California Policy Summit 2018

California Policy Summit 2018

Insights from the C-Suite: California's Business Climate

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 / 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

From transformative new technologies, ambitious climate laws and controversial social initiatives, California remains a prolific laboratory for bold ideas and innovative solutions to intractable problems. Conversely, California has been rated as having the worst business climate in the U.S. due to business regulations, tax policies, and cost of doing business. Five CEO’s of California headquartered companies will take on this dichotomy and discuss their perspectives on the state’s biggest strengths, as well as their thoughts on how California’s political leaders can have the biggest impact on the state’s economic climate.

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Kevin Klowden

Executive Director, Center for Regional Economics and California Center, Milken Institute


Anne Hoskins

Chief Policy Officer, Sunrun

Jeff Maggioncalda

CEO, Cousera

Mary O'Hara

Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice President, Internal Communications, Blue Shield of California

Sandra Stern

President, Lionsgate Television Group

Pete Vlastelica

CEO, Activision Blizzard Esports Leagues

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