Carl Schramm


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.



Thursday, October 13

CIW Talk: Reimagining the Future Economy

In an ideal world, what would our economy look like? How do we change big business, agriculture, job training, or our government to positively... read more
Speakers: Amory Lovins, Carl Schramm, Clay Mitchell, Ellen Miller, Susan Lund, Steven J. Davis
Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Avenue

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