Philip Gaskin is the vice president of Entrepreneurship of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where he is responsible for leading the Foundation’s comprehensive entrepreneurship portfolio – including grantmaking, operating programs, convening, research, and policy. Gaskin is charged with leading the team of more than 30 associates and providing vision, strategic thinking, and thought leadership to scale and deepen the impact of the Foundation’s entrepreneurship strategy.
Previously, Gaskin served as campaign director for national candidates, including Cory Booker for U.S. Senate and President Barack Obama, directing efforts in Pennsylvania for Obama for America. In these roles, he built and scaled grassroots ecosystems of volunteers who delivered historic results, aligning community, city, and state leaders to support policy initiatives.
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