Responding to criticism of CEO pay, Thomas Donohue, President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, makes the case for the high value of the American CEO. Donohue argues that CEOs have a tough job, explaining, "you either make the money, you reach the numbers, or you're gone."
Thomas Donohue, president and CEO of the world's largest business federation, will address the most serious challenges facing the U.S. economy and identify specific ideas for creating jobs in California and the United States. He will offer a business perspective on the 2012 elections and discuss the role his organization plans to play in the national dialogue.
Thomas J. Donohue is president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Since assuming his position in 1997, Donohue has built the Chamber into a lobbying and political powerhouse with expanded influence across the globe.