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Howard Tullman, Tribeca Flashpoint Academy
Howard A. Tullman is President & CEO of Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy. He is the general managing partner for Chicago High Tech Investors, a member of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s ChicagoNEXT Council and Governor Pat Quinn’s Illinois Innovation Council and an adjunct professor at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Over the last 40 years, he has founded more than a dozen high-tech companies.
6:00 Networking and Food
7:00 Fireside Chat
Hosted By Tom Denison, Director of Startup Grind Chicago
Tom's passion is mentoring, advising, funding and founding tech startups. Like many, his digital experience started with a glamorous yet struggling internet startup, but blossomed into strategy and business development with some of the most recognized digital powerhouses. He has also nurtured and made profitable a top 200 internet retailer. Today, he is the Founder of Funl, a collection of savvy digital marketing experts who “Provide the expertise and resources needed to drive a large, loyal and profitable customer base.”
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What is Startup Grind?
Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 40 cities and 20 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.