Speaker

Tom Kalil

Deputy Director, Technology and Innovation, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Tom Kalil is the Deputy Director for Technology and Innovation for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and Senior Advisor for Science, Technology and Innovation for the National Economic Council. In this role, Tom serves as a senior White House staffer charged with coordinating the government’s technology and innovation agenda. Prior to serving in the Obama Administration, Tom was Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Science and Technology at the University of California, Berkeley. In 2007 and 2008, Tom was Chair of the Global Health Working Group for the Clinton Global Initiative. Previously, Tom served for 8 years in the Clinton White House, ultimately as the Deputy Assistant to the President for Technology and Economic Policy, and the Deputy Director of the National Economic Council. Tom received a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and completed graduate work at Tufts University’s Fletcher School.