Cori Zarek

Director, Digital Service Collaborative, Georgtown University, Beeck Center Social Impact + Innovation, Washington D. C., USA


Cori Zarek works on technology and policy projects to help governments better serve the public. She is the Director of the Digital Service Collaborative at the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation at Georgetown University. From 2013-2017 at the White House, Cori advised the U.S. Chief Technology Officer in building a more digital, open, and collaborative government.

Cori also led the U.S. government’s work with the Open Government Partnership. Previously, Cori was an attorney at the U.S. National Archives and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. She was a Mozilla fellow in 2017-18 and has consulted on civic tech, tech policy, press freedom and freedom of information issues around the world.