MAJOR FIRMS

March 16, 2020 - Lambeau Field in Green Bay #wistechsummit

The following major companies will host 15-minute strategic meetings with selected emerging companies during the 2020 Tech Summit. Read their corporate summaries to understand their interest in meeting with emerging companies!

Please read the Tech Council note on the COVID-19 cancellation of the Tech Summit.

Interested in participating as a MAJOR FIRM in 2021?
Please reach out to Laura Kaiser for details.
laura@wisconsintechnologycouncil.com

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
Aurora Research Institute is a not-for-profit, limited liability company of Aurora Health Care. Aurora has emerged as a national destination for patient-centered bench, translational and clinical research, and Aurora Research Institute unifies the innovative research efforts throughout the health system. Aurora researchers focus on rapidly translating new discoveries from the scientist’s bench to the patient’s bedside and into the community we serve to improve options and outcomes that change not only the lives of individuals, but transform the health of populations. Our mission is helping people live well and we are looking to collaborate with companies focusing on medical devices & diagnostics, drug development, clinical trials, AI and data analytics in progressing our mission.

CGI 
With 77,500 professionals, CGI is one of the world’s largest IT and business process services providers. We have over 200 offices worldwide, including an office in Madison and an onshore delivery center in Wausau. 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 interested in collaborating with those that bring knowledge of advanced analytics, intelligent automation, 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
A leading provider of cancer screening and diagnostic tests, Exact Sciences relentlessly pursues smarter solutions providing the clarity to take life-changing action, earlier. Building on the success of Cologuard and Oncotype DX, Exact Sciences is investing in its product pipeline to take on some of the deadliest cancers and improve patient care. Exact Sciences unites visionary collaborators to help advance the fight against cancer.

FINDORFF
Findorff’s breadth of knowledge has led us to become one of the Midwest’s most trusted builders. With offices in Madison, Milwaukee, and Wausau servicing our community by helping support growth industries in Healthcare, Science & Technology, Industrial, Education, Corporate, and Residential Markets. To thrive for the past 130 years, Findorff invests in their people and advanced technologies such as, virtual construction… 3D modeling (BIM) and lidar & infrared scanning, drones, robotics, prefabrication, LEED, and Lean Construction Practices to support the delivery of projects with reliability and certainty and speed-to-market precision, making an impact on our community through the built environment. We are seeking partners who may need assistance with scaling their business or has an innovative technology that supports the real estate, design, and construction industries.

GE HEALTHCARE
GE Healthcare is the $19 billion healthcare business of GE, and a leading provider of medical imaging equipment and diagnostics pharmaceuticals, clinical care solutions, and Biopharma products and solutions. 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. We are on a journey to deliver precision health and looking for ideas and partners that enable us in the areas of hardware, software, biotech, and harnessing data and analytics.

J.P. MORGAN
J.P. Morgan is a leader in financial services, offering solutions to clients in more than 100 countries with one of the most comprehensive global product platforms available. We have been helping our clients to do business and manage their wealth for more than 200 years. Our business has been built upon our core principle of putting our clients’ interests first. We are a specialized Commercial Banking team working with Technology and Disruptive Commerce companies, focusing on early-to-late stage technology companies as well as Consumer Products companies with hyper growth and disrupting commerce. We would appreciate the opportunity to meet with companies needing a robust banking platform to support scalability.

KIMBERLY-CLARK
Kimberly-Clark and its trusted brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Fueled by ingenuity, creativity, and an understanding of people’s most essential needs, we create products that help individuals experience more of what’s important to them. Our portfolio of brands, including Huggies, Kleenex, Scott, Kotex, Cottonelle, Poise, Depend, Andrex, Pull-Ups, GoodNites, Intimus, Neve, Plenitud, Viva and WypAll, hold the No. 1 or No. 2 share position in 80 countries. We use sustainable practices that support a healthy planet, build stronger communities, and ensure our business thrives for decades to come. 

MARSHFIELD CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM
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.

MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM
Mayo Clinic experts are some of the best in the world. In the U.S. News & World Report rankings of top hospitals, Mayo Clinic is consistently ranked among the top hospitals in the nation. Every year, more than a million people come to Mayo Clinic for care. Our highly specialized experts are deeply experienced in treating rare and complex conditions. We are seeking innovation that helps us accomplish our important mission for healthcare. 

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.

OSHKOSH CORPORATION
Oshkosh Corporation is a different integrated global industrial. We design, develop and build some of the world’s toughest and most durable specialty trucks and access equipment. And while machines are our business, our business is much more than machines. We are about building, serving, defending and protecting communities around the world. We know that people across the globe depend on us to help them do their work and make a difference every day. At Oshkosh, we are inspired to make that possible. We have an evolving and connected tech strategy with a focus on alignment to relevant industry trends. As we narrow the aperture for available funds we are actively investing in electrification, autonomy, mobility systems, active safety, connected products and digital manufacturing. Oshkosh Corporation is also exploring innovative solutions outside of these focus areas that have non-traditional paths to incremental revenue.

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.

SCHREIBER FOODS
Schreiber Foods nourishes people around the world. Based in North America, we specialize in customer-brands and our portfolio includes cream cheese, natural cheese, process cheese, yogurt and UHT products. Our more than 8,000 employees and presence on four continents enables us to be an essential ingredient in our customers’ success. With annual sales of more than $5 billion, we’re a customer-brand leader partnering with the best retailers, restaurants, distributors and food manufacturers in the world. Innovation is a key part of our Growth strategy and we are looking to collaborate with companies that have technologies, services or solutions applicable to the Food & Beverage space.

SCHNEIDER
Schneider is a premier provider of transportation and logistics services. Offering one of the broadest portfolios in the industry, Schneider’s solutions include Regional and Long-Haul Truckload, Expedited, Dedicated, Bulk, Intermodal, Final Mile, LTL, Brokerage, Warehousing, Supply Chain Management, and Port Logistics. A $4.9 billion company, Schneider has been delivering superior customer experiences and safely getting it done for over 80 years. Schneider is always interested in new and emerging ideas in the transportation and logistics space, as well companies that utilize automation and data science to help drive business outcomes.

TITLETOWN TECH
Formed out of a partnership between the Green Bay Packers and Microsoft, TitletownTech builds and funds early-stage high-growth businesses. We create solutions, build startups, and invest in entrepreneurs across five key verticals: SPORTS, MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT; DIGITAL HEALTH,AGRICULTURE; WATER & ENVIRONMENT; ADVANCED MANUFACTURING; SUPPLY CHAIN TECHNOLOGY. Our regional industry strengths amplify startup success by providing expertise, customers, mentors, talent, and capital to our portfolio companies.

WEA TRUST
WEA Trust has been providing health insurance to public employees since 1970, with administrative services for the health plan provided by the shared services organization, NeuGen.  We know that together we can create a world where healthcare is safer, more effective, approachable, and affordable.  We are proud to support partners who reduce unintended variation in care that is often costly and harmful.  We seek partners who provide the right information to families and physicians so they are able to choose the safest options that meet their needs and their budget.  We partner with technology solutions that support our overall mission and vision, dedicated to high-quality care and serving our members with heart.

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.