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We are a collective of inspired people dedicated to helping others

We do this work because it is meaningful for us, for others, and for our communities. We help our partners look beyond a single feature, product, or organization and deliver better outcomes for the people they serve.

Our founders
Kat Jurick

Kat was a co-founder of the Office of Research, Behavior, Infrastructure, and Technology (ORBIT) at Space Force, the first new military branch of the Department of Defense in over 70 years. From 2018 – 2020 Kat served as Director of Design at the United States Digital Service (USDS), managing a team of more than 35 senior design professionals across all disciplines. She co-authored USDS’ playbook on how to conduct discovery sprints in government. Kat has worked on everything from Department-of- Defense-wide logistics management to a multi-billion-dollar initiative to modernize Medicare. Prior to her time in government, Kat pioneered user research at Salesforce and conducted hardware research with Microsoft working on early versions of the Surface tablet.

Eddie Hartwig

Eddie was the administrator and deputy administrator of the United States Digital Service (USDS), a technology startup inside the White House. At USDS, Eddie directed more than 100 successful projects from idea to completion, including leading roles in the White House’s COVID pandemic response, American Rescue Plan implementation, numerous improvements to Medicare, and a rebuild of the U.S. immigration system. Before USDS, Eddie was the speechwriter and senior advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to Austria. He also led an early-stage public health startup and founded a Central European economic development movement. Eddie served as a U.S. diplomat from 2006-2015 and started his professional career as a public defender in Massachusetts.