Megan Brewster is a technologist who has worked at the forefront of innovation over the last 15 years across industry, government, and academia. As VP of Advanced Technology, Dr. Brewster is delivering the Internet of Every_Thing with passive RFID technology by bringing clarity and strategy to next-generation capabilities through technology development and partnerships, as well as international standards. Previously, Dr. Brewster served as the Senior Policy Analyst for Advanced Manufacturing at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, where she supported the stand-up and sustainable transition of a $3B national network of R&D hubs and coordinated numerous priority technology areas across 13 Federal agencies. Dr. Brewster earned BS from the University of Washington and PhD from MIT, both in Materials Science and Engineering, with a PhD minor in Technology and Public Policy.
The next administration should scale four existing and effective solutions that build local skills and vibrant, self-sufficient economies.