Upcoming events

Dialogues with thought-provoking chief executives of international businesses, these presentations transcend particular industry, capitalization and geography.

Join Polly and Emma and Catalina for an informal meet and greet and get to know other BABCC members! The Commons Club Bar The Virgin Hotel 2nd Floor 203 N Wabash Street Chicago, IL 60601
John F. McDonough joined the Blackhawks in 2007 as President and was named President and Chief Executive Officer on June 1, 2011. Under his guidance, in what Forbes Magazine has called the “The Greatest Sports-Business Turnaround Ever,” the Blackhawks have revitalized the team’s profile and re-energized its fan base.
​Phupinder Gill was appointed Chief Executive Officer of CME Group in May 2012. In addition to running the firm’s day-to-day operations, he is responsible for implementing strategic initiatives to expand CME Group’s core business and pursue new global growth opportunities in over-the-counter and emerging markets.
​A seasoned professional with more than thirty years of experience at executive levels in both public and private companies, as well as multiple public company directorships. Christie currently serves as Chairman of Hatch Beauty, a personal care branding, product development and manufacturing company. She is also on the board of Luminary Digital, a young e-learning company.
​After amassing 15 years of business experience, Atul Khosla joined the Chicago Fire Soccer Club in 2011 as Chief Operating Officer reporting into ownership, and immediately set to work elevating the Club's regional and national profile.
​Ed Culley joined Dyson as UK Sales Director in 2002 - the same year Dyson launched in the US. After a few years, he was appointed General Manager for Dyson's Airblade hand dryer business in Europe, in which time Dyson Airblade became a market leader.