As a director based in the Los Angeles office, Alex is advising state and local governments on planning, strategy, and inclusive stakeholder engagement for historic, federally-funded broadband infrastructure and digital equity initiatives.
Previously, he created and led the SF Digital Equity Initiative at the City and County of San Francisco, bringing free fiber Internet and digital skills training to low-income and public housing residents throughout the city. In this role, he also coordinated connectivity projects for the city’s pandemic response and served as staff on the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Task Force and Emerging Technology Working Group.
In the nonprofit sector, he has served in various director roles at the Asian Youth Center, overseeing operations and programs at a community-based organization serving immigrant and system-involved youth and families across Los Angeles County. He supported the organization’s expanding work in youth-led advocacy, employment, community health, restorative justice, and addressing anti-Asian hate.
Earlier in his career, Alex managed digital transformation projects internationally at the Asia Foundation and directed a college outreach project at UCLA. He holds a Master of Public Policy degree from UC Berkley’s Goldman School of Public Policy and a B.A. in Political Science from UCLA.