Warren Mosler (born September 18, 1949) is an American economist, hedge fund founder, engineer, professional automotive designer, and politician. He was the founder of Mosler Automotive and a co-founder of the Center for Full Employment And Price Stability at University of Missouri-Kansas City. Mosler is a proponent and research financier of post-Keynesian Modern Monetary Theory. He was awarded a Doctor h.c. by the Franklin University Switzerland, and in 2014 was appointed Visiting Professor at the University of Bergamo, Italy. Mosler has run as an independent for multiple offices including: United States president, a delegate to congress three times, and lieutenant governor. In 2018, he ran unsuccessfully for governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands as an independent.