Maleka Momand is the Co-Founder and CEO of Esper, a policymaking software startup that helps governments create and manage public policy. Prior to Esper, she helped build Argive, a non-profit focused on researching regulatory best practices. Maleka is an advisor to the Cicero Institute and has played classical bassoon for over a decade. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Central Arkansas with a degree in political science and interdisciplinary studies.
Much has been said about the tension between private tech companies and the public sector. How do governments benefit from cutting-edge tech and economy-of-scale efficiency while avoiding platform dependency and maintaining the public trust? This candid discussion with senior executives from leading technology innovators sheds light on the careful balance of delivering to government.