Dane Stangler is the Vice President 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 was 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.