Dr. Carlton Robinson- Speaker Announcement
Dr. Carlton Robinson currently serves as the chief innovation officer of the Jacksonville (FL) Regional Chamber of Commerce. He has developed a wide range of entrepreneurial programming to support members, the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center, and minority programs. In 2014 he developed and launched the JAX Bridges entrepreneurial education program that has served over 2,500 business owners in more than seven years of operation. Other leadership positions in small business have included StartUp Quest/University of Florida, Lean Startup Week, and Startup Weekend. He has been certified by the Kauffman Foundation and the National Center for Economic Gardening.
The Mandate: Bridging the Gap in NE Florida
Robinson will be talking about driving the evolution from a small business ecosystem to an innovation ecosystem.