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  • CEOS for CITIESWhy We ExistWho We AreWhat Values Drive UsWhat We DoHow We Do ItWhere We’re Going
  • So for those of you who maybe concerned…….I‟ll begin with the conclusion.
  •  The Future Belongs to those Cities Who Can: See it Plan it Design it Execute it Reinvent it
  •  5 Ways CEOs for Cities helps Cities See Plan Design Execute Reinvent Their Future
  • We help your city….• Frame your opportunities and challenges• Act in ways that demonstrate measurable progress• Connect and Engage with the smartest people and smartest ideas in the most ways in the most places• Cross sectors, borders, levels, disciplines , and generations• Manage to the hidden curves and edges that can’t be seen but must be heard –to think and act like a
  • CEOS for CITIESWhy We Exist
  • Want to Change the World?Start with your City.
  • Want to Change Your City?Start with your Vision of yourFuture.
  • Someday I‟ll have a family and a start-up of my own…“ The human being is the only animal that thinks about the future.” DANIEL GILBERT, “STUMBLING ON HAPPINESS”
  • But how can you imagine a futurewhen the world is coming at youat lightning speed?THE PARADIGMHAS SHIFTED.
  • But how can you imagine a futurewhen the world is coming at youat lightning speed?THE PARADIGMHAS SHIFTED.
  • We‟re adding 1 billion peopleevery 12 years
  • Think about all the informationcreated from the dawn of civilizationup until 2003
  • Last Week“ Every two days now we create as much information as we did from the dawn of civilization up until 2003” ERIC SCHMIDT EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN, GOOGLE
  • JUST SIX YEARS AGO…“ Facebook didnt exist; Twitter was a sound; the cloud was in the sky; 4G was a parking place; LinkedIn was a prison; applications were what you sent to college; and Skype for most people was a typo.” TOM FRIEDMAN AUTHOR, “THAT USED TO BE US”
  • Mobile Sales Growthon Ebay $$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$ 100% $$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$ $$$$$$ $$$$$$$$$$$$ $ 600 million $5 billion Percentage Ebay Expects mobile sales to grow in the 2009 2011 next few years
  • Number ofmobile apps available ONE millio 8,000 n October Today 2008 2012
  • WE SEND OVER8 BILLIONTEXT MESSAGESPER DAY 42 % JESSICA
  • IF FACEBOOK WEREA SEPARATE COUNTRY,IT WOULD BE THE3RD LARGEST COUNTRYIN THE WORLD.
  • Why didn‟t Myspacecreate Facebook?
  • Myspace vs. FacebookFacebook unique vi s i t o r sM yspace2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
  • Compare Facebook growthfrom 2006 to 2012 800 10 2006 2012Facebook Users (in millions)
  • Why didn‟t Palm Pilot inventthe iPhone?
  • Why didn‟t Blockbustercreate Netflix?
  • Think Like a StartupManage to the Hidden Curves andEdgesNot Seen but Anticipated
  • ESTABLISH A CONTINUOUSPRESERVATION-DESTRUCTION-CREATION CYCLE Manage Selectively Create the Present Destroy the Past the Future
  • “ What I want to do, hasn‟t been invented yet…” JASON
  • THE BIGGESTDRIVER OFGLOBAL ECONOMICGROWTH?
  • Cities.
  • WE HUDDLE
  • GLOBAL URBANPOPULATION GROWTH.Million Annually
  • New Chicagos Each Year
  • INCUBATORS OF INNOVATION75% 80%of nation‟s GDP of world‟s GDP
  • STOP WAITING FORWASHINGTON...“ … we should be looking more to our backyards and communities… than to Washington…”ADAM SEGALADVANTAGE: HOW AMERICAN INNOVATIONCAN OVERCOME THE ASIAN CHALLENGE
  • CHANGE BY US
  • WE ENGAGEChange by Ushelps you share ideas, start projects, connect withresources, and make your community better.
  • The biggestdriver in cities?
  • GreatLeaders.
  • “ The greatest natural power source of economic growth are a city‟s tribal leaders...” JIM CLIFTON, CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF GALLUP, AUTHOR OF “THE COMING JOBS WAR”
  • NOT JUST ANYLEADERS
  • CONNECTED,CROSS-SECTOR,CROSS-BORDER, CROSS-LEVEL, CROSS-GENERATIONLEADERS
  • CEOS for CITIESWho We Are
  • WHAT IS CEOS FOR CITIES?CEOs for Cities is a global learningcommunity and partnership network of civicCEOs and urban leaders that connectscross-sector, cross-generational urbanleaders to each other and to smart ideasand practices in the four areas most vital tocity success:ConnectednessInnovationTalentYour Distinctive Assets
  • WE CROSS SECTORS,BORDERS, LEVELS,DISCIPLINES, ANDGENERATIONS .
  • What‟s a CEO?
  • We are CivicCEOs
  • We honor and welcomeleadershipwhere it happensregardless of rank orsector
  • The Inclusive „E‟ in CEO:ExecutiveEducationEconomicExperienceExplorationEntrepreneurial
  • CEOS for CITIESWhat Values Drive Us
  • OUR OVERRIDINGVALUE…….HUMILITYThere‟s always something more tolearn from someoneelse, somewhere else.
  • NO CITY LACKS TALENT, BUTTALENT IS NOT ENOUGHMUST BECROSS-SECTORCROSS-GENERATIONCROSS-BORDERCROSS-CONNECTEDCROSS-ENGAGED
  • “ Our ability to connect with each other is the defining characteristic of our species… knowledge {is} more valuable than ever and that has increased the value of learning from people in other cities.” ED GLAESER, HARVARD PROFESSOR TRIUMPH OF THE CITY
  • CEOS for CITIESWhat We Do
  • We help you FACEyour City Frame Act Connect Engage
  • Frame: City VitalsAct: City DividendsConnect: Our NetworkEngage : City Clusters
  • Framing Matters“If you change the wayyou look at things, thethings you look at change”Wayne Dyer
  • OUR RESEARCH PORTFOLIO.
  • FOUR LETTERS THATMAKE UP “CITY”SPELL GENETIC CODEOFURBAN SUCCESS
  • Our framework formeasuring city successis our City Vitals
  • LessonsTHE FRAMEWORK FOR CITYLEADERSHIP IN THE NEWECONOMY
  • Lesson 1CONNECTEDNESSBUILD A CULTURE OF CONNECTEDNESSLeaders are not heroic decision- makers.They are architects of intersections.
  • LIFE AT THE INTERSECTION
  • “ Our ability to connect with each other is the defining characteristic of our species… knowledge {is} more valuable than ever and that has increased the value of learning from people in other cities.” ED GLAESER, HARVARD PROFESSOR TRIUMPH OF THE CITY
  • City Vitals: CONNECTEDVotingCommunity InvolvementEconomic IntegrationTransit UseInternational StudentsForeign TravelInternet Connectivity
  • Lesson 2INNOVATIONBUILD A CULTURE OF INNOVATIONThe best way to predict the future is to create it.But if you can‟t imagine it, you can‟t create it.
  • “ I just learned how to skate where the puck was going, not where it was.”
  • City Vitals: INNOVATIVEPatentsVenture CapitalSelf-employmentSmall Businesses
  • Lesson 3TALENTBUILD A CULTURE OF TALENTWhen you think about the flow of capital, think aboutmining the most valuable capital on earth- humancapital.
  • City Vitals: TALENTCollege AttainmentCreative ProfessionalsYoung and RestlessTraded Sector TalentInternational Talent
  • Lesson 4YOUR DISTINCTIVE ASSETSBUILD A CULTURE OF INVESTMENT INYOUR DISTINCTIVE ASSETSFocus on what‟s right.Strategy is about difference.
  • Our action agendais our City Dividends
  • THE PROGRESSPRINCIPLEThe single most important motivatorand catalyst for positive action ismaking progress and showing forwardmomentum in meaningful work.Harvard Professor Teresa Amabile
  • NATIONAL CITY DIVIDENDS$124 billion $28.6 billion $13.1 billion
  • TALENT DIVIDEND $124 BILLION
  • CEOS for CITIESHow We Do It
  • This is not just aboutmoving forward. It is aboutconnecting outward andmoving forward.
  • We connect and engagethrough our learningcommunity and partnershipnetwork.
  • Partners in over 60 NorthAmerican Cities.
  • CONSTANT re:thinking
  • OUR ORGANIZATIONALPLATFORM Individuals Businesses / Higher Education / Organizations City Clusters
  • HOW WE ENGAGE.Individuals, Businesses,Organizations and City Clusters
  • CITY CLUSTERSTeams of cross-sector, cross-generationalleaders in each city in ourlearning community andpartnership network.
  • CITY CLUSTERSParticipate as a team inour convenings and accessour exclusive knowledgebase and network.
  • WHAT THE CITY CLUSTER IS NOT• The City Cluster is not another new organization in your city with regular meetings you must attend.• It is not a business roundtable made up exclusively of private sector CEOs.• It is not a group of outside experts who think that they know whats best for your city.
  • WHAT THE CITY CLUSTER IS• The City Cluster is a team of cross-sector, cross- generational civic CEOs and urban leaders committed to participating in a global learning community and partnership network.• No city lacks talent; but most cities lack a structure and process for harnessing cross-sector talent, and sharing smart ideas not only across sectors, but across borders, levels, and generations.• We are extremely inclusive. City clusters allow individuals and organizations who could not otherwise afford to participate, to join the CEOs for Cities network.
  • • Cincinnati• Detroit• Grand Rapids• Indianapolis• Memphis• Miami• Milwaukee• Richmond• San Jose• And many more in progress
  • CEOS for CITIESWhere We’re Going
  • DEEPER MEMBER -DRIVENRESEARCH PORTFOLIO.
  • Our action agendaFuture City Dividends
  • Our action agendaFuture Dividend PrizeCompetitions
  • CITY CLUSTERSMany More City Clustersand Stronger ValueProposition for our CityClusters
  • CITY CLUSTERSRegional MeetingsCity FellowsCity Dream TeamsCity Missions
  • Connect and engage throughour GLOBAL learningcommunity and partnershipnetwork.
  • WE WILL ENGAGE GLOBALLY
  • “ Tear down walls, build bridges, and light fires.” STEVE JOBS
  • SERENITY PRAYER FOR CITIESGod, grant my city the humility toaccept that there‟s always somethingmore to learn from someoneelse, somewhere else;The speed to keep up with a worldthat‟s moving at lightning speed;The flexibility to adapt and changeas we learn;
  • And the wisdomto join CEOs for Cities.