Illinois Startups

SUBMIT A STARTUP SUBMIT A CORRECTION

This crowdsourced list includes companies that were founded by people who were, or are, part of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, whether faculty, staff, students, or alumni. Founders are categorized according to their affiliation at the time the company was founded.

 

Company Name
Year
Founders
Relationship
College/Department
2013

Nate Azark

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Graphic Design
Alumni
FAA
2007

Anne Hopkins

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Applied Health Sciences - Community Health

Stephen Hopkins

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Finance
Alumni
AHS Business
2018

Keerthan Vantakala

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
1983

Joseph Bouch

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Media - Advertising
Alumni
Media
2011

Sung Chul Bae

  • Staff (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Materials Science & Engineering
Staff
Engineering
2014

Anish Bhattacharya

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering

Edgar Cortez

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Alex Lee

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Engineering

Naoki Tsuda

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Aerospace Engineering
Student
Engineering
2001

Lynne Thieme

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
    & Liberal Arts & Sciences - Mathematics
Alumni
Engineering
2012

Sam King

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Shuo Tang

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Haohui Mai

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Faculty
Engineering
1983

Jeff Glickman

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Kenneth Taylor

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2003

Neil Kane

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering

John Carlisle

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Physics
Alumni
Engineering
2004

Bob Cowie

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2018

Sonny Tai

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Political Science
Alumni
LAS
1997

Justin Neway

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Biochemistry
Alumni
LAS
2009

Barbara Rendall Hochstadt

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Economics
Alumni
LAS
2006

Christopher Michel

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Political Science
Alumni
LAS
2011

Max Levchin

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Cory Levy

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Michael Callahan

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2001

Sridhar Iyengar

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Sonny Vu

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Mathematics
Alumni
Engineering LAS
2013

Robert Hornbaker

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • ACES - Agriculture & Consumer Economics
Faculty
ACES
2014

Chris Harbourt

  • Alumni & Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences
    and Grainger College of Engineering - Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Paul Miller

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences
    and Grainger College of Engineering - Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Bill Northcott

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences
    and Grainger College of Engineering - Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Alumni Faculty
ACES Engineering
2013

Ali Abbas

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering -
    Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2018

Kesh Kesavadas

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering -
    Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2010

Christopher Steiner

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Civil & Environmental Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2017

Godfrey Angara

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Political Science

Adam Brakhane

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Keilin Jahnke

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering

Kelsey Schreiber

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering

Matthew Tan

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Civil & Environmental Engineering
Alumni
Engineering LAS
2011

Michael Dvorkin

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2006

Jake Janovetz

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2016

Lucas Frye

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - MBA

Joey Varikooty

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering & Bioengineering

"Howie" Wei Yang

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering

Tang An Yang

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering

Xiang Wen

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering
Student
Business
2018

Martin D. Burke

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Chemistry
Faculty
LAS
1969

Jerry Sanders III

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Dan Oblinger

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
1999

Stuart Jackson

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Technology Management & Entrepreneurship
Alumni
Business
2007

Yi Lu

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Chemistry
Faculty
LAS
2009

Marc Andreessen

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2019

Ananya Cleetus

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Student
Engineering
1990

James R Stouffer

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences - Animal Sciences
Alumni
ACES
1999

Mark Tebbe

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2002

Paul Magelli, Jr.

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Mathematics
    Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering LAS
2011

Paul Magelli, Jr.

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Mathematics
    Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering LAS
2016

Adam Glass

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Media - Advertising
Alumni
Media
2012

Jay Srinivasan

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2005

Mike Philpot

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering -
    Mechanical Science & Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2013

Ranjitha Kumar (Faculty)

Jerry Talton (Alumni)

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Faculty
Engineering
2010

Frederico Zuckermann

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
Faculty
VetMed
2011

Craig Bethke

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Geology
Faculty
LAS
1998

Jerry Colangelo

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Applied Health Sciences - Physical Education
Alumni
AHS
2005

Raqvishankar K. Iyer

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Zbigniew Kalbarczyk

  • Staff (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Coordinated Science Laboratory
Faculty
Engineering
2018

Rajesh Karmani

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Philosophy
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering LAS
2012

Zeb Kimmel

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Shahid Rashid

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2011

James Economy

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Material Science & Engineering

Andreas Polycarpou

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
1997

Harold (Andy) Hildebrand

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2007

Paul Braun (MatSE)

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Material Science & Engineering

Jeffrey Moore (Chemistry)

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Chemical Engineering

Nancy Sottos (MatSE)

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Material Science & Engineering

Scott White (Aero)

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Aerospace Engineering
Faculty
Engineering LAS
2014

Shaunak Ahuja

  • Student
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Student
Engineering
2012

Al Goldstein

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Finance

John Sun

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Finance

Paul Zhang

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Bioengineering
Alumni
Business Engineering
2014

Harry Thakkar

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2009

Irfan Ahmad

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Omar Galaria

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • College of Law
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering

Roveiza Irfan

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Molecular & Cellular Biology, Psychology

Hatim Rahman

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Business Administration

Imad Rahman

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - MBA
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering

Zeeshan Ahmad - no affiliation with UIUC

2015

Kurt H Reilly

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences - Communications
Alumni
LAS
2003

Knute Axelson (Eng/Aero)

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Aerospace Engineering

Joy Nevin Axelson (LAS/French)

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College Liberal Arts & Sciences - French
Alumni
Engineering LAS
2011

Brian Bradtke

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Applied Health Sciences - Recreation, Sports & Tourism
Alumni
AHS
2020
Dennie James
  • Student (Dennie James founded the company one year before attending UIUC)
  • Gies College of Business - Master of Science, Management (Graduation date: 2022)
Alumni
Business
1953

Burt Baskin

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business -
    Business Administration & Industrial Administration
Alumni
Business
2019
David Zeng
  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
1995

Dick Butkus 

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Applied Health Sciences - Kinesiology & Community Health, and Physical Education

Dave Powless

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Marketing & Economics
Alumni
AHS Business
1935

