Nov212014

REMARKS November 18, 2014 Good Morning. A special thanks to our Mistress of Ceremonies for that warm introduction. I bring you greetings from Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker who is always supportive of strategic gatherings like this one that support the Commerce Department’s commitment to the growth, diversification and transformation of American business. Within the larger commercial focus of...

Nov202014

REMARKS November 13, 2014 Good afternoon and thank you Martin for that warm introduction. We certainly appreciate the remarks of Deputy Secretary of Commerce, Bruce Andrews.   I am so pleased to be here with you today. I certainly want to acknowledge the outstanding leadership of this organization: Sach Takayatsu – President & CEO of ACE Jimmy Ferguson – National Board Chairman Bill Imada –...

Nov052014

REMARKS November 3, 2014 Good morning and welcome to what we know will be the beginning of a very important conversation among stakeholders - full of possibility and promise. I want to honor and acknowledge the outstanding work of Dr. May and his team here at NIST and our colleagues at the WH Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities and all our guests here who serve at Minority...