Howard A. Tullman is the CEO of 1871 and the General Managing Partner for the Chicago High Tech Investment Partners, LLC and for G2T3V, LLC, both Chicago-based early-stage venture capital funds which have invested in more than 25 Chicago-based startups in the last two years. He most recently was the Chairman/CEO of Tribeca Flashpoint College which he co-founded in 2007. He is the former President of Kendall College and the former Chairman/CEO of Experiencia, Inc. He is also the Chairman of the Endowment Committee of Anshe Emet Synagogue, a member of the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE), a member of Mayor Emanuel’s ChicagoNEXT and Cultural Affairs Councils, a member of the boards of the Innovate Illinois and Illinois Arts Councils, a member of President Preckwinkle’s New Media Council, an Advisory Board member of HighTower Associates, Built in Chicago, and Imerman Angels, and an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern’s Kellogg School, as well as a regular guest lecturer at the Northwestern University School of Law. Mr. Tullman also serves as a Director of Vehcon, SnapSheet, and PackBack Books and served as a long-time Director and Board Chairman of The Cobalt Group, a Trustee of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, the New York Academy of Art in New York and the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University in Evanston. He was also the lead Director (and briefly Chairman) of The Princeton Review. Over the last 48 years, he has successfully founded more than a dozen high-tech companies.
J. B. Pritzker and Howard Tullman talk about what it takes to pursue innovation in business.
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