Board of Directors

William R. Waas

Chairman & CEO

Chief Executive Officer, ITEEx

Andrew Goldstein


Partner, Freeborn & Peters LLP

Andrew French


President & CEO , Get IT Analytics, Inc.

Carrie Ruetschlin

Vice President – Make a Difference

Illinois Technology Foundation

James Zou

Vice President of Operations

Technical Product Manager, Trustwave

Maxim Agaronov

Vice President of Technology

Web Developer, Nansen

Andre Allen

Section Vice President, General Dynamics Information Technology

Steven Bachert

Director, Central US , Cloudera

Wayne Bulmahn

CIO, Unite Here Health

Yogan Chavez

Technical Coordinator, Marie Curie High School

Marcus D. Cobb

Co-Founder/CEO, 8th Stage, Inc

Laszlo Gonc

CEO, Gonc & Associates, Ltd

Timothy Goss

Senior Client Executive, Fujitsu America

Mark Griesbaum

Managing Partner, Affinity 4U LLC

Kevin Hogan

President, Computer Professionals Executive Services 

Alan Howard

Senior Account Executive, Netrix LLC

Mark Johnson

Senior Account Executive, DISYS

Basim Khartabil

Dean, ITM – Institute of Technology & Media, Robert Morris University Illinois

Jack Leifel

Principal, Leifel Consulting, LLC

Pat Maher

Director of Civic Engagement, SPR Consulting

Michelle Mikka-Van Der Stuyf

President & CEO , BizStrat Technology

Margaret Milkint

Managing Partner, Jacobson Group

Erik Miller

User Experience Designer, Accenture Interactive

Manny Montejano

Chief Operating Officer, Tradehelm

John Sinkus

President, DivIHN Solutions

Pat Todus

Deputy CIO and Associate Vice President (Retired), Northwestern University

Robert Tricarico

President, Trius Services

Carl Zuhl

Strategy Consultant, Business Models, Inc.

 Associate Board

Vid Byanna

Executive Director – CTO, Accenture

Cary Child

Director – Information Technology , Illinois Technology Foundation

Jennifer Didier

President, Directions Training

José Ignacio Sordo Galarza

CEO, CIO Eureka

Victor Herrera

Director of  Operations, Thomas Kelly High School

Darin Hurd

Vice President, IT Stratgey,  Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago

Stephen Hzyny

Lecturer, Governors State University

Sharnell S. Jackson

President & CEO, Data-Driven Innovations

James Karagiannes PhD

Chair- Engineering and Information Sciences, DeVry University

Peter Kippes

President, Hegemony Consulting Group

Ray Laureano

Student, Robert Morris University Illinois

Cynthia Myung

Ux/UI Designer, Nansen

Elaine Robbins Harris

President, Innovative Solutions

Tamisha Rose

Software Engineering Analyst, Accenture

Sally Smoczynski

Chief Executive Officer, Radian Compliance

April West

Finance Channel Manager, IBM Global Finanace

Steve Wilt

Chief Executive Officer, Innovus

Board Member Emeritus

Fred Hoch

Terry Howerton

Co-Founders Fifty for the Future and the Illinois Technology Foundation




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