Jenn Gustetic - Keynote
digitalHKS research fellow, Harvard Kennedy School,
Jenn Gustetic is a 2018-2019 digital Harvard Kennedy School research fellow. She is also currently the program executive for the Small Business Innovation Research program (SBIR) at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). She is an experienced policy entrepreneur, having served as the Assistant Director for Open Innovation at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and a leader in the federal open innovation community, having served as the program executive for prizes and challenges at NASA and co-chair of the interagency Maker working group. She has published numerous writings on innovation including in several books and journals such as Space Policy and Issues in Science and Technology. She holds a master’s degree from MIT in technology policy and a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Florida.