Zachary Katz joined Recidiviz in February 2020 as its first State Engagement Manager. Previously, he held senior strategy and product analytics roles at Scentbird and Oliver, two New York-based tech startups, but began his career managing cross-portfolio strategy and launching new cancer medicines for Genentech. Besides volunteering with the SF LGBT Center and the GLBT Historical Society Museum, Zak enjoys creative writing, practicing cello, and learning languages, from Mandarin to Python. He holds an A.B. summa cum laude in History of Science, Biochemistry, and English Literature from Harvard College and an M.Phil. with Distinction from a joint program in Biotechnology and Economics at the University of Cambridge.