Tim Kane is a senior scholar in Research and Policy at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. He is co-author of the Kauffman Foundation’s Growthology blog, which covers economic growth research and policy. Prior to joining the Kauffman Foundation, Kane was a director and research fellow for The Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC, where he was the lead author and editor of the Heritage/Wall Street Journal Index of Economic Freedom. Previously, Kane was a visiting assistant professor at Occidental College, where he developed a course on entrepreneurial economics. In addition, he co-founded enonymous.com with venture funding, an Internet firm that was recognized as San Diego’s 1999 software startup of the year. He was also the founder and chairman of Neocor Tech LLC. Previously, Kane served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force.