Jack McDougle, CEO and president of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, discusses some of the ways the entrepreneurial community and the government can work together to spur innovation and economic growth, for the entire D.C. region and beyond.
Jason Starkey, co-founder and CEO at Jedburgh Technology, discusses the applications that virtual reality has for the US government, and how it can be used to train employees, civilians, and soldiers alike in various important tasks.
On this EXTRA episode, Judith Feder, Georgetown professor and healthcare reform expert during the Clinton administration; and Karen Pollitz, senior fellow at the Kaiser Family Foundation and former cabinet member in both the Clinton and Obama administrations; discuss the myriad ideas surrounding healthcare reform in the US and what effect it might have on the DC region.
Erran Carmel, Professor at the Kogod School of Business, compares D.C. with a wide range of the world's other cities, and explains how the region can bring itself up to the level of some of the world's biggest economic powerhouses.
Paula Fitzgerald, executive director at Ayuda, discusses the wide range of industries that immigrants serve in the D.C. region, and the hurdles that need to be cleared to ensure their safety and opportunity.
Pramod Raheja, CEO of Airgility, discusses how drone production has created an entire economy around research and development for specific applications, and how those applications can revolutionize nearly any industry where logistics is a constraint.
On this EXTRA Episode, Jason MIller, CEO of the Greater Washington Partnership, and Jill Klein, Dean of American University School of Professional and Extended Studies, discuss the Capital CoLab, a recent partnership between regional universities and the GWP to ensure students have the digital literacy that businesses in the area crave.