Christine Keung

Christine Keung is the Chief Data Officer of the City of San Jose, and a 2020-21 Harvard Business School Leadership Fellow. At the start of the pandemic, she joined a COVID-19 task force within the US Small Business Administration to improve access to the Paycheck Protection Program. Christine began her professional career as an early member of Dropbox’s security team and was later made Chief of Staff, serving as the operational lead of the company’s legal, policy, and security branch. She was also Head of Business Operations at Fountain, a growth-stage AI/ML startup, where she led the company through data regulation changes like the European Union’s GDPR and the US Privacy Shield. As a 2014-15 US Department of State Fulbright Scholar, Christine restored a watershed in rural Western China. Her development work has garnered funding and recognition from National Geographic, World Health Organization, and the United Nations. She is the youngest person to win the Rolex Awards for Enterprise and in 2017, was recognized as a Next Generation Leader by TIME Magazine. Christine earned her BA in Economics at Wellesley College and her MBA at Harvard Business School.