There will be no shark sightings at the landlocked Utah Economic Summit—but there will be “Shark Tank” winners. Four Utah entrepreneurs will come together to share their expertise on the ultimate catch: funding for their bright ideas. “Swimming with Sharks” is just one of many sessions at the 10th annual summit. Presenters include David Toledo … Read More
Entrepreneurship is at the heart of the American Dream. But is taking a company public and turning into an overnight millionaire really a viable option for today’s wannabe entrepreneurs? Mike Glauser says no—at least not for most of us. Instead, he thinks it’s time for a renewed focus on small businesses—the backbone of the American … Read More
Pierre Lassonde has come a long way since attending the University of Utah in 1971 to pursue an MBA degree while his late wife Claudette MacKay-Lassonde studied nuclear engineering. The Canadian native has since become a millionaire, one of the most famous gold investors in the world, and one of the biggest donors to the … Read More
We enter the often unsettling and unruly world of local politics on today’s show. With the Utah legislative session in full swing, we thought we’d reach out to some of the key players trying to make things happen on Capitol Hill right now. On this particular show, I sit down with Libertas Institute founder and … Read More
In 2014, we welcomed Clayton Christensen as the Keynote Speaker at the 2014 Governor’s Utah Economic Summit. Christensen discussed market creating innovations and the “Disruptive Innovation”. In a portion of his keynote address, he discussed the disruption of the personal computer. Originally the mainframe computer which costed as much as $2 million was only available … Read More
The 10th Annual Governor’s Utah Economic Summit is designed to enhance Utah businesses in the local, national and global marketplace by providing in-depth analysis on economic development, policy and growth as a path for executives to lead their companies to exponential growth.