ADVOCATE AURORA RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Advocate Aurora Research Institute (AARI) is a not-for-profit, limited liability company of Advocate Aurora Health (AAH) dedicated to translational and clinical research. AARI consolidates the research initiatives across the health system. Our researchers collaborate with academic and industry innovators to accelerate the translation of discoveries from the scientist’s bench to the patient’s bedside and into the communities by helping people live well. We are looking to collaborate with companies focusing on medical devices & diagnostics, drug development, clinical trials, bio specimen services, and data analytics/AI in progressing our mission.
AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE
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, Tenney 110 – a build studio and capital partner, a partnership with the Creative Destruction Lab, 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 fund will make initial investments typically range from $500K to $2M, in the seed through Series B rounds.
Baker Tilly is a top ten advisory, tax and assurance firm, providing our clients with a genuine coast-to-coast and global advantage in major regions of the U.S. and in many of the world’s leading financial centers – New York, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago. Baker Tilly combines strategic industry insight and advanced technical expertise to uncover and solve your digital transformation challenges, while working alongside you to provide informed perspectives to get you to where you want to be. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 145 territories, with 41,000 professionals and a combined worldwide revenue of $4.7 billion.
With 90,250 professionals, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world. Our targeted industries include financial services (including banking and insurance), government (including space), manufacturing, retail and distribution (including consumer services, transportation and logistics), communications and utilities (including energy and media), and health (including life sciences). CGI provides clients with a partner that is not only an expert in IT, but also an expert in their respective industries. This combination of business knowledge and technology expertise allows us to help our clients navigate complex challenges and focus on value creation. CGI has been disciplined throughout its history in executing a Build and Buy growth strategy, which consists of winning new contracts and extending existing contracts (Build), along with targeted and large transformational acquisitions (Buy).
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.
Faith Technologies Inc. (FTI) is a dynamic organization comprised of construction, engineering, manufacturing, and renewable energy experts. We create success for our partners and team members through innovation and expertise, rethinking how energy is designed, applied, and consumed and providing solutions that go beyond the ideas of today. With expertise across all our divisions – Faith Technologies®, EnTech Solutions™ and Excellerate® – we are one connected company, bringing our partners’ visions to life to ensure a sustainable future.
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, Findorff serves the community by growing alongside the industries we work in, including Science & Technology, Healthcare, Education, Corporate, and Residential. To continue thriving as we have for the past 132 years, Findorff invests in our people and innovative construction technologies to deliver projects with reliability, certainty, and speed-to-market precision.
Google is a multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. It is the world’s largest search engine, as well as the most visited website in the world. Google also owns YouTube, Gmail, and the Android operating system. Google’s revenue comes from a variety of sources, including advertising, cloud computing, and hardware sales. Google’s cloud computing business is growing rapidly, and it is now one of the leading providers of this service. The company’s hardware business includes the sale of its Pixel smartphones and other devices. The company’s mission is to “organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. We are looking forward to collaborating with companies that are looking to take advantage of cloud scale and AI.
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 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.
Kwik Trip is a family-owned company that serves customers with more than 800 convenient, clean retail convenience stores and also produces more than 80% of the products featured in the stores supplied by its own commissary, bakery, dairy and distribution center located in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
OEM Fabricators, Inc. manufactures complex, high performance, custom components utilized in the transportation, construction, medical, infrastructure, mining, energy and agriculture industries. We provide turnkey solutions for growing companies looking for one-stop shop convenience. If your product requires engineering, fabrication, welding, machining, finish, or assembly put our team of 270 to work for you. A Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year winner, OEM Fabricators operates three facilities in Wisconsin and serves customers from coast to coast. We look forward to helping you succeed.
Oshkosh Corporation is an industrial technology company that designs, develops, and builds some of the world’s toughest and most durable specialty vehicles and equipment. However, our business is about much more. Our purpose is making a difference in people’s lives by building, serving, defending, and protecting communities around the world. We know that everyday heroes depend on us to help them do their work safely and efficiently. At Oshkosh, we are inspired to make that possible. We have an evolving tech strategy focused on electrification, autonomy & active safety, intelligent connected products, advanced analytics and digital manufacturing, which enables us to deliver innovative solutions across the industries we serve.
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 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, sensing, wearables and mobility.
RSM’s purpose is to deliver the power of being understood to our clients, colleagues and communities through world-class audit, tax and consulting services focused on middle market businesses. The clients we serve are the engine of global commerce and economic growth, and we are focused on developing leading professionals and services to meet their evolving needs in today’s ever-changing business environment.
Schreiber Foods strives to do good through food every day. Based in North America, we’re a customer-brand leader in cream cheese, natural cheese, process cheese, beverages and yogurt. Our more than 9,000 employees and presence on five continents enable us to be an essential ingredient in our customers’ success. With annual sales of more than $5.5 billion, we partner with the best retailers, restaurants, distributors and food manufacturers around the globe. We also recognize our responsibility to do good in the world and are driven to make a difference in everything we do.
SHIVE-HATTERY ARCHITECTURE + ENGINEERING
The pace of learning and the depth of client relationships sets Shive-Hattery Architecture + Engineering apart. Major investments in learning and technology help our design professionals flourish. We have the opportunity to design what matters on projects for a diverse set of clients, from industrial to technology to education to government to healthcare. We love complexity and technology. Learning forums connect 500 employees from 16 locations with programs such as the Leadership Development Program, Communities of Practice (knowledge sharing) and “swarming” events. As a full-service consulting firm, Shive-Hattery goes beyond traditional design. With deep knowledge of your business, we deliver customized solutions while providing support as an extension of your staff. It’s more than just a one-time transaction; we cultivate relationships.
Formed in 2019 out of a partnership between the Green Bay Packers and Microsoft, TitletownTech is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in bold entrepreneurs solving meaningful problems. Located in Green Bay’s Titletown, TitletownTech’s unique ecosystem convenes engaged investors, in-residence partners, industry advisors, higher education, and a dedicated team to provide founders with support and guidance tailored to their needs. With investments across six verticals: sports, media, & entertainment; digital health; agriculture, water, & the environment; manufacturing & construction; supply chain & logistics; and cross-industry technology, TitletownTech invests in the US, with a focus on the Midwest. For more information, please visit www.TitletownTech.com.