Head of Human Services Portfolio

Elizabeth Ayer is the Director of the Human Services Portfolio at 18F, part of the U.S. Federal Government’s Technology Transformation Services. She leads a cross-functional team that supports federal partners to deliver human-centered public benefits technology.

Before becoming a public servant, Elizabeth led a team of product managers to build database tooling at Redgate, a mid-sized British company. While there, she studied and spoke extensively on empowered technical teams. She also managed products and wrote manufacturing orchestration software at Siemens PLM. Across roles and companies, her enthusiasm has steadily grown for fostering kind, inclusive teams.

Summits Attended: 2020 Debug

Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.