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Erie Meyer

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Founding Member - U.S. Digital Service, Executive Office of the President

Erie Meyer is Administrator of the U.S. Digital Service, launched in August 2014 within the Executive Office of the President, aimed at helping agencies improve the digital experiences citizens and businesses have with government. Meyer is an outspoken advocate for using technology to enhance public services.

Prior to her current position, Meyer was Senior Advisor to the U.S. chief technology officer, at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, where she worked on the President's Open Data Initiatives.

Before joining the White House, Erie worked at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), where she was a member of the founding Tech + Innovation Team. She helped to develop and launch a system to collect consumer complaints about financial products and services, such as students loans and credit reporting, and then to publish the complaint data ( Why Banks Are Scrambling To Hear Your Complaints). She also served as Editorial Director of the Digital Team, leading strategy to increase citizen participation in developing consumer finance regulations and to connect the public with better information about their rights as consumers.

She also launched the first open source website for Ohio's state government, led user research, and stood up a digital team in the Ohio Attorney General's office at the time. She has also been part of the strategy team at Blue State Digital, working on student loan issues for Senator Ted Kennedy and campaigns like She Should Run, a nonpartisan effort to get more women in elected office.

Erie is a co-founder of Tech Ladymafia, a group of women living everywhere from San Francisco to Shenzhen, China, working on anything from DIY circuit boards to theoretical physics. She was recently named one of Forbes' 2014 "30 under 30" for technology.

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