Jas Johl

Board Member

Jasdeep Johl is an Indian American writer and researcher. She has authored two collections of experimental short fiction, and has contributed to TIME, NPR, Newsweek, and The Failed Novelists Society Anthology, amongst others. She is currently a visiting policy fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford, where her work focuses on digital identity, privacy, and emerging technology.

Jas served as a senior advisor in government to Mayor Michael Tubbs of Stockton, CA, directed the creation and launch of a crowdfunding platform and program for UC Berkeley, and led interdisciplinary teams on information-security projects at top global technology companies including Amazon, Salesforce, and Hewlett Packard.

Jas received a BA in rhetoric (with honors) and a BA in political theory from the University of California, Berkeley, and completed her MSc in comparative social policy from Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University.