Founder & CEO of Nervana Group
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Rhon is founder and CEO of Nervana, a digital design and touch menu technology company. His career has been focused on helping visionaries launch new companies and products, and re-imagine new innovations for every day challenges. He has worked with a range of companies including Hard Rock Hotel, Cisco Systems, Razorfish, Oracle, Hilton, Hyatt, Ford, General Electric and WebMD, among others.
Prior to founding Nervana, he was recognized by the Chicago Innovation Awards for the creation of TouchLife. He also was a major contributor to one of the most successful startup exits in Silicon Valley by helping Securent from startup to $100MM exit to Cisco Systems. He was recently recognized in Chicago’s first hard-back book on innovation called “Innovating Chicago Style” as a featured case study selected among the top 100 best companies in Chicago.
Rhon graduated from Northern Illinois’s Computer Science Program, is member of Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business Innovation Participant, a winner of the Chicago Innovation Awards, a member of the Illinois Technology Association, and serves on the Rasmussen College’s Advisory Board.
Logically Programming with Emotion
In the software development industry where programmers simply write code, one would never think of emotion as being an important factor in the end product. But what if adding emotion was a priority in your technical development team? Can embracing emotions actually improve your end product? Your entire company?