Commerce Department Announces Members of Innovation Advisory Council.
Jul 26, 2010
On July 13 Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke announced the membership of the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE). The group, which includes entrepreneurs, investors, university presidents, and non-profit leaders, "will support President Obama's innovation strategy by helping to develop policies that foster entrepreneurship and identifying new ways to take great ideas from the lab to the marketplace to drive economic growth and create jobs." The co-chairs are Steve Case, Chairman and CEO, Revolution and co-founder, AOL; Mary Sue Coleman, President, University of Michigan; and Desh Deshpande, Chairman, A123 Systems and other firms.