Arnold O. Beckman

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Chemical Engineering
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Chemistry
Alumni
Engineering
1996

Kimi Brown Ellen

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Business & Accountancy
Alumni
Business
1979

Robert L. Johnson

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Social Work- Social Work

Sheila Johnson

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts- Music Education
 
Alumni
SW
2010

Sizhao Yang

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2012

Michael Willard

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • College Liberal Arts & Sciences - Political Science

Lucas Smith

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • College Liberal Arts & Sciences - Microbiology
Student
LAS
2010

Marc Teer

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts- Architecture
Alumni
FAA
2010

Bryn Dole

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
  • College Liberal Arts &Sciences - Mathematics
Alumni
Engineering
2012

Roshan Choxi

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Dave Paola

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Jason Tokoph

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Paul Katsen

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Systems Engineering & Design
  • Gies College of Business - Finance

Jeremy Smith 

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Finance
Alumni
Business Engineering
2001

K.R. Sridhar

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2009

Ashutosh Garg

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2015

Gino Rooney

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2011

Karen Folk

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences - Agriculture & Consumer Economics

Jacob Kuebler

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences - Agriculture & Consumer Economics
Alumni
ACES
2019

Ehsan Totoni

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2002

Kevin M. Boehm

  • Alumni
  • Applied Health Sciences
Alumni
AHS
2006

Ken Kruszka

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Xuehua (Albert) Shen

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Chengdu Huang

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2012

Michael Bragg

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Aerospace Engineering

Debra Bragg

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Education - Education
Faculty
Engineering
2020
Hemant Chavan
  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Civil Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2016

James Wratten

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Mathematics

(Previously called Mechanodontics)

Student
LAS
1978

Shahid Khan

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2005

John Patterson

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2018

Mischelle Frederick

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Economics
Alumni
LAS
2000

Constantine Polychronopoulos

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2010

Thomas Siebel

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2016

Diego Hernando

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2003

Gagan Hasteer (CS)

Venkat Krishnamachary

Anmol Mathur (CS)

Sumit Roy (ECE)

(Acquired by Mentor in 2015)

  • Alumni
  • Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
1996

Denise M. Brown

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - English Language and Literature
Alumni
LAS
2009

Pete Koomen

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2019

Stephen Umunna

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (LAS) -
    Molecular & Cellular Biology
Alumni
LAS
2018

Lance Liggett

  • Staff
  • Illinois Fire Service Institute
Staff
Other
2004

Al Goldstein

  • Alumni
  • Business
Alumni
Business
2016

Ashley Moy

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Bioengineering

Jason Troutner

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering

Justin Brooks (ECE)

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering
Student
Engineering
2010

Hieu Le Khac

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Student
Engineering
2011

Edward M. Caulfield (Faculty and Alumni)

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Mechanical Science & Engineering, and Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
Faculty
Engineering
2007

Kevin Chang

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Faculty
Engineering
2007

Richard Masel

Mark Shannon

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
1984

Michael Krasny

(Acquired by Madison Dearborn Partners in 2007)

  • Alumni
  • Business
Alumni
Business
2006

Brian Meier

  • Alumni
  • FAA/Architecture
Alumni
FAA
2002

Christopher Greco

  • Alumni
  • Business
Alumni
Business
2021
Duane Moore
  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
1992

John G. Charleston (LAS)

Lyle E. Orwig (ACES)

  • Alumni
  • LAS/Chemistry & Media, & ACES
Alumni
LAS
2011

Laxmikant Kale

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Faculty
Engineering
1966

Joe Pedott

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Media - Journalism
Alumni
Media
1919

George Halas

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Civil Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2018

Gene Finley IV

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Bioinformatics
Alumni
Other
1978

Lois A. Wacholtz

  • Alumni
  • LAS/Sociology and History
Alumni
LAS
2017

Brendan Finucane: Music Performance & Education

Farsheed Hamidi-Toosi: Electrical & Computer Engineering

  • Alumni
  • FAA/Music Performance & Education
Alumni
FAA
2010

Roger Dickey

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
1982

Barbara Garvey Jackson

(Acquired by Classical Vocal Reprints in 2019)

  • Alumni
  • FAA/Music
Alumni
FAA
2005

Craig Vodnik

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Nuclear, Plasma, & Radiological Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Paul W. DeClark

  • Alumni
  • LAS/Anthropology
Alumni
LAS
2007

Bill Cope

  • Faculty
  • Education
Faculty
Education
2013

Jason Jackson

  • Student
  • Business
Student
Business
1990

Susan (Conroy) McLeod

  • Alumni
  • Business
Alumni
Business
2009

Eric Jackson

  • Alumni
  • ACES
Alumni
ACES
2010

Zach Tratar

  • Student
  • Engineering/Computer Engineering
Student
Engineering
2016

Cody Pawlowski (CS)

William Widjaja (ECE)

  • Student
  • Engineering
Student
Engineering
2014

Raj Vinjamuri

  • Student
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Student
Engineering
2012

Daniel Krause

Jeremy Mandell

  • Alumni
  • ACES
Alumni
ACES
2006

Keith Schacht

(Acquired by Vying Games in 2010)

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science, & LAS/Psychology
Alumni
Engineering
2009

Amanda Harvey

  • Alumni
  • LAS/English
Alumni
LAS
2017

Gary LaPage

  • Alumni
  • Media/Advertising
Alumni
Media
2007

James Lin

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2017

James Lin

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2015

Chris Lukeman (Advertising)

Anne Lukeman (History)

  • Alumni
  • Media & LAS
Alumni
LAS Media
2003

David Carroll

Michael Bragg

Victoria Coverstone

Rodney Burton

Scott White

Wayne Solomon

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Aerospace Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2008

Anna Patterson

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2016

Guna Kakulapti

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2007

Roger Dickey

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2015

Kim Lewis

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Logistics & Marketing
     

Tim Lewis

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences - Economics & Psychology
Alumni
Business LAS
2007

