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Sean Greene joins the Case Foundation as the organization’s first Entrepreneur in Residence, with a background of more than 20 years as an entrepreneur and investor. Mr. Greene will help the Foundation evaluate and refine its efforts to revitalize communities by supporting entrepreneurship, and he will join Senior Fellow Sonal Shah to play a key role in the Foundation’s effort to identify new approaches to inspire, educate, and mobilize capital in the impact investing space.
Sean most recently served as Associate Administrator for Investment and Special Advisor for Innovation at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), where he was responsible for both the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) program, a growth capital program with approximately $18 billion of assets under management, as well as the Small Business Investment Research (SBIR) program, one of the government's largest innovation programs, which provides over $2 billion of R&D funding to small businesses each year. He also led SBA's efforts focused on stimulating high-growth entrepreneurship and was one of the key leaders in the Administration's Startup America initiative.
Prior to joining the SBA, Mr. Greene was the founder and CEO of Away.com, an online travel company that he sold to Orbitz. He was also a co-founder of Rock Creek Ventures and LaunchBox Digital, a seed-stage investment firm in Washington, D.C., and also served as a management consultant with McKinsey and Co. Greene holds an AB from Princeton University, an MBA from Yale’s School of Management, and was a Fulbright Scholar at the National University of Singapore.