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Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew | April 27, 2021

“At what point do you go back to caring about adding to the deficit?  The answer is when the economy is back on its feet.” Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew discusses the ongoing impacts of the pandemic and the expected central bank and other economic policies to encourage full recovery, before an April 27, …

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World Anti-Doping Agency former President Sir Craig Reedie | April 21, 2021

“It was a tragedy for sport.” Former President of the World Anti-Doping Agency Sir Craig Reedie discusses the upcoming Tokyo 2021 Olympics, and past challenges that include his handling of the Russian doping scandal and his thoughts on whether the US & UK should boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing over China’s human rights …

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HCI Group CEO Ricky Caplin | March 29, 2021

“We’re not overly strategic, everything is very political.  We need to locate our tech schools in big cities where businesses are, not in the middle of nowhere.” HCI Group CEO Ricky Caplin discusses the opportunities he sees for Florida to accelerate efforts to develop high-tech industry and good paying jobs, before a March 29, 2021 …

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Former Florida Lt. Governor Jeff Kottkamp | February 23, 2021

“Bringing SpaceX was the beginning of something really exciting here in Florida and now we see Blue Origin and a whole host of other companies.  Florida is the place for commercial space launch in the world.” Jeff Kottkamp, the 17th Lieutenant Governor of Florida, discusses how the private commercial space industry, together with bio-tech and …

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Blackstone’s Byron Wien | January 19, 2021

“The thing that worries me is that valuations are extreme.  Investors are approaching the market as if they can’t get hurt.” Byron Wien, Vice Chairman of the Blackstone Private Wealth Solutions group discusses events and surprises that he sees happening in the financial markets and the U.S. economy in the New Year, before a January …

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Miami Dade College President Madeline Pumariega | December 16, 2020

“Being a life-long learner means you are continually focused on your trade because everything that we know today, changes tomorrow.” Miami Dade College President Madeline Pumariega discusses the importance of higher education in Florida, the role that it plays in economic development, and how it has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, before a December …

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Former U.S. Ambassador to Italy Ron Spogli | November 17, 2020

“For the U.K. it’s charting a new course, one that will be less Euro-centric and arguably more transatlantic-centric in terms of its relationship with the United States of America.” Former U.S. Ambassador to Italy and the Republic of San Marino, Ron Spogli, shares his views on the impact to the U.S. of Britain’s exit from …

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LogMeIn President & CEO Bill Wagner | November 4, 2020

“We’re going to need more collaboration space and the concept, at least for us, of rows of desks where you go permanently every day coming in the office, I don’t think that will exist.” LogMeIn President & CEO Bill Wagner explains his company’s remote meeting technology that’s behind popular videoconferencing apps, and how remote work …

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