President & CEO, The Kauffman Foundation
What we have to do is teach people what it is that entrepreneurs do and why they're so important to a city, and a nation's and a world's future.
Carl Schramm is recognized internationally as an authority on entrepreneurial innovation, job creation, and economic growth. The Wall Street Journal has cited his "prescient" work and The Economist hailed him as "the evangelist of entrepreneurship." He is president and CEO of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the world's premier organization dedicated to creating new firms that grow the economy and expand human welfare.