Sha Hwang is COO and co-founder at Nava, a public benefit corporation working to make government services simple, effective, and accessible. Founded as a part of efforts to help fix HealthCare.gov, Nava now works on projects across Medicare, Department of Veterans Affairs, and at the state level on large efforts to improve government digital services.
A failed architect and accidental entrepreneur, Sha has worked with clients such as the New York Times, the Harvard Library Lab, CNN, MTV, Flickr, and Adobe. Prior to Nava, Sha worked at Stamen Design and later co-founded the company Movity, which was acquired by Trulia. Sha has spoken frequently at events including the White House Datapalooza, Webstock, Eyeo Festival, and Visualized.