High-Growth Business Forum

December 7, 2011
Washington, DC

The Atlantic will host a one-day forum in Washington, D.C., on December 7th to explore the role that high-growth businesses play as our economy recovers. The event will feature panel discussions, keynote speeches, and case studies demonstrating the power of high-growth business in fueling the economy. View a full list of High Growth Business Forum speakers and program agenda.

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Keynotes - Remarks by Senator Mary Landrieu and Headline Interview with SBA Administrator Karen Mills



CEO Case Studies - David Boyce (Fundly); Seth Goldman (Honest Tea); Jeff Zimman (Posit Science); and Paul Hurley (ideeli)



Panel Discussions - "High-Growth Business Innovation in the Global Marketplace;" "Challenges to Recovery and Prosperity for the High-Growth Business Sector;" and "Creating Opportunities for High-Growth Businesses and Entrepreneurs"


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  • Joshua Bivens
    Joshua Bivens Economist Economic Policy Institute
  • Dave Boyce
    Dave Boyce Chief Executive Officer Fundly
  • Jim Clifton
    Jim Clifton Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gallup
  • Jonathan Dowst
    Jonathan Dowst Senior Vice President, Small Business Lending Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Bill Dunkelberg
    Bill Dunkelberg Chief Economist National Federation of Independent Businesses
  • Matthew S. Erskine
    Matthew S. Erskine U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development and Chief Operating Officer U.S. Economic Development Administration
  • Connie Evans
    Connie Evans President and Chief Executive Officer Association for Enterprise Opportunity
  • Seth Goldman
    Seth Goldman TeaEO Honest Tea
  • Paul Hurley
    Paul Hurley Chief Executive Officer ideeli
  • Mary Landrieu
    Mary Landrieu U.S. Senator, Louisiana United States Senate
  • Brink Lindsey
    Brink Lindsey Senior Scholar, Research and Policy Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
  • Karen Mills
    Karen Mills Administrator United States Small Business Administration
  • Daniel Runde
    Daniel Runde William A. Schreyer Chair and Director, Project on Prosperity and Development Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Gary Shapiro
    Gary Shapiro President and Chief Executive Officer Consumer Electronics Association
  • Philippe L. Sommer
    Philippe L. Sommer Director, Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
  • Jeffrey Zimman
    Jeffrey Zimman Co-Founder and Chairman Posit Science


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