USC Cinematic Arts

The scope of Puneet's role at the White House includes leveraging science & technology to: address connectivity deserts across America and abroad, counter violent extremism, expand opportunity for refugees and other marginalized communities, and scale the work of heroic women and men driving forward systems solutions. In her previous life in the private sector, Puneet was the Program Director for Solve for X at Google[x] - Google's stealth moonshot laboratory focused on developing technologies that could positively impact billions of people. Prior to her time at Google, she worked as a Portfolio Analyst at Goldman Sachs, where she was part of the founding team that introduced a framework to identify structurally-advantaged companies poised to disrupt their industries over the next 15-20 years. She served on the Board of Directors for Colin Powell's non-profit - America's Promise, co-founded an NGO called Freedom's Answer, and co-authored a book on civic activism under the same title. Puneet received her BSc and MSc from Oxford University.