Entrepreneurial Nation: Why Manufacturing is Still Key to America's Future

Entrepreneurial Nation: Why Manufacturing is Still Key to America's Future

By: Ro Khanna (author)Hardback

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"I have always believed that America remains the greatest superpower of innovation. Khanna is a leading thinker on how to make U.S. manufacturing more competitive across this country, whether it comes to making high-technology planes, cars, steel bars, fire suits, or even blenders. The unconventional ideas in this book chart the path America can take to lead the world for years to come." -- Elon Musk, CEO and Founder of Tesla and Space X "This captivating book adds to the growing discourse on the relevance of American ingenuity and our manufacturing heritage ...It is a collection of captivating stories and real ideas on how to keep America competitive in the 21st Century." -- Ellen Kullman, Chair AND CEO, DuPont, one of America's original Manufacturing companies "Entrepreneurial Nation is an excellent reminder of what makes American manufacturing great ...It's an important read for anyone interested in impacting our manufacturing future." -- Paul Otellini, President and CEO, Intel Corporation "Khanna lays out a refreshing vision of innovation-based U.S. manufacturing leadership, not just competitiveness. Entrepreneurial Nation is based on the views and experiences of real manufacturers making real products in America. It prescribes a hefty dose of federal policy changes to empower privatesector innovation in manufacturing. This is a very important addition to a very important debate." -- Charles Vest, President Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and President of the National Academy of Engineering "Khanna led Commerce's domestic offices that implemented President Obama's National Export Initiative. He was a key player in the policy debate in Washington, and he was in the trenches listening to the perspective of manufacturers across our country. It shows. His book provides a powerful vision of what American companies need to do to thrive and grow in the world market." -- Austan Goolsbee, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, Obama Administration , 2010-2011

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Ro Khanna spent two years as deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, where he worked with the country's most influential business and labor leaders to rebuild the nation's manufacturing sector and increase American exports. He also served on the White House Business Council. Khanna is now a visiting lecturer in the Department of Economics at Stanford University and a technology attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/09/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780071802000
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780071802000
  • weight: 548
  • ISBN10: 0071802002

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