The Illinois Technology Association and Crain’s Small Business are teaming up for a panel focused firmly on the future. Namely, the next generation of growth businesses in Chicago. Panelists like Fred Hoch (president and CEO of ITA), Seth Kravitz (co-founder and CEO of Technori), Howard Tullman (chairman of Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy) and others will be discussing resources available to help companies to successfully transition and the overall importance of such companies in boosting our economy. It all takes place Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 8:30 a.m. ’tip 10:30 a.m. at Edwards Wildman Palmer, 225 W. Wacker Dr. If you’d like to register, check it out here.
David Wolinsky is a freelance writer and a lifelong Chicagoan. In addition to currently serving as IFC’s comedy, film, and TV blogger, he's also a comedy-writing instructor for Second City and an adjunct professor in DePaul’s College of Computing and Digital Media. (He also co-runs a blog behind the DePaul class, DIY Game Dev.) He was the Chicago city editor for The Onion A.V. Club where he provided in-depth daily coverage of this city's bustling arts/entertainment scene for half a decade. His first career aspirations were to be a game-show host.