FWDMonthly – Industry Reboot: How Local Tech Markets Impact You


July 29, 2015 at 7pm


Microsoft Technology Center (in the Aon Center)
200 E Randolph St
2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
United States


Alicia Race

Quick note about building security

Take the upper level elevators to the 2nd floor. Please RSVP any +1s and bring an ID.


Examining the evolving tech markets, products or sector in our city and how they interact with or change the fabric of daily life.

Speaker: Jacob Babcock, CEO, NuCurrent, Inc.

Jacob Babcock is currently CEO of NuCurrent, Inc., a Chicago-based electronic component solutions provider that focuses on antennas for wireless power transfer. His focus at NuCurrent is on leading technology development and commercialization, building strategic partnerships, developing a world-class IP portfolio, communicating with stake holders and growing the business.

Jacob’s other experiences include: legal counsel for cleverbridge, Inc., a leading e-commerce provider for digital distribution; technology attorney at Foley & Lardner LLP, a 900-person global law firm; and high school teacher and football coach as part of Teach For America in St. Louis.

Jacob is a named inventor on multiple patents, has a JD from Northwestern University School of Law, a BA from Indiana University, and lives in Chicago with his wife and two dogs.


7:00-7:30 Open Networking

7:30-8:00 Monthly Speaker

Jacob Babcock speaks about his involvement at the intersection of tech and politics. 

8:00-8:45 Breakout Sessions | The Democracy Project, The 2.0 Project, and The Co-Founders Project

Convene Project Teams and tackle challenges using your skill set.

8:45-9:00 Project Share

Present what your project team created and learn what other project teams are doing.


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