Ann Mei Chang

Ann Mei Chang is the chief innovation officer at the U.S. Agency for International Development and executive director of the U.S. Global Development Lab. The Lab is the newest bureau at USAID and aims to transform global development through science, technology, innovation, and partnerships. Prior to USAID, Ann Mei was the chief innovation officer at Mercy Corps, an international NGO. She also served as the senior adviser for women and technology in the Secretary's Office of Global Women's Issues at the U.S. Department of State. In addition to her work in the public sector, Ann Mei has more than 20 years of engineering and leadership experience in Silicon Valley.