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Exclusive Membership Benefits Include:

Ongoing Recognition

  • At every Chicago Innovation event
  • On our website member directory
  • In our monthly newsletter

Quarterly Members-only Events  

  • Exclusive networking for members
  • Access to members-only speakers

Membership “In-A-Box”

Rising Together book, 3 Chicago Innovation Award winning products, sweets & treats, and more!

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MEMBERS ARE ACCEPTED ON A ROLLING BASIS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. YOUR MEMBERSHIP IS RECOGNIZED FOR A FULL YEAR FROM THE DATE OF REGISTRATION.

OUR WORK CENTERS AROUND THE IDEA THAT INNOVATION IS FOR EVERYONE AND YOUR MEMBER FEE SUPPORTS THESE PROGRAMS:

Support Chicago Student Invention Convention:

  • Inspiring curiosity in STEM, invention and entrepreneurship in K-8th grade Illinois students
  • Keeping this invention curriculum free-of-charge for teachers, schools and students
  • The state’s largest competition of student-built prototypes

Support Ageless Innovators:

  • Chicago’s first intergenerational co-mentoring program
  • Convening leaders across generations to foster age-related empathy and knowledge sharing
  • Supporting a community where diverse perspectives are welcomed and valued

Support Women Mentoring Co-op:

  • Empowering, connecting and propelling female innovators in Chicago
  • Advancing inclusion and diversity in the workforce
  • Building a supportive community across industries for women in innovation

MEMBER DIRECTORY

Member NameConnect
Michael Agne
Prashantha Amarasinghe
Sara Amiri
Sabah Asif
Nick Barnes
Justin Bartkus LinkedIn
Matthew Joseph Brennan
Stephanie Bylos
Bart Carlson LinkedIn
Michael Carrozza
Frank Cassou LinkedIn
Linnette Chew
Colin Cody LinkedIn
Tommie Collins
Tommie Collins
M. Todd Cooke
M. Todd Cooke
Moire Corcoran
Patrick Coveny
Will Davis
Julian Dayal LinkedIn
Olga Deriy
Abhishek Deshpande LinkedIn
Lally Doerrer
Steven Edwards
Vince Ehrenberg
Samar Elhouar
Nurul Eusufzai
Darcy Evon LinkedIn
Haleh Fardi LinkedIn
Scott Fetters
Karen Fleshman LinkedIn
Manny Flores
Charina Francisco
Sue Fricano
Shelley Fulla
Shubhi Garg
Bradley Giemza LinkedIn
Mrinali Gokani
Michael Goldwater
Neil Goodrich
Laura Graves
Grace Hanford
Alaina Harkness LinkedIn
Dr. Adrienne Holloway LinkedIn
Jim Hudmon LinkedIn
John Iskander LinkedIn
Stefanie Jenkins
Tom Johnson
Christopher Johnson LinkedIn
Lavanya Julaniya
Yuta Katsuyama
Sufia Khan
Rana Komar
Valentina Kostic
Bungaku Kure LinkedIn
Chacko Kurian LinkedIn
Rana Lee
Bruce Leech LinkedIn
Pamela Von Lehmden
Timothy Leonard
Steven Leopoldo
Sean Lightner
Taeler Lottino
Ryan Luat
Charlie Magiera LinkedIn
Daniel Malven LinkedIn
Uma Mamarasulova
Rodney Mann LinkedIn
Vidya Mantrala
Dr. Stephanie Marshall
Sheila Matuscak
Ryan Maus
Matthew McCall
Michael Medema
Sharon Meeks
Fan Meng LinkedIn
Michelle Mikka-Van Der Stuyf
Nancy Mines
Liana Mora
Julian Morris LinkedIn
Jessica Nelson LinkedIn
Madeline Olszak
Leslie Page-Piper
Monica Pedraza
Tony Pettipiece
Niki St. Pierre
Curtis Powell LinkedIn
Carey Prill LinkedIn
Kathleen Quinn LinkedIn
Lauren Raouf
David Rappaport LinkedIn
Adam Russell LinkedIn
Craig Rutkowske LinkedIn
Snow Rutkowske
Ana Sanfilippo LinkedIn
Yodsanan Sanpavat
Jiani Sapathy LinkedIn
Andy Shafer LinkedIn
Luisa Parlow Siliprandi
Dev Singh LinkedIn
Derek Sobieraj LinkedIn
Veronica Paz Soldan
Nilesh Somaiya
Silvella Strain
Silvella Strain
Michelle Mikka-Van Der Stuyf
Kristine Tackie
Raul Vasquez
Leslie Voegtlin
Candice Warltier LinkedIn
Dr. Russ Watson LinkedIn
Ira Weiss LinkedIn
Tom Wendorf
Jill White LinkedIn
Jason Williams LinkedIn
Al Williams LinkedIn
Sze Wing Alpha Wong
Keelin Wyman
Yi Zhang

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