Greg Malkin

Founder, Young Entrepreneur Institute


Greg started his first business in college, a specialty advertising company. In 1983, Greg
Malkin founded Technical Software, Inc. and served as its president until selling it to a
public company in 2000. Greg was an Inc. Magazine Entrepreneur of the year Finalist
and for seven years in a row his company was a CWRU Weatherhead School of
Management Top 100 Growth Company.

In 2005, Greg founded the Young Entrepreneur Institute, which focuses on K-12
entrepreneurship education. YEI believes that every child should understand and
experience entrepreneurship, and works with hundreds of schools and organizations in
Northeast Ohio and around the world.

Greg has won numerous awards for his work including the Teacher of the Year by the
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship; Outstanding Entrepreneurship Educator by the
Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education; National Federation of Small Business
(NFIB) Entrepreneur Educator of the Year; and the Leavey Award for Excellence in
Private Enterprise Education. Greg holds a Bachelor Degree from the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Masters Degree in Education from Ursuline College.