June 2015

Cool factor

June 26, 2015

Today I had the pleasure to hear Eric Tomlinson, president of the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. The area, that has a major focus on biotechnology, is undoubtedly a fortuitous replacement for the tobacco industry that we have always been known for. Now, innovation hopes to put us back on the map again. Interestingly he gave serious attention to a city having a “cool factor” in order to attract the professionals it needs to support an innovation and creative economy. And I believe [read on...]