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    Brad Keywell

    Founder & Co-Chairman, Chicago Ideas; Co-Founder & CEO, Uptake

    Brad Keywell is the Founder and Co-Chairman of Chicago Ideas. He is a Co-Founder and CEO of Uptake, a predictive analytics platform designed to solve high value opportunities across industry. He is also a Co-Founder and managing partner of Lightbank, a venture fund investing in disruptive technology businesses; Co-Founder and director of Groupon; Co-Founder and director of Mediaocean, which provides integrated technology platforms and solutions to the advertising and media buying industry; and Co-Founder and director of Echo Global Logistics, a technology-based enterprise transportation management firm.

    Past Events

    Thursday, Oct 15 2015

    12 PM

    With state-of-the-art robots, the introduction of big data and the always-improving applications of Internet technologies, business is at the... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Cadillac Palace Theatre

    Wednesday, Oct 14 2015

    Tuesday, Oct 18 2016

    7 PM

    Being a successful entrepreneur isn’t easy. It requires a great deal of grit, inspiration, motivation and a little bit of luck. Rome wasn’t built... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Cadillac Palace Theatre

    Sunday, Oct 23 2016

    1 PM

    From his Emmy Award-winning role as Walter White in the groundbreaking TV series Breaking Bad to a Tony Award-winning performance as President... read more
    1 hour | Conversation | The Vic Theatre

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