Candid Conversations is Ignite’s quarterly “no bs” interview with featured speakers ranging from executives to thought leaders, founders to philanthropists. Following the Q&A, members join a guided small group discussion to reflect on key takeaways, ask questions, and unpack new ideas as a group. This month, Amanda Lannert, CEO of Jellyvision will share leadership lessons on trusting your gut and creating a culture where people thrive (and have fun!).
Leadership Themes: Growth, Motivation, Inclusion
What to Expect
Interesting and enlightening leadership interview with an experienced executive
Storytelling and honest insights on leading people and maximizing potential
Facilitated small group discussion on the topic with fellow members
About Amanda Lannert //
Amanda Lannert is the Chief Executive Officer of Jellyvision and has been a key figure in driving the company since its founding in 2001. Under Amanda’s leadership, Jellyvision has become one of Chicago’s fastest growing tech companies, adding about 100 employees a year while remaining cash flow positive. Jellyvision has been recognized as the #1 place for millennials to work in Chicago according to Crain’s, and named to the Entrepreneur’s 2018 Top Company Cultures List.
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