The 2012 SRP Economic Forecast breakfast is scheduled for September 8, 2011 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort.
For a national perspective, we welcome to the Valley:
Rich Karlgaard, publisher of Forbes magazine and co-founder of Garage.com
Rich Karlgaard was named the publisher
ofForbesmagazine on July 1, 1998. Before that, he was
the editor ofForbes ASAP, a bimonthly magazine covering
the major trends and implications of the Digital
Karlgaard joined Forbes in
1992 to startForbes ASAPalong with the writer and futurist George
Gilder and Forbes chief executive Steve Forbes.
While editingASAP, Karlgaard worked with
writers such as Tom Wolfe, Mark Helprin, Camille Paglia, Peter Drucker, Robert
Kaplan, Stanley Crouch, Esther Dyson, Gore Vidal, William F. Buckley, Rosabeth
Moss Kanter, William Gibson, Kurt Vonnegut, and many others.
ASAP, Karlgaardco-founded and
monthly magazine covering the computer industry and high-tech investment.
Karlgaard also co-founded the 2,500 member Churchill Club, a nonprofit public
affairs organization located in Silicon Valley. For this effort, he was named a
Northern California winner of the1997Ernst & Young
"Entrepreneur of the Year" award.
In 1997, as a
Karlgaard co-foundedgarage.com with Guy Kawasaki and Craig
Johnson. Gararge.com is the leading Web-based startup capital
firm in the world, whose investors include Compaq chairman Ben Rosen. Karlgaard
remains a board member.
Karlgaard is a regular guest on
CNN/FN's "Digital Jam", an acclaimed industry speaker, has written several
Manager's Journal columns for
The Wall Street Journal.
In 1998, he
was named to
Upsidemagazine's Elite 100 in the computer and
Karlgaard is a graduate of Stanford. He lives
in Northern California with his wife and two children. He is originally
fromBismarck, North Dakota.
Providing a local perspective:
Hunter Wiest, West Valley National
Candace Hunter Wiest
is president and CEO of West Valley National Bank, and she also is an elected
director of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco for two terms retiring in 2009.
As she’s grown her bank’s presence in the Valley she has an excellent overall
understanding of how the local economy is
Bolton, Grubb & Ellis Co.
Pete Bolton is
managing director of Grubb & Ellis’ Phoenix office. Pete’s been a leader in the
local real estate market since 1980 and brings a unique depth and context to
analyze where the real estate market is heading in the
The 2012 Forecast is sponsored by Salt River Project.
To register, visit: http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/event/38471
**Registration will open at 6:30 a.m. -- breakfast and program will begin at 7:30 a.m.**
**Registration will close at end of day on September 1 or when the event is sold out, whichever comes first.**
**This event fills up quickly and is likely to sell out - book your seats TODAY!**
$100 per individual ticket
$1,100 per corporate table of 10
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Thursday, September 8, 2011, 7:00am-10:00am
- Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa
- Phoenix, AZ 85016
Starting at $100