The economic pendulum of any major metropolitan area will, at one point or another, swing wildly in one direction. The test of a skilled CEO comes in when strategy must be deployed in the face of volatility.
In a post-election year, where CEOs in all industries find themselves grappling with seismic shifts, from health care to regulatory challenges, they are tasked with steering their companies toward continued success.
Our panel of experts gathered at the Business Journal’s Miami office on March 3 to reflect on past experiences and share insights about what may lie ahead for South Florida’s economy. The discussion was moderated by Editor-in-Chief Mel Meléndez and sponsored by Comcast Business, AvMed, Wells Fargo, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance.
Jaret Davis, co-managing shareholder of Miami-built law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., points to one specific area contributing to economic expansion.
“We have growth rates that are beyond national averages, especially in tech,” said Davis, who also serves as general counsel to the Technology Foundation of the Americas, the nonprofit that spearheaded 2014’s eMerge Americas tech conference.