New Cities Summit 2013 – Breakout: City Strategies for Business – 4 June 2013
What opportunities does this ‘century of cities’ present for companies, entrepreneurs and the private sector as a whole? Are the opportunities well understood and defined? Which strategies have been most effective in winning new markets and how? Could the urban sector get us out of the economic crisis, creating jobs for all? Which strategies have been most effective in winning new markets? How can this be done for the good of all? Is the city a good client? What are current best practices in partnerships between business and the public sector?
Wilson Poit, President, São Paulo Business (Development and Investment Promotion Agency of São Paulo)
Henry Ritchie, Partner, McKinsey & Company, Rio de Janeiro
Cezar Taurion, New Technologies Leader, IBM Brazil
Abel Ang, CEO, Economic Development Innovations Singapore
Moderated by Lady Barbara Judge, Chairman, UK Pension Protection Fund
When it comes to international results, Finland’s schools score consistently at the top.
However, pupils study the fewest number of class hours in the developed world.
The BBC travels to Helsinki to find out the secret of the Finns’ education success.
Landmark Education spokesperson on CBS News Los Angeles
Landmark Education spokesperson Josselyn Herman-Saccio appeared on KCAL CBS News at 2 to speak about how language and our interpretation affects our lives. Landmark Education produces the Landmark Forum personal development course.
Harvard i-lab | Startup Secrets: Go to Market Strategies
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Business Development Strategies with Chris Westfall
Chris Westfall is the national elevator pitch champion, and an expert at sales leadership (as seen on CNN, ABC NEWS and NBC). He is an award-winning MBA instructor at a top-10 business school, and has been recognized as the “Communicator of the Year”