Holden Thorp, Provost, Washington University in St. Louis
Fireside Chat Interview:
Steve Case, Chairman and CEO, Revolution LLC, Co-Founder, America Online
Jim McKelvey, Co-Founder, Square
Moderated by: Steve Clemons, Washington Editor at Large, The Atlantic
Steve Case is a Founder and Partner of Revolution Growth. Steve Case is one of America's best-known and most accomplished entrepreneurs, and a pioneer in making the Internet part of everyday life.
As Chairman and CEO of Revolution LLC, a Washington, D.C.- based investment firm he co-founded in 2005, Steve partners with visionary entrepreneurs to build significant ‘built to last’ new businesses. The mission is to establish Revolution as the premier firm outside of Silicon Valley.
Steve Clemons is Washington editor at large for The Atlantic and editor of Atlantic Live. He writes frequently about politics and foreign affairs.
Clemons is a senior fellow and the founder of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation, a centrist think tank in Washington, D.C., where he previously served as executive vice president. He writes and speaks frequently about the D.C. political scene, foreign policy, and national security issues, as well as domestic and global economic-policy challenges.
Jim McKelvey is a co-founder of Square and a St. Louis native. He has started and now owns several businesses in the city and has become one of the region's most active venture capital investors and philanthropists.