Mike Green is a New York Times Leadership Academy Fellow and an award-winning print and digital-media journalist. He also is the founder of the Saving America's Black Boys National Campaign and co-founder of the America21 Project, a nationally networked enterprise dedicated to changing the economic narrative across urban America, promoting inclusive competitiveness frameworks and connecting economically disconnected communities to local innovation ecosystems and opportunity.

Green is a blogger for the Huffington Post and public speaker on issues including science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, entrepreneurship, access to capital and related issues impacting the global innovation economy.