Aaron Snow (he/him) is a Fellow at the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown University, where he divides his time between the Digital Service Network and the Intergovernmental Software Collaborative.
Aaron has led digital service teams for two national governments. In 2014 he co-founded and then led 18F, the US government’s in-house technology and design consultancy, and was the first Deputy Commissioner of the Technology Transformation Service. In 2018, he became the first CEO of the Government of Canada’s Canadian Digital Service. He has twice been named one of the “World’s 100 Most Influential People in Digital Government.”
Before 18F, Aaron was a 2013 Presidential Innovation Fellow. Before entering government service, he developed software and managed product development for small and large enterprises, including Microsoft, and co-founded Daring Software, building the back-end for its flagship Arro shopping app. He serves on the Advisory Boards of gov.uk and FWD50.
Aaron is an honors graduate of Harvard College and Columbia Law School. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, he is based in Kensington, MD.