She’s an M.I.T.-trained mechanical engineer who spent time at the secretive Google [x] lab before leading new business development for the company. Now she’s at the White House, advising the president on technology policy for the nation. We talk with Megan Smith, the new U.S. Chief Technology Officer, about bringing Silicon Valley innovation to Washington and getting more women into tech jobs.


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