Innovator of the Year

Awarded to an individual or company in greater Chicago whose new product, service, process or business model has resulted in organic growth and measurable economic benefit to the region. This award emphasizes and strengthens connections between emerging companies and the established business community, which is one of the primary objectives of the Club’s Innovation Council.

Former Recipients:

  • Innovator of 2016: INVENTABLES
  • Innovator of 2015: Srinivas Veeramasuneni, PhD, USG 
  • Innovator of 2014: LanzaTech
  • Innovator of 2013: Impact Engine

Nominations are now closed for the 2017 Innovator of the Year Award. Contact Emily Meisenzahl with any questions at: