Appetite for Disruption: Chicago

On September 10, 2014, The Wall Street Journal and GE Capital kicked off the first leg of the Appetite for Disruption: Perspectives from the Middle Market series at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park in downtown Chicago.

Speakers included Keith Sherin, Chairman and CEO, GE Capital; Tom Stewart, Executive Director, The National Center for the Middle Market; Peter Diamandis, Chairman and CEO, The X PRIZE Foundation; and Mike Arauz, Partner, Decoded. In addition, National Football League legend and former Chicago Bear Brian Urlacher sat down for an interview with John Martin, President and CEO, GE Antares.

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  • Photo Credit: Molly Connor

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  • Keith Sherin. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GE Capital
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    Keith Sherin. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GE Capital
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  • Tom Stewart, Executive Director of the National Center for the Middle Market Photo Credit: Molly Connor

    Tom Stewart, Executive Director of the National Center for the Middle Market
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  • Peter Diamandis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the X PRIZE FoundationPhoto Credit: Molly Connor

    Peter Diamandis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the X PRIZE Foundation
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  • Mike Arauz, Partner at Decoded Photo Credit: Molly Connor

    Mike Arauz, Partner at Decoded
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  • Brian Urlacher, National Football League legend and former Chicago Bear  Photo Credit: Molly Connor

    Brian Urlacher, National Football League legend and former Chicago Bear
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  • Photo Credit: Molly Connor


    Photo Credit: Molly Connor