Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman & CEO, General Electric shares what's next for U.S. manufacturing with Greg Ip, U.S. Economics Editor, The Economist
Jeffrey R. Immelt
Jeffrey R. Immelt, the CEO of General Electric since 2001, has been named one of the World's Best CEOs by Barron's three times. He is also a member of President Obama's Economic Recovery Board.
Greg Ip is US economics editor for The Economist, based in Washington D.C. He covers the economy, financial markets, monetary, fiscal and regulatory policy. He contributes to The Economist's blog, Free Exchange, and is a frequent commentator on radio and television. He joined The Economist in July, 2008. From 1996 to 2008 Mr Ip worked for The Wall Street Journal, as a financial markets reporter in New York and chief economics correspondent in Washington.
A native of Canada, Mr. Ip received a bachelor's degree in economics and journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario. He is the author of The Little Book of Economics: How the Economy Works in the Real World, published by John Wiley & Sons in 2010. It is layman's guide to economic concepts and trends written with simple language, memorable examples and humorous analogies. USA Today called it a "must-read in economic literacy."