“Schramm unlocks the key to growth. . . and roots it in the American spirit inside us all.” (Scott Cook, founder of Intuit)
“[E]ssential reading to understand and prepare for our personal lives and the future.” (Paul Orfalea, founder of Kinko's and author of Copy This!)
“Reading The Entrepreneurial Imperative it’s hard not to like Carl J. Schramm. [A]n optimistic cheerleader for American capitalism.” (Stephen Wolter, Corporate Report Wisconsin)
“As Carl Schramm argues … in The Entrepreneurial Imperative, no country has mastered innovation and entrepreneurship as effectively as America.” (The Economist)
“[The] one book that lays out…why entrepreneurship matters. The Economist didn’t call Schramm the “evangelist of entrepreneurship” for nothing. (Paul Kedrosky, Infectious Greed)
About the Author
Carl J. Schramm is president and CEO of the Kauffman Foundation, a world leader in advancing entrepreneurship. Trained as an economist and lawyer, he has founded companies in the health care, finance, and information technology arenas. He is a Batten Fellow at Virginia's Darden School of Business and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.