Advisory Board

Lynne Baker

Managing Director of Communications
Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)
Lynne Baker has worked with public and private companies for over twenty years, and has over a decade of experience in communications.

Tamara Bohorquez

VP, Strategy Director
Leo Burnett

Julianna T. Cole

American College of Healthcare Executives
Julianna T. Cole is Chief Digital Officer at the Black Heritage Network.

Ce Cole Dillon

Chief Operating Officer
Student Loan 411 LLC

Jane Ehrenstrom

Co-founder and Partner
The CARA Group, Inc.

Mike Gersten


John Golden

President, Product Pioneering
John Golden is the president of product pioneering at EXOS. He’s responsible for the product vision, product development, and building...

Stuart Hannay

Chief Information Officer, Computing Information Services
Argonne National Laboratory
As CIO for Argonne National Laboratory, Stuart is responsible for all platforms and systems relating to business and operations including ap...

Mark Hattas

Architect the Future

Alison Kassel

CIO – Operating Platforms
Alison Kassel is Chief Information Officer for our Operating Platforms and Vice President of Applications for TrueBlue.

Matthew Klein

Founding/Managing Partner
Barn Star Ventures
A seasoned entrepreneurial executive with a unique combination of skills that span business operations, marketing, and software enginee...

Thomas Kuczmarski

Senior Partner
Kuczmarski Innovation
Thomas D. Kuczmarski, senior partner and president of Kuczmarski & Associates, is a nationally recognized expert in the innovation of ne...

Stacey Moore

Solution Architect

Nathan Joseph Paige

Managing Principal & EVP
Diversified Systems, Inc.
Mr. Paige’s knowledge and experience spans Technology, Finance, Business Development, and Operations.
Jose Ignacio Sordo Galarza is a skilled Latino IT professional with over two decades of successful track record of delivering outstanding cl...

Steve Speidel

Chief Operating Officer
DataStar USA
Steve Speidel is Senior Vice President of Operations at Tempe, AZ-based Insight Enterprises, Inc., where he leads the company’s supply...

Nancy Sullivan

Director of Venture Development
Illinois Coalition

James Tantaro

Strategy & Innovation Executive
Jim is a business leader with success spanning various industries and challenging business situations.

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