Deputy Chief Technology Officer, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Alexander Macgillivray, also known as “amac,” is the US Deputy Chief Technology Officer. Prior to joining the federal government, Mr. Macgillivray had a variety of roles at Twitter, including General Counsel, head of Public Policy, Corporate Development, Communications, and Trust & Safety. Prior to Twitter, Mr. Macgillivray was Deputy General Counsel for Products and IP at Google and a litigator with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. He received his J.D. from Harvard Law School and is an affiliate at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society. He tweets, blogs, bakes bread, and sometimes codes.