Dane Stangler is director of strategic initiatives and was previously a BPC Fellow. He is also a Senior Advisor at the Global Entrepreneurship Network. Prior to joining BPC, Stangler has been president and chief policy officer at Startup Genome, the Visiting Vorzimer Professor at LIU Post, and vice-president of research & policy at the Kauffman Foundation. He is a columnist at Forbes.com and has written for the Wall Street Journal, Real Clear Markets, Real Clear Policy, and the Washington Monthly. Stangler earned a B.A. in English from Truman State University, and a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.