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Sonny and his wife, Julia, live in Chicago and are begrudgingly adapting to being empty nesters with both their girls in college. In 2015, Sonny launched the Energy division of Uptake Technologies, a Chicago-based enterprise software company named the #3 most promising AI company by Fortune in 2019. Prior to Uptake, Sonny was a member of the Executive Committee at Exelon Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, and served in a variety of senior executive roles including as the Chief Information Officer and the company’s first Chief Innovation Officer and the President of Exelon Power. Sonny began his career in public policy conducting ethnographic research on the south side of Chicago while at The Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago, and later was an Assistant to Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and was appointed a White House Fellow by President Bill Clinton. He currently sits on the boards of the Invisible Institute, the Institute for a Nonviolent Chicago, and the Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, as well as the Advisory Boards of the Aspen Young Leaders Fellowship, the University of Chicago's Booth School's Rustandy Center and LiftUp Enterprises. He also is currently a lecturer and executive-in-residence at the Booth School. Sonny earned a M.B.A. and a B.A. at the University of Chicago, and a M.P.P. from Harvard. He is a member of the 2008 class of Henry Crown Fellows and the AGLN.