Start-Up Chile Forms Part of Milken Institute Global Conference

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Nicolas Shea, Start-Up Chile’s CEO, has joined Craig Barrett (both pictured), retired chairman/CEO of Intel Corp., Jeff Clavier, managing partner of SoftTech VC, the Dean of the UCLA Anderson School of Management, Judy Olian, and Hal Salzman, Rutgers University professor of Public Policy to form part of the Milken Institute’s Global Conference in Los Angeles, California during the first week of May.

Nicolas Shea with Craig Barrett, ex CEO of Intel Corp.

The conference, moderated by Vivek Wadhwa, is centered around the “The Consequences of the First Brain Drain in U.S. History” of which Wadhwa, Duke University’s Director of Research for the Center of Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, has been a prevalent voice. Debated at length by invitees, topics throughout the week range from “The Global Technology and Innovation Race,” to “Next Generation Biofueles,” to “Brazil, Too Hot, Too Fast?”

Sponsored by Bloomberg, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, GE, and Goodwin Procter, among others, the Miliken Institute’s Global Conference “bring together some of the most extraordinary people in the world– from entrepreneurs and executives to philanthropists, scientists and Nobel laureates… to explore solutions to today’s most pressing social, political, and economic challenges.”