Vice President of Entrepreneurship, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Victor W. Hwang is Vice President of Entrepreneurship at the Kauffman Foundation, the world’s leading foundation for entrepreneurs. Hwang leads the Foundation’s initiatives that educate entrepreneurs, support entrepreneurial programs that can scale and create impact, and invest in metropolitan areas to create vibrant ecosystems that help companies start and grow. An entrepreneur, Hwang also is an alum of the Kauffman Fellows, a leadership society for venture investors. He is co-author of the book The Rainforest: The Secret to Building the Next Silicon Valley, which explains how companies, communities and countries can foster systemic innovation at large scale.