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Start-Up Cafe with Craig Vodnik

Event Type
Other
Sponsor
EnterpriseWorks
Location
EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive Champaign, IL 61820
Date
Jun 19, 2014   12:00 - 1:00 pm  
Speaker
Craig Vodnik
Cost
Free
Originating Calendar
Research Park Events

Come have lunch and join us for a discussion and Q&A on a variety of topics in the realm of start-up companies. This addition of Start-Up Cafe will be led by Craig Vodnik. Craig is a co-founder and VP Operations for Chicago; Cologne, Germany; and Tokyo, Japan based e-commerce company, cleverbridge. Craig worked closely with his co-founders to bootstrap and grow cleverbridge since 2005, achieving revenues in excess of $40 million per year with over 250 employees. Before cleverbridge, Craig worked at companies in the financial services, e-commerce, banking, and publishing industries, starting with his first job as the webmaster at the Chicago Tribune, where he led the technical efforts to launch the newspaper online in 1996. Craig is active in the Chicago entrepreneurial scene holding regular office hours at 1871, launching the Everest Program at Catapult Chicago, and speaking at local events. Lunch will be served.

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