Economic Development

As industries, business models, and technologies evolve around the world, a new economy is taking shape. Globalization and innovation are driving new opportunities for economic development, in urban and rural areas alike, across the U.S. and abroad.

As an internationally respected author, entrepreneur, speaker, and consultant, Robert Wallace is renowned for his insightful expertise on economic development. Growing up in an financially disadvantaged and racially segregated community inspired him to overcome social and economic obstacles to become a successful serial entrepreneur. By sharing his experience and research with other business, community, and government leaders, Bob empowers organizations to excel in the new economy.

Author of several books on wealth creation and emerging markets, Bob pulls practical examples from real-life experiences and research to deliver thought-provoking presentations on economic development. By engaging Bob for your next economic development event, you’ll learn:

  • How disadvantaged businesses can overcome common obstacles to succeed and grow in the new economy
  • How entrepreneurs and small businesses can revive depressed communities and drive economic growth
  • How communities can promote, attract, support, and retain businesses to boost the local economy
  • How emerging industries, technologies, and markets create global business opportunities

To learn more,watch a demo video of Bob’s economic development presentations and read feedback from other clients who have hired him as a speaker.

To book Bob for your next economic development event, visit our online Booking Kit.