Ian Hathaway is an analyst, strategic advisor, writer, and entrepreneur. He works with leading organizations to solve complex problems, produce data-driven insights, develop new products, and shape competitive strategies. In addition to his research and advisory work, Ian has launched new ventures, helped young organizations get off the ground, and worked with established firms to expand into new markets.
Ian co-authored The Startup Community Way, a book on entrepreneurial ecosystems published in July 2020. Ian is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, co-founder and board member at the Center for American Entrepreneurship, and has been an economist at the United States Federal Reserve Bank and World Trade Organization. Currently, he leads product development for ecosystem advisory at Techstars, where he works with entrepreneurs and community leaders around the world to support their path towards building better ecosystems.