Ian Tang was born in New Territories, Hong Kong in July 1995. His family moved to Scottsdale, Arizona, USA in August 2000, where he grew up.
In addition to his academic achievements and aspirations, as well as his other extracurricular activties, Ian is also an Eagle Scout, the highest award the Boy Scouts of America grants to just 6% of its participants.
Currently, Ian is Presidential Fellow at The George Washington University in Washington DC, pursuing his Master in Public Policy. He hopes to shape the future by playing a role in the crossroads between public policy and technology.
Ian not only cares deeply about the technologies that are making the world a better and more open place, but also is passionate about sharing the stories of organizations to demonstrate why the work they do matters for the world. At Google, Tesla and others, his role included using analytics, data and brand values to consistently, creatively and strategically engage audiences with messages that resonated. Using his expertise in building unparalleled customer experiences, he strives to help companies connect with their audiences and bring stakeholders together to start conversation.
Most importantly, Letitia, his shih-tzu, is the one thing he loves the most.
Every day, Ian strives to live by the eight values that he has self-defined since 2013. Descriptions of each of these values and each means to him can be found below using each button.