Chloe Kontos

Executive Director
National Science and Technology Council, Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House


Ms. Chloe Kontos is the Executive Director of the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) in the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). The NSTC is a White House council charged with establishing clear national goals for Federal Science and Technology (S&T) investments, coordinating the S&T policy-making process across the Federal Government, and ensuring that S&T policy decisions and programs are consistent with the President’s stated goals. As the Executive Director, Chloe oversees the day-to-day operations of the NSTC and its 40+ committees and sub-groups.
In her previous role, Chloe served as a Senior Policy Analyst in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Executive Office of the President from October 2015 - 2017. Chloe’s roles and responsibilities at OMB directly supported federal management and oversight of information technology —an $80B portfolio— by the Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer (OFCIO) and the Federal CIO Council (CIOC).
Chloe is a native of North Carolina and a 2009 graduate of the University of Virginia where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics. Chloe was named a 2017 Fed-100 Award winner, presented by 1105 Media to government, industry and academic leaders who have gone above and beyond to make a real difference in the way technology was bought, managed and used in the federal IT community. Chloe is married to Jonathan Hamburg, a Data Scientist with the Federal Reserve Board. Chloe and Jonathan reside in the District of Columbia with their rescue dog, Oso, which Chloe adopted during her Peace Corps Service in the Dominican Republic.

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