The Economic Club of Chicago fosters meaningful connections among Chicago leaders to encourage dialogue on important economic and social issues and to cultivate the next generation of civic leadership.

Notable Speakers

  • Bono

  • Satya Nadella

  • The Honorable Jerome Powell

  • The Honorable Barack Obama

  • Larry Fink

  • Arne Duncan

  • Jamie Dimon

  • Gerard Baker

  • Mary Dillon

  • Ginger Evans

  • Yo-Yo Ma

  • Ginni Rometty

  • Tom Ricketts

  • James Balog

  • Ben Silbermann

  • Dean Kamen

  • David Axelrod

  • Oscar Munoz

  • Secretary Penny Pritzker

  • Ellen J. Kullman

  • David M. Rubenstein

  • Patrick Whitesell

  • W. Rockwell Wirtz

  • Henry M. Paulson, Jr.

  • Robert A. Iger

  • Mary Barra

  • David W. MacLennan

  • John T. Chambers

  • Hillary Clinton

  • Greg Brown

  • W. James McNerney, Jr.

  • Michael V. Hayden

  • Martin Sorrell

  • Chris Christie

  • Tom Ricketts

  • Brian T. Moynihan

  • Kenneth C. Griffin

  • Eric Schmidt

  • Michelle Obama

  • Sheryl Sandberg

  • John Mackey

  • Roger S. Goodell

  • Dick Costolo

  • Douglas R. Oberhelman

  • Michael R. Bloomberg

ECC: At the Heart of What Makes Chicago Work