Atlanta CEO

Silent Auction Excitement at December Executive Reception

During the Atlanta CEO Council’s Executive Reception on December 3rd, our guests can look forward to more than networking with other executives and supporting Junior Achievement. Several very exciting, exclusive items are up for auction and will be available for preview during the event at the home of Michael Kohlsdorf and Shelly Justice. For thrill-seekers, how […]

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Registration for December Event Opens

Join the Atlanta CEO Council at a very special event to support Junior Achievement and the construction of an exciting new project at the Georgia World Congress Center that will give Atlanta students practical experience in financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness. To kick off our partnership with Junior Achievement, the December Executive Reception will be […]

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Venture Atlanta Posts Success

The 2012 Venture Atlanta marks the passing of $1billion in investment in local companies.  Hundreds of investors and entrepreneurs attended the event to see some of the brightest and best pitch their ventures. For a complete listing of Venture Atlanta presenters, visit Venture Atlanta. For a summary, visit AJC.com.

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Survey Says: Be Entrepreneurial

In the September survey, 92 of you said Yes, you are interested in dedicating several hours to Junior Achievement as part of Atlanta CEO Council Goes to School. 65% chose the curriculum for  Be Entrepreneurial, a JA program that challenges high school students to start an entrepreneurial venture while still in school. Here are details about the program; be […]

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Register now for September 24 Executive Reception

The September 24 Executive Reception Big Idea features Professor Doug Yarn on how human nature influences our approach to and resolution of,  conflict. According to Professor Yarn, humans are the most pro-social of primates, but this leads to significant conflicts and disputes, at home, in the workplace and in communities.  This talk explores how and why nature […]

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December 3, 2012 Special Event

Mark December 3 on your calendar now to attend the Atlanta CEO Council event for Junior Achievement of Atlanta. The goal for this event is to raise funds for the new Junior Achievement business simulation centers being built at the World Congress Center and to register Council members to participate in JA’s Atlanta CEO Council Goes […]

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Atlanta CEOs Are Social Media Animals

A survey of nearly 200 Atlanta area C and senior executives shows that 80% use social media as a key marketing tool. The top uses are to build client relationships and develop brand awareness. Click to see complete survey.

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July 23 Big Idea: Biomimicry

The Atlanta CEO Council is hosting Dr. Ashok Goel at the July 23 Executive Reception for  a short talk on Biomimicry: the study of taking nature’s best ideas (such as the leg of a cockroach) and imitating the design and process to solve human problems (such as a better rotary joint).  This is a rapidly […]

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Atlanta CEO Council Peer Roundtable: Apply Logic to Decision Making

Emory University’s Dr. Patrick Noonan leads a roundtable discussion focused on Decision Making.  Professor Noonan came to Goizueta in 1993 from the faculty of the Harvard Business School, where he earned his Ph.D. in Decision Sciences. He served as Goizueta’s Assistant Dean and Director of MBA Programs from 1996-2000. Patrick’s field is “decision analysis,” which draws […]

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