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Name: Matthew Ballard Current city: Washington, D.C. Current job: Director, Public Affairs & Crisis at Burson Cohn & Wolfe Past job: Deputy Director of Communications, U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security; Senior Associate at Glen Echo Group; Staff Assistant, The White House
Name: Jamira Burley Current city: New York, NY Current job: Head of Youth Engagement and Skills, Global Business Coalition for Education Past job: National Deputy Millennial Vote Director: Hillary For America
Name: Steve Taylor Current city: Washington, DC Current job: General Manager, Mid-Atlantic at Lyft Past job: Managing Director at District Ventures; Management Consultant at PwC and PRTM; Lieutenant at US Navy
Name: Bishop Garrison Current city: Arlington, VA Current job: Interim Executive Director, Truman National Security Project and Truman Center for National Policy Past job: Deputy Foreign Policy Adviser, Hillary for America; Various National Security Positions in the Obama Administration; former Army Officer and Iraq War Veteran
Name: Vivian Graubard Current city: Los Angeles, CA Current job: Director of Strategy for Public Interest Technology, New America Past job: Senior Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer and founding member of the U.S. Digital Service (USDS)
Name: Jonathan Spalter Current city: Washington, DC Current job: President and CEO, USTelecom - The Broadband Association Past job: Chair, Mobile Future; Associate Director and CIO, U.S. Information Agency; CEO, Snocap
Name: Jessica Nigro Current city: Washington, DC Current job: General Manager and Head of Technology & Innovation Policy, Daimler Past job: Various positions within Daimler (in Washington and Stuttgart, Germany), Director of Programs at US Chamber of Commerce, Public Affairs at Dept. of Homeland Security
Name: Chul Yim Current city: Mission District, San Francisco Current job: Head of State & Local Government, Education, and Public Healthcare, Zimperium Past job: Director of Business Development, US SLED, FireEye
Name: Justin Erlich Current city: San Francisco, CA Current job: VP of Strategy, Policy & Legal at Voyage Past job: Head of Policy, Autonomous Vehicles & Urban Aviation at Uber / Special Assistant Attorney General at the California Attorney General’s Office
Name: Rob Grant Current city: Pittsburgh, PA Current job: Vice President of Government Affairs at Cruise Automation Past job: Head of Government Relations at Aurora; Senior Director of Global Public Policy at Lyft
Name: Camille Stewart Current city: Washington, DC Current job: Manager, Cyber Risk & Emerging Technologies at Deloitte Past job: Senior Policy Advisor for Cyber, Infrastructure, & Resilience Policy at DHS in the Obama Administration
Name: Chris Massey Current city: Washington, DC Current job: Head of Global Government Relations & Policy at Square Past job: Led government relations and business development at Zenefits and Lyft. Founded State & Local Impact & more.