Mac Milin Kiran
Mac Milin Kiran (he/him) is a Student Analyst at Georgetown University’s Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation, where he works on the State Chief Data Officers (CDOs) project. He engages with network participants, conducts research, and delivers compelling public-facing content.
He is currently a second-year graduate student in the Communication, Culture, and Technology program at the Georgetown Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. Mac’s academic interests revolve around the intersection of democracy and technology, with a focus on data protection and privacy, AI governance, and their societal implications.
In addition to his role at the Beeck Center, Mac serves as a Fritz Research Fellow at Georgetown Tech & Society, immersing himself in understanding the social impact of technology. His commitment to driving collaborative efforts is evident in his successful organization of the inaugural tech policy “Ideathon” at Georgetown. This groundbreaking event brought together the Georgetown Tech Policy Initiative, Tech & Public Policy Program, and Sciences Po, Paris, fostering innovative solutions to pressing technology policy challenges.
Mac’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with a minor in Public Policy and Global Affairs from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. During his time in Singapore, he gained valuable professional experience in corporate research, data journalism, and public relations.
With a diverse skill set, an unwavering dedication to social impact, and a passion for technology and policy, Mac Milin Kiran is poised to make significant contributions in the fields of democracy, technology, and social innovation.