Director of Data and Technology
Director of Data and Technology, The Rockefeller Foundation
Kevin O’Neil is Director of Data and Technology at The Rockefeller Foundation, where he leads the Foundation’s work on digital public goods, government use of technology, and frontier topics. Kevin previously led a Rockefeller Foundation team that researched and developed new Foundation initiatives and provided evidence for major strategic decisions across the Foundation’s portfolio. Kevin has been a research fellow at the University of Cape Town, a fellow of the Thomas J. Watson Foundation, and a policy analyst at the Migration Policy Institute, and served as a firefighter on four continents. He holds a Ph.D. in Population Science and Public Affairs from Princeton University and a BA in Economics from Swarthmore College.