The Daniels Prize recognizes Hoosiers whose life’s work has lifted the state to a new plane of thought, aspiration, expectation and action in the spirit of Mitch Daniels’ own leadership.
Brainard believed that making investments in public infrastructure and livable neighborhoods would attract businesses and residents alike, as businesses would want to locate near their workforce or potential workforce.
Indiana’s senior U.S. senator, Todd Young, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, recognized the need for America to lead in the innovation economy and the threat to our national security if we failed to do so.
It certainly didn’t hurt that there was a noticeable and comfortable presence of NYPD officers on busy street corners and other public spaces.
For some years, there has been a growing consensus that while IUPUI has been successful on many levels, there is an opportunity to take the presence and engagement of IU and Purdue to the next level in our capital city.
The Indiana 250 celebrates the work of Hoosiers who are making a significant impact on their communities. Honorees come primarily from the business community, but also from not-for-profits, government (not including current elected officials, who were excluded), philanthropy and community organizations.
Just as leaders mobilized and marshaled resources to defeat epidemics such as polio, smallpox, Ebola and COVID, we must do so again to solve the uniquely American gun violence problem.
Could Daniels be convinced to jump in the old RV again and run for governor in 2024? If he did and won, Daniels would be the first Indiana governor to be elected to the office three times.
Miles, McMillian, Gonzales, Saul and their colleagues are building an even more special product that is accessible to a broader audience.
When the CEO of Eli Lilly and Co. provides direct feedback as to why high-paying jobs that could have come to Indiana did not, we all should take note.
CEO Jeff Simmons’ goal is to make Indianapolis “an epicenter of animal health innovation.” While a bold goal, Simmons has proven he is a bold leader who prioritizes the growth of his company, as well as the community.
No doubt, there are dark days ahead as new COVID variants inevitably appear and more innocent Ukrainians are killed. But recent events might offer a silver lining for America—a reminder of all that we have in common and the freedoms we enjoy.
ExactTarget founder Scott Dorsey Dorsey could have decided to retire and live the island life after the company sold, but that is not in his DNA. Instead, he helped create a software venture studio that would further build central Indiana’s tech sector.
While it’s impossible to know if stronger leadership from America could have prevented Putin’s invasion, it is clear that President Biden’s decision to cut back on America’s oil production and his green-lighting of the Nord Stream 2 Russian pipeline has had significant repercussions.
Bashing the other side might feel good in the moment and move some people your way, but some of America’s strongest moments and progress have come when leaders have been unified and have brought along moderates from across the aisle.
Please assist us in our efforts to assemble our first list of our state’s most influential leaders when the nomination process opens.
Immigrants indeed can remind us of what we have in common. A country built by immigrants continues to be inspired by them.
In the latest issue of IBJ, we highlight the newsmakers of 2021: individuals who had a significant impact in our community as nominated by our readers and IBJ staffers.