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CEO Spotlight

CEO Spotlight

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 at 01:40 PM CDT

Chicago's Future As A Global City Bright

Chicago's Future As A Global City Bright

Chicago CEO's are resoundingly positive about Chicago's place on the world stage. Some of the reasons? The talent pool, it's central U.S. location, transportation hubs, world-class universities, and cultural...

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 at 01:36 PM CDT

Turning Information Into Powerful Business-Building Inspiration

Turning Information Into Powerful Business-Building Inspiration

One of the top 10 independent research and insights companies in North America, Shapiro+Raj uses data to deliver insights that build businesses. Zain Raj, chairman and CEO, describes how his company uses...

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 at 01:23 PM CDT

True Value Supports 4500 Retail Entrepreneurs Across The Globe

True Value Supports 4500 Retail Entrepreneurs Across The Globe

The best way to describe True Value, according to John Hartmann, president and CEO, is a group of individual entrepreneurs who own independent hardware stores. True Value provides guidance, retail services,...

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 at 01:14 PM CDT

NOW Foods' Buying Power Provides Value In Natural Products Market

NOW Foods' Buying Power Provides Value In Natural Products Market

Jim Emme, CEO of NOW Foods, talks about how this organic food and supplement manufacturer and distributor is a science-based company, making their products high quality. NOW Foods supplies more than 900...

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 at 01:16 PM CDT

Lettuce Entertain You Puts The "Wow" In Fast Casual Dining

Lettuce Entertain You Puts The "Wow" In Fast Casual Dining

Lettuce Entertain You is the parent of more than 100 restaurants, including Wow Bao. Geoff Alexander, EVP, explains how this Asian-themed restaurant serves over 300 customers an hour leveraging technology, great...

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 at 01:39 PM CDT

95 Out Of 100 Top Money Managers Use FactSet Analytics

95 Out Of 100 Top Money Managers Use FactSet Analytics

FactSet is a financial analytics provider bringing world-class investment solutions to financial professionals. Mike Giordano, VP of client consulting in the Americas, explains how their clients use data across...

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 at 01:21 PM CDT

Fuse Ties Website Development To Digital Strategy For SMBs

Fuse Ties Website Development To Digital Strategy For SMBs

Fuse Digital Marketing specializes in website design, SEO, pay-per-click advertising, blogging, social media management and much more. Justin Duff, president and CEO, explains how this boutique tech company...

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 at 01:19 PM CDT

Product Design And Functionality Basic to Honey-Can-Do's Success

Product Design And Functionality Basic to Honey-Can-Do's Success

Steve Greenspon, CEO, talks about how this company works with leading retailers to be a "full-house" solution, providing everything from closet organizational tools to kitchen products. This company is...

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 at 01:17 PM CDT

555 International Defines Global Hospitality And Retail Brands

555 International Defines Global Hospitality And Retail Brands

Ever wonder how retail stores, bars and restaurants get their unique aesthetics? Chicago-based 555 International designs and manufactures the fixtures, furniture and lighting that support brands across the...

Friday, Oct 9, 2015 at 03:17 PM CDT

Solution Finds Prescriptions At Best Price And Location

Solution Finds Prescriptions At Best Price And Location

Brad Becker, CEO of doc&i, leads this software company that is dedicated to doctors and hospital systems. Doc&i helps aggregate the right information to help doctors find the right medication for patients....

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