Michael Kratsios

Michael Kratsios

Deputy CTO, Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House

Michael Kratsios advises the President on a broad range of technology policy issues and drives U.S. technology priorities and strategic initiatives.

Under his leadership, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy encourages the development of emerging technologies in the United States, empowers American companies to commercialize and adopt new technologies, and improves and expands access to the tools necessary for Americans to succeed in the 21st century economy. His office is also responsible for aligning the development of new technologies with the Administration’s priorities, including standing up for the American worker, defending American innovations abroad, and protecting the safety and security of the American people.

Mr. Kratsios has served as U.S. Head of Delegation at several international fora, including the G7 Technology and Innovation Ministerial Meetings in Italy and Canada and the G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting in Argentina.

Prior to joining the White House, Michael was a Principal at Thiel Capital, where he invested in and advised technology companies. Michael graduated from Princeton University and served as a Visiting Scholar at Beijing’s Tsinghua University.

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