Meet Our Community
Nic Zito - Rev3 & Choose DuPage
Nic is employed by Choose DuPage and runs Rev3, he is an expert on personal branding, social media and entrepreneurship in the Chicagoland suburbs.
Arjun Dave - BIZOFIT & Tie Midwest
Arjun is an Business Development Manager for Bizofit, an IT services marketplace and sourcing platform for enterprise customers & IT service providers. Arjun is also the Executive Director of TIE Midwest, a non-profit, global community welcoming entrepreneurs from all over the world www.bizofit.com
Aaron Bradley - App Developer
Aaron is a music composer and software/game developer.
Ahaji Amos - Ahaji Amos PLLC
Ahaji Amos, PLLC helps entrepreneurs and early-stage companies form, structure, and protect their businesses, by developing and maximizing comprehensive intellectual property portfolios, negotiating business and employment transactions, and obtaining private funding. Ahaji Amos has practiced intellectual property law for nearly 20 years, filing well over 100 patent applications, dozens of federal trademark applications, and many copyright applications. She also advises clients on the creation of trade secrets as a means for intellectual property asset protection. The firm defends its clients against intellectual property risks, and litigates disputes when they cannot be avoided.
Niki Atherton - Matchsource
Niki helps hiring managers at startups, small businesses, and mid-sized companies in all industries in the Chicagoland area find the right top-performing IT and engineering talent by providing technical staffing and recruiting. I fill positions including software developer, network administrator, DBA, IT manager, CTO, etc www.matchsource.com
Jim Engineer - E-Rainmaker PR
Jim is Founder & President of E-Rainmaker, a Public Relations Firm www.e-rainmaker.com
Dennis Timpanaro - GOtivation
Dennis is the founder of GOtivation, a technology startup that helps people stay motivated to exercise and eat right. Before his entrepreneurial endeavors, he worked for McDonald’s and PricewaterhouseCoopers. In his spare time, he competes in Olympic archery, holding a national and world level ranking www.gotivation.co
Deepa Salem - WotNow
Deepa is Founder and CEO of WotNow, a social experiences app that allows local businesses to ensure and expand reach of their events and deals information to busy users. Users of the app follow venues, interests or local influencers, and can easily join or invite friends for an event. WotNow will offer "chaining events" to enable a smooth and rich experience before, during and after an event. More information at http://www.wotnow.me.
Bala Palamadai - BIZOFIT & Tie Midwest
Bala is the Founder and CEO of Bizofit, an IT services marketplace and sourcing platform for enterprise customers & IT service providers. Bala is also the President of TIE Midwest focused on fostering entrepreneurship globally though mentoring, networking and education www.bizofit.com
Jeff Gullett - Matchsource
Jeff works with small and mid-sized companies from all industries to find the right top-performing professionals in IT and engineering. By providing extensive staffing and recruiting, I’m able to locate top talent and fill positions ranging from software developers, network administrators, business analysts, engineers, and many more www.matchsource.com
Eric Johnson - Brisan Ingredients
Eric is the Vice President of Brisan Ingredients, a technical sales representative for several manufacturers of food ingredients that assist in optimizing the flavor. Eric manages sales accounts, leads several business development projects and shares in managing the customer service, sales staff and direct IT initiatives www.brisaningredients.com/#home
Jacket Arent - Appnovation Technologies
Jacket is a MuleSoft Developer for Appnovation Technologies.