Travis Moore is the founder and director of TechCongress, incubated at the Open Technology Institute at New America. TechCongress is building 21st century government with technology talent through its one year Congressional Innovation Fellowship.
Moore worked on Capitol Hill for six years and was the Legislative Director for Rep. Henry A. Waxman. He founded Congress’ first digital communications fellowship and the institution’s first conference designed exclusively for Congressional staff.
Prior to his time in Congress, he worked at the United Nations Foundation, on the Obama-Biden 2008 transition team and for Senator Tom Daschle on his 2004 campaign. He holds a Master’s in Contemporary European Politics from the University of Bath (UK) and a BS in Marketing from Miami University. He spent the better part of four years after undergrad backpacking around the world and also serves as a professional development trainer for New Leaders Council. You can find him on Twitter @TravisMoore.