Thomas Kalil is Deputy Director for Policy of the Office of Science and Technology Policy and Senior Advisor for science, technology and innovation of the National Economic Council. Kalil previously served as the Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Science and Technology at UC Berkeley, where he was charged with developing major new multi-disciplinary research and education initiatives at the intersection of information technology, nanotechnology, microsystems, and biology. He also helped develop a broad range of partnerships between 2 of the California Institutes of Science and Innovation (Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society, California Institute for Bioengineering, Biotechnology and Quantitative Biomedical Research) and potential stakeholders in industry, government, foundations, and non-profits.
Previously, Thomas Kalil served as the Deputy Assistant to President Clinton for Technology and Economic Policy, and the Deputy Director of the White House National Economic Council. He was the NEC’s “point person” on a wide range of technology and telecommunications issues, such as the liberalization of