Nick is a Senior Advisor at Insight Partners, a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies. Founded in 1995, Insight Partners has invested in more than 300 growth-stage software and internet companies. Nick serves on the board of directors of LeoLabs, Hawkeye360, Rebellion Defense, and Shift5. Nick is also an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and a Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center.
Previously, Nick was U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer in the Obama White House. Nick led President Obama’s Open Data Initiatives, co-led the Open Government Initiative, and helped start the Presidential Innovation Fellow program. Prior, Nick played a key role in crafting the National Broadband Plan at the FCC.
Recently, Nick helped found the U.S. Digital Corps, a new two-year federal fellowship for early-career technologists, launched in the summer of 2021.