From serial entrepreneurs and investors to up-and-coming tech whizzes, Crain’s Tech 50 2014 list a virtual “who’s who” of Chicago’s technology talent. The impressive list illustrates Chicago’s significant growth as a technology hub in recent years.
Several Chamber members show up on this year’s list: Kamaria Campbell (@kaccampbell), website and app designer for IBM; Adam Hecktman (@adamhecktman), Microsoft's Chicago tech guru; Rhea Jeong (@rheajeong), one of Motorola Mobility's top young designers; Michael Marasco (@mmarasco), Director of Northwestern’s Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Mark O’Connell (@oconnell_savo), President & CEO of the Savo Group; Irv Shapiro (@irvshapiro), founder of ifbyphone; and Bill Wafford (@BTWafford), vice president and managing director of Well Ventures at Walgreens.
The tech leaders on the list are categorized as connectors, founders, funders, techies and TechAlls, describing their manner of involvement in Chicago’s technology community. Click here to view the full list.