Philip Auerswald
Associate Professor, George Mason University

Philip Auerswald is a professor of public policy at George Mason University and the cofounder and coeditor of Innovations, a quarterly journal about entrepreneurial solutions to global challenges. His most recent book is Depopulation: An Investor’s Guide to Value in the Twenty-First Century (with Joon Yun);  he is currently completing work on The Code Economy: A Forty-Thousand Year History of Algorithms and Work, which will be published by Oxford University Press in fall 2016. He leads the Global Entrepreneurship Research Network, an initiative of the Kauffman Foundation, and is the founding board chair of the National Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, an organization dedicated to using the National Mall in Washington DC as a platform to celebrate and support entrepreneurship and innovation. In parallel he is involved in initiatives related to digital property rights and peer-to-peer health services. He has blogged and written op-eds for Harvard Business Review, Forbes,The International Herald Tribune, and The San Francisco Chronicle; has been quoted in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, and Slate; and has interviewed on CBS News Sunday, NPR, and Fox, among other outlets. From 2010 to 2013 he was an an advisor to the Clinton Global Initiative, focusing on job creation and market-based solutions.