About the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship

The Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) initiative is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between celebrated American entrepreneurs, the White House, the Department of Commerce, and our interagency partners. Our goal is to harness their energy, ideas, and experience to help develop the next generation of entrepreneurs, both at home and abroad. 

PAGE News and Announcements

Leadership

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Regional Affairs, performing the non-exclusive duties of the Assistant Secretary for Economic Development
Deputy Director of the Office of Business Liaison
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Zillow
Director of Administration and Chief Financial Officer, performing the non-exclusive duties of the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information
Chief Executive Officer
Administrator, NASA
Deputy Director of Digital Engagement
Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Designer, Tory Burch
Deputy Under Secretary of Economic Affairs
Vice present of Global Government Affairs and Corporate Philanthropy for Xerox
Economic Information Officer
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Revolution
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration
Co-Founder and CEO, Airbnb
CEO and Cofounder, Stripe
Administrator, Small Business Administration
2015 Chair of the Board of Directors
President and COO
General Counsel
Executive Director
Manager, Communications & Special Programs
President and Chief Executive Officer
Director of Administration
Executive Director
Chief Operating Officer
Deputy Under Secretary for Operations, performing the non-exclusive duties of the Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator, NOAA
Acting National Director
Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer, Valor Equity Partners
Chief Executive Officer, CyPhyWorks
Inspector General
Executive Chair of the Board, Kiva
Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Administration
Deputy Chief of Staff for the Secretary
Acting Under Secretary for Industry and Security
Chairman and President
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, LinkedIn
Founder and CEO, Theranos
Deputy Under Secretary for International Trade
Director of Research and Outreach
Performing the Nonexclusive Functions and Duties of the Director of the Census Bureau
Founder of FUBU and CEO, Shark Branding
Chief Executive Officer, Quincy Jones Productions
Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Computer Security Researcher
Under Secretary for Economic Affairs
Founder and Executive Director, Khan Academy
Chief Economist
Co-Founder and President, Coursera
Senior Policy Advisor for Economic and Statistics
Principal Economic Development Manager
Deputy Administrator, USAID
U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein
Chief Operating Officer, Humacyte, Inc.
Founder and CEO, KIND Snacks
Director of the El Paso MBDA Business Center
President and Chief Executive Officer
Director of External Affairs
Performing the Functions and Duties of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO
Acting National Director
Director, Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office
Technology and pre-engineering teacher
Secretary of Labor
Assistant Secretary for Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs
President and CEO
Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer
Confidential Assistant to the Secretary
Acting Assistant Secretary for Global Markets, Director General, U.S. Commercial Service
Under Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration
Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and Acting NIST Director
Vice President, Strategic Partnerships Wealthfront, Inc.
Secretary of Commerce
Deputy Chief Economist
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Conservation and Management
National Accounts Manager
Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development
Assistant Vice President of the University of Tennessee’s Institute for Public Service
Director of the International Trade Administration's U.S. Commercial Service team in North Carolina
Deputy Inspector General
Administrator, USAID
Executive Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development at Medidata Solutions
Acting Chief Information Officer
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Chobani
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacle Group
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, LearnVest
Assistant Secretary for Global Markets and Director General of the U.S. Commercial Service
Deputy Director for Policy and Strategic Planning and Senior Advisor for Strategic Initiatives
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Founder of Dermalogica
Founder and CEO, Venture for America
Director, Technology Partnerships Office & Chair, Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer

Entrepreneurial Ambassadors

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Regional Affairs, performing the non-exclusive duties of the Assistant Secretary for Economic Development
Deputy Director of the Office of Business Liaison
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Zillow
Director of Administration and Chief Financial Officer, performing the non-exclusive duties of the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information
Chief Executive Officer
Administrator, NASA
Deputy Director of Digital Engagement
Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Designer, Tory Burch
Deputy Under Secretary of Economic Affairs
Vice present of Global Government Affairs and Corporate Philanthropy for Xerox
Economic Information Officer
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Revolution
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration
Co-Founder and CEO, Airbnb
CEO and Cofounder, Stripe
Administrator, Small Business Administration
2015 Chair of the Board of Directors
President and COO

News and Updates

Nov042016

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Speaking before 200 participants at the 13th Annual Lockheed Martin Women’s Impact Network Leadership Forum, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker made the case for the advancement of women in today’s high-growth, high-tech industries.

Sep012016

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker highlighted the critical role entrepreneurship can play in deepening economic ties between the United States and India during remarks at this week’s U.S.-India Entrepreneurship Roundtable in New Delhi.

Aug082016

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker joined Representative Jared Polis’s (D-CO 2nd District) in Boulder, Colorado on Thursday to recognize the contributions of America’s small and innovative firms in honor of Startup Across America Day. Speaking before an audience of entrepreneurs, Secretary Pritzker affirmed the Department of Commerce’s commitment to providing innovative small businesses...

Jun242016

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker delivered remarks to kick-off the final day of the Global Entrepreneurship summit at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. Following the last two successful Summits in Morocco and Kenya, GES 2016 has come to Silicon Valley in order to highlight the successes of thousands of firms in the area that exemplify America’s entrepreneurial spirit...

Jun242016

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Yesterday marked the first day of the 7th Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), held at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA. Following the last two successful Summits in Morocco and Kenya, GES 2016 came to Silicon Valley in order to highlight the success of thousands of firms in the area that exemplify America’s entrepreneurial spirit.

Jun242016

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President Obama today will take part in the 7th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) at Stanford University in Silicon Valley, California, which will feature new commitments to promote entrepreneurship as a driver for economic growth, social inclusion, and secure communities. Following his historic 2009 Cairo speech, President Obama elevated innovation and entrepreneurship in the U.S...

Jun222016

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Meet the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship: This week in Silicon Valley, more than 700 entrepreneurs representing 170 countries and territories will attend GES 2016. They will be joined by investors, educators, government officials and business representatives who have the financial and intellectual resources to help turn promising ideas into viable businesses.

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