Hiring For Growth: Five Chicago Tech Founders Share Their War Stories
With success comes the need to hire new staff, and it’s critical for growing companies to know how to approach the hiring process. At this critical early stage in your company's existence, choosing the wrong person for that must-fill position can be potentially devastating.
In this session, an outstanding panel of 5 seasoned Chicago tech entrepreneurs will share their experiences with hiring and managing new employees as they grew their business in the early days. Attendees will hear about mistakes that were made, discover the approaches that worked, and absorb the lessons these successful Chicago tech CEOs learned along the way.
Founder of JangoMail
Troy is a seasoned entrepreneur who has built multiple successful technology-based businesses from the ground-up over a 20+ year period. With one foot firmly rooted in technology and the other firmly rooted in business he seamlessly bridges the divide between business and technology to create profitable organizations quickly. Troy excels in situations where innovation and creativity are required to solve real business problems.
Jack spearheads the company’s overall strategic direction and drives Vibes’ position as one of the premier thought leaders in the mobile marketing and mobile industry. Jack has been instrumental in building mobile marketing as a strategic marketing channel by proving its value to a range of clients, from wireless carriers, to agencies, to consumer marketers.
Jack is a graduate of Boston College and received his MBA at Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg School of... Read More →
Adam founded Hireology (www.Hireology.com), a leading online hiring platform, with the mission to help growing companies make better hiring decisions. Previously, Adam was the co-founder and CEO of illuma, a provider of high-volume recruitment outsourcing programs to mid-market companies, and the creator of the Ionix Hiring System, a full suite of interview and assessment tools. | | Adam is passionate about entrepreneurship, donating time to a number of organizations that support the... Read More →
As Managing Director and part owner, Will is responsible for the operations of this fast growing mobile strategy and app development company including recruitment and personal development. He also founded a SaaS based supply chain management company and has extensive experience in growing international businesses. | | Born in Zambia, Will has lived and worked in several countries before settling in Naperville, IL with his wife and two children. He graduated from Plymouth University in the UK... Read More →
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