Greg Autry is an educator, writer and serial technology entrepreneur. He publishes on entrepreneurship, economics, trade policy and New Space. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Entrepreneurship with the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, where he teaches small business management and technology entrepreneurship. Dr. Autry’s research is focused on innovation policy and the influences of government on entrepreneurial environments.
Dr. Autry holds a BA in history from Cal Poly Pomona as well as an MBA and a PhD (public policy and econ) from the Merage School of Business at UC Irvine. He serves on the board of the American Jobs Alliance and as Senior Economist with the Coalition for a Prosperous America, non-profit organizations dedicated to restoring America’s strength through trade reform and practical industrial policy. Dr. Autry’s opinions have been published in major news outlets including the San Francisco Chronicle, LA Times, Washington Times, Wall Street Journal and SpaceNews. He is a regular Forbes Contributor.
Dr. Autry is a firm believer in humankind’s future in the solar system. He has been conducting research in the commercial space industry since 2003. He has also been a significant advocate of New Space, the emerging competitive commercial space industry. Dr. Autry writes and comments regularly on space topics and serves on the editorial board of the New Space Journal.
Dr. Autry is the co-author, with Dr. Peter Navarro, of the book Death by China and a producer on the documentary film, Death by China, directed by Navarro and narrated by Martin Sheen. Dr. Autry is a vocal critic of the U.S. appeasement of state dominated economies and totalitarian regimes, particularly the Communist Party of China. He is an unabashed advocate for global human rights and for exporting the American model of economic and individual liberty.
Dr. Autry has testified to the U.S. Congress on two occasions and has presented at the Canadian Parliament. He has spoken at the Heritage Foundation, the National Association of Business Economists, The National Press Club, the AIAA Space conference and the California Democratic Party Convention. He also speaks at conferences on space, security, investments and at corporate events.
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