Why Manufacturing is Ready for Disruption | Ryan Leavitt, Co-Founder & CEO of Pillar Booth

May 21, 2020 at 11:00 PM UTC – May 22, 2020 at 12:15 AM UTC

After nearly a decade spent building successful companies like LearnCore (acquired by Showpad in 2018) and Catapult Chicago, serial entrepreneur Ryan Leavitt decided to leave Tech and go into manufacturing. Huh? In our discussion, Ryan shares his story and tells us why manufacturing is ripe for disruption.

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Join us in for a discussion with Ryan Leavitt on why manufacturing is ripe for disruption.

Where: Virtual (Zoom Details to Follow)

When: May 21st, 6:00-7:15 PM

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  • Ryan Leavitt

    Pillar Booth

    Co-founder & CEO



May 21 – 22, 2020
11:00 PM – 12:15 AM UTC


11:00 PMFireside Chat


  • Tom Denison

    SmartHealth Activator

    Co-founder & President

  • Aaron Levy

    Raise the Bar

    Founder & CEO


  • Rajiv Nathan


  • Sid Khaitan

    Chapter Coordinator