FORA.tv Speaker - David B. Thornburgh
David B. Thornburgh is the Executive Director of the University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Government and has extensive experience in the areas of regional economic development and civic affairs.
Prior to his appointment he served as a Senior Advisor to the Econsult Corporation, a Philadelphia-based regional economic consulting firm founded in 1979. In 2006 and 2007 he served as CEO of the Alliance for Regional Stewardship (ARS), a national best practice network of public and private sector leaders committed to building globally competitive regions. Prior to joining the Alliance Mr. Thornburgh served as Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Economy League (PEL) in Greater Philadelphia from 1994 to 2006.
A frequent commentator on public policy and regional development issues, Mr. Thornburgh has been quoted often in the Philadelphia newspapers and also in the New York Times, USA Today, the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Inc. and Fortune.
07.19.09 | 01:16:31 min
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