Haley Van Dyck
The Haley Van Dyck talk explains how the startup she co-founded is radically disrupting the way the US government is delivering digital services. The speaker is the co-founder at US Digital Service at the White House, or USDS. The thought leader has been involved in President Obama's technology team since his 2008 campaign, as mentioned in the Haley Van Dyck talk. There, she developed the first Presidential mobile campaign ever, using text messaging to connect with voters. After the election she served on the Presidential Transition Team and has since been involved in the creation of many technological initiatives as Senior Technology Advisor. Previously she held Director positions at USAID and the Federal Communications Commission as well.
She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with bachelor degrees in communications tech and international relations.