J Schwan


J is the Founder and CEO of Solstice Mobile. His mission is to help transition enterprises into the era of contextual computing. J received his Bachelors in Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and began his career at Andersen Consulting. J’s career has been focused on enabling competitive differentiation in the enterprise through the use of emerging technologies. J also founded the Chicago Mobile Meetup, the largest mobile special interest group in the midwest and is a Co-Organizer of Mobile Monday New York.

J is a 2014 E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, has been named to Chicago’s TechWeek 100 for the past two years, was inducted into the 2013 Chicago Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, was awarded the University of Illinois College of Engineering Young Alumnus of the Year award and had recent work inducted into the Computerworld Hall of Fame. J is also an active supporter of i.c. stars, a local non-profit that provides opportunities in the tech sector for inner-city young adults in Chicago. J enjoys playing tennis and golf, but gets most of his exercise keeping up with his three small kids.

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