Atlanta CEO

The Talent Challenge

The growing economy is good news but also drives competition for talent. Blake Patton, Atlanta CEO Council board member, entrepreneur and managing partner of Tech Square Ventures, sees and hears everyday about the need for the development and retention of talent. “Working with partners like the Metro Chamber and TAG, we access a pipeline for […]

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May 19: Building a Better Startup

It’s the final week to register for Atlanta CEO Council Executive Reception and a chance to hear Flashpoint founder Merrick Furst talk startups as part of the Council thought leadership series, #OBISeries. Flashpoint applies specific startup engineering methodology to an entrepreneurial idea. Members of the current class of Flashp0int entrepreneurs will be on hand to discuss their […]

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Merrick Furst: Entrepreneurs – Bold Visionaries or Bean Counters?

Are entrepreneurs bold visionaries who make their dreams a reality or bean counters who test and adjust details to fit their customer’s needs? Merrick Furst, Georgia Tech Distinguished Professor and founder of Flashpoint will share his unique approach to start up success as part of our OneBigIdea Series on May 19, 2014 at 5:45 pm. […]

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Great Night at Junior Achievement

If you missed the Atlanta CEO Council event at Junior Achievement’s Chick-Fil-A Discovery Center,  you missed a terrific evening. More than 100 people toured the Center, bid on special Silent Auction items, networked and contributed to Junior Achievement make a difference . December 9, 2014 was the annual social and philanthropic event hosted by the […]

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#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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