A Conversation with Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., Secretary, U.S. Dept. of Commerce | The American Workforce

A Conversation with Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., Secretary, U.S. Dept. of Commerce | The American Workforce

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It is no secret that the United States has a workforce-development challenge. Human capital is the most important intangible asset, yet parts of the American labor force face significant uncertainty amid structural changes in the economy. This panel will examine the steps that policymakers and business leaders can take towards ensuring the nation has the workforce it needs to compete in the 21st-century economy.

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Guest

Wilbur L. Ross, Jr.
Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce

 

Moderator

Gerard Baker
Editor-at-Large, The Wall Street Journal

 

Speakers

Bernard Harris, Jr.
CEO, National Math and Science Initiative, Former NASA Astronaut

 

Barbara Humpton
CEO, Siemens USA

 

Jonathan Sokoloff
Managing Partner, Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.