Co-Founder, U.S. Digital Corps
General Services Administration - U.S. Digital Corps
Chris Kuang is the co-founder of the U.S. Digital Corps, a new two-year fellowship recruiting early-career technologists to contribute to high-impact efforts across the federal government, including coronavirus response, economic recovery, cybersecurity, and streamlining government services. The U.S. Digital Corps was launched in partnership with the White House and other federal agencies and is hosted by the U.S. General Services Administration Technology Transformation Services.
Prior to the Digital Corps, Chris co-founded and led Coding it Forward, a nonprofit by and for students creating opportunities and pathways into public interest and civic technology. He helped start and oversee the Civic Digital Fellowship, which has placed over 300 technology students in meaningful public service experiences at a dozen federal agencies, and helped expand Coding it Forward’s internship offerings to state and local governments. He has also served as a Research Assistant for the Technology and Public Purpose (TAPP) Project at Harvard Kennedy School, where he co-authored a report on science and technology policy capacity in the United States Congress. Chris is a graduate of Harvard College, where he studied Economics and Mathematics and was named a Presidential Public Service Fellow.