The CEO Roundtable is chaired by Brian Jurczyk, CEO of Starfire, and provides a small group interaction for CEO''s of technology businesses in Champaign-Urbana to address business operations and best practices. The event typically is attending by 25-30 executives from local tech companies per dinner. We begin with a networking cocktail reception, following by dinner, introductions of each of the participants, the featured speaker''s presentation, followed by discussion among the group.
Mark Harris is the President & CEO of the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition. He will update our group about the state of the innovation economy in Illinois; state economic incentives for high-tech startups; and the breadth of programs that ISTC supports. This meeting will be a forum to talk about SBIR and other tech programs as ISTC considers its legislative agenda and key initiatives for the next year.