Mark Minevich Appointed as IPsoft’s Digital Fellow to CEO

GFCC Distinguished Fellow and renowned global authority on artificial intelligence (AI) Mark Minevich was recently appointed as IPsoft Inc.’s Digital Fellow to the CEO, Mr. Chetan Dube. IPsoft is the leading technology company for Enterprise AI. In this new role, Mr. Minevich will lead strategic initiatives in the scope of AI’s convergence with the digital economy. […]

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GFCC Welcomes Purdue as New University Member

The Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) is pleased to welcome Purdue University as a new member. As a leader in promoting entrepreneurialism among students and the wider committee, Purdue has shown itself committed to the goal of competitiveness through collaboration. Home to over 40,000 enrolled students, Purdue University is a globally-recognized public research university […]

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GFCC Welcomes Dr. Michael Nelson as New Fellow

The GFCC is pleased to welcome Dr. Michael Nelson to our community. He advises governments on Internet technology issues for Cloudflare, a startup that has improved the performance and security of more than seven million Websites worldwide.  Prior to joining Cloudflare in early 2015, he was a Principal Technology Policy Strategist in Microsoft’s Technology Policy Group and prior to that was a […]

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CNI Hosts Its 8th Immersion in Innovation Ecosystems

GFCC Sustaining Member, the Brazilian National Confederation of Industry (CNI) is continuing its Innovation Immersion program, through which it creates opportunities for both companies and research leaders to familiarize themselves with innovation ecosystems globally. From May 21-25 of 2018, CNI will organize an innovation immersion program in Brazil allowing Brazilian and global stakeholders to engage […]

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The GFCC Welcomes Australia’s Aikenhead Centre as a New Member

The Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) is pleased to announce the Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery (ACMD) as its newest member. The Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery (ACMD) is an ambitious initiative to create the first hospital-based, world-class healthtech innovation hub in Australia. ACMD fuses medicine, engineering, science and industry to yield significant economic, […]

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Experiences in GFCC Community Highlighted at Stolypin Forum on Competitiveness in Russia

Chaired by Russia’s Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneur Rights and the Rector of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, the Stolypin Forum gathered more than 1,500 participants at the University’s campus for a discussion on growth, technology, global transformations and competitiveness strategies. The agenda is available at the Forum’s website. GFCC Executive Director Roberto Alvarez, […]

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GFCC Fellow Frank-Jürgen Richter Hosts Horasis Global Summit in Cascais, Portugal

With the goal of envisioning new pathways to economic advancement, leaders in business, government and civil society from over 50 countries will gather in Cascais, Portugal on May 5-8 for the Global Meeting of the Horasis Global Visions Community. Building on the GFCC’s Global Competitiveness Principles as a framework for the promotion of global competitiveness, […]

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Applications for Global Competitiveness Academy Are Open

The GFCC and Arizona State University (ASU) have opened applications for the inaugural class of the Global Competitiveness Academy (GCA). The pioneer Transformative Leadership & Innovation for Competitiveness (TLIC) Program will start on October 21, 2018, in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, and is expected to attract participants from business and public sectors from across the globe. […]

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Chairman Chad Holliday Receives 2018’s ARCS Eagle Award

On Friday, April 27th, GFCC Chairman Chad Holliday was honored as the ARCS Metro Washington Chapter’s (MWC) Eagle Award recipient for 2018. The ceremony took place at the MWC’s 50th Anniversary celebration the historic Willard Hotel. In addition to chairing the GFCC, he also serves as Chairman Emeritus to our founding member, the Council on […]

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