Keynote Speaker Carl Camden: A Closer Look

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Carl Camden is the former president and chief executive officer of Kelly Services Inc. Camden has significant experience and expertise in labor markets and labor economics, marketing and leadership. He has served on the board of trustees of the Conference Board, and as co-chair of the Policy & Impact Committee for Economic Development. He also serves on the board of directors of TopBuild, a leading installer and distributor of insulation products in the U.S. construction industry.

Carl Camden is an expert on the changing nature of work in the United States. Through his work at the Committee for Economic Development, Carl Camden earned the Excellence in Public Policy Award in 2012. Camden’s unique perspective gives him the insight to speak on how public policy, employment, and the nature of work can be effectively harnessed to give every individual their fair chance at success. Carl Camden advocates that businesses have an expectation to be engaged in good public policy and simultaneously be appealing to employees - giving individuals and businesses the opportunity of participation from all levels. (Committee for Economic Development)

Camden says, “We need to be the voice of reason in a time when it's difficult to be heard, and deliver solutions the country needs for long-term fixes to our economy. Only by improving fundamental American competitiveness can we make certain that everybody can participate in the American dream”. (


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