Jerry T. Chang

Office of the City Manager
East Palo Alto, CA

JERRY T. CHANG is a venture designer, engineer, and entrepreneur, focused on developing innovative projects in technology and social innovation. He is an experienced team builder who works to create alignment from diverse interests and perspectives to reach consensus. Most recently, he led the data, evaluations, and alignment team at Hayward Promise Neighborhood. He has developed projects in collaboration with Cal State East Bay, the Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs, Grove Consultants, and the SF Chamber of Commerce. Jerry is a former CORO fellow in public affairs and holds a B.S. from UC Berkeley and an M.S. in statistics and engineering/industrial management from Cal State East Bay.



East Palo Alto is working to better engage with residents, including improved access to services and elected officials, especially during the COVID-19 crisis. To assist in these efforts, FUSE Executive Fellow Jerry Chang is developing enhanced community engagement strategies and facilitating participation in the civic process using new digital platforms. Read more