Senior Vice President, Research, and Director, HP Labs
DR. CURTIS CARLSON
President and Chief Executive Officer, SRI International
Chief Technology Officer, Lockheed Martin Corporation
President and Chief Executive Officer, Council on Competitiveness
Moderator: HELEN JOYCE
Brazil Correspondent, The Economist
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Prith Banerjee is Senior Vice-president of Research and Director of Hewlett-Packard Labs.
Dr. Curtis Carlson is President and Chief Executive Officer of SRI International.
Ray O. Johnson
Dr. Ray O. Johnson is a Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Lockheed Martin Corporation.
Helen Joyce moved to São Paulo in 2010 to become The Economist’s Brazil Bureau Chief. Previously she was education correspondent for the paper, based in London.
Before joining The Economist she edited Plus, an online magazine about mathematics published by the University of Cambridge, and was founding editor for the Royal Statistical Society's quarterly magazine, Significance. She has a BA in mathematics from Trinity College Dublin and a PhD in geometric measure theory from University College London.
Deborah L. Wince-Smith is the President & CEO of the Council on Competitiveness (Council). Founded in 1986, this unique business-labor-academia coalition of leading CEO’s University Presidents and Labor Union Leaders put forth actionable public policy solutions to make America more competitive in the global marketplace.
An internationally renowned leading voice on competitiveness, innovation strategy, science and technology, and international economic policy, Ms. Wince-Smith has been credited with recharging the national debate on competitiveness, innovation and resilience. Ms. Wince-Smith is frequently called upon to testify in front of the US Congress and appears regularly on global television news networks including Bloomberg, BBC, CNBC, CNN and Fox News.
Reflecting on Singapore's highly successful economy, Dr. Curtis Carlson, president and CEO of SRI International, outlines a few lessons for the United States. "They're looking out at the world," says Carlson. "In America, like in most big countries, we tend to look in."