Bradley Keywell General Information
Dr. Bradley Keywell is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Uptake. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Director at MediaBank. He co-founded and served as Partner at Lightbank. It is a predictive analytics SaaS platform delivering products that enable outcomes across industries, positively impacting productivity, reliability, safety and cybersecurity. Uptake integrates unparalleled data science, machine learning and state-of-the-art security with deep industry knowledge to deliver results for customers in oil and gas, mining, smart cities, rail, construction, aviation, energy, and more. In less than three years, Uptake has become the fastest U.S. startup to reach a $2 billion valuation, working with industrial customers such as Caterpillar and Berkshire Hathaway Energy. In 2017, Uptake was ranked in the top five of CNBC's Disruptor 50 list and was named a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, an honor bestowed annually on 30 of the world's most innovative companies. A lifelong entrepreneur, Brad has co-founded 14 companies - all with a focus on disruption through technology - including Groupon, Echo Global Logistics, Mediaocean. Brad is the founder and chairman of Chicago Ideas, one of the largest innovation and ideas gatherings in the world. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he teaches entrepreneurship and disruptive technology. Brad earned his J.D. and undergraduate degrees from the University of Michigan. He is a Founding Investor and serves as Board Member at Tempus.