Growth & Exit Strategies for Software and IT Companies
Chicago – 11/12/2019
Polsinelli
150 N Riverside Plaza #3000, Chicago, IL 60606
On the “Lower level amenities center”
 
11:30 – 12:00
Registration and Light Lunch
 
12:00 – 12:10
Chairman’s Welcome & Word from Sponsor
Conference Chair: Rob Griggs, Corum Group
Platinum Sponsor: Corum Group
Gold Sponsor: Anthony Nasharr, Polsinelli
Silver Sponsor: JP Morgan Securities, The Loeb Group
 
12:10 – 12:30
Top Ten Disruptive Technology Trends: Will they put you out of business?
Rob Griggs, Corum Group
 
12:30 – 1:15
Financial Investors Panel: Will your strategy get funded?
Armando Pauker, Managing Director & Co-Founder, Tensility Venture Partners
Mark Gilbert, Director: Loan Origination, Espresso Capital
Kristin M. Fox, Founder & President, FoxInspires LLC
Rob Schultz, Managing Director, Serra Ventures
 
Moderator: David Loeb, Executive Director, JP Morgan Securities
 
1:20 – 1:50
Growth Keynote: Building a Unicorn
Adam Hughes, President & COO, Amount
 
1:55 – 2:40
Introductions & Networking Break
 
2:45 – 3:45
Buyers Panel: Do you have what they want?
Alex Friedman, VP, Periscope Equity
Tony Danielak, Vice President, Prairie Capital LP
Chris Barnes, SVP Corp. Dev. & Solutions, Syndigo
Todd Crick, Co-Founder & Partner, Astra Capital Management
 
Moderator: James Asmussen, Polsinelli
 
3:50 – 4:35
Sellers Panel: Advice from CEOs who’ve sold & how to prepare for an exit
Corbett Kull, Former Co-Founder, 640 Labs (Current CEO Tillable)
William Hill, Former Tech Entrepreneur, VP, Corum Group
Todd Crick, Former President and CEO, inCode
 
Moderator: Dave Levine, Corum Group
 
4:35– 5:00
Exit Keynote - Valuations & Process: What you're worth and how you get it?
Bruce Milne, CEO, Corum Group
 
5:00 - 6:00
Cocktail & Networking Reception (Silver Sponsor)
Sponsored by: JP Morgan Securities, The Loeb Group