Doug Monieson, MBA ’89
CEO and Executive Chairman, UICO
Doug Monieson, MBA ’89, is a veteran entrepreneur and Midwest investor. He is currently executive chairman of the board of UICO, a rugged touch screen company founded at Chicago Booth and one of the first investments made by Hyde Park Angels (HPA). He is chairman emeritus of Hyde Park Angels (HPA), the largest and most active angel group in the Midwest. Doug is also founder and head trader at Doug Monieson Trading, LLC. and on the Board of Directors of Fishidy, a mobile/social fishing app that was recently acquired by Ray Marine, a division of Flir Inc. He is also on the advisory board for the Kaplan Institute for Entrepreneurship at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He led the successful exit of Gradebeam, which was purchased by Textura (TXTR) in 2011. Gradebeam.com was a SAAS business that connects general contractors and subcontractors in the construction industry. Doug has a bachelor’s degree in economics at the University of Michigan and an MBA in finance from Chicago Booth.