Rebecca Busch / Medical Business Associates
Rebecca Busch is President/CEO of Medical Business Associates, a healthcare consulting, auditing and forensic services firm she founded in 1991. Rebecca has several patents, authored three books, penned chapters in 4 professional text books, written over 46 articles, gave over 100 presentations to consumers, government, corporate, professional entities, has prepared academic coursework and serves as an adjunct professor. Recognized as an expert in her field, Rebecca provided public testimony and served as a forensic expert in Federal and State court.
Jemilah Senter / Association Forum of Chicagoland
Originally from Waukegan, IL, Senter earned her bachelor’s degree in marketing communications from Columbia College Chicago. She has been a marketing and communications professional from more than 15 year. Prior to joining Association Forum of Chicagoland in February, 2013, Senter spent the previous 8 years in various roles of increasing responsibility at the supplemental educational publisher, ETA hand2mind, where she received the Rookie of the Year Award in 2005 and the Marge Goldman ‘Attitude is Everything’ Award in 2010. Senter is a member of the Business Marketing Association Chicago where she currently serves on the membership committee and is also a member of ASAE, IAEE and AM&P.
Adarsh is a founder and CEO of Reputada and Lisle Technology Partners. He was a founder and CEO of Athena Security which was acquired by Solarwinds (NYSE:SWI) in August 2012. Prior to Athena, Adarsh has created, managed and nurtured multiple successful start-ups (Peritus Software Services and Vista Technologies) to maturity, including an IPO that created a $500 million market capitalization.
Adarsh is on the Boards of School of Applied Technology of IIT, and the Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science of Northwestern University. Adarsh is a founding Charter Member, Board Member and current President of TiE Midwest. He has invested in many technology start-ups including XML Solution and AccelChip Corporation which were acquired by Vitria and Xilinx, respectively.
Adarsh is a frequent speaker for entrepreneurial events offered by the Kellogg School of Management and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. Adarsh is a CEO Mentor at the Junto Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership. As a member of the Chicago Mayor’s Council of Technology Advisors, Adarsh was often invited to speak on the issues involved in offshore outsourcing. He is also the recipient of the 2004 Chicago Software Association’s Annual City Lights Award.
Adarsh received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Northwestern University and his work in relational database systems is quoted in standard textbooks.