Ann Lewis is the Chief Technology Officer of Next Street. Ann Lewis was previously Senior Advisor for Technology and Delivery to the administrator at the US Small Business Administration, where she worked on technical strategy and service delivery for ARP programs, technology modernization and capacity building, and the many places where policy implementation intersects with technology.

Ann is a tech industry veteran with deep expertise in cloud architecture, full-stack software development, distributed systems scaling, and cyber security. Ann started her career as an early software engineer at Amazon, when Amazon was still a small business. Ann subsequently worked as a software engineer and technical leader at startups, consulting companies, and edtech companies, and from 2015-2021 Ann was the CTO of MoveOn, where she built the in-house tech team and helped the organization build and scale up core infrastructure.

Ann is passionate about helping decision makers better understand technology, and making technical systems actually work for the people these systems serve. Ann is based in DC, and holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.

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Ann Lewis is the Chief Technology Officer of Next Street. Ann was previously Senior Advisor for Technology and Delivery to the administrator at the US Small Business Administration, and previously CTO of MoveOn. She is a tech industry veteran passionate about shipping great products, building great teams, and using tech as a force for good.

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Ann Lewis is the Chief Technology Officer of Next Street. Ann Lewis was previously Senior Advisor for Technology and Delivery to the administrator at the US Small Business Administration, where she worked on technical strategy and service delivery for ARP programs, technology modernization and capacity building, and the many places where policy implementation intersects with technology.

Ann is a tech industry veteran with deep expertise in cloud architecture, full-stack software development, distributed systems scaling, and cyber security. Ann started her career as an early software engineer at Amazon, when Amazon was still a small business. Ann subsequently worked as a software engineer and technical leader at startups, consulting companies, and edtech companies, and from 2015-2021 Ann was the CTO of MoveOn, where she built the in-house tech team and helped the organization build and scale up core infrastructure.

Ann is passionate about shipping great products, building great teams, and using tech as a force for good. Ann is based in DC, and holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.

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