Jim Clifton is Chairman and CEO of Gallup and author of The
Coming Jobs War. His most recent innovation, the Gallup World
Poll, is designed to give the world's 7 billion citizens a voice in
virtually all key global issues. Under Clifton's leadership, Gallup
has expanded from a predominantly U.S.-based company to a worldwide
organization with 40 offices in 30 countries and regions.
Sangeeta Badal, Ph.D., is the principal scientist for Gallup's Entrepreneurship and Job Creation initiative. Dr. Badal is responsible for translating research findings into interventions that drive small-business growth. She is the author of the book Gender, Social Structure and Empowerment: Status Report of Women in India. Dr. Badal earned her doctorate in anthropology and geography from the University of Nebraska.