Technology Innovation Summit 2013 to host thought leaders in information technology at annual event

CHICAGO -- One of the highlights of National Women’s Small Business Month is Technology Innovation Summit 2013 (TIS-2013) “Sustaining Main Street Through Innovation” set for this Thursday at the Aon Center (Second Floor), 200 E. Randolph, 8 a.m. - noon.  The event is being organized in collaboration with experts in the fields of technology, innovation, leadership and community development.  Speakers for the Summit are some of the most recognized thought leaders in the field of information technology. Additionally, former Chicago Bull Bill Cartwright, chairman of Park Ridge-based background investigation company Cartwright Downes Inc., will be a part of this year’s event.

The Technology Innovation Summit was conceived and is produced by Poonam Gupta, president & CEO of Iyka Enterprises Inc., a global data management solutions firm in conjunction with the Illinois Institute of Technology’s (IIT) Center of Innovation Science and Application.  “We are excited by the thought leaders joining us for this event and we’re pleased to have Ellen Rozelle Turner,president & CEO, The William Everett Group serving in the role of co-chair,” Gupta-Krishnan said.    

Participants for TIS2013 include:

Dr. Ram Raju, CEO Cook County Health and Hospital Systems (CCHHS); The Honorable Dorothy Brown, Clerk of the Cook County Court; Dr. Phil Shelley,former CTO Sears Holdings Brenna Berman, CIO and Commissioner Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT) for the City of Chicago; Shannon Andrews Chief Procurement Officer for Cook County; Jamie Rhee, Chief Procurement Officer City of Chicago; Malcolm Weems, Executive Director, State of Illinois, Central Management Services (CMS); Beth Malloy, President Beth Malloy & Associates, Inc.; Jimmy Lee,  President of Good City Chicago; Sanjog Aul, Host CIO Talk Radio; Jeevan John, Data Migration Practice Manager, Datalink.

WHO:            Leaders in Information Technology, City, State & County Leaders, Tech innovators, Community Innovators

WHAT:          Technology Innovation Summit 2013

WHEN:          Thursday, October 10, 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

WHERE:        Aon Center, 200 E. Randolph (Second Floor) Microsoft Offices

Who Should Attend:  Technologist, Elected Officials, Community Leaders, Foundations Leaders and Entrepreneurs

Interview/Photo Opportunities: Poonam Gupta, Founder TIS2013; Bill Cartwright, former Chicago Bull and CEO of Cartwright Downes; Jimmy Lee, President of Good City Chicago, Ellen Turner, President, The William Everett Group

For More Info:  Students are welcome. 

About the Technology Innovation Summit

The Technology Innovation Summit (TIS) was founded by Poonam Gupta, in collaboration with the Illinois Institute of Technology Center of Innovation Science and Applications, in 2011. The focus of the TIS is the interplay of innovation, technology and government. The Summit highlights best practices for deploying technological innovations, benchmarking operational excellence and spurring economic revitalization.  TIS-2013 partners include 1871, Broadband Illinois, Association of Information Technology Professionals and the Illinois Technology Foundation. Follow the conversation using #TIS-2013. 

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