Robert L. Towell

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2012

Karin L. Crocker

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Veterinary Medicine

Paul R. Davis

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
Alumni
VetMed
2005

Will Leitch

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Media
Media
2015

Spencer Liolios

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Gavin Owens

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2012

Julian Parker

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Theater

Tyrone Phillips

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Theater
Alumni
FAA
2006

Tod Courtney

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Matt Miller

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
1929

C.E. Woolman

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences - Agriculture
Alumni
ACES
1995

Sanjay K. Srivastava

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2011

Megan Wunderlich

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Psychology & Speech Communications
Alumni
LAS
1995

Dan Maloney

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Student
Engineering
2008

Stephen Boppart

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Scott Carney

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2015

Omowale Casselle

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering

Arjun Venkataswamy

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Industrial Engineering
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Psychology
Alumni
Engineering LAS
1957

Harlan Anderson

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Physics
Alumni
Engineering
2010

Richard Masel

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2003

Rick L. Morrison

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Ronald A. Stack

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2018

Rachel Williamson

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - English
Alumni
LAS
2012

Brian Moore

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Architecture
  • Gies College of Business - MBA
Alumni
FAA
2010

Dave Paola

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Sameer Sundresh

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2013

Jason Ziolo

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2009

Krish Tangella

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Carle Illinois College of Medicine
Faculty
Medicine
2013

Nadir Ahmad

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2017

Donald Hruska

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Peter Piekarczyk

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Political Science
Alumni
Engineering LAS
1999

Paul O'Rorke

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2015

Nathan A. Schaumleffel

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Applied Health Sciences - Recreation, Sport, & Tourism
Alumni
AHS
2017

Eddy Mejia

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Engineering
  • Gies College of Business - MBA
     

Gabe Price

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Ecology, Evolution, & Conservation Biology
Student
Business Engineering LAS
2013

Jennette Moline

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Architecture
Alumni
FAA
2005

Thomas S. Lewicki

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Accounting

Merle G. Rocke

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Faculty Student
Business Engineering
2007

Gary Eden

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Sung Ljin Park

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2015

Kyle Wilkinson

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2011

Logan Liu

Rui Cai

Yi Chen

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
1999

Ken Barlow

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
1984

Eileen Fisher

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Mathematics
Alumni
LAS
2013

Jennifer Lewis

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Materials Science & Engineering

Brett Walker

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Materials Science & Engineering
Faculty Student
Engineering
2014

Brian Homann

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Physics
Alumni
LAS
2014

Gul Agha

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Kirill Mechitov

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Bill Spencer

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Civil & Environmental Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2016

Kevin Schiesz

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Media - Media Studies
Alumni
Media
2012

Chris Delaney

 

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering

Jake How

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering

Anandi Naqui

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Student
Engineering
2012

Milind Basole

Marilou Landes

Yury Borukhovich

  • Staff
  • Technology Services
Staff
Other
1998

Amitabh Sinha

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Brian Cunningham

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2015

Spiros Xanthos

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2010

Ali Syed

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2015

Daniel Fabbri

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Alumni
Business
2020

Jacob Wood

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences - Agricultural Engineering
Student
ACES
2010

Ajay Godhwani

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Mitch Minarick

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Bioenvironmental Engineering
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences - Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Student
ACES Engineering
2014

Melonee Wise

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2018

Neal Sarraf

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Karan Talati

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2019

Chase Bonhag

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - MBA

Cody Pawlowski

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • General Studies
Faculty
Business Other
2015

Thomas Reese

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Student
Engineering
2001

David Shaw

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Aerospace Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2013

Andrew Mass

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Student
Engineering
2005

Luke Nosek

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2017

Victor Cortez

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts

Eddie Diazmunoz

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Graphic Design

Justin Stiebel

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Graphic Design

Will Wyss

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Graphic Design
Alumni
FAA
2013

Michael LaVitola

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Alumni
Business
2013

Alexandr Kurilin

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2015

Ankur Mehta

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Aerospace Engineering

Jay Mulakala

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Aerospace Engineering

Andrew Putch

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Aerospace Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2016

Andrew Bohm

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2012

Nimit Maru

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

David Yang

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2010

Tom Denison

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Media - Advertising
Alumni
Media
2010

Ram Gudavalli

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2010

Bo Lu

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2016

Amar Deshpande

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Civil & Environmental Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2008

Gabriella Risatti

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Industrial Distribution Management
Alumni
Business
1998

Steven Vogelsang

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Economics
Alumni
LAS
1959

Robert D. Kern

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering -
    Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2006

Alan Braverman

  • Alumni
  • Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2016

Brian Totty

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2012

Alan Braverman

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

John Cwikla

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Mathematics
Alumni
Engineering
2015

Deborah Robertson

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • School of Information Sciences - Library & Information Science
Alumni
iSchool
2011

Teresa Savage

 

  • Staff & Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Staff: College of Media - Associate Dean & Lecturer
  • Alumni: College of Media - Journalism

 

Alumni Staff
Media
2015

Roger Dickey

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2011

Reshma Saujani

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Political Science
Alumni
LAS
2003

Stacey Edgar

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • School of Social Work
Alumni
SW
2016

Jeffrey David Abbott

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - History
Alumni
LAS
2017

Alexander Belkovsky

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Alumni
Business
2012

Max Levchin

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2011

Yi Lu

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Chemistry
Faculty
LAS
2015

Andrea Dempster-Chung

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Civil & Environmental Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2008

Andrew Ballester

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2020

D Sangeeta

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Materials Chemistry (PhD)
Alumni
LAS
2017

Anna Patterson

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2008

Jared Tame

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
  • College of Media - Advertising
Student
Engineering
2016

Jeff Huber

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
1927

William Wallace Grainger

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2016

Britney Robbins

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Alumni
LAS
2005

T. Patrick Walsh

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Engineering Physics
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Economics

Mayank Sekhsaria

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering
  • Gies College of Business - Hoeft Technology & Management Minor

Anish Thakkar

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering
Alumni Student
Business Engineering LAS
2010

Jian Zhang

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2000

Ray Ozzie

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2013

Kelly Berger

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2011

Igor Kofman

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
1999

Lippold Haken

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2018

Adeel Afshar

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Chemical Engineering & Engineering Physics
Alumni
Engineering
2018

Jim Hanauer

  • Alumni
  • Business/Business Administration
Alumni
Business
2011

Shawn Carolan

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
1954

Walter E. Hanson (Faculty)

Roland D. "Dean" Collins (Alumni)

Marcus J. Rice (Alumni)

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Civil & Environmental Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
1927

Abe Saperstein

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
Alumni
2005

Mike Folk et al.

