Mar 29 2012
Drucker Business Forum: David Audretsch on Creating the Entrepreneurial Society
Join us for another DRUCKER BUSINESS FORUM
Co-Presented by KPCC/Southern California Public Radio

Creating the Entrepreneurial Society

David Audretsch

In conversation with Jack Harding

David Audretsch is a Distingushed Professor, Ameritech Chair of Economic Development,

and Director of the Institute for Development Strategies

at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Bloomington

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Continental Breakfast & Networking: 7:45-8:30 a.m.

Forum: 8:30-9:30 a.m. 

Admission is FREE, but RSVPs are required

KPCC’s Crawford Family Forum

474 South Raymond Avenue

Pasadena, California 91105



Distinguished Professor, Ameritech Chair of Economic Development and
Director, Institute for Development Strategies at the
School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University Bloomington

Audretsch is also an honorary professor of industrial economics and entrepreneurship at the WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany. In addition, he serves as a visiting professor at the King Saud University in Saudi Arabia and as a research professor at Durham University, an external director of research at the Kiel Institute for the World Economics, honorary professor at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena in Germany, and is a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London.

Audretsch’s research has focused on the links between entrepreneurship, government policy, innovation, economic development, and global competitiveness. His research has been published in over 100 scholarly articles in the leading academic journals. He is co-founder and co-editor of Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal.



e-Silicon Corporation
Sunnyvale, California

Prior to co-founding eSilicon in 2000, Harding served as president and CEO of Cooper & Chyan Technology, as well as Cadence Design Systems, which, under his leadership, became the world’s largest supplier of electronics design software. In the public-policy arena, Harding has served as a member of the Steering Committee at the US Council on Competiveness, and he was a former National Academies’ Committee member for Software, Growth and the Future of the US Economy. In 2012, Harding was re-elected as the new value chain producer director to the board of directors of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA). He is a frequent international speaker on the topics of innovation, entrepreneurship, and semiconductor trends and policies.

The Drucker Business Forum is produced by the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University. The series is co-presented by KPCC.

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