Vision With Action - Terry Howerton

Entrepreneurial Roundtable

February 13, 2017: 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM

Lifelong serial entrepreneur and tech innovation advocate discusses the leveraging of new business advantages via collaborative strategies to generate revenue.


National Louis University
National Louis University
850 Warrenville Rd
Lisle, Illinois

Event Details

• What's the outlook for the local small business ecosystem?
• How can corporate and entrepreneurial cultures effectively collaborate?
• Can entrepreneurship be taught, with both failure and success celebrated?
• Is technology well allied with business innovation?

Over a career that has both established and facilitated hundreds of new ventures, business catalyst Terry Howerton can address these and multiple other topics relevant to entrepreneurship. Join us to consider industry opportunities where a savvy developer can apply creative disruption to extend an emerging firm beyond a good new product idea to a multi-dimensional and sustainable enterprise.


Entrepreneurial Roundtable members, facuty and students of Booth: $15 thru February 8, then $20.

General public: $20 thru February 8, then $25.


Register Online

• No credit cards at the door, only cash and checks.
• Dress is business casual.

Deadline: 2/13/2017

Speaker Profiles

Terry Howerton (Speaker)
Founder/CEO, TechNexus

Since creating a company in high school, Terry has continually founded and grown ventures, mentored other entrepreneurs and directed community and industry organizations. His TechNexus, a venture development firm with a start­up incubator has enabled more than 350 startup ventures. An active national influence on innovation and issues important to the technology industry, Terry also started the Illinois Technology Association (ITA), now with 3,000+ interconnected member companies, and is a leader of the International Business Innovation Association and TechNet. Finally, he advocates education reform advocate and founded a Chicago high school centered on tech and entrepreneurial thought.


Greg Gocek, '84 

Other Information

Networking and light refreshments from 6:15 - 7 PM

Program starts at 7 PM.