Title: So You Want to Start A Business ?
Speaker: Howard Tullman
Date: October 30, 4:30pm
Howard A. Tullman is a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, educator, writer, lecturer, and art collector. He currently serves as Chairman of Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy and of G2T3V, LLC. and as the Managing Partner of Chicago High Tech Investment Partners, LLC.
Tullman attended Northwestern University for his undergraduate degree, graduating Cum Laude in 1967 with a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics. He went on to receive his J.D. from Northwestern's School of Law where he graduated with Honors in 1970. During his time at Northwestern, Tullman was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as the Chairman of the Editors of the Law Review. He was selected as a Ford Foundation Fellow and developed, along with James R. Thompson, former Governor of Illinois, a national Ford Foundation program for the study of criminal law.
Tullman's entrepreneurial career spans four decades and a broad swath of industries. He has started 12 companies, including Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy, CCC Information Services, Tunes.com, the Rolling Stone Network, Imagination Pilots, Experiencia, and others. He has also been tapped for senior executive positions at established companies such as Kendall College, (where his expertise in turn-arounds saved the school from going into bankruptcy in 2003) COIN, and Xceed.
Tullman currently writes The Perspiration Principles, which appears weekly on Inc. Magazine's website, Inc.com. The articles published on Inc. served as the foundation for Tullman’s five volume book series, The Perspiration Principles. He is also the author of HindSight, a newsletter on current topics of interest to entrepreneurs and managers.
More information may be found at www.tullman.com