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Eddie Hartwig

Deputy Administrator

Eddie currently serves as Deputy Administrator of the United States Digital Service (USDS). Following the failure and successful rebuild of in 2013, USDS was established to protect and modernize our nation’s most critical public-facing services. Since 2014, USDS has worked on more than 100 different projects across 15+ federal agencies, as seen in their latest Impact Report.

Prior to USDS, Eddie served as advisor and speechwriter to the U.S. Ambassador to Austria. While in Austria, he also founded and directed Elevate Entrepreneurship, a grassroots movement to improve and grow Austria’s innovation economy. Eddie is a former Foreign Service Officer with the Department of State who has served abroad in the Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, and Austria. He began his professional career as a public defender in Massachusetts, defending indigent clients against the prospect of life in prison.