Monthly Archives: April 2013

More Headliners Announced for Upcoming Montana Economic Development Summit

HELENA, Mont. (AP) – Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg will headline this year’s Montana Economic Development Summit hosted by U.S. Sen. Max Baucus. Sandberg is the social media website’s chief operating officer and the author of the book “Lean In,” in which she hopes to create a national movement to help women advance in the workforce…. Read more »

Facebook Chief Coming to Butte for Upcoming Economic Summit

One of the top social networking officials in the nation will be in Butte this fall to headline the 2013 Montana Economic Summit at Montana Tech. Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, will tell Montana business leaders at the summit, slated for Sept. 16-17, about social networking’s role in the business development, U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont.,… Read more »

Big Name in Social Media to Help Headline Economic Summit

One of the biggest names in social media will help headline Senator Max Baucus’ annual Economic Summit, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. Senator Baucus talked about Sandberg today at a stop in Butte. Baucus said he hopes the summit will help generate new jobs throughout Montana. “This all comes down to one thing: jobs; more good-paying jobs for… Read more »

Sheryl Sandberg to Headline Economic Development Summit

Big names coming to Big Sky country later this year. Senator Max Baucus is in Butte today wrapping up his ‘Montana Solutions Jobs Tour’. “I believe strongly we should do whatever we can to get more good paying jobs in Montana.”  Today he announced the headliner for the Economic Development Summit Sheryl Sandberg, who serves… Read more »

Baucus: Boeing CEO Coming to Montana Economic Development Summit

Montana’s senior U.S. senator, Max Baucus, visited Boeing Helena Wednesday afternoon, where he announced the company’s CEO, Jim McNerney, will be among the top-tier business leaders headlining the sixth Montana Economic Development Summit this fall in Butte. “I think these are extremely important for our state,” Baucus said of the economic summit as he addressed… Read more »

Boeing CEO Slated for Butte Confab

Boeing CEO Jim McNerney will join the list of headliners for the sixth Montana Economic Development Summit Sept. 16-17 at Montana Tech. McNerney was announced Wednesday by U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., who is spearheading the conference. Baucus will be in Butte on Thursday to make another announcement related to the summit. Wednesday marked the… Read more »

Facebook Executive to Headline Montana Economic Development Summit

MISSOULA — Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook chief operating officer, will headline the 2013 Montana Economic Development Summit, U.S. Sen. Max Baucus announced Thursday. Sandberg will be the headliner for the summit in September at the Montana Technology Enterprise Center in Butte. “When it comes to big names, they don’t get much bigger than Sheryl Sandberg and… Read more »

Civic Leaders Talk About Economic Issues in Great Falls

GREAT FALLS – City, county, and state leaders gathered at Great Falls International Airport on Wednesday to talk about how to solve some of the area’s biggest economic problems. About 20 civic leaders joined U.S. Senator Max Baucus to discuss the issues during what he calls his “Montana Solutions Job Tour.” Topics included housing, infrastructure,… Read more »

Baucus Announces Head of Global Software Giant Oracle to Headline Summit

U.S. Senator Max Baucus stopped in Bozeman Tuesday for his ‘Montana Solutions Jobs Tour’, bringing big news for the economy. He announced the head of the global software giant Oracle is set to headline the Montana Economic Development Summit in Butte. Oracle began working in Montana in 2011 when it purchased Bozeman-based “Right Now Technologies.”… Read more »