Announcing the 2022-2023 Class of Technology and Public Purpose Fellows

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School is pleased to announce its third cohort of Technology and Public Purpose (TAPP) Fellows. This year's cohort comprises five fellows from across private and public sectors, including technology, public policy, biotechnology, and more. The fellows will spend 9 months in-residence at Harvard University engaging with a range of experts to provide independent and rigorous analysis on some of today's most pressing challenges regarding technology and society.

Meet the TAPP 2021-22 Fellowship Cohort:

Luca Giani

Luca Giani brings years of experience at the intersection of Business and Government, with a focus on Biotech Entrepreneurship, Finance and Management, and Diplomacy. Luca was on the founding team of a medical device startup focused on snoring and sleep apnea, and he later co-founded Innbiotec Pharma and Ilios Therapeutics – biotech companies that commercialize IP and novel molecules from universities and internal labs research, creating novel therapies for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Sarah Hubbard 

Sarah Hubbard is a product leader and strategist with a focus on building emerging technologies at scale. As a Senior Product Manager, Sarah has led various cross-functional teams building products in artificial intelligence and machine learning, mixed reality, Azure IoT, and new intelligent devices at both Apple and Microsoft. She has a passion for human-centered design, building communities, and guiding the ethical and equitable use of technology in society.

Conrad Kramer

Conrad Kramer builds open source software for the betterment of society. Previously, he helped lead the development of the Shortcuts app, which Apple acquired in 2014 from a startup he co-founded called Workflow.

Kevin Parker

Kevin Parker most recently served as research faculty with Georgetown University’s Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation and fellow with New America’s New Practice Lab.


Helena Rong

Helena Rong is an interdisciplinary designer and urbanist whose work lies at the intersection of digital technology, collective intelligence, and architecture and urbanism. Rong is currently pursuing a PhD in Urban Planning at Columbia University, where her research focuses on the role of digital technology in urban design and governance. 

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