Brad Keywell, Founder and CEO of Uptake Technologies
Brad Keywell is a lifelong entrepreneur and co-founder of seven technology companies. He is also a venture capitalist, cultural curator of innovation platforms, and philanthropist. Brad is the founder and CEO of Uptake Technologies, an industrial artificial intelligence software company. Uptake was Forbes’ “Startup of the Year” in 2015, a three-time CNBC “Disruptor 50,” a three-time Forbes “Cloud 100” member, top three on Forbes’ “AI 50,” and part of the World Economic Forum’s “Technology Pioneer” community. In 2019, Brad was named EY World Entrepreneur of the Year, the highest global honor in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year program. Brad is also a co-founder of popular e-commerce marketplace Groupon. Brad is an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He earned a JD at the University of Michigan Law School and a BBA at Michigan Ross.