Vivek Viswanathan

Vivek Viswanathan

Vivek was appointed and served as a Special Advisor in the office of Governor Jerry Brown, where he managed key projects in policy areas ranging from job creation and infrastructure to health care and public safety. Vivek worked with the Governor to protect Californians from attacks coming out of Washington on our immigrants, health care, and environment. And he also helped organize the Global Climate Action Summit that Governor Brown will host in California this fall.

Vivek served as Policy Advisor to Hillary Clinton on her presidential campaign. He crafted her policy agenda to make public colleges and universities tuition-free for working families. Vivek also developed her proposal to tackle the nation’s trillion-dollar student loan portfolio and cut debt for millions of borrowers. And he pushed policies to invest in scientific research, expand opportunities for people with disabilities, and promote public service and civic engagement.