Doug Rand served in the Obama White House for over six years as the Assistant Director for Entrepreneurship at the Office of Science and Technology Policy, where his work focused on the Startup America initiative and efforts to promote entrepreneurship across the United States. Since leaving the White House, he co-founded Boundless, a new tech startup dedicated to empowering immigrants, which by July 2017 had raised a $3.5M seed round. Based in Washington DC as President/Co-Founder of Boundless, he remains and focused on strategy, partnerships, legal matters, and policy priority areas.
Prior to working at the White House, Doug served as co-founder and CEO of the innovative publishing company Playscripts, Inc., as well as a co-founder of the review aggregator StageGrade. He is a graduate of Yale Law School and the Yale School of Management, and received Master’s and undergraduate degrees from Harvard, where he studied evolutionary biology. As a writer, Doug’s plays have been performed worldwide, and he has published numerous articles covering subjects from theater economics to electoral politics to insect evolution.