Mike Green is a co-founder of ScaleUp Partners LLC, which has a commitment to the Clinton Global Initiative High Growth Entrepreneurship Working Group through its brand, ScaleUp America.
Mr. Green is a New York Times Leadership Academy Fellow, award-winning print and digital journalist with 18 years experience, and former leading digital media innovations strategist for Dow Jones Local Media Group. As a leading national voice on issues related to STEAM-powered education and economic competitiveness in the Innovation Economy, Mr. Green has been a consultant to educational, governmental and nonprofit institutions on issues of economic inclusion in the innovation economy.
As a member of the Clinton Global Initiative High-Growth Entrepreneurship Working Group, Mr. Green led a team from the Oregon Governor’s office in a successful pitch of a national ScaleUp America Campaign that attracted the interest and support of the CGI working group. ScaleUp America became one of five official commitments emerging from the group and is managed as a brand under ScaleUp Partners, LLC.
As a national writer, Mr. Green is a columnist for Oregon Business magazine, Governing Institute and the Huffington Post. He has also contributed to numerous national media, including NPR, PBS, The Washington Post, Entrepreneur magazine, Black Enterprise magazine and others.
Mr. Green has been invited to speak at numerous national, regional and local events, including SXSWedu (2013 & 2014); Bill & Melinda Gates Symposium, Black Enterprise Entrepreneurship Conference; Puget Sound Region Economic Solutions Summit; HBCU Innovation Summit at Stanford University, Council on Foundations, State Science Technology Institute (SSTI), SBIR/STTR National Conference, Urban League Young Professionals and other platforms focused on education and economic development of inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems.