Evan Burfield is an entrepreneur, investor, successful author and regulatory hacker. He is the founder of four companies including 1776 and has helped build startup ecosystems on six continents (and in over 50 American cities).
His career has been shaped by the belief that innovative startups can drive inclusive economic growth, improve the lives of citizens and solve important problems in complex, highly regulated industries such as healthcare, energy, financial services and education.
Evan is a frequent speaker and leading thinker on the intersection between startup disruption and public policy. In his book “Regulatory Hacking: A Playbook for Startups” he shared his nuanced and strategic approach to successfully navigating complex markets and producing win-win outcomes for citizens, policymakers and business leaders. Inc. magazine named it one of “the 10 Best Business Books of 2018.”