Thursday, November 13th, 2014
8:00am - 3:00pm
An audience of 400+ business, nonprofit and community leaders, and policymakers gathered today at the Westin Book Cadillac to take stock of Michigan’s economic transformation to date and rally around strategies for moving Michigan forward. Headlined by XPRIZE Chairman and CEO Peter Diamandis and McKinsey & Co. Director Jonathan Woetzel, the event emphasized the need for aggressive action to compete in today’s highly competitive economy.
“The pace of change in business has rapidly increased,” said Jeff Fettig, Chairman and CEO of the Whirlpool Corporation and Chair of Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM), which hosted today’s event. “You have to be first in the market or better than everyone else. Industry leaders must constantly be reinventing themselves if they are to stay ahead of the curve and Michigan must too.”
Michigan CEO Summit 2014 Highlights
Doug Rothwell: Where Does Michigan Rank? 2014 MI CEO Summit - Intro
Getting your Business off the Ground: 2014 MI CEO Summit - Intro
Growing Innovation through Collaboration: 2014 MI CEO Summit - Intro
Do You Know Who Your Competition is? Peter Diamandis (Full Session)
Global Economic Competition - Jonathan Woetzel, McKinsey Global Institute
Highlights: Accelerated Pace of Change in the Marketplace with Jeff Fettig
Michigan CEO Summit 2014 Opening Remarks
Accelerated Pace of Change in the Marketplace, Surviving & Thriving (Full Session)
Where does Michigan Rank? A Preview of the 2014 Economic Competitiveness Report
Growing Collaboration through Innovation (Full Panel)
How Successful Entrepreneurs Maintain Their Edge (Full Panel)
Getting Your Business Off the Ground (Full Panel)
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