Chairman; Founder and AdvisorCompany: Revolution Enterprises, TWH INC.
Role: Keynote Speaker
A leader of companies and advisor for 30+ years, Tony Hunter provides practical leadership lessons on strategy and organization-driven reinventions. He has navigated massive disruption throughout his career as CEO, strategist, and advisor. Most notably, during his time at Tribune, he led transformational efforts as CEO of Tribune Publishing and Publisher of the Chicago Tribune.
Tony is the Chairman of Revolution Enterprises, an Illinois-based cannabis company. His transition from a decades-long media career to the marijuana industry amplifies his belief in adapting, evolving and reinventing. Tony’s career as an agitator of change, and experience as a disruptor, is a natural fit for the cannabis sector. His proven track record of operational excellence, brokering bold strategic partnerships and creating collaborative, high-performance work environments will create value for Revolution.
Tony is the founder of TWH Inc., an advisory firm that specializes in working with senior executive teams and companies to think bigger and bolder, translate strategy into action, and align organizations to move faster through a method he likes to call “orgagility.”
“I’m excited to go from the disrupted to the disruptor,” says Tony. Tony is a non-practicing CPA. He earned his BA from Coe College and his MBA from DePaul. He is the former chair of the News Media Alliance, Chair Emeritus of Metropolitan Family Services and United Way board member. Tony is a husband, father and grandfather, his favorite “job” title.