Atlanta CEO

#OBISeries March 3: Quality of Life Is Talent Magnet

Recent news has not been kind to the metro Atlanta area. We’ve taken hits for “snowpocalypse” and a recent remark from Atlanta’s Mayor Kasim Reed emphasized a statistic that most of the tech community already knows: 50% of Georgia Tech grads leave town. The Atlanta CEO Council is working to expand our members’ exposure to […]

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Snapshot of a Day at Junior Achievement

If anyone wonders why the Atlanta CEO Council is involved in Junior Achievement, spend a day in JA’s Chick-fil-A Foundation Discovery Center and you will quickly understand. At a recent update for sponsors, we heard about the impact the Center is having on students, companies and the volunteers involved. From the students dressing up as their […]

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The Co-Founder Trap – Don’t Get Caught

Many startups begin during a brainstorming session among two friends. The emotions are intense; you cannot wait to get started. 80 hour work weeks, shared failures and being broke create solidarity in purpose. But something happens when the company becomes profitable. Some partners want double the effort and some want to double their paycheck. Benevolence is not a universal […]

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#OBISeries January 13, Dr. Ali Khan On Public Health and Social Media

The point man at the Centers for Disease Control dealing with the scariest diseases, biggest disasters and public health challenges will give the Atlanta CEO Council insight on how social media is fast becoming an important tool in responding to public health challenges. Dr. Ali Khan, director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and […]

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What a Night!

Many thanks to all who supported the Atlanta CEO Council Holiday Event on Monday. We raised significant funds for Junior Achievement’s Chick-fil-A Foundation Discovery Center. It was also the chance to introduce many of our members and friends to the Discovery Center and our own collaborative start up storefront “StArTLe”.   [print_gllr id=4664]    

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