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.
Leadership Circle Program,Thursday, April 24 "Collective Entrepreneurial Creativity: Bridging Ideas, Connections and Influence to Advance Strategic Projects"
Panelists: Sam Yagan
CEO and Founder of OkCupid.com
Founder of SparkNotes
Managing Director, ImpactEngine
COO/Co-founder, GrubHub Seamless
President and CEO of Flashpoint Academy
President emeritus of Kendall College
Senior Fellow, Farmhouse/Leo Burnett
Founder and Principal Consultant at TBD Innovation
Office Founder, IDEO
Moderator: 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.