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Ray Leach, the chief executive of the regional nonprofit JumpStart, will join America Online Inc. co-founder Steve Case and Yahoo! Inc. co-founder Jerry Yang on the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on Tuesday revealed the names of council members — including officials with top academic institutions — at an event in Ann Arbor, Mich.
The 26-member council is designed to support President Barack Obama's ''innovation strategy'' by helping to develop policies that foster entrepreneurship, according to a news release from the Commerce Department...
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