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1871 names Betsy Ziegler next CEO

Feb 13, 2018 - Chicago Sun-Times
Board and Executive Moves

Tech incubator 1871 named a new CEO on Tuesday: innovation expert and startup strategist Betsy Ziegler.

Ziegler spent the past three years as chief innovation officer at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. Prior to that, she served as associate dean of degree programs and dean of students.

The strategist has also worked as a principal in McKinsey & Co.'s Chicago office.

"I am excited to engage and partner with the entire tech/entrepreneurial ecosystem in...