John Guidos: ‘TurboAppeal was founded with the idea of helping promote our community.’

Working on a great team that is motivated to do what's best for the community is this tech leader's ultimate goal

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Describe what you do in one sentence: I am the co-founder and chief operating officer of TurboAppeal, a big data and technology company in the real estate space. What makes your market unique? Chicago is unlike anywhere I have ever been. I love the layout of the city with the benefit of the lakefront. Also, growing up in Pittsburgh helped me appreciate the character of all the different ethnic Chicago neighborhoods and all that goes with it (food, music, culture, etc.). What's your favorite thing about working in your community? TurboAppeal was founded with the idea of helping promote our community. We hope to be a community brand and be involved with everything from Family Days to sponsoring this year’s Chicago Marathon. What’s your favorite classic piece of literature and why? “The Old Man and the Sea” by Ernest Hemingway.  I enjoy this book for many reasons.  Specifically, I appreciate Hemingway’s approach toward internal struggles.   Are you the first e...