Technology Leader Profiles
The Digital Technology Leader Series is a profiling of the most influential people in Chicago's digital technology community. The goal of the series is to inspire entrepreneurs and founders running digital technology startups in Chicago and share with the nation Chicago's most influential digital technology leaders.
"Stick to your guns. Don’t worry about what’s hot. Don’t worry about your competition and what they’re doing."
"The risk of taking the leap pales in comparison to the opportunity cost of not leaping."
"Surround yourself with really smart people."
"If you're going to be an entrepreneur, don't do it alone."
"Culture is everything… it will help get you through the tough times and it will make the good times more fulfilling."
"Learn to sell!"
"Confidence is the electricity of life. Without confidence it's hard to get out of bed in the morning. With confidence you can conquer mountains. As an entrepreneur it's important to protect your confidence"
"Always ask why."
"...early in your career, the people you work with are more important than the company or the project that occupies your time in terms of how much you can learn. So choose your managers and mentors wisely."