Leading Entrepreneurs Discuss Advancing Strategic Projects Through Collective Entrepreneurial Creativity

Leveraging Chicago's Interconnected Business Community to Advance Innovative Ideas

Apr 15, 2014, 15:13 ET from The Executives' Club of Chicago

CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ideas are shaped and new companies are built through collective efforts.  A critical factor in forging a successful start-up is the ability to develop strategic relationships to bridge ideas, provide intellectual resources and influence connections. On April 24, four highly successful serial entrepreneurs - Sam Yagan, Chuck Templeton, Howard Tullman and Craig Sampson - will serve on a panel at The Executives' Club of Chicago to share knowledge and first-hand experience from their multiple ventures.

Hear how the creative minds behind some of the most well-known innovative companies harness support to build to success.

Event Details

  • Leadership Circle Program, Thursday, April 24
    "Collective Entrepreneurial Creativity: Bridging Ideas, Connections and Influence to Advance Strategic Projects"

Sam Yagan

  • CEO, Match.com
  • CEO and Founder of OkCupid.com
  • Founder of SparkNotes

Chuck Templeton

  • Managing Director, ImpactEngine
  • Founder, OpenTable
  • COO/Co-founder, GrubHub Seamless

Howard Tullman

  • CEO, 1871
  • President and CEO of Flashpoint Academy
  • President emeritus of Kendall College

Craig Sampson

  • Senior Fellow, Farmhouse/Leo Burnett
  • Founder and Principal Consultant at TBD Innovation
  • Office Founder, IDEO

Robert Wolcott

  • Co-Founder and Executive Director, Kellogg Innovation Network and Kellogg School of Management and Partner, Clareo

Mesirow Financial, James Tyree Auditorium – 353 North Clark Street, Chicago
Registration and Networking: 5:00p.m.; Program: 6:00-7:00p.m.

For more information regarding this program, purchasing tickets, sponsorship opportunities or about The Executives' Club of Chicago, visit www.executivesclub.org or call (312) 263-3500.

About The Executives' Club of Chicago:
The Executives' Club is Chicago's premier membership and business forum.  For more than one hundred years, The Club has been a valued resource for Chicago's business leaders - connecting members, and providing opportunities for strategic relationship development, access to intellectual exchange and world class speakers, and enhanced exposure to the global business community. Through its Global Leaders, Women's Leadership, Chicago CEO Series and other programming, The Club brings together business, civic and academic leaders from all industries to discuss strategies that address challenges and opportunities affecting Chicago and the world. For more information on The Club, visit www.executivesclub.org.

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