The American Dream, which our nation covets so dearly, depends on two core values: capitalism and entrepreneurship. These fundamental American ideals give any person with a creative idea and a motivated work ethic the avenue to succeed.
Carl Schramm is recognized as the leading authority on entrepreneurship, innovation, and economic growth. Dr. Schramm will share his expertise in entrepreneurship, as well as delve into the new opportunities arising through the future evolution of the global economy.
Carl J. Schramm served as president of the Kauffman Foundation for ten years, making it into the world's premier organization dedicated to the development of high-growth firms and understanding the role they play in economic growth. Dr. Schramm currently serves as a visiting scientist at MIT and is a fellow at the Bush Institute. He is a Batten Fellow at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Schramm co-founded the Obama administration's Start Up America initiative. He chaired the U.S. Department of Commerce Committee on Measuring Innovation during the Bush administration, and advises government leaders worldwide on economic growth including service on the Research, Innovation and Enterprise Council chaired by the Prime Minister of Singapore.
Please join us for Dr. Carl Schramm's talk, "Entrepreneurship and the Future of the Global Economy," at Rockefeller 003 at 5:15 pm, April 19, 2012.