Staff

Laura Ruderman

Chief Executive Officer

Laura Ruderman most recently served as the Interim PAC Director for the Children’s Campaign Fund. Prior to that, she represented the 45th district in the State House of Representatives, where she served as the Vice Chair of the Technology, Telecommunications, and Energy Committee and was elected as the Vice Chair of her party’s caucus. She also held a variety of positions at Microsoft and has been a fundraising professional for a wide range of non-profit organizations. She has served on the boards of organizations ranging from the King County Library System Foundation to Ventures, a Seattle-based nonprofit that empowers aspiring entrepreneurs.

Jaren Walker

Program Manager

Before joining the Technology Alliance, Jaren worked for U.S. Congresswoman Suzan DelBene where she led outreach efforts for STEM education and emerging technologies. She recently graduated from the University of Washington with her Masters in Policy Studies specializing in International Data Privacy and Tech Policy. Prior to working for Congress, Jaren worked as a Gender Based Violence Program Assistant at Seattle Pacific University while she pursued her undergraduate degrees. As the newest member of the Technology Alliance, Jaren is excited to continue educating and advocating for our technology-based communities to help drive our economy forward.


 

With Special Thanks

The Technology Alliance’s long history of success would not have been possible without the dedication and contributions of:

Liz Gruber, Interim Executive Director

Rachel Klein, Interim Executive Director

Mary Beth Lambert, Interim Executive Director

Susannah Malarkey, Founding Executive Director

Carol Rava, Executive Director