Jim Johnson is the William Rand Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship  at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and director of the Urban Investment Strategies Center at the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.   Johnson’s center focuses on innovative approaches to revitalizing urban areas and on teaching government, community, and nonprofit leaders and managers to become more entrepreneurial and business-like in their operations and service delivery. 
Johnson is an expert on community and economic development, the effects of demographic changes on the U.S. workplace, interethnic minority conflict in advanced industrial societies, urban poverty and  public policy, and workforce diversity issues. 
He is widely quoted in national media and appears on national network news programs.  Fast Company magazine named Johnson one of the “17…brightest thinkers and doers in the new world of work.” 
Johnson spent twelve years on the faculty at the University of California, Los Angeles, before coming to UNC-Chapel Hill.  He received a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina Central University, master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and Ph.D. from Michigan State University.

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BOULDER DINING RECOMMENDATIONS

Tuesday, July 25

After the Tuesday night Experience Boulder Reception, we encourage you to continue connecting over dinner at one of Boulder’s top fine dining restaurants, all within walking distance from the reception site. Comfortable walking shoes are suggested. Reservations recommended.

Choose from:

Or, support some of the highly recommended, women-owned restaurant options:

Please join us in the Omni Interlocken lobby at 5:20 PM for shuttle service to the reception. The return shuttle will depart from the SRG Innovation Center and will run from Boulder back to the hotel every 30 min starting at 7:00 PM, ending at 10:00 PM with the last shuttle.