Jared Lewis is a Public Policy practitioner, specializing in digital and technology access. He has worked in a range of organizations supporting policy development and implementation. He currently serves as Head of Policy for dentsu Good, an international ESG accelerator. Most recently, as a Director with HR&A, a leading public interest consulting practice, Jared led development of the National Broadband Resource Hub, an integrated platform supporting Federal, State and Municipal governments as well as leading Community Based Organizations in developing and expanding Broadband adoption programs in preparation for the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
Previously, Jared worked as a Global Program Manager for Airbnb where he led a global user education and mobilization program in nine countries including: US, Japan, Australia, Brazil, South Africa, UK, Japan, Germany and Ireland. His work helped to re-establish the organization’s user engagement model that has served as the reconstitution of the Policy/ Comms mobilization activities from political advocacy to community engagement and local community development.
Jared holds a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Chicago and recently completed a tour on Capitol Hill as the first Congressman John Lewis Social Justice Fellow for Science and Technology where he worked to develop the Technology Equity Agenda and a strategic plan to guide the Congressional Black Caucus TECH2025 Initiative policy development over the next five years.
Jared serves as the Executive Vice Chair and the Co-Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee at Howard Brown Health, a top five Federally Qualified Healthcare Center serving LGBTQ patients.