State of Innovation

Session 5 - Chris Camacho Closes the 2nd Annual Summit

Chris Camacho of GPEC shares what's next for Arizona when it comes to the innovation economy

Chris Camacho, President & CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, delivers closing remarks at PEI’s 2nd Annual State of Innovation Summit on March 3, 2022. Camacho argues that public policy and investment in innovation and talent development will continue to position Arizona’s economy as a major player in global transformation.

“Phoenix is... one of the very few places that has tailwinds of growth of talented people that want to move here... What that spillover effect creates is massive, significant jobs consequence, and further economic diversity.” - Chris Camacho, President & CEO, GPEC