Tech & Innovation Dinner Series (Chicago)
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Undisclosed Location

Andrew McIntyre, VP, Technology, Cubs

Andrew is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the Cubs’ enterprise business applications and the technology infrastructure of Wrigley Field, Sloan Park and the Dominican Republic Training Academy.

Andrew oversees the Cubs’ CRM platform, Enterprise Data Management including BI & Analytics, Financial Accounting systems, and the operational systems supporting Legal, HR, and Ballpark Operations.

You must be a CTO, CIO or related technology leader with $1bn+ in revenues to attend.

Startup & VC Series (New York City)
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Tesla's New Meatpacking Showroom

Jeremy Snyder, GM, East Coast, Tesla

We’ll go behind the scenes with Jeremy Snyder, Global Director of Business Development and one of the mainstay leaders at Tesla over the years. There will be an opportunity to view the Model S and Model X and “ride and drives.” Space is limited to 50 attendees.

This is a private networking event for startup founders, partner-level VC or PE and c-level corporate executives only.

Business Leaders Dinner Series (Milwaukee)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Undisclosed Location

Paul Baniel, VP of Finance & Administration, Green Bay Packers

Paul Baniel is in his ninth year heading up the Green Bay Packers’ financial operations and is in his sixth year serving as vice president of administration for the organization.

In addition to leading the daily operation of the club’s finance, facility and information technology departments, Baniel represents the Packers at the NFL level on economic issues and leads strategic initiatives of the organization. He was integrally involved in Lambeau Field’s $312 million expansion and renovation project, drawing on his experience with major projects with the Milwaukee Brewers and Potawatomi Bingo Casino while in leadership roles in those organizations. Additionally, he helped to  oversee the team’s recent $55 million project to renovate the stadium’s suites and club seats, and is integrally involved with planning for Titletown, the organization’s mixed-use real estate development on nearly 45 acres of land immediately west of Lambeau Field that will maximize its unique location to attract visitors, spur regional economic growth, offer amenities to residents and complement the greater Green Bay area’s draw as an excellent location to live, work, play and visit.

Baniel, a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant, also oversees the audit process and works closely with the organization’s treasurer, the Board of Directors’ audit and investment committees, and the stadium district. Baniel spent more than six years as the CFO of Potawatomi Bingo Casino.  Prior to that, he served as the Milwaukee Brewers vice president of finance as well as treasurer and secretary.

A Milwaukee native, Baniel graduated from Hamilton High School in nearby Sussex and earned his accounting degree with honors from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1983. He earned his CPA certification that same year and is a member of several financial and accounting organizations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Financial Executives International, and the Institute of Management Accountants. In the community, he has served on the board of directors of The New North and Special Olympics Wisconsin.


You must be a Finance or Sales Ops leader with $500m+ in revenues to attend.

Startup / Mavericks Dinner Series (Boston)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Undisclosed Location

Brian Shield, VP of Technology, Red Sox

Brian Shield is responsible for technology for the club and Fenway Sports Management and leads the technology team on all phases of the Red Sox strategy, from creating a compelling fan experience at Fenway Park to enabling an effective front office and baseball operations environment.

Prior to the Red Sox, Shield served as the EVP and CIO of The Weather Channel, CIO of FTD, and CTO at Scudder, Stevens & Clark.

Brian completed his education at Bentley College in Waltham, MA where he majored in Computer Information Systems while minoring in Management and Accounting. He resides in Milton, GA with his wife and four children.

You must be a CEO/President to attend this event.


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