FEI Chicago Student Awards Celebration + Fireside Chat with Robert Blackwell, Jr. on the Future of Finance

  • 5:30 - 6:30 pm  Networking / Happy Hour 
  • 6:30 - 7:00 pm  Awards Ceremony
  • 7:00 - 7:30 pm  Dinner 
  • 7:30 - 8:15 pm  Fireside Chat

  • Sponsors and Student Candidates – Contact [email protected] if you need a code to register.

The FEI Chicago Chapter annually recognizes and celebrates the achievements of finance and accounting students from our partner universities with the financial student awards. Please join us in honoring these bright and talented individuals from the Chicago area. We are extremely grateful to Sage Intacct and Sikich for their support in sponsoring these awards.

Following the awards presentation, we will hear from Robert Blackwell, Jr., Chairman of Quant16, a company that helps the CFO win with Monetizable AI and Killerspin the world’s leading breaktime play brand. 

The Future of Finance


Robert is a self-proclaimed “math nerd” who believes that numbers can transform organizations and even lives. Robert is a former Algorithmic trader and IBM engineer, who believes that almost anything can be made better if we apply the scientific method to business opportunity identification and execution. This process, properly applied, is the key to organizations and people reaching their potential. Robert is also the author of the Math of Modernization series.  

In the Fireside Chat Robert and Sharada will explore how Robert’s early days shaped him into the leader and entrepreneur he is today and how, exactly, data and process can help us all achieve our full potential.



1.00 CPE




Specialized Knowledge, Technical



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