Chicago technology companies: Quinnox, an IT and Business Process Outsourcing firm, and Fieldglass, which recently announced it closed 2010 with more than 50 percent revenue growth.

The Economic Club of Chicago regularly holds informative panels for its members and guests.


Fieldglass, Inc. provides the leading SaaS platform to procure and manage contingent workers, services such as Statement of Work projects, independent contractors, and specialized talent pools. The highly-configurable product suite provides transparency into the entire workforce and helps companies optimize program performance and make more strategic labor decisions.

Backed by proven experience and the industry's largest customer base, Fieldglass serves Global 2000 firms in nearly 70 countries. Customers such as Johnson & Johnson, Monsanto, and GlaxoSmithKline realize greater efficiencies, control spend, improve quality and enforce compliance. For more information, visit


The Economic Club of Chicago (ECC) is an independent, non-profit organization that fosters development of civic-minded executives who understand their broader role in building a better society. Founded in 1927, the ECC is one of the nation's most influential forums for the dissemination of economic, business, political and social views, through its regular membership meetings. Meetings include black-tie dinner meetings, panel discussions and young leadership roundtables. Invited speakers include industry leaders, heads of state and policy makers.

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