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Thousands of small business owners from across the US who are alumni of the 10,000 Small Businesses program participated in the 10,000 Small Businesses Summit: The Big Power of Small Business event on February 13 and 14, 2018 in Washington, DC. They were joined by these and other industry leaders, experts and policy makers.

Mike Allen

Co-Founder, Axios and POLITICO

Margaret Anadu

Head of the Urban Investment Group, Goldman Sachs

Sara Blakely

Founder and CEO, SPANX, INC.

Lloyd Blankfein

Chairman and CEO, Goldman Sachs

Richard Bliss

Professor of Finance, Babson College

Michael R. Bloomberg

Founder, Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies

Sir Richard Branson

Founder, Virgin Group

Warren Buffett

Chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

Chris Coons

Senator, State of Delaware

Anne Donnellon

Associate Professor Emeritus, Babson College

Kathy Elsesser

Global Chair, Healthcare Group & Consumer Retail Groups, Investment Banking Division, Goldman Sachs

Adam Grant

Faculty, The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Kerry Healey

President, Babson College

Amanda Hindlian

Global Chief Operating Officer, Global Investment Research, Goldman Sachs

Dane Holmes

Head of Human Capital Management, Goldman Sachs

Sarah Kauss

Founder and CEO, S’well

Katie Koch

Global Head of Fundamental Equity Client Portfolio Management, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Goldman Sachs

Jo Malone MBE

Founder and Creative Director, Jo Loves

Kevin McCarthy

Representative, State of California, 23rd District

Danny Meyer

CEO, Union Square Hospitality Group and Founder, Shake Shack

Wendy Marcinkus Murphy

Associate Professor of Management, Babson College

Jo Natauri

Global Head, Life Sciences, Diagnostics, CROs, Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs

Lisa Opoku

Global COO, Technology Division, Goldman Sachs

Tyler Perry

Founder, Tyler Perry Studios

Dr. Michael Porter

University Professor, Harvard Business School

Lisa Price

Founder, Carol’s Daughter

Gina Raimondo

Governor, Rhode Island

John F.W. Rogers

Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff and Secretary to the Board, Goldman Sachs

Marco Rubio

Senator, State of Florida

Victoria Sassine

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, Babson College

Harvey Schwartz

President and Co-Chief Operating Officer, Goldman Sachs

Tim Scott

Senator, State of South Carolina

Rick Snyder

Governor, Michigan

David Solomon

President and Co-Chief Operating Officer, Goldman Sachs

Steven Strongin

Head, Global Investment Research, Goldman Sachs

Mori Taheripour

Faculty, The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

Melanie Whelan

CEO, SoulCycle