November 6, 2014: Seminar - Howard Tullman: "You Don't Want to Be At The Airport When Your Ship Comes In"

Seminar Announcement

You Don't Want to Be At The Airport When Your Ship Comes In

Howard Tullman, CEO
Thursday, November 6, 2014
10:30 a.m., 1000 SEO Building

A rapid fire review of the six major trends at the intersection of social media and technology which are radically changing the ground rules and the ways in which every business will reach and engage its customer from now on.


Howard A. Tullman is the CEO of 1871 in Chicago - where digital startups get their start - and the General Managing Partner for the Chicago High Tech Investment Partners, LLC and for G2T3V, LLC - both Chicago-based venture capital funds, and the executive chairman of Music Dealers. He most recently was the Chairman/CEO of Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy which he co-founded in 2007. He is the former President of Kendall College in Chicago and the former Chairman/CEO of Experiencia, Inc. He is also the Chairman of the Endowment Committee of Anshe Emet Synagogue, a member of Mayor Emanuel's ChicagoNEXT and Cultural Affairs Councils, a member of Governor Quinn's Illinois Innovation and Arts Councils, a member of President Preckwinkle?s New Media Council, an Advisory Board member of HighTower Associates, Built in Chicago, The Starter School, Imerman Angels, and uBID.COM and an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern's Kellogg School as well as a regular guest lecturer at the Northwestern University School of Law. Mr. Tullman also serves as a Director of Vehcon, SnapSheet, Music Dealers, BCV Evolve, MarkITx and PackBack Books and served as a long-time Director and Board Chairman of The Cobalt Group, a Trustee of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago and of the New York Academy of Art and the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, and as the lead Director (and briefly Chairman) of The Princeton Review. Over the last 45 years, he has successfully founded more than a dozen high-tech companies.

Preceded by introduction and remarks regarding UIC by Dean Peter Nelson

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