MAJOR FIRMS

March 19, 2018 - GE Healthcare Institute in Waukesha

The following major companies will host 15-minute strategic meetings with selected emerging companies during the 2018 Tech Summit. Read their corporate summaries to understand their interest in meeting with emerging companies! More companies may be announced.

At AT&T, we’re bringing it all together. We deliver advanced mobile services, next-generation TV, high-speed internet and smart solutions for people and businesses. That’s why we’re investing to be a global leader in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications industry. Internet of Things, connected cars, drones, mobile apps, 5G wireless, broadband, entertainment, if your business touches one of the these areas, we’d like to meet with you.             

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BloodCenter of Wisconsin advances patient care by delivering life-saving solutions grounded in unparalleled medical and scientific expertise. Our Diagnostic Laboratories help doctors detect rare diseases. And our Blood Research Institute is continually discovering innovative new diagnosis methods, treatments and cures. Together we will become the blood center without equal, discovering new ways to save more lives.

American Family Insurance is a Fortune 350 company focused on homeowners and auto insurance, as well as commercial insurance and life insurance products. The company’s innovation efforts include: a data science and analytics lab, innovation practice, and a corporate venture capital fund, American Family Ventures. The venture capital fund focuses on investing in category-leading companies that fall broadly into three thematic areas: insurance innovation, connectivity or Internet of Things, and analytics. The find will make initial investments typically range from $500K to $2M, in the seed through Series B rounds.

Accuray invents, manufactures and supports a complete portfolio of radiation therapy and radiosurgery platforms for treating multiple forms of cancer. We design our solutions in collaboration with oncology professionals who share our goals of continuously improving care and helping patients live long and healthy lives. We surround our platforms with a full range of expert services that our customers confidently leverage to drive the outcomes that matter most to them — optimizing patient care, enabling staff efficiency and sustaining practice prosperity.

Promega is a Life Sciences company that addresses a variety of markets. We are most well known as a supplier of advanced research reagents and instrumentation for the academic, pharmaceutical, and biotech segments of the market. We also are a major player in the application of genomics for forensic applications (crime labs, etc.), and as a supplier to the clinical diagnostic markets where we supply clinical diagnostic manufacturers and CLIA laboratories. Our technologies are also utilized in a variety of applied markets such as food, hygiene, and water testing. We attend the Tech Summit to identify companies that may want to collaborate with Promega in commercializing advanced technologies or who have services that we can utilize. Over half of Promega’s suppliers are in Wisconsin.

WEA Trust knows that health care can be safer, more effective, more approachable and more affordable. We support partners who reduce unintended variation in care that is costly and too often harmful. We seek partners who deploy key information to families and physicians so they choose safety and affordability, and receive timely feedback if they choose differently. Increasingly, families cannot access care because of cost, making cost a measure of quality – it’s past time that we treated it as such. We partner with technology solutions that intuitively link those that need to know with decision changing content.

DXC Technology helps clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. We take pride in our technology independence and our role as a trusted advisor. Our deep experience gives us a clear and confident vision to help clients navigate the future. We have 155,000 employees in more than 70 countries, serving some 6,000 clients. We tap into global talent, powerful next-generation IT solutions and extensive partner relationships to help clients transform digitally and seize opportunities.

Northwestern Mutual is working to reshape the way consumers experience financial security by combining technology and a trusted advisor with best in class products. We are looking to partner with early stage technology companies solving problems in a variety of areas including financial technology, data analytics, enterprise software and digital health. Join with us as we create the distinct client experience today’s consumers are seeking out.

Exact Sciences Corp. is a molecular diagnostics company focused on the early detection and prevention of the deadliest forms of cancer. The company has exclusive intellectual property protecting its non-invasive, molecular screening technology for the detection of colorectal cancer.


Aurora Health Care is an integrated, not-for-profit, and all-for-people health care provider serving communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Our approach keeps people in our minds and at the heart of everything we do. We treat each person as a person, not as a patient, an illness or an appointment. We’re committed to supporting research that leads to new and improved ways to care for people and manage community health. Our focus is on conducting research that has proven benefits for our patients.

Marshfield Clinic Health System’s mission is to enrich lives to create healthy communities through accessible, affordable and compassionate health care. With this, we constantly seek opportunities that will contribute to our mission. We want to learn more about new trends and technology in the health care, biotech and security. As a large, growing organization, we also rely on opportunities to add to our strong IT practice, augment our professional services with consulting resources and support our overall efforts through the implementation of innovative products and services.

Dedicated Computing’s mission is Powering the World’s Most Important Devices®. As an original design manufacturer (ODM) of proprietary, highly engineered computing systems, Dedicated Computing serves global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the healthcare, life sciences, training & simulation and industrial markets. Dedicated Computing is seeking emerging companies with computing and application related technology, products and services to extend our capabilities within focused markets.

Harnessing data and analytics across hardware, software and biotech, GE Healthcare is the $18 billion healthcare business of GE (NYSE: GE). As a leading provider of medical imaging equipment, with a track record of more than 100 years in the industry and more than 50,000 employees across 100 countries, we transform healthcare by delivering better outcomes for providers and patients.

rockwell automationEvery company builds its legacy. At Rockwell Automation, our legacy is marked by technology leadership and an unrelenting focus on innovation. Our focus on innovation extends beyond our products and solutions to thought leadership in the global marketplace. Rockwell Automation offers solutions and services that complement our product offering – and maximize production throughout the automation lifecycle.

TASC offers more than a dozen innovative service offerings to businesses of all sizes. TASC’s comprehensive benefit account management offerings feature a text and email notification system, a convenient debit card. a mobile app and a unique funding model. TASC delivers a fantastic experience with innovative technology, easy and fast claim and payments processing, total transparency, and complete flexibility to serve all customers uniquely.

Johnson Controls is making the future more productive, more secure and more sustainable. We create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. At its core, that promise is about delivering innovation that make people’s lives – and the world – better. Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries with a commitment to sustainability.