By Stephen Ibaraki, FORBES Contributor
Talent development and management centered on CEOs is the glue that binds key elements of purposeful leadership. The talent elements include: diversity, inclusion, skills/reskilling, education (K-12, college, university; industry & certifications), mentorship/internships, jobs, careers, innovation, capital/entrepreneurship, and economic development. The nonprofit CEO Leadership Alliance Orange County (CLA-OC), is focusing on talent for their AI Center of Excellence strategy and this becoming the heart of the $1.4 Trillion economy of SOCAL (Southern California). This program having the support of the Alliance for Southern California Innovation. In turn, CLA-OC is piloting models for CEO clusters throughout the US and globally.