Courageous Minds Only

05/25/2023 | 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm CST | Hybrid
  • Corporate
  • Early Stage
  • Growth Stage

Courageous Minds Only Community Event (In-Person & Virtual) in Partnership with 1871 

Networking opportunities will start at 5:00 PM for those joining in person. The panel discussion will begin at 5:30 PM for those attending in person and virtually.

Event Start Date:
June 10, 2023
Event End Date:
June 10, 2023
Event Venue:

Join us, in collaboration with The Garage Group, for an in-person and virtual community-building event for a panel discussion with battle-tested leaders on how they are navigating the current market turbulence and increased headwinds within themselves, their teams, and their companies.

If you join us in Chicago, you’ll find opportunities to collaborate and network with corporate leaders, startup founders, investors, and professional peers from different backgrounds for courage, inspiration, and ideas as you’re building your company and career in the midst of uncertainty.

Courageous Minds Only, started by The Garage Group, is a Global Community whose mission is to build a network of courageous leaders and inspire them to find new, creative solutions for growing their brands and companies in uncertainty. Find the courage you need to take the next step in your career. Remember, all it takes is a community, ideas, and some courageous inspiration!

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Courageous Minds Only Founder & Moderator – Jason Hauer, Co-Founder, The Garage Group and CEO, hauerX holdings

In 2009, Jason Co-founded The Garage Group with the mission of unlocking courage in F500 leaders, enabling them to keep their brand portfolios relevant and growing amidst uncertainty. As a serial entrepreneur and growth CEO, Jason has been recognized by Inc. 500 for his achievements. He is also an investor and a highly sought-after speaker and panelist, sharing his expertise on entrepreneurship and the growth of disruptive brands. In addition to his work with The Garage Group, Jason is the CEO of hauerX holdings, an emerging private investment company that focuses on eCommerce brands and businesses, as well as the capabilities and media brands that help build them.

Panelist – Rainer Struck, Global Vice President Innovation Transformation, Mars Wrigley

Panelist – Jorie Sax, Head of Innovation Lab, United Airlines

Panelist – Garry Cooper, CEO & Co-Founder, Rheaply