Tom LaMantia, Technology Mogul/Co-Founder of Magenium Solutions, Believes in Making Things Happen — and His Accomplishments Prove It

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Tom LaMantia believes in making things happen. He’s the managing director and co-founder of Magenium Solutions, where he helps clients implement technology in order to grow their businesses, be more productive and stay competitive. With over 30 years of experience in global, high-tech digital transformation, Tom truly is a strategic thinker and innovator. And he’s one hell of a leader. …

Table XI CEO Mark Rickmeier Believes in Power of Failure, Values Learning Through Playing Games, Lives by ‘Busy Is the New Stupid’

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Mark Rickmeier believes it’s better to fail at something extremely difficult than ace something that isn’t challenging. That mindset led him to be the CEO of Table XI, a UX research, design, and software development company based in Chicago. Table XI has helped clients such as Tyson Foods, AccuWeather, Northwestern University, Jimmy Dean, the YMCA and the Journal of the …

The Plot Thickens: What’s Next for Storytelling and Technology Lessons from a Chicago Ideas Week Event: Part 1

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“Storytelling is not just the ones we make up. It’s not fiction. It’s everything happening all around us.” That’s what RYOT’s Gabe Lifton told a packed Edlis Neeson Theater as part of Chicago Ideas Week’s Future of Storytelling keynote event a few weeks back. If there weren’t 10 rows of attendees between me and the stage, I might have rushed it to …

Growth and Technology with Matt Weirich + Ani Rangarajan of ReaLync Explore Unseen Horizons with New Tools

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In this episode of ‘Maximizing Opportunity’ Brian Burkhart and Derek Rudel of SquarePlanet talk about maximizing opportunity with technology. They are later joined by Matt and Ani from ReaLync, a real-estate app which is changing the way people are buying and selling space. The episode wouldn’t be complete without a review; in this episode Derek speaks to his experience with Sonos, a …