MAJOR FIRMS

March 18, 2019 - Lambeau Field in Green Bay

The following major companies will host 15-minute strategic meetings with selected emerging companies during the 2019 Tech Summit. Read their corporate summaries to understand their interest in meeting with emerging companies! More companies may be announced.
Major firm participants should reach out to Laura Kaiser to get registered. laura@wisconsintechnologycouncil.com

ACCURAY
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.

AT&T
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 these areas, we’d like to meet with you.

AURORA RESEARCH INSTITUTE

CGI 
With 74,000 professionals, CGI is one of the world’s largest IT and business process services providers.  We deliver services and solutions to 7 of the top 10 global insurers, 2,000 government clients in 15 countries, 250 utility clients, 700+ manufacturing clients and 15 of the top 20 global banks.  We have 175+ IP solutions, and also work with partners to make our customers successful.  We are especially interested in collaborating with those that bring deep knowledge of advanced data analytics, artificial intelligence, blockchain, cloud native, cybersecurity, internet of things, video analytics, and other emerging technologies.

DEDICATED COMPUTING
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.

EXACT SCIENCES
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.

GE HEALTHCARE
Harnessing data and analytics across hardware, software and biotech, GE Healthcare is the $18 billion healthcare business of 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.

MARSHFIELD CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEMS
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.

NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL 
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.

PROMEGA 
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.

ROCKWELL AUTOMATION
Rockwell Automation is interested in innovation relative to its core mission of industrial automation and information.  The Wisconsin Technology Council Tech Summit offers an opportunity to meet a variety of emerging companies and organizations geographically local to major RA operations.  Potential collaboration offers access and quick integration of new inorganic technologies/concepts. We are interested in meeting with companies working on technologies which would enhance our offerings in the Industrial Internet of Things, Data Analytics/Machine Learning, Functional Safety, Cyber Security, AR/VR, wearables and mobility.

UW HEALTH 
UW Health is the integrated health system of the University of Wisconsin-Madison serving more than 600,000 patients each year in the Upper Midwest and beyond with approximately 1,500 physicians and 16,500 staff at six hospitals and more than 80 outpatient sites. UW Health is governed by the UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority and partners with UW School of Medicine and Public Health to fulfill their patient care, research, education and community service missions.

VERSITI 
Versiti is a recognized leader in blood health innovation, translating scientific knowledge into clinical diagnostics and therapies. Over our 70-year history, we have grown to become largest independent blood center in the Midwest with over 2,000 employees across Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana and Ohio. We also operate a network of clinical labs with specialization in transfusion medicine, transplantation and benign & malignant hematology. We are passionate about improving the lives of patients through the life-saving gift of blood and helping our healthcare partners thrive.

WEA TRUST
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 is past time that we treated it as such.  We partner with technology solutions that intuitively link those who need to know with decision-changing content.  WEA Trust has been providing health insurance to public employees since 1970, with administrative services for the health plan provided by NeuGen.

WIPFLi
Technology and technology services have been core to WIPFLi for 40+ years.  Today, we have over 250 technology consultants and advisors who are helping our clients strategize, evaluate and implement technology solutions to enable their businesses to reach new markets, become more profitable and competitive. The accounting industry is undergoing significant change.  Artificial intelligence, big data and blockchain technologies will disrupt the industry. Our interest in this event would be to meet with start-ups that might have technology ideas that can be leveraged either internally for our accounting business or externally for our clients.  This aligns directly with our Innovation Lab initiative.