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Michael Kratsios

  • Age
    32
  • Title
    U.S. Chief Technology Officer Designate
  • Company
    White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Industry: Politics

Kratsios is President Trump’s nominee for chief technology officer of the U.S. Kratsios got his start studying political science with minors in political economy and Hellenic studies at Princeton University. Then he continued his education under the wing of Peter Thiel, the billionaire contrarian investor and early Trump supporter. Kratsios, who once interned for Sen. Lindsey Graham, hails from the world of venture capital, an industry that concerns itself with the future. Now he is helping the administration think through its policies on the so-called industries of the future, such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and 5G networking.

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List Debut
2019