Justyn Howard


Justyn Howard is the founder and CEO of Sprout Social, a leading Social Media Management (SMM) platform. Founded in 2010, Sprout enables entire organizations, both large and small, extract real business value out of social media through more effective management, engagement and analytics. A technologist at heart, Justyn is extremely passionate and fully dedicated to helping close the communication gap between businesses and their customers. A leader in Chicago’s tech space, he has been honored in Crain’s “Tech 25” (2011), Techweek’s Tech100 (2012, 2013) and recently as the ITA’s 2013 CityLights “Technologist of the Year.”