Join us for an exhilarating new series of talks by Google at 1871.
Nicole Montanye -- Food Provocateur, Calihan Catering (Google partner)
Sustainable Food Programs - Building a corporate food program where the focus is more than just the food. Collaborative environment, food experiences, local purveyors, engaging more than just the belly ...Why this is good for more than employee retention / competitive benefits but good for your business in the long term.Robert Biederman -- Midwest Public Affairs and Government Relations Manager, Google
Being a Good Corporate Citizen - Having a relationship with the community your company is part of is an important area of consideration. Hear how Google approaches community relations and get insights on how to apply best practices in your own corporate citizenship.Andrea Cattarin - Facilities Manager, GoogleDesigning Googley - How Google approaches workplace design and how it impacts business.
Brian 'Fitz' Fitzpatrick - Engineering Manager, Google
Ben Collins-Sussman - Engineering Manager, Google
The Myth of the Genius Programmer - A pervasive elitism hovers in the background of collaborative software development: everyone secretly wants to be seen as a genius. We'll discuss how to avoid this trap and gracefully exchange personal ego for personal growth and super-charged collaboration.
Food and drinks served.
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1871 is an entrepreneurial incubator for digital startups. Home to over 300 companies, the 75,000-square-foot facility in The Merchandise Mart provides Chicago startups with programming, access to mentors, educational resources, potential investors and a community of like-minded entrepreneurs that help them on their path to building successful businesses. Recently ranked 9th in the world in the 2014 UBI Index list of top university-associated business incubators, 1871 has become a global leader in the entrepreneurial community. 1871 is the flagship project of the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center.