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UPDATE (2/22/11 – 3:00 p.m. EST) – During his closing remarks at the Winning the Future Forum on Small Business, President Obama announced that he has appointed Steve Case to serve on the newly formed President’s Council on Jobs and Competiveness. The President announced the formation of the new council, which will be chaired by GE CEO and Chairman Jeff Immelt, last month. The Council will focus on finding new ways to promote growth by investing in American business to encourage hiring, to educate and train our workers to compete globally, and to attract the best jobs and businesses to the United States.
Read Steve's statement about the appointment and his commitment to serve as a voice for entrepreneurs on the council here.
Our chairman, Steve Case, is travelling with President Obama and several cabinet officials for today's "Winning the Future" Forum on Small Business in Cleveland, Ohio. Steve is joining the President in his capacity as a leading entrepreneur and as Chair of the recently announced Startup America Partnership, an alliance of the country’s most innovative entrepreneurs, corporations, foundations, and other private sector leaders working to dramatically increase the prevalence and success of high-growth enterprises in the U.S.
The Forum is designed as an opportunity for the President and his economic team to hear directly from small business owners and leaders about their ideas to grow the economy, put Americans back to work, and win the future. The Forum will feature breakout sessions moderated by cabinet members on topics including entrepreneurship, access to capital, workforce development, exports and clean energy.
Be sure to check out the livestreamed sessions from the White House below:
- 11:35 a.m. EST: President Obama's opening remarks
- 1:00 p.m. EST: Live discussion with Austan Goolsbee, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, responding to questions and comments submitted by the public via "Advise the Advisor"
- 1:55 p.m. EST: President Obama's closing remarks