Features and benefits of FutureIT Chicago event

FutureIT creates new paradigms for tech leaders across the country

At FutureIT, our team of renowned experts guides attendees through the latest developments and cutting-edge strategies in AI, automation, security, and beyond. From thought-provoking keynotes to immersive workshops, our program is carefully designed to provide you with the tools and strategies you need to lead with confidence and stay ahead of the curve.

With a deep focus on expertise and practical knowledge, FutureIT is the essential event for IT professionals to unlock the full potential of their teams and organizations.

FutureIT in Chicago has concluded.

Headshot studio
Look your best

We're all about supporting your professional development. Step into the headshot studio for free professional photography you can use on LinkedIn.

A chance to connect
Networking & meals

Go beyond 'hello' to create meaningful relationships.

Lunch and networking reception with attendees plus structured engagements will help you start real relationships with other experts -- all while thinking through your case studies and building innovation together.

A return on YOUR
investment of time

Your time is valuable to you and to us. We are committed to ensuring the time you spend with us at FutureIT will benefit your professional development, expand your local network of IT and tech vendor connections and leave you with fresh perspectives and new insights.

Persuasive Communications

In a highly competitive industry, the ability to negotiate and persuade others is essential. In this interactive workshop, industry experts Larry Bonfante and Dan Roberts will teach you to build consensus for your ideas and advance your position as a leader.

You'll apply new frameworks to your real-world scenarios to determine your best outcomes, anticipate roadblocks, and find optimal scenarios for everyone involved.

Your expert guides:

  • Chef Edward Lee
    DC and Louisville based Celebrity Chef, Author and Restaurateur

  • Niki Allen
    Chief Information Technology & Operations Officer and Vice President of Infrastructure & Operations
    Boeing Information Technology & Data Analytics

  • Karla Gill
    Chief Technology Officer
    Momentus Capital

  • Dan Roberts
    Host, Tech Whisperers Podcast; CEO, Ouellette & Associates

  • Larry Bonfante - Senior Consultant, Ouellette & Associates

    Larry Bonfante
    Senior Consultant
    Ouellette & Associates

  • Rona Bunn

  • Marci Maddox
    Research Vice President
    IDC’s Persuasive Content and Digital Experience Management Software Program

  • Matt Deneroff
    Branch Director
    Robert Half

  • Anne McCrory
    Group Vice President, Customer Experience & Operations, Events
    Foundry, an IDG Inc. company

  • Beth Kormanik
    Event Content Director
    Foundry, an IDG Inc. company