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Scott Issen

Co-Founder and CEO, Future Founders
Scott Issen is Co-Founder & CEO of Future Founders, an organization that seeds diverse founders into the entrepreneurial ecosystem and has served 35,000+ youth in Chicago and across the country. Previously, Scott was Managing Director at the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center, which now runs 1871, and mentored high-growth entrepreneurs. Scott has nearly 20 years of experience in entrepreneurship, leadership, fundraising and youth programs. Scott is an Emeritus Board Member for Mishkan Chicago, and is a member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and The Economic Club of Chicago. He graduated magna cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis and was named to Crain’s “40 Under 40" list.