Deputy Assistant to the President and the Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer
Michael is a Deputy Assistant to the President and the Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer. He advises the White House on a broad range of technology priorities, and through his leadership at the Office of Science and Technology Policy he helps drive U.S. technology policies and strategic initiatives. In this capacity he helps encourage the development of emerging technologies in America, empower U.S. companies to commercialize and adopt new technologies, and improve and expand access to the tools necessary for Americans to succeed in the 21st century economy.
His office is also responsible for aligning the development of new technologies with Administration’s priorities, including standing up for the American worker, promoting innovation, defending American innovations abroad, fostering a more open government, and protecting national security.
Prior to joining the White House, Michael invested in and advised technology startups in Silicon Valley. Michael graduated from Princeton University and served as a Visiting Scholar at Beijing’s Tsinghua University.