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Brad Keywell is the Founder and CEO of Uptake. He is a lifelong entrepreneur based in Chicago, and has founded more than 14 companies including Groupon, Echo Global Logistics, Mediaocean and Lightbank.

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Uptake is a leading predictive analytics software company that makes industries more productive, reliable, safe and secure.

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