Job Rebellion

Do you have a passion you want to turn into a job?
Don’t want to work for someone else?

Registration is Free!

The Coleman Entrepreneurship Center is pleased to partner with DePaul’s CEO Club to present Job Rebellion - an afternoon of networking with these five individuals who created their own jobs:

Mason Cole, Founding Partner - Cole Sadkin, LLC
Mason Cole is the founding partner of Cole Sadkin LLC, a legal firm that assists individuals and companies with business formation and successful sustainability. With a focus in Intellectual Property, Mason specializes in guiding entrepreneurial businesses through all stages of development, from initial incorporation or trademark to a successful exit strategy. A graduate of Georgetown University law school, Mason is active throughout the Chicagoland startup community. He serves as Treasurer on the Young Professionals Board within the Small Business Advocacy Council (SBAC).

Ramsey Dean, Arts & Entertainment Buyer - Groupon
Ramsey Dean is one of the more recognizable names in the music business. Over the years he has had a successful track record managing the creation, publishing, promotion and distribution of music across all platforms. Ramsey worked with Metallica, Guns n' Roses, Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson, Snoop Dogg, Lil Jon, Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday and many more. Ramsey is a prolific writer in novels, screenplays, short stories, and sketch comedy with some of his work having been performed at Chicago's Second City. Currently he works at Groupon, developing the Arts and Entertainment vertical.

Matthew Kemp, Engagement Manager - Akamai Technologies
Matthew Kemp is a technology leader with experience in various IT functions including network engineering, systems security, systems administration, project management, and application development. He has an extraordinary grasp on networking and network security issues. Matt's specialties include project management, network architecture, network securities, and contract negotiation. He has a strong background in computer science, leadership and change management, and entrepreneurship.

Lina Khalil, CEO and Co-Founder - Fetch Public Relations, LLC
Lina Khalil is an experienced public relations professional. For the last decade she has flourished in the fields of publicity and marketing, promoting noteworthy brands such as Playboy, Elie Tahari, Red Bull USA, Michelob Ultra, Bacardi Silver, and Baskin Robbins. In addition to being a publicist for brands such as W Hotels, Bull & Bear, Dr. Gregory Wiener— plastic surgeon, and Dr. Berman— a relationship expert on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Lina has spearheaded book launches and restaurant openings, including large-scale and small-scale media events.

RJ Pahura, CEO & Founder - Venture Connects
RJ Pahura, an entrepreneur since he was in high school, is a successful serial entrepreneur who has focuses on networking in the startup community and aspires to give back. His current company, Venture Connects, focuses on matching entrepreneurs with funding opportunities, aiming to get startups up and running faster and easier. Venture Connects is a platform offering funding opportunities for startup businesses as well as a connection to business service providers such as lawyers, accountants or sales experts.

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