  • Staff
  • NCSA
Staff
Other
2014
Yifan "David" Li
  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Robotics
Alumni
Engineering
2017

Mark Van den Avont

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Student
Engineering
2015
(Formerly called OmniEars)
 
Peiyan (Scott) Gui
  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering, and Electrical & Computer Engineering
Heyuan Huang
  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Mingyang Qu
  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Zhipeng Xie
  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Civil & Environmental Engineering
Student
Engineering
2004

Ramu Yalamanchi

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2010

Adam Robinson

  • Alumni
  • LAS/History
Alumni
LAS
1985

Bruce Holecek

(Acquired by Horizon Hobby in 2018)

  • Alumni
Alumni
1983

Lynn D. Stewart

  • Alumni
Alumni
2008

William King

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/MechSE, ECE, & MatSE
Faculty
Engineering
1985

Rick Stephens

  • Alumni
  • Business
Alumni
Business
2017

Michelle Whojeong Lee

  • Alumni
  • FAA/Theater
Alumni
FAA
1974

Rainer Martens

  • Alumni
  • AHS/Kinesiology & Community Health
Alumni
AHS
2012

Max Levchin

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2007

Jeffrey Carter

  • Alumni
  • Business
Alumni
Business
2011

Ira Weiss

  • Alumni
  • Business
Alumni
Business
2013

Xianhui Fu

  • Student
  • ACES/Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences
Student
ACES
1992

Michael L. VanBlaricum

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2017

Afenya Montgomery

  • Alumni (at the time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences -
    Textile Marketing
Alumni
ACES
1997

Timothy Stelzer

Mats Selen

Gary Gladding

Benny Brown

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Physics
Faculty
Engineering
2011

Chad Boeding

  • Alumni
  • Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2005

Jason Xing

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
1995

Gary Durack

(Acquired by Sony in 2010)

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Bioengineering
Faculty
Engineering
1997

Quesnell Hartmann (Alumni)

David Ahmari (Alumni)

Gregory Stillman (Faculty)

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Rick Taube

  • Faculty
  • Music
Faculty
FAA
2008

William A. Dick

Thomas L. Jackson

Fady M. Najjar

Robert Fiedler

Mark D. Brandyberry

  • Staff
  • Engineering/Applied Research Institute
Staff
Engineering
2010

Terry VonThaden

  • Faculty
  • Information Science
Faculty
iSchool
2009

David Kranz

  • Faculty
  • LAS/Biochemistry
Faculty
LAS
2016

Spencer Gore

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Physics
Alumni
Engineering
2003

Larry J. Markoski

  • Faculty
  • LAS/Chemistry
Faculty
LAS
2006

Nathan Kontny

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Chemical Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2009

Peter Goldsmith

Christopher Lanoue

  • Faculty
  • ACES/Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences
Faculty
ACES
2014

Dipanjan Pan

Leanne Labriola

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Bioengineering
Faculty
Engineering
2012

Peter Abbamonte

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Physics
Faculty
Engineering
2014

Jason Goldman

Ben Blaiszik

  • Student
  • Engineering/Materials Science & Engineering
Student
Engineering
2012

Michael Dvorkin

(Acquired by Cisco in 2013)

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2005

Yoram Bresler

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2008

Zach Tratar

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
1998

Stephen I. Willis (Accounting)

Catharine (Landeene) Lawton (Finance)

(Acquired by Charles River Associates, Inc. in 2004)

  • Alumni
  • Business
Alumni
Business
2014

Naira Hovakimyan

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Mechanical Science & Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2010

Scott Daigle

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering

Marissa Siebel-Siero

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • College of Applied Health Sciences - Community Health
Student
AHS Engineering
2011

Ankur Gopal

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Alumni
LAS

Eboo Patel

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Sociology
Alumni
LAS
2000

Andrew Singer

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Naresh Shanbhag

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2002

Zach Kaplan

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering

Keith Schacht

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Psychology
Alumni
Engineering LAS
2014

Robert Irvine

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2011

Xuehua Shen

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2000

Scott Banister

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2009

Kenneth S. Suslick

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Chemistry
Faculty
LAS
1997

Mikio Ishimaru

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2015

Alexander Albanese

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Physics
Alumni
Engineering
2018

Diana Sanjoto

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Student
Business
2005
  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Music
Alumni
FAA
2006
Jeff Glickman
  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2015

John Renaldi

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business

Roger Ady

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni
Business Engineering
2002

James Neckopulos

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Alumni
Business
2014

Zach Tratar

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2019

Dan Johnson

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences - Political Science, Economics
Alumni
LAS
2010

Michael Munie

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Natasha Casanova

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Speech Communication & Italian
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Art History
Alumni
FAA LAS
2012

Daniel Kador

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Engineering

Kyle Wild

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - General Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2011

Stephen Vivian

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Alumni
Business
2009

Kenneth J Morrissey

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2011

Yu Pan

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2016

Chushi Li

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Business Process Management
Student
Business
2002

John (JC) Chi

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Architecture

Mark A. Diedrich

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Architecture

Howard M. Kuo

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Architecture
Alumni
FAA
2011

Jamila Trimuel

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Applied Health Sciences - Community Health
Alumni
AHS
1984

Mark Tebbe

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
1989

Jeffrey Elowe

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Biology
Alumni
LAS
2019

Sandra Miarecki

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Astronomy
Alumni
LAS
1996

Lisa A. Coffey

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Alumni
Business
2009

Russell Knight

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Law
Alumni
Law
2019

Rahul Easwar

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2006

Brian Deal

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Urban & Regional Planning

Varkki George Pallathucheril

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Urban & Regional Planning
Faculty
FAA
1998

Zach Kaplan

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering

Keith Schacht

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Psychology
Student
Engineering LAS
2011

Alex Bratton

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Brett Jones

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Kevin Karsch

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Rajinder Sodhi

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Student
Engineering
2007

Jia-Ru Li

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2018

Hannah Bartman

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Industrial Design
Alumni
FAA
2017

Eric Mills

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2018

Stephen A. Boppart (Faculty/Alumni)

Haohua Tu (Staff, Beckman Institute)

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Bioengineering
Faculty
Engineering
2019

Bradley Baum

  • Alumni
  • Business/Finance
Alumni
Business
2019

Siddharth Lohia

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2015

Vinay Hiremath

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2017

Mayank Kale (Student, Eng/CS)

Ryan Singh (Alumni, Business/Finance & BADM)

  • Student
  • Engineering & Business
Student
Business Engineering
2007

Anna McCormick Kelch

(Merged with Ascend Executive Search in 2019)

  • Alumni
  • Media/Journalism
Alumni
Media
2008

Roger Dickey

(A game by Zynga)

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2018

Geeta Singh

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Alumni
Business
1999

Germaine Caprio

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Humanities
Alumni
LAS
2014

Elizabeth Engele

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business

Julia Haried

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Student
Business
2008

Marcin Kleczynski

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Richael Young

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences -
    Agricultural Economics

Nicholas Brozovic

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences -
    Agricultural Economics
Faculty Student
ACES
1996

Jonathan Manton

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Mathematics
Alumni
LAS
2018

Ben Cheslow Kraatz

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
1993

Peng Ong

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2011

Daivd Gausebeck

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Jeanette Andrade

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences -
    Nutritional Sciences

Nathan Pratt

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences -
    Nutritional Sciences

Manabu Nakamura

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences -
    Nutritional Sciences
Faculty Student
ACES
2016

Arvind Badrinarayanan

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences - Integrative Biology
Alumni
LAS
1998

Robert Kline

(Acquired by C.R. Bard in 2011)

  • Alumni
  • LAS/Microbiology
Alumni
LAS
2013

Kate Jakubas

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Materials Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2009

Adam Steele

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Aerospace Engineering

Will Leinweber

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Bioengineering

August Knecht

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Engineering
Student
Engineering
2017

Danny Gardner

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Student
Engineering
2012

Vivek Tatineni

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2008

Sun Lim

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Materials Science & Engineering

Paul Rhodes

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Chemistry

Kenneth Suslick

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Chemistry
Faculty Student
Engineering LAS
1982

Samuel Krug

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Psychology
Alumni
LAS
2005

Andy Phillip

Andrew Honegger

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2012

Sung-Jin Park

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

J. Gary Eden

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2013

Martin D. Burke (Chemistry)

Roger VanHoy (Staff/Office of Corporate Relations)

  • Faculty
  • LAS/Chemistry
Faculty
LAS
1999

Chris Michel

  • Alumni
  • LAS/Political Science
Alumni
LAS
2014

Mike Fu

Unni Narayanan

(Acquired by Hewlett Packard's Innovation Group in 2014)

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2011

Sonny Vu (LAS/Mathematics)

Sridhar Iyengar (Eng/ECE)

(Acquired by Fossil in 2015)

  • Alumni
  • LAS & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering LAS
2013

Supriya Hobbs (Chemical Engineering)

Janna Eaves (MatSE)

  • Student
  • Engineering
Student
Engineering
2013

Adam Vincens

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Materials Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2018

Rohan Agarwal

  • Alumni
  • LAS & Business
Alumni
Business LAS
2018

Qingxiong Yang

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering (PhD)
Alumni
Engineering
1993

Marc Andreessen

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
  • Also working at NCSA at time of founding

Eric Bina

  • Staff - NCSA (at time of founding)
  • Also Alumni: Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
     

(Marc Andreessen later left NCSA and founded Netscape)

 

Alumni Staff Student
Engineering
1998

Brendan Eich

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2012

John Bonadies

  • Alumni
  • FAA/Graphic Design
Alumni
FAA
1970

Morrie Much

  • Alumni
  • Business/Finance
Alumni
Business
2010

Wen-Mei Hwu

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2016

Kris Potrafka

  • Alumni
  • Labor & Employment Relations
Alumni
LER
2006

Joel Poloney

Amitt Mahajan

Luke Rajlich

Sizhao Yang

(Acquired by Zynga 2009)

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2013

Keith Schacht

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science, & LAS/Psychology
Alumni
Engineering
2006

Munir Nayfeh

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Physics
Faculty
Engineering
1968

Barbara Teer

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Applied Health Sciences - Kinesiology & Community Health
Alumni
AHS
1954

W. Leonard Evans, Jr.

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Alumni
Business
2017

Jong Sook Nee

  • Alumni
  • Law
Alumni
Law
2016

Sultan Meghji

  • Alumni (at the time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Physics & Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
1994

Marc Andreessen

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2011

Sundari Mitra

(Acquired by Intel in 2018)

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2007

Alan Carrol

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Mouna Bamba (Staff, ECE)

Robin Berthier (Staff, ECE)

David Nicol (Faculty, ECE)

Edmond Rogers (Staff, ECE)

William H. Sanders (Faculty, ECE)

Sankalp Singh (Alumni, CS)

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
1973

J. Lee Rea

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2015

Ricardo Pierre-Louis

  • Alumni
  • Business
Alumni
Business
1996

Ty Newell (Faculty)

Ben Newell (Alumni)

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Mechanical Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
1922

George Halas

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Civil Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2018

Jeffrey Elowe

  • Alumni
  • LAS/Biology
Alumni
LAS
2004

Marc Andreessen

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2016

Kathleen Hu

(Formerly called Dibbs)

  • Student
  • Engineering/ISE
Student
Engineering
2021
Stephen Umunna
  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Molecular & Cellular Biology
Alumni
LAS
2003

William Boulanger

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Chemistry
Faculty
LAS
2014

Thomas Riedl

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
     

Andrew Singer

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2016

Joseph Jablonski

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

George Kondiles

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Mathematics
Alumni
Engineering LAS
2007

Harish Agarwal

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Physics
Alumni
Engineering
2001

Nick Offerman

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Theater
Alumni
FAA
2013

Darius Ogloza

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Alumni
LAS
2011

Michael Callahan

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Systems & Entrepreneurial Engineering

Cory Levy

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni Student
Engineering
2016

Chang Hun Lee

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Accounting
Student
Business
2004

Jake Janovetz

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
1999

Andrew Jones

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - MBA
Alumni
Business
2002

Marc Andreessen

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2010

Pete Koomen

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2017

Paul Couston

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering

Rohit Kalyanpur

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Daniel Kofman

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni Student
Engineering
1977

Larry Ellison

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Alumni
LAS
2018

Ayush Kumar

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Engineering

Mark O'Connor

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering

Aashay Patel

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Bioengineering
Student
Engineering
2010

Matt Gornick

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Ryan Mathews

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Student
Engineering
2014

Veronika Eklund

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Business Administration & Entrepreneurship
Alumni
Business
2012

Geoffrey E. Cherry

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2010

Indira Saladi

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering -
    Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Bioengineering
Alumni
Engineering
1999

Bruce Barron

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Accountancy

Steve Miller

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Business Administration & Marketing
Alumni
Business
2011

Michael Clemenson

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering

Trevor Hutchins

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Austin Lyons

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering

Brad Sanders

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Materials Science & Engineering

Eduardo Torrealba

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Student
Engineering
2015

Adam Steele

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Aerospace Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2017

Brandon Willis

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Student
Engineering
2003

Daniel Dobberpuhl

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2004

Nathan Gettings

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Mathematics
Alumni
LAS
1980

Doris Kelley Christopher

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences
Alumni
ACES
2013

James Kyung

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences - Animal Science
Alumni
ACES
2008

Al Goldstein

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Finance
Alumni
Business
1969

Joseph A. Piscopo

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Mathematics
Alumni
LAS
2010

Zachary Rosen

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
1970

Robert L. Monti

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Applied Health Sciences
Alumni
AHS
2010

Ramesh Haridas

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2015

Michael J. Wilde

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2006

Yuanyuan Zhou

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Qingbo Zhu

Spiros Xanthos

Zhenmin Li

Faculty
Engineering
2011

Dan Oblinger

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
1998

Max Levchin

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Luke Nosek

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2006

Jeff Holden

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2013

Tom Korder

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2004

Karin O'Connor

  • Alumni
  • Business/Finance
Alumni
Business
2010

Sanjay Patel

Minh Do

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2013

Dave Cohen

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2013

Catalin Chiritescu

Gabriel Popescu

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Materials Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Ryan Shelton

Steve Boppart

  • Staff
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Staff
Engineering
2014

John Mueller

  • Alumni
  • Business
Alumni
Business
2017

Eric Jackson

  • Alumni (at the time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences
    - Agricultural Economics
Alumni
ACES
1998

Lori Patterson

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
1953

Hugh Hefner

  • Alumni
  • LAS/Psychology
Alumni
LAS
2014

Ashwin Suresh

Anirudh Pandita

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2008

Jeff Vyduna

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2017

Rob Ponce

  • Alumni
  • LAS/Psychology
Alumni
LAS
2018

Eileen Kamtawijoyo

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences (ACES) - Food Science & Human Nutrition
Alumni
ACES
1999

Brian Maggi

(Acquired by Google in 2007)

  • Alumni
  • LAS/Speech Communication
Alumni
LAS
2010

Michael Lopez

Andrew Coverdill

Eric Gertner

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2016
Rashid Bashir
  • Faculty, Grainger Distinguished Chair, & Department Head in Bioengineering (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Bioengineering, and Electrical & Computer Engineering
Bobby Reddy, Jr.
  • Student, PhD Candidate (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering
Faculty Student
Engineering
2004

Mike Fu

Unni Narayanan

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2016

Bruce Ackerman

  • Alumni
  • Business/Business Process Management & Management Information Systems
Alumni
Business
2010

Tom Patterson

Arpan Shah

  • Student
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Student
Engineering
2012

Bryan Wilcox (MechSE)

Mercedes Mane (AERO)

  • Alumni
  • Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2001

Mark Zdeblick

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Civil & Environmental Engineering, and Architectual Studies
Alumni
Engineering
2000

Paul Osenar

(Acquired by Ballard Power Systems in 2015)

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Materials Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Aadeel Akhtar

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Neuroscience

Patrick Slade

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Student
LAS
2015

Jason Francis

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Alumni
LAS
2014

Edgar Goluch

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2014

William B. Bokunic

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Alumni
LAS
2013

Christiaan Burner

  • Student
  • Business
Student
Business
1956

Jack Miller

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Media - Journalism
Alumni
Media
2006

Greg Keller

Brian Kucic

  • Staff
  • NCSA
Staff
Other
2003

John Katzenellenbogen

  • Faculty
  • LAS/Chemistry
Faculty
LAS
1996

Jesse Jackson

  • Alumni
Alumni
2013

Chetana Rao

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Civil & Environmental Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
1982

William A. Browne, Jr.

  • Alumni
  • FAA/Architecture
Alumni
FAA
2006

Dan Moorehead

Aaron Pollack

  • Student
  • Business
Student
Business
2015

Tim Bretl

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Aerospace Engineering

Mani Golparvar-Fard

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Civil & Environmental Engineering

Derek Hoiem

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Faculty
Engineering
2009

Isaac Hall

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2009

Kevin McFall

  • Alumni
  • LAS/Computer Science & Mathematics
Alumni
LAS
2015

Dustin Wenger

  • Alumni
  • Business/MBA
Alumni
Business
2014

Kartik Venkataraman

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Civil & Environmental Engineering (Transportation)
Alumni
Engineering
2013

Ryan Coon

Laurence Jankelow

  • Alumni
  • Business
Alumni
Business
1967

Neal Doughty

Alan Gratzer

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
1978

Stan Bennett

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Civil & Environmental Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Taylor Fairbank

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2013

Martin D. Burke

  • Faculty
  • LAS/Chemistry
Faculty
LAS
2017

Benjamin Khachaturian

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • FAA/Industrial Design
Student
FAA
2013

Adam Tilton (Student)

Prashant Mehta (Faculty)

  • Student
  • Engineering/Mechanical Science & Engineering
Student
Engineering
2004

Michael Welge

  • Staff
  • NCSA
Staff
Other
2012

Christina Brodbeck

  • Alumni
  • LAS/History
Alumni
LAS
2002

Robert L. Johnson

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • School of Social Work
Alumni
1974

Roger Brown

Wayne Mosley

  • Alumni
  • Law
Alumni
Law
2003

Roger Ebert

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Media - Journalism
Alumni
Media
1964

Ron Popeil

  • Alumni
Alumni
1979

Michael J. Henneman (Engineering & MBA)

Roderick L. Schmidt (Finance)

  • Alumni
  • Business
Alumni
Business
2010

Patrick Meredith

Grigore Rosu

  • Student
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Student
Engineering
2020
Stan Chang
  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
    and Hoeft Technology & Management (minor)
Alumni
Engineering
2011

Adam Evans

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Finance

(Formerly RelateIQ, then SalesforceIQ, now Salesforce Essentials)

Alumni
Business
2012

Erik Joshua Sacks

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

Stephen Patrick Long

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences
Faculty
ACES
2015

Laura Carroll

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Media - Advertising

Hagen Mueller

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Media - Advertising
Alumni
Media
2011

Suraj Samaranayake

Michael Barker

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2011

Scott Morrison

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering -
    Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2017

Brian McCarthy

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • School of Information Sciences - Library & Information Science
Alumni
iSchool
2013

Rajiv Maheswaran

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2005

John A. Rogers

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Materials Science & Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2016

Scott Burroughs

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2013

Adam Odessky

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
1993

Mark Levy

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences - Agriculture
Alumni
ACES
2012

James Economy

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Materials Science & Engineering

James Langer

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Materials Science & Engineering

Will (Weihua) Zheng

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Materials Science & Engineering
Faculty Student
Engineering
2013

Tim Deppen

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering -
    Mechanical Science & Engineering

Nishana Ismail

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering -
    Mechanical Science & Engineering

(Formerly called Servabo)

Student
Engineering
2007

David E. Goldberg

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering -
    Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2014

Divey Gulati

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Engineering
  • Gies College of Business - MBA
Alumni
Business Engineering
2018

Michael McCarty

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Bioengineering

Nishant Nayudu

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Matthew Wesly

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering,
    & Bioengineering
Alumni
Engineering
1998

Daniel W. Dobberpuhl

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
1993

Thomas Siebel

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2010

Zeba Parker

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Materials Science & Engineering
Student
Engineering
2017

Joseph R. Peterson

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Chemistry

John A. Cole, Jr.

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Physics
Alumni
Engineering LAS
2017

Alison Velazquez

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Alumni
Business
2010

Alok Pradhan

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2004

Max Levchin

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2009

Bela Gandhi

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Alumni
Business
2014

Tom Denison

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Media - Advertising
Alumni
Media
2015

Ken Kuszka

  • Alumni
  • Engineering/Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2008

Chris Hanson

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Civil Engineering

Lance Schideman

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering
    Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Yuanhui Zhang

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering
    Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Alumni Faculty
Engineering
2015

Eli Lazar

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Kaustubh Bhalerao

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences -
    Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Farhan Syed

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences -
    Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Faculty Student
ACES Engineering
2004

Jason Schripsema

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Philip Krein

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Patrick Chapman

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2001

J Schwan

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Materials Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
1982

Norman Miller

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering

Darrell Socie

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
1999

Chris Eichenseer

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts
Alumni
FAA
2012

Aaron Jones

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Doug Jones

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Student
Engineering
1998

Jeff Robbin

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business

(Early version of iTunes)

Alumni
Business
2009

Kenneth S. Suslick

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Chemistry
Faculty
LAS
2011

Alex Scheeline

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Faculty
Engineering
2010

Alex Lambert

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
1995

Scott Banister

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Max Levchin

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Luke Nosek

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Student
Engineering
2010

Jeremy A. Smith

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Finance
Alumni
Business
2017

Connor Lake

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Student
Engineering
2004

Brian Jurczyk

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Nuclear, Plasma, & Radiological Engineering

Robert Stubbers

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Nuclear, Plasma, & Radiological Engineering
Alumni Faculty
Engineering
2016

John Ayers

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Industrial Design
Alumni
FAA
2017
Jacob Becraft
  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2012

Dafeng Guo

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
1997

Jeanne Gang

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Architecture
Alumni
FAA
2012

Andrew Lee

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Engineering

Ravi Pilla

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering
Student
Engineering
1975

Bruce Artwick

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Stu Moment

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Student
Business Engineering
2008

Neda Darwish-Yacouby

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Alumni
LAS
2013

Jessica Lam

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Bruce Elliott-Litchfield

  • Faculty & Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Faculty: College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences
    - Agricultural & Biological Engineering
  • Alumni: Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering

Matthew Alonso

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences
    - Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Joe Bradley

  • Staff & Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Staff: Grainger College of Engineering - Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering
  • Alumni: Gies College of Business - MBA
Alumni Faculty Staff Student
ACES Business Engineering
1987

Suze Orman

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • School of Social Work
Alumni
SW

Ananya Tiwari

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • College of Education - Educational Psychology
Student
Education
2008

Glenn Winokur

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Alumni
Business
1990

Kurt J. Hebel

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
     

Carla Scaletti

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
  • Fine and Applied Arts - Music
Alumni
Engineering FAA
2000

Bart Loethen

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Law
     

Art Mertes

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Law
Alumni
Law
2012

Michael Dabrowski

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
     

Paul Dabrowski

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2015
Pamitra Wineka
  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Economics
Alumni
LAS
2018

Hideaki Ogasawara

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Student
Business
2012

Samir Mirza

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2016

Jordan Buckner

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - MBA
     

Adi Malik

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Bioengineering
     

Alex Stomp

Alumni
Business Engineering
2019

Raymundo Vargas

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Engineering, and Innovation, Leadership, & Engineering Entrepreneurship

Benoit Ortalo-Magne

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Engineering
Student
Engineering
2003

Martin Eberhard

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2007

Hans Blaschek

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences
Faculty
ACES
2010

Dan Roth

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Faculty
Engineering
2015
Ayush Bathwal
  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
1983

Tomlinson Holman

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Media - Radio & Television
Alumni
Media
2010

Prashant Shah

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2010

Dan Klein

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
     

Patrick Tannous

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Student
Business
2004

Kelly Berger

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2012

Gregory Girolami

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences - Chemistry
     

Scott Lockledge

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences - Chemistry
     

Joseph Lyding

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni Faculty
Engineering LAS
2006

Michael Tokarz

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Alumni
Business
1998

Thomas Ford

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences - Communication
Alumni
LAS
2002

Bryn Dole

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences - Mathematics
Alumni
Engineering LAS
2012

Amitt Mahajan

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
     

Joel Poloney

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2016

Swarnav Pujari

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Materials Science & Engineering
Student
Engineering
2016

Bryan Wilcox

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2012

Steven Marciniak

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Alumni
Business
2016

Vishnu Indukuri

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
     

Sam Walder

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Engineering
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Music - Violin
Alumni Student
Engineering FAA
1974

Marvin Dennis

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Accounting
Alumni
Business
2002

Bill Miskovetz

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2018

Stephen Fleming

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences - Neuroscience
     

Ryan Dilger (Faculty/ACES/Animal Sciences)

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Agriculture, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences - Animal Sciences
Faculty Student
ACES LAS
2007

J. R. Trimpe

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Fine & Applied Arts - Music Education
Alumni
FAA
2013

Anthony Benjamin

  • Staff (at time of founding)
  • Grainger Engineering Web IT
Staff
Engineering
2017

Michele Kattke

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences - Biochemistry
Alumni
LAS
2018

Mrinaal Mittal

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering
    Computer Science, and Innovation, Leadership, & Engineering Entrepreneurship (ILEE)
Student
Engineering
2011

Mike Fu

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
     

Unni Narayanan

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2015

Robert Hornbaker

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • ACES - Agricultural Economics
Faculty
ACES
2014

Lynne M. Thomas

  • Faculty & Alumni (at time of founding)
  • School of Information Sciences
  • Head of Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Michael Damian Thomas

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences
Alumni Faculty
iSchool LAS
2018

Paul Osenar

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Materials Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2012

Seth Franz

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - Finance
Alumni
Business
2007

Yuri Didenko

  • Staff (at time of founding)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences - Chemical Sciences
Staff
LAS
2011

Paul J. Hergenrother

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences - Chemistry
Faculty
LAS
2014

Ty Newell (Faculty)

Ben Newell (Alumni)

Alex Long (Alumni)

  • Faculty
  • Engineering/Mechanical Engineering
Faculty
Engineering
2018

Nick Bahr

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering

Zayyan Faizal

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Systems Engineering & Design
Student
Engineering
2013

Matthew Caesar

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
     

Brighten Godfrey

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Faculty
Engineering
1996

KC Chen

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Zach Tratar

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2013

Robert Kline

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences - Microbiology
Alumni
LAS
2013

Joseph Burritt

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business - MBA
Alumni
Business
2015

Dom Barnard

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2014

Gerald J. Pijanowski

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Bioengineering
Faculty
Engineering
2014

Sanjay Srivastava

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2010

Daniel J. Voelker

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Alumni
Business
1971

Joseph M. Levon

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2013

Tim Cheng

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2011

Mike Wu

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2018

Brett Luce

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Fine & Applied Arts - Graphic Design
Alumni
FAA
2005

Jovan N. Jovanovic

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Law
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Science & Engineering
Alumni
Engineering Law
2013

Pat Canavan

  • Staff (at time of founding)
  • School of Labor & Employment Relations

Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • School of Labor & Employment Relations
  • School of Information Sciences

Jon Gant

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • School of Information Sciences

Mike Haberman

  • Staff (at time of founding)
  • Illinois Informatics Institute

Mark Nolan

  • Staff (at time of founding)
  • Information Technology & Economic Development
Faculty Staff
iSchool LER Other
1982

John S. Coleman

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Media - Journalism
Alumni
Media
2016

Scott Wentsel

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences - Economics
Alumni
LAS
2017

Tony Han

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering (PhD)
Alumni
Engineering
2010

Pankaj Mehra

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2002

David M. Williams

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Gies College of Business
Alumni
Business
1981

Jerry Fiddler

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences - Music & Photography
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering LAS
2009

Stephen Wolfram

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Physics
Faculty
Engineering
2014

Daniel Malmer

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2012

Amitabh Sinha

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2011

Paul Braun

  • Faculty (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Materials Science

John Busbee

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Materials Science
Alumni Faculty
Engineering
2001

Alan Braverman

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2008

Jawed Karim

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2008

Alan Braverman

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2010

Nate Hartman

  • Alumni (at the time of founding)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences (LAS) - Creative Writing
Alumni
LAS
2004

Russel Simmons

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Jeremy Stoppelman

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2005

Jawed Karim

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science

Steve Chen

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2007

Dan Caruso

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
Alumni
Engineering
2012

Sizhao Yang

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Alumni
Engineering
2013

Adam Carney

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • College of Media - Advertising

Rajesh Karmani

  • Student (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Computer Science
Student
Engineering Media
2013

Lothar Soliwon

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences - Geography
Alumni
LAS
2019
Zachary Zlevor
  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • College of Fine & Applied Arts - Industrial Design
Alumni
FAA
2013

Brian Krejcarek

  • Alumni (at time of founding)
  • Grainger College of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering
Alumni
Engineering

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