We are veteran policymakers with experience at the highest levels of S&T policy agenda setting. 

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Daniel Correa 


Daniel Correa is Director of the Day One Project. Prior to starting Day One, Correa served as Assistant Director for Innovation Policy at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy where he led development of President Barack Obama’s 2015 innovation strategy. A 15-year veteran of the S&T policy community,  he holds law and economics degrees from Yale University.

Joshua Schoop

Deputy Director 

Joshua Schoop is the Deputy Director for the Day One Project. Dr. Schoop has worked with various public sector and international organizations developing innovation strategies, conducting mixed methods program and impact evaluations, and researching and developing innovation policy. He holds a MS and PhD in International Development from Tulane Law School.

Andrew Sosanya

Policy Analyst

Andrew Sosanya is a Policy Analyst for the Day One Project. Prior to joining the team, he conducted astrophysics research as a fellow at Caltech and had worked as a business analyst intern within Spencer Stuart’s technology and biotechnology practices. Andrew grew up in Newark, NJ and holds a B.A in Physics and Artificial Intelligence from Dartmouth College.

Loully Saney

Policy & Strategic Communications Advisor

Loully Saney is Policy & Strategic Communications Advisor for the Day One Project. Prior, she worked as Deputy Press Secretary for U.S. Senator Tim Kaine. As a congressional staffer, she participated in fellowships with the Wilson Center and Hoover Institution at Stanford University focused on foreign and economic policy. While still in college, Loully interned at the White House National Economic Council, Office of Science & Technology Policy, and U.S. Department of State. Loully is a graduate of Princeton University where she studied Politics and received certificates in Near Eastern Studies and History & the Practice of Diplomacy.  

Erik Martin 

Senior Advisor 

Erik Nikolaus Martin is a Policy Advisor for the Day One Project. He previously has served as a Policy Advisor at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and was Senior Education Program Manager at He is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, and has a Masters in Social Science of the Internet from the University of Oxford where he studied as a Clarendon Scholar.

Erin Szulman 


Erin Szulman is a Project Advisor for the Day One Project. Erin helped shape science and technology policy, serving in a variety of roles at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Department of Energy. She is currently the Director of Performance Improvement and Internal Operations at EVgo. She holds a bachelor's degree from Cornell University in Government and Science & Technology Studies.

Ali Nouri 

Senior Advisor 

Dr. Ali Nouri is a Senior Advisor for the Day One Project. He currently serves as the President of the Federation of American Scientists.  Prior to joining FAS, Ali was the legislative director and national security advisor to U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-MN), overseeing the work of the Senator’s legislative team. Dr. Nouri holds a B.A. in Biology from Reed College and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Princeton University.

Ray Boyle


Ray Boyle is a Project Advisor to Day One Project. Prior to joining the team, she worked as an Inclusive Innovation Specialist with the UNDP across Eastern Europe and Central Asia helping capital cities across the region mainstream innovative approaches at the intersections of governance, technology, finance, and resident participation. She holds a bachelor's degree in International Relations from Rutgers University and is a master's candidate in City Planning at UC Berkeley. 

Priscilla Guo

Project Advisor 

Priscilla Guo is a Project Advisor to the Day One Project. She previously worked on policy at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She has an MS in Global Affairs from Tsinghua, MSc in the Social Science of the Internet from Oxford, and a B.A. in Technology, Policy, and Society from Harvard University.  

Zain Ahmad

Policy Advisor 

Zain Ahmad is a Policy Advisor to the Day One Project. Prior to joining the team, Zain worked as a corporate attorney at law firms in New York City and San Francisco advising entrepreneurs, startups, and public companies. While in law school, Zain served as a law clerk at NASA and at The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Zain holds a J.D. from Boston College Law School and a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University.

Colleen Chien


Colleen Chien is a Fellow of the Day One Project and a curator of the Day One Innovation for All and Evidence-Based Policymaking verticals. She is a Professor of Law at Santa Clara Law School where she teaches, writes, and mentors students. From 2013-2015 she served as Obama White House Senior Advisor for Intellectual Property and Innovation. She lives in Oakland with her husband, two sons, and pet bunny.

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