Dane Stangler is Chief Policy Officer at Startup Genome, focusing on data assessment and policy analysis for entrepreneurial ecosystems around the world. He has also served as the Visiting Vorzimer Professor of Entrepreneurship at LIU Post. Formerly Vice President for Research and Policy at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, he has written for the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Forbes.com, Washington Monthly, testified in the US Senate, and is frequently quoted by national broadcast and print outlets. As a frequent public speaker, he has addressed local, national, and international groups and conferences on topics of economic growth and entrepreneurship development. You can find him on Twitter, @danestangler, and LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dane-stangler/.