The roster of Northwestern students attending includes Brenda Chang (Econ & Psych; BIP), Patricio Cofre (IEMS MEM), Daniel Daks, Nikhil Holay (MechE), Matt Ludwig (Comm), David Harris (SESP, Learning & Organizational Change; Econ), Shawn O'Banion (EECS), Zeeshan Shah (IEMS MEM), Harman Singh (MS-Mech), Severin Tsuji (IEMS) Paige VonAchen (MechE: Energy & Sustainability), Bill Wu (WCAS), Judy Wu (SESP Learning & Organizational Change), Sheng Wu (Computer Engineering)
Students will visit Chicago's leading and emerging tech businesses, including Grubhub, Accenture, Groupon, Excelerate Labs, Google, Threadless, 37Signals and have opportunities to network with industry leaders and startup founders. They will also be given access to an impressive list of speakers, including Deepak Chopra, Edward Norton, Gen. Colin Powell, Elle MacPherson and Tom Brokaw.
Presented by City of Chicago and University of Illinois, the ThinkChicago program seeks candidates who are passionate about technology and entrepreneurship and demonstrate a commitment to excellence. More at /www.chicagoideas.com/special_programs/thinkchicago.