Matt Lewis is a government and tech geek who wants to help leverage technology to make the public sphere more open and efficient. He has spent much of his fellowship year working with the federal government on a Veteran specific career platform, in addition to working with the City of Philadelphia to build tools that make civic engagement easier for busy citizens. Matt has a wide array of experience in politics, business, and technology. He's worked as a marketing analyst for a digital ad agency in San Francisco, helped craft grassroots organizing strategies for the Newsom for Progress campaign, and has worked as an equity analyst for a boutique financial analysis firm. Matt graduated from Claremont McKenna College in 2009 with a degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE).