“Tomorrow, Forbes will host its first Reinventing America Summit in Chicago, Illinois, a congress of more than 300 innovators, business leaders, growth-focused policy makers and academics who are helping usher in the next industrial revolution.
Leading up to the event, we’ve asked a few of our speakers to give us some quick insights into how they see economic conditions in the country – and their view on the future” — Vanna Le. Read Shahid Khan Believes The Future Is Bright For U.S., Auto Industry
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