After three decades of his own successful entrepreneur work, Prof. Caslin is recognized as a respected entrepreneur practitioner, faculty member and Social Entrepreneurship thought leader through his work as co-founder and CEO of NFTE and his education and leadership roles with Babson College, Babson Global, Investor’s Circle, Rising Tide Capital, SJF Institute, STRIVE, CUNY-Baruch College-Zicklin Business School, The Fund for American Studies, and Urgent VC, LLC, among others, as well as a member on numerous for and nonprofit boards. Mike holds a B.A. in Economics & Political Science from Manhattanville College and an MBA, with a concentration in Entrepreneurship from Babson College F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business. He founded Kingston-based GCSEN as a means of better-centering social entrepreneur start-ups within the Hudson Valley.