President and Co-Founder of Michigan Future Inc. in Ann Arbor. Michigan Future is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that strives to better position Michigan in a knowledge-driven economy. Its work is funded by Michigan foundations and includes reports chronicling the state’s transition. Glazer is heading efforts to organize leadership to implement a new agenda for a knowledge-based Michigan. Working in partnership with the Ferndale Public Schools and Lawrence Technological University, he has helped create University High School, designed to connect students to good-paying careers in the automotive industry. With Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit he is launching an innovative system for reducing chronic unemployment. Prior to Michigan Future, Glazer served as deputy director of the Michigan Department of Commerce during the Blanchard administration. He received a bachelor’s degree in history and master’s degree in urban planning from the University of Michigan.