“When I started working in the civic tech space — and I’ve seen this again and again with our volunteers who have been through similar journeys — I saw that the work that I did helped folks stay in their homes because they were able to access emergency rental assistance or access unemployment insurance easier. It just really changed the game for me.”

- Jess Watson, co-founder at US Digital Response
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(Re-posting an after moving instances.) Most recently, I was California’s Chief Technology Innovation Officer, where I led the Office of Digital Services.

Before that, I spent 13+ years at Google (first in BD, then a PM on Blogger, Google+, and YouTube, then at Google Ventures). I'm currently working on what's next, probably at the intersection of tech and government.

Particularly interested in and , and am loving learning about and the .

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