Michael Hendrix

Former Senior Director for Emerging Issues and Research, U.S. Chamber Foundation

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SXSW Preview: How Big Data and Big Ideas are Solving Social Challenges

In our increasingly digital and connected world, innovators are finding new ways to tackle some of our society's biggest challenges.

Why America's Tech Elite Work Entirely to Fund Charities

Editor's note: This post originally appeared on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation site.

When Mark Zuckerberg walks into work as CEO of Facebook, he is not simply earning his keep as head of the world’s largest social network. Neither is he simply tending to his estimated net worth of $35.7 billion. He is working to give it all away.

New Survey Finds 'Slow and Steady Recovery' for Small Businesses

A new survey by Thumbtack and Bloomberg finds small businesses in America having enjoyed a "slow and steady recovery" in outlook over the past two years. The most recent data from April 2015 shows business feeling “somewhat positive” about the state of the economy.

In New Orleans, Entrepreneurship Paves the Path to Change

New Orleans has indeed changed. There's an energy to the city that's palpable. Something special is going on, like New Orleans has found some secret that it's getting ready to share.

FTC's Wright on Internet of Things: Hard Analysis Needed Before Regulation

Commissioner says decisions should be based on evidence, not anecdotes; he outlines five basic principles for rule-making.