Steve Case, chairman and CEO of Revolution, and Carly Fiorina, former chairman and CEO of Hewlett-Packard, will co-chair a new University of Virginia Miller Center commission that will focus on entrepreneurship and middle-class job creation, in partnership with the Batten Institute at U.Va.’s Darden School of Business. The effort is part of the Milstein Symposium: Ideas for a New American Century.
In addition to Case and Fiorina, Commission members include:
Ross Baird, executive director, Village Capital
Aaron “Ronnie” Chatterji, Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business; former senior economist, White House Council of Economic Advisers
Amy Cosper, vice president and editor-in-chief, “Entrepreneur” magazine
James Douglas, former governor of Vermont, 2003-2011
Maya MacGuineas, president, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
Jen Medbery, founder, Kickboard
Brian Meece, CEO, RocketHub
Lenny Mendonca, entrepreneur and director emeritus, McKinsey & Company
Karen Mills, senior fellow, Harvard Business School; former administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
Warren Thompson, president and chairman, Thompson Hospitality Services
The Batten Institute’s Sean D. Carr and Michael Lenox will serve as lead scholars of the commission.
Commission members will meet in Washington, D.C. on May 12 and 13. Read the full press release here.