Market Makers: Jim Wunderman
Jim Wunderman is President and CEO of the Bay Area Council, a CEO-led public policy organization focused on making the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley the most globally competitive and economically productive region in the world. Since becoming President and CEO in April 2004, Jim has honed the Bay Area Council’s regionalist approach to advocacy in the key areas that impact the Bay Area’s economy and competitiveness, including: Business Climate, Education, Infrastructure, Healthcare, Transportation, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, Land Use, and Cyber security. The organization has received consistent acclaim for providing business leadership on these and other issues.
Jim has led the Bay Area Council’s efforts to promote the Bay Area’s global leadership, including hosting the Asia-Pacific Economic Conference in 2011, opening two offices in China (Shanghai and Hangzhou) and being selected in 2013 by Governor Jerry Brown to open the State of California’s official trade office in China.
More about Jim and the Bay Area Council can be found here.