Jack Wheeler

Programming Lead

Jack is a habitual prototyper who is most excited by technologies and products that shape offline experiences. He started his career as an early employee at Groupon, where he launched four markets including Minneapolis-St. Paul. Since Groupon, Jack has spent the past few years prototyping startups with Sandbox industries and has worked as an independent UX researcher and strategist for a handful of companies.

For BarnRaise 2015, Jack is co-chair of programming, and is focused on designing a conference that has a sustained impact in the Chicago community.

Outside of BarnRaise, you can find Jack on a semi-amateur indoor soccer league pitch in Pilsen, or at one of many unsuspecting food institutions.