Philip Auerswald

Philip Auerswald is the founding board chair of the National Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation ( and an associate professor at the School of Public Policy at George Mason University.  He is the author of The Coming Prosperity: How Entrepreneurs are Transforming the Global Economy (Oxford University Press, 2012).  Since 2010, Auerswald has served as an advisor to the Clinton Global Initiative on topics related to job creation, education, and market-based strategy. During 2011-2012 he was a senior fellow at the Kauffman Foundation.  He is the co-founder and co-editor of Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization, a quarterly journal from MIT Press about entrepreneurial solutions to global challenges.  Auerswald was also a lecturer and assistant director of the Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program at the Kennedy School of Government.  He holds a Ph.D in economics from the University of Washington and a B.A (Political Science) from Yale University.

Ashoka U Exchange

We are pleased to officially announce that the 2017 Exchange will be hosted by Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida, on March 2-4, 2017.

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