President of Overdog/Former Chicago Bear
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Former Chicago Bear Hunter Hillenmeyer is the President of Overdog, which develops a matchmaking app for gamers that connects users based on shared interests in sports, movies, music and entertainment. Its Xbox One experience arrives soon, with plans to launch later this year on additional gaming platforms.
Hillenmeyer went to Vanderbilt University and Northwestern's Kellogg School of Business and lives in the northern suburbs of Chicago.
The process of bringing a product to market is grueling preparation for the demands of what follows.
You don't endure the same physical beating in business as in pro football but the demands to perform and the long odds of success are similar.