Great Falls, VA (PRWEB) October 1, 2008
Hackensack, NJ, October 1, 2008 -- Wall Street was still shaking at its core when the "Warren Buffetts" of this economy sprung into action at a CEO dinner meeting in Northern New Jersey.
Spurred by the profound effects such global financial uncertainty was having, these intrepid entrepreneurs rallied to share real solutions and effect real change.
These are the entrepreneurial leaders who are changing the way things "always were" and solving global problems. They saw the financial industry, steeped in sophisticated systems of credit analysis, face near-collapse; while the fledgling microcredit market thrives at an unheard of 97% payback rate on its loans and they all agreed.
We can make a difference - one entrepreneur at a time.
Ofer Shapiro, CEO of Vidyo shared how he is leveraging the power of personal telepresence, a high quality videoconferencing technology to break down geographic communication barriers and to help reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.
Harris Edelman, of Ombligo explained how he is creating jobs and lowering our carbon footprint by building his own version of the $100 laptop from recycling computer waste.
Dan Pepper Managing Member of Pepper Law Group, described how his innovative law firm actually helps small business owners grow more profitably, doing his share to help strengthen the economy.
Lan Ho of illumi Consulting, whose keen insights into the many disparate information sources is driving greater visibility and transparency in companies, something Wall Street will be working a lot harder at now.
Jackie Bassett of BT Industrials, Inc. is the mastermind behind what is now a global initiative to bring such visionaries together to collaborate like never before.
Peer-to-peer they are sharing their insights and individual successes. They are tackling some of the most challenging global problems and building brilliant solutions towards solving them. These are the 'Warren Buffetts" of this economy.
About BT Industrials, Inc
Jackie Bassett is founder and CEO of BT Industrials Inc., a strategic management and technology consultancy. Bassett works extensively with CEOs on strategic planning issues specializing in innovation strategies. Her expertise is in closing the "Business-to-Technology strategy" gap by identifying ways to turn problems into profits. http://www.btind.